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  1. Island work is for green project, says landowner

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The response came a day after a geological conservation group exposed the unauthorised works at Shui Mong Tin, a site of special scientific interest on Ma Shi Chau. The Lands Department said the works, ... problems on private land within and close to country parks or special areas. 'In the short term, the government should extend the outline zoning plan to cover the site of Shui Mong Tin and, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672099/island-work-green-project-says-landowner
  2. Most want more nature sites, poll finds

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the 43-hectare Fung Yuen Valley, designated by the government as a 'site of special scientific interest' since 1980 for its importance as a major butterfly breeding site. The group has ... Joyce Ng The city does not have enough sites dedicated to the appreciation of nature, according to 440 out of 710 people surveyed by a green group. They told the Tai Po Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711846/most-want-more-nature-sites-poll-finds
  3. Butterflies on the edge as humans move in

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Tuen Mun, Lantau and Tai Po face serious or mild degrees of degradation, the association says. One of the six is the Fung Yuen site, which is of special scientific interest. The number ... The association, which has run the government-sponsored butterfly reserve over a two-hectare private site in Fung Yuen since 2005, blames the decline on a housing development owned by Li Ka-shing's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006923/butterflies-edge-humans-move
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loopholes in protection of two key wildlife sites: Conservancy Association

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... proposal in 2009 to designate the mudflat a site of special scientific interest. It cited local villagers' reservations. The Lung Kwu Tan valley in Tuen Mun was designated a site of special scientific interest in 2012. But Li said this status offered only "minimal" and "administrative" protection. The site behind Lung Kwu Tan village has more than 130 species ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486130/loopholes-protection-two-key-wildlife-sites-conservancy-association
  5. Outlook & Living- Tai Po, Ma On Shan, Discovery Bay

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Harbour area is a beautiful nature reserve, and home to some interesting species of birds, fish and plants. The scenic Plover Cove Reservoir is located near Tolo Harbour at the opening of the Tolo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999837/outlook-living-tai-po-ma-shan-discovery-bay
  6. Burning doubt

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The department's dubious decision-making process lends credence to the perception that its selection of Shek Kwu Chau was influenced by politics and special interests rather than the best outcome for Hong ... Tom Yam If the Environmental Protection Department has its way, Hong Kong will be saddled with the world's largest waste incineration plant on a site that is the most expensive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998122/burning-doubt
  7. Magazines - 48hrs

    Best Kept Secret: Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... ALL A FLUTTER More than 200 of the 235 species of butterflies found in Hong Kong have been seen at the 42-hectare Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve. Designated a Special Site of Scientific Interest in 1980, the conservation area is managed by the Tai Po Environmental Association, which offers day memberships for HK$20 per person. The site is also a safe haven for other small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1576884/best-kept-secret-fung-yuen-butterfly-reserve
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hoi Ha villagers angry over unauthorised camping

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... a designated marine park and site of special scientific interest (SSSI). "There is an excellent campsite a 15- to 20-minute walk away from Hoi Ha village … which has proper toilet and cooking ... and Conservation Department confirmed that it had received complaints about campers but it said the site was not in the country park nor was it an SSSI. A spokeswoman said department officers visited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1610184/hoi-ha-villagers-angry-over-unauthorised-camping
  9. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    MTR seeks expressions of interest for phase five of Lohas Park project

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 12:16pm by Peggy Sito

    ... deadline for expressions of interest for the site was Friday, MTR said. The first three phases at Lohas Park have been developed by Cheung Kong (Holdings). ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com MTR Corp has invited expressions of interest for a 1,600-unit residential development at phase five of its Lohas Park project in Tseung Kwan O. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1621184/mtr-seeks-expressions-interest-phase-five-lohas-park-project
  10. In-depth research supports need to conserve forest

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The rezoning request for the Tai Po Kau forest was backed up by thorough research. To support the application, Ruy Barretto's family worked with half a dozen environmental experts. They produced a book: Tai Po Kau Headland- Conservation Study and Site of Special Scientific Interest Proposal. The 131-page book detailed the history, geography, flora and fauna, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561038/depth-research-supports-need-conserve-forest

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