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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls on world leaders to act now on global warming

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... saying: "We've reduced poverty and we've protected the environment." DiCaprio brought star power to the UN summit, urging leaders to stop treating global warming as if it were ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung coral hit by rapid die-off

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to 1971-2000. Cheng said the temperature rise was in line with what was happening worldwide, and it was not clear what impact the warmer sea would have on coral. Activists have also warned ...

  3. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen in 200m yuan push for green shipping

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by JING YANG

    ... Shenzhen in push for green shipping The Shenzhen government plans to spend 200 million yuan (HK$252.7 million) a year on cash rebates to encourage shipping lines to switch to low-sulphur fuel while ... of the switch costs. Bunker bills generally account for 20 to 30 per cent in the operational costs of shipping lines, which have been hit by heavy losses in a protracted industry slump. The Fair Winds ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Time for climate to take centre stage, activists say ahead of UN summit

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... are getting the machine back on line." Mark Kenber of The Climate Group said: "This is the right time. We are moving out of recession and the evidence, the science, is more certain every ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Incinerator dioxin levels reduced but new rules allow more types of waste to be burned

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Li Jing

    ... risks- must be under 0.1 nanogram per cubic metre, in line with the most stringent limits adopted in the world. The previous standard allowed 1 nanogram per cubic metre. "Safeguarding public ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... on their long lines, said Die, who is part of the delegation. He and other fishery experts will meet Cuban counterparts from academia and government to encourage Cuba to join the international ...

  7. 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

    ... lined the bottom of a rattan basket. Meanwhile, Sino Group sent out Chinese treasure chests containing goodies on a 56-gram bed of styrofoam. The chest, made from wood and fabric, weighs 2.6kg ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... area economy that may eventually be on par with the San Francisco Bay Area. Several skyscrapers of 150 to 680 metres tall will line the shore of the bay. Underground transport links ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    California drought spells the end of the American dream household lawn

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... called to stores as residents lined up to buy bottled water and bags of ice. The city's advisory said Lake Erie may have been affected by a bloom of harmful algae that produces the toxin. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ani-Com Hong Kong 2014 brings comic animations to life Lego toys featuring Shell logos, including a line of Lego Formula One cars given away at filling stations, were promoting brand awareness ...




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