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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coast effective? The mammoth task of ridding Hong Kong's beaches of plastic rubbish

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Angie Bucu

    ... to WWF, adding, “It made me realise that we only need to think a little more and do a little more to ease the marine pollution problem.” Yeung hopes that by being involved, participants will gain ... ecologically or logically sound. Marcus Eriksen, of the 5 Gyres Institute, an NGO conducting research and education on plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, says the Ocean Cleanup project sends ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Material world

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jing Zhang

    ... insatiable consumer demand and the mass production employed to try to satisfy it exacerbate problems such as competition for arable land, pollution and the exploitation of labour. Nevertheless, one ... discarded- energy consumption and environmental pollution. "Sustainability is integrated in our business," claims Leyla Ertur, H&M's manager of production for China, Myanmar, ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Beauty Fix: Five Elements LaStone Therapy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by Tessa Chan

    ... ritual footbath and a gentle assessment by the therapist. Having rushed in from the heat and pollution of Tsim Sha Tsui, and lacking sleep, my main concern at this stage is whether I'll ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... Angharad Hampshire With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles. Angharad ... to leave. "Will became very concerned about the air pollution as he is an ultra-marathoner," says Haldane. "He was really noticing the air quality when he was running, ...

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    Nobel laureates offer ideas on battling climate change

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... As well as being the No1 polluter, however, China is also the world's largest investor in renewable energy technologies. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, China invested US$54 billion ... the flouting of environmental regulations by factory managers, the degradation of the environment and the air pollution with which Hongkongers are all too familiar, one of the themes to emerge from ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Blackpool

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... beach towns are famous for. Irresponsible parenting? Probably, but at least while Sam is in Lancashire, he isn’t breathing in great gulps of polluted Hong Kong air. It’s swings and roundabouts, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Up, up and away

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Tsai. Floating booms were soon deployed by the Marine Department's pollution control unit, to contain a small oil slick. "There was only a light sheen of oil which escaped when she ... been from pollution, so the first thing was to block up all the outlets and make sure that couldn't happen." The joint-venture salvage contractors awarded the job were local firm Yew ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Nature of the beasts

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by DANIEL A

    ... climate change or industrial pollution". In Wales, Monbiot notes, there are three sheep to every human being and the hillsides are so grazed they can barely hold water. He calls for nothing ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Beijing Bohème updates Giacomo Puccini's opera to modern times

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by DARREN WEE

    ... bitter reality of nasty pollution and difficult political issues."   House of Siren, 64 Robinson Road, Central, September 16-20, 8pm, HK$495 includes drink (students HK$195). Inquiries: 6718 ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Ganga management

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... the river every day. By the time it reaches Varanasi it has become one of the most polluted rivers in the world. Varanasi flings its own special confection into the toxic brew: partially cremated, ... are polluted by raw sewage and other filth. The Ganges, though, has a new champion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a devout Hindu who contested the May general election from Varanasi and won the seat ...




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