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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Everyone invited to design Kai Tak River Hongkongers could help decide what the Kai Tak River will look like, courtesy of a design competition launched as part of efforts to revamp the neighbourhood. The Civil Engineering an ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Health and pollution impacts a lot bigger than was previously thought, study shows Effects of burning rubbish 'misjudged' Rampant burning of rubbish is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air than governments are reporting, according to a scientific study estimating more than 40 per cent of the world's refuse is burned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    14 Hong Kong beaches closed after 'sewage leak'- but swimmers not deterred

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Swimmers ignore sewage alert at beaches All 14 beaches in the New Territories districts of Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan may have been officially closed due ... was at an acceptable level. Located at the southwest tip of Tuen Mun, the Pillar Point plant treats domestic sewage from 920,000 people in the New Territories. It treats up to 241,000 cubic metres of waste per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580760/hong-kong-beaches-shut-after-suspected-sewage-leak-new-territories
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green Building Week aims to change people’s daily lives

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:52am by Peggy Sito

    ... and a member of the World Green Building Council, aims to promote green building practices in Hong Kong, encourage environmentally friendly building design and technologies and enhance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1579133/green-building-week-aims-change-peoples-daily-lives
  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

    ... a "super city" in the area began in June, drawing 124 entries from around the world. A jury will select eight designs, with the winner getting two million yuan (HK$2.5 million) ... in the world, but because of cross-border jurisdictions, it has been treated in two separate ways … Hong Kong authorities cannot plan or manage wetlands on the Shenzhen side, and vice versa. We have ...

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

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... that were supposed to protect surrounding coral beds from sediment kicked up by the project or potential oil spills. Navarro also said the new arm of the dock would force ships to manoeuvre only 22 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Wolf attack on Xinjiang village leaves six injured

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 12:21pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... been killed by wolves annually in recent years. China used to have one of the world’s largest wolf populations, with distribution mainly in Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia and the northeast provinces. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572753/six-injured-rare-xinjiang-wolf-attack
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that billionaire Ma was among the Chinese new rich indulging in upmarket hunting trips in Britain. The report said Ma and 11 travelling companions spent £36,000 ...

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

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Orlando, United States Great white shark on the up, says study A new look at research on great white sharks in the northeast Pacific Ocean indicates the population is probably ... of the Florida Programme for Shark Research, who led the new study published in the journal PLoS ONE. The findings belie an impression of alarmingly low numbers left by a 2011 Stanford University study ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Chinese cuisine may doom little porpoise Chinese appetite for exotic food is threatening the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, according ... of the totoaba- an endangered fish hunted in the same area- may seal the fate of the tiny porpoise, according to the report. Despite nearly two decades of efforts by Mexico to save the vaquita, new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565155/chinese-quest-rare-fish-bladder-may-doom-small-porpoise

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