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  1. Better use of money

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are far away from us? To save our planet, we should use some of the money spent on space exploration to help developing countries raise their people's living standards and eliminate poverty. In the award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, former American vice-president and Nobel Prize-winner Al Gore emphasises the importance of making the right choice. We should decide what our right ...

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    Florida offers cash prizes to catch invasive Burmese pythons

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Miami Officials are offering cash prizes in their bid to rid the region of destructive Burmese pythons Snake catchers slither into Everglades for python hunt ... wranglers. Now, Florida wildlife managers have a new approach: a snake-hunting contest offering cash prizes. The Python Challenge, due to begin next month, will pay US$1,500 (HK$11,600) ...

  3. Prized hairy crabs escape worst of drought

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Suzhou will.clem@scmp.com Local foodies concerned that this year's drought could deprive them of the chance of tucking into 'hairy crabs' this autumn can rest easy- so long as they are willing to pay for the privilege. Contrary ...

  4. If we were to start a new category of prize for The Nobel Foundation, what would you choose?

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alex Ko, 15, Po Leung Kuk No 1 W.H. Cheung College A Nobel Prize for Education. If there are prizes for the top people in different academic fields, why not a prize for the best educator? ... as a new prize category for The Nobel Foundation to commend a country for its selflessness. Kelvin Yu Chun-yin, 12, Sing Yin Secondary School I would choose environmental protection. The earth has ...

  5. Companies brace for tough year when any profits will be prized- Autos

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong China wants to lead the world in creating a green vehicle industry, but respected motor industry figures say it will be a long and arduous task. To achieve that 'green' goal, Beijing needs to commercialise alternative-fuel vehicles, r ...

  6. Costly incinerator will be a waste of money

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... much of taxpayers' money into the sea to 'float' an incinerator? The Advisory Council on the Environment reviewed the environmental impact assessment reports for locating ... Her successor, Edward Yau Tang-wah, has never taken it seriously. The incinerator will also cost HK$353million a year to run. If this money were to be used to enhance our recycling systems ...

  7. Girl's green vision wins top prize

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alison Hung, Young Post intern Painting by aspiring artist shows how simple actions can help protect the Earth A Hong Kong girl studying in Australia has won the top prize ... cash prize as the winner of the United Nations Environment Programme's 2008 International Children's Painting Competition. The theme of this year's contest was 'Climate ...

  8. Prized bahaba on the brink of extinction due to lack of protection, warns expert

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Perhaps the most endangered fish in Hong Kong waters is the oddly named Chinese bahaba. The critically endangered fish, which can grow up to 2 metres in length, only inhabits the waters off China's east coast and is highly valued for its ...

  9. Chinese NGO wins eco-awareness communication prize

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello Chinese environmental NGO the Shanshui Centre for Nature and Society, has been awarded a prestigious prize for combining communication and eco-awareness in a project ... China and also told concert audiences how to use a carbon calculator to estimate their own carbon footprints and pledge to reduce emissions. The prize, the COM+ Climate Change Communications ...

  10. Environment bureau wins UN ozone-protection prize

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to officials of the world body's ozone-action programme, the prize recognises the bureau's efforts to cut emissions of chlorofluorocarbon compounds (CFCs), which have been blamed ...




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