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  1. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... Villagomez, a shark specialist with US-based conservation group Pew Charitable Trusts, put the decline in consumption down to Xi Jinping's anti corruption campaign, which has forced a decline ... in Asia among younger people. They aren't eating shark fin soup as much." The anti-corruption campaign was also cited as a reason for a drop in Hong Kong's re-export market ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... Meteorological Administration. Watch: Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels Beijing is under tremendous pressure to tackle the haze, with the capital due to host a key political meeting ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... political advisory body in March last year, but was sacked this June after he came under investigation for alleged graft. Officials in Jiangxi say water is stored behind the Three Gorges Dam during ... investigation for corruption in June some officials in the province seem to have reservations about the plan. "[The dam] has become such a difficult choice for us now," the 21st Century ...

  4. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Local government corruption fuelling Indonesia's forest fires, Greenpeace says

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Kuala Lumpur Greenpeace Indonesia says corruption means local governments turn a blind eye to fires, lit to clear land for palm oil, that cause region's smog The graft fuelling forest fires As forest fires continued to rage on the Indonesian island of Sumatra yesterday, environmental activists cited corruption and weak law enforcement as factors behind the smog ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Global rallies to push for action on climate change

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Ernest Kao

    ... say it will be a "rare event" for Hong Kong and a chance for city dwellers to "rise up and find their voice" against political inaction on climate change, and to push ... the heated political reform debate. As a result, the local event would take place in the form of a flash protest. "[We] want the governments of Hong Kong, China, and the world at large to know ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... progress in formulating a strategy on climate change since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, and catching up would require political will from its leaders. Based on a European climate-change ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ernest Hemingway's grandsons join fight to save marlin in Straits of Florida

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... of Natural Sciences. "We need to get the two governments talking together. Conservation is an issue that knows no political bounds."   Infant killer whale spotted in Washington state's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... is difficult to recycle in Hong Kong because it is so light and not profitable. "Most of it just ends up in a landfill," he said. Michelle Au Wing-tze, political assistant to the environment ...

  9. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... this continues to thrive is corruption among the local authorities (police, border guards) in China and the National Democratic Alliance army [an armed rebel group] who control nearby Mong La. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Consultant 'has taken sides' on waste charging

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... that fits all," he said, adding that there was a need to secure political support as lawmakers must approve the plan. The council would meet on Monday to determine the level of the charge, Chan ...




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