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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... the many migratory birds visiting the Mai Po Nature Reserve each autumn, winter and spring. Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... than a week. However, unusually heavy rainfall in the spring dampened down and washed away much of the pollution. The average PM2.5 levels in May and June fell to the lowest on record at about ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Open letter signed by more than 100 groups and individuals says airline breaching its commitment to sustainable development by continuing to transport the fins to Hong Kong. Philippine Airlines faces shark fin cargo attack Philippine Airlines is under renewed pressure to stop transporting shark fins to Hong Kong after a local green group found ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... "ventilation system" drawing wind from northwest China that could be "scrubbed" to remove much of the sand it carries in winter and spring. The report listed three wind belts for Beijing ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... the State Department should also request that physics delay heat-trapping operations for a while, and that the El Nino scheduled for later this spring be pushed back to after the midterms," ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... usually occur in late spring and early summer when warm water rises up from the sea or river bed, bringing nutrients with it, said Ho. Recent storms may also have aggravated the problem as rain ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin imports to Hong Kong tumble after airlines refuse to carry them

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... fin imports to Hong Kong have fallen by up to 30 per cent since the launch of a campaign to stop airlines and shipping lines bringing in the controver- sial product, says an industry ... A letter-writing campaign by a coalition of environmentalists, including representatives from Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd and the Humane Society International, has led to airlines including Qantas and Air New ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog returns to blanket Beijing

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:33pm by Li Jing

    ... of 25, but the city government did not activate the highest red smog alert, which activates stronger measures to tackle pollution. The capital has enjoyed a few rare beautiful spring days over ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Fiji's airline bows to pressure on shark fins

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Green groups jubilant after successful campaign to stop controversial cargo being carried into Hong Kong Fiji's airline bows to pressure on shark fins Fiji's national airline has announced it will stop bringing shark fins from unsustainable sources to Hong Kong and other destinations after a campaign by green groups to stop it carrying the controversial cargo ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Agriculture feels the choke as China smog starts to foster disastrous conditions

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... such a slowdown could affect agriculture, which contributes 10 per cent to GDP. Farm output was likely to be affected by serious air pollution in winter and spring, with the prices of agricultural ...




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