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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Land Ministry to map the extent of soil contamination by heavy metals

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... pollution on the map The Ministry of Land and Resources is compiling a nationwide "pollution map" to gauge the level of heavy-metal contamination in soil due to human activities, according ... while findings from the study jointly conducted by the land ministry and Ministry of Environmental Protection have been keep secret. "Why don't they do some follow-up research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260215/land-ministry-map-extent-soil-contamination-heavy-metals
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Groundwater monitoring system 'three years away'

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by Li Jing

    ... network to monitor quality in three years, according to an official with the Ministry of Land and Resources. Zhang Zuochen, a deputy head of the ministry-affiliated China Institute ... to 59.6 per cent last year. A nationwide survey conducted in 1999 by the China Geological Survey, also affiliated with the land and resource ministry, found about 10 per cent of groundwater ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567193/groundwater-monitoring-system-three-years-away
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Troubled waters: huge Poyang Lake dam 'back on the agenda'

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by Li Jing

    ... there are thought to be fewer than 1,000 left. After years of hard lobbying by Jiangxi officials, the project has already been backed by the Ministry of Water Resources. But since Su was placed under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580458/troubled-waters-huge-poyang-lake-dam-back-agenda
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... of their villages as protected land. Excavators were brought in to raze trees, while machete- and hoe-wielding villagers chopped down shrubs on the coast of Tai Ho Wan, which is known for its oyster-rich ... the government has been depriving us land owners of our rightful use of land, which was originally designated for agricultural use," the community said in a declaration in which they also demanded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... area will be converted into a dense urban centre, according to a blueprint posted on the website of the city's Urban Planning Land and Resources Commission. Officials hope to develop a bay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Initial results of 8-year soil pollution study not accurate enough, experts say

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:24am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Ministry of Land and Resources said on Thursday. Of all the land surveyed, 16.1 per cent was polluted, the study found. For farmland, the pollution figure ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com First findings of 8-year government soil analysis may not give accurate picture, experts warn More detailed land pollution study urged Experts have called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1490062/initial-results-8-year-soil-pollution-study-not-accurate-enough-experts
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Diaoyu boat sticks to fishing… with unexpected result Hopes that Victoria Harbour will recover from decades of land reclamation and serving as the city's sewage disposal system have received a boost after evidence emerged that soft coral might have colonised the seabed. It comes after soft coral was accidentally hauled aboard a fishing boat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Reuters

    ... especially in arid but coal-rich regions like Xinjiang and Ningxia, a senior environmental official said yesterday. Mu Guangfeng, the head of the environment impact assessment office at the Ministry ... ships to buy grain from overseas?" he said. Mu's comments reflect a wider debate among policymakers about the best use of the nation's increasingly scarce water resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561412/increasing-food-imports-will-ease-water-and-energy-shortages-environment
  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... in beef production. "I am glad to see that the authors also considered water, nutrient, and land use which are all important resources and are intensively used by beef and dairy cattle," ... and raising cattle, according to a study. Beef requires 28 times more land than the average total needed to produce eggs, poultry, pork or dairy products, according to the research, published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... the spread of disease and reduce unnecessary competition for resources," it said. Ma became chairman of The Nature Conservancy's China Programme in May last year.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571599/conservation-not-recreation-behind-uk-hunting-trip-internet-jack-ma-says

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