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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Nepal introduces rules to remove Everest’s mountain of rubbish

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Fit of pique over Everest's mountain of rubbish Litterbugs are no longer welcome on the roof of the world. As Nepal welcomes trekkers at the start of the climbing season on Everest, it is introducing new rules in the hope of taking more control over the world's tallest mountain. The rules, which include a demand that climbers bring down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440512/nepal-introduces-rules-remove-everests-mountain-rubbish
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Factory shut down for dumping toxic waste in China's fourth-largest desert

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:30pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... from the ground like small mountains. The news of the shutdown comes a day after authorities announced an investigation into reports of illegal dumping in the Inner Mongolia desert, whose rich ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588600/massive-factory-shut-down-dumping-toxic-waste-chinas-fourth-largest
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Reforestation plan for Hong Kong's highest peak Tai Mo Shan

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... species to make way for tea plantations. Hill fires in more recent times have further reduced much of the former mountain forest to barren, sparsely grassed rock. But now a conservation group has embarked on an ambitious plan to replant the forest- and is calling for more such efforts across Hong Kong. Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden's flora conservation department says mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544373/reforestation-plan-hong-kongs-highest-peak-tai-mo-shan
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Ernest Kao and Victoria Ann Duthie Caterers are heeding calls to keep the environment in mind in their packaging of the delicacy. One has even introduced biodegradable boxes Mooncake boxes that return to earth On a warm autumn night each September, tens of thousands of people gather to gaze romantically at the moon- as a mountain of rubbish piles up. Tonnes of mooncake tins, plastic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564365/mooncake-boxes-return-earth-hong-kong-caterer-introduces
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen mandy.zuo@scmp.com Capital to harness sea and mountains to secure fresh air and water A Beijing government think tank has made two ambitious proposals to tackle ... building two townships in the northwestern suburbs of Nankou and Machikou to provide a wind portal to central Beijing. The authors envisaged using the local mountainous terrain as a natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529292/scientists-propose-building-160km-pipe-funnel-polluted-bohai-water
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... as a landfill site, it housed the daily mountain of rubbish discarded by throwaway-happy Hongkongers. The park is built on one of 13 restored landfill sites in various districts from Kwun Tong to Tai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536416/hong-kong-sets-aside-hk1-billion-landfill-reclamation-drive
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:40pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in Jiangxi. Similar samples gathered from Mount Elden in Arizona, in the US, contained only 5.6mcg. Zinc concentrations were even greater in China, with 200-250mcg found on the two Chinese mountains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1522257/hazardous-level-trace-metals-chinas-air-warn-scientists
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Government scores rare victory after previous requests to fund waste solution were rebuffed Landfill expansion, incinerator plans clear first hurdle Controversial plans to deal with Hong Kong's mountain of waste cleared an early hurdle yesterday. The expansion of three landfills and construction of an incinerator at an island off Lantau won approval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459181/legco-panel-backs-landfill-and-incinerator-plans
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... million people visited the north and south Lantau parks in 2012. "Not many Hongkongers went to the country parks on Lantau before [the airport] development began, since the mountains ... precedent". "Hongkongers chose to preserve these two large areas of pristine mountains as the city's back garden," said Wu. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424680/building-lantau-country-parks-green-option-franklin-lam-says
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese insurer offers smog insurance policy, the first of its kind

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:49am by Li Jing

    ... difficult to meet as some of the capital's monitoring stations are in mountainous suburban areas, which record much lower readings than those downtown. It would also be difficult to determine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1451988/chinese-insurer-offers-smog-insurance-policy-first-its-kind

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