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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... most industrial boilers have begin to shift their source of fuel from coal to natural gas. Authorities have also ordered more than 300 polluting factories to move away from the city, while more ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    British Virgin Islands declare sanctuary for sharks

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Islands declare sanctuary for sharks The British Virgin Islands has declared its territorial waters a sanctuary for all shark species to help protect ... Pickering said. The Cabinet of the British Caribbean archipelago of roughly 60 small islands, cays and islets on Thursday banned commercial fishing of all shark species in the 80,117 sq km of its ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's multimillion-yuan studies find smog is coming from neighbours

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:22pm by Li Jing

    ... in the newspaper report. Cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei areas are ordered to cut PM2.5 levels – the particulate pollutants smaller than 2.5 microns – by 25 per cent by 2017 from 2012 levels, ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... the planet's oceans, President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered his administration to chart a way to expand an existing US reserve and create what would be the world's largest marine park. ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... targeting environmental violations in the catering, car-manufacturing and car-repair sectors. The bureau said the firms were ordered to pay a total of 2.45 million yuan in fines. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... before the waste plans. He said it was up to the government to decide in what order funding requests should be debated, and that the administration had rejected changing the line-up. Officials ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Regulators order swift end to smog insurance sales

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... on Thursday. The newspaper did not say why the country’s insurance watchdog had ordered People’s Insurance Company of China (PICC) and Ping An Insurance Group to cease sales of the coverage. ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing still among China's most competitive cities despite smog, report says

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by Zhang Hong

    ... of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei. To improve air quality, Beijing has ordered many of its big polluters out of the capital, which often means they go to the surrounding area. In the coming three years, another 1,200 large ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic air fears over PLA warships moored in Victoria Harbour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... a year-long debate. The government said the land had to go to the military under a pre-handover Sino-British deal, but opponents fear a promise to open the area to the public when not in use ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Dutch police halt Greenpeace bid to block Russian oil shipment from Arctic

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by VARIOUS

    ... Willcox ignored orders to move his ship. Willcox was arrested and the vessel was towed away. Another 30 activists were detained for trespassing or blocking the Ulyanov's mooring place ...




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