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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog threat remains; Beijing issues first ever orange alert

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... by the capital's municipal environmental monitoring centre showed the level of health-threatening PM2.5 particles, or those smaller than 2.5 microns, was 500 in the south of the city, or the upper limit ... broadcast. Drivers were even instructed how to travel in smog and the public was advised to buy face masks and to not exercise outdoors. Duan Lei, a professor at Tsinghua University's School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1127398/smog-threat-remains-beijing-issues-first-ever-orange-alert
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gansu tap water contamination blamed on oil pipeline leak

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 06:56pm by Minnie Chan

    ... limits. The sole water supplier for the city's downtown is Veolia Water, a Sino-French joint venture. Residents queued to buy boxes of bottled water or brought buckets, bottles and even tea ... Lanzhou Petrochemical's oil pipeline lies under this ditch," Yan was quoted as saying, adding that the leakage had been located and repairs were under way. China Central Television ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1478754/crude-oil-leak-blamed-gansu-water-contamination
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Japan, South Korea concerned that China's smog will affect them

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:11am by Julian Ryall, Audrey Yoo

    ... of pollution. On Monday the average hourly density of PM2.5 before 7am stood at 127 micrograms per cubic metre in the city of Ichihara, beyond the official daily limit of 70mcg. PM2.5 particles are 2.5 microns or less in diameter and lodge deep in the lungs. The new levels were introduced after smog enveloped Fukuoka, Nagasaki and of other cities in western Japan in spring. Television coverage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1348605/japan-south-korea-concerned-chinas-smog-will-affect-them
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong evidence crucial to first US e-waste conviction

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with the evidence broadcast live in the US court. Colorado-based firm Executive Recycling was found to have falsely claimed the electronic waste from businesses and the government would be handled locally. ... from a TV programme in the US and from a green group about the company's malpractices.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1299980/hong-kong-evidence-crucial-first-us-e-waste-conviction
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog envelops huge swathes of China for a third successive day

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... broadcaster China Central Television gave the smog’s second day huge airplay, showing vehicles using full headlights in mid-morning to light their way through the noxious cloud. More than 100 flights ...   As the thick cloud of toxic air choked Beijing for the third consecutive day, the now familiar sight of mask-wearing pedestrians venturing out on heavily-polluted roads was broadcast regularly on state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1138899/smog-again-envelops-huge-swathes-china
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    TV crew studies the life of an iceberg

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... This iceberg was a dynamic battleground, floodlit by 24-hour daylight. Once an iceberg is released from its parent glacier, its time is very limited. The ice is fighting a losing battle along its ... was moving, tilting, melting, breaking up and giving a TV production team and some scientists severe logistical headaches. That's how I remember the iceberg, and that's the side ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1074905/tv-crew-studies-life-iceberg
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Sinopec closes three petroleum plants after pollution exposed on state TV

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... TV Petrochemical giant Sinopec has suspended production at three subsidiaries in Guangdong after a state television exposé showed the company being scolded in an internal meeting over severe environmental pollution breaches. In rare coverage by state television, CCTV broadcast footage yesterday showing inspectors from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Guangdong's provincial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048068/sinopec-closes-three-petroleum-plants-after-pollution-exposed-state-tv
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Northern China on health alert as smog worsens

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... by the local environmental watchdog, as well as the US embassy, blew past the upper limit of "hazardous" early yesterday afternoon and stayed there for the rest of the day. US embassy ... television and local media warned people to avoid going outdoors as much as possible, quoting forecasts that suggest winds will not arrive to clear the choking smog until Tuesday. Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1126724/northern-china-health-alert-smog-worsens
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    CCTV exposé shows frustration of agencies at keeping firms in check

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com CCTV broadcast shows deep frustration of environmental agencies to prevent state-owned giants from flouting safety and pollution rules Exposé reveals lopsided battle watchdogs face The televised dressing down of state oil giant Sinopec for repeated regulatory violations has helped throw back the curtain on the lopsided battle between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048965/cctv-expos%C3%A9-shows-frustration-agencies-keeping-firms-check
  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore company uses DNA tests to fight global trade in illegal timber

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... can't falsify that DNA." While DNA testing is extremely accurate due to the unique DNA signature each species has, it has a major limitation to overcome- an incomplete global map of tree ... the crime scene investigators from the popular TV series, these detectives are hired to look for evidence of rogue wood from stores increasingly worried about being duped by a global trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1019454/singapore-company-uses-dna-tests-fight-global-trade-illegal-timber

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