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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... phase. Details are expected to be on the agenda in November when Obama travels to China for an Asian summit and private meetings with Xi. The need for action is only growing more evident, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lantau cows' relocation scheme 'as stressful as interplanetary travel': campaigners

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Relocation scheme for feral cattle is as stressful as interplanetary travel, campaigners claim, but government vets say cows are safe and healthy Are these cows stressed … Or are they just milking it? In a tranquil field nestled deep inside a Sai Kung country park, two dozen feral brown cows graze quietly on grassland. This time last year, most ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that billionaire Ma was among the Chinese new rich indulging in upmarket hunting trips in Britain. The report said Ma and 11 travelling companions spent £36,000 (HK$468,000) renting a castle near Loch Ness for a hunting holiday. They reportedly travelled by helicopter to a number of upscale hunting parks and together killed 11 stags in a week. The report said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... north of Chek Lap Kok would be at direct risk from reclamation work, it said. Society chairman Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said the reclamation area was a major travelling corridor for dolphins ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Travellers unveil shocking truth about illegal waste water dumping

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Bloggers visiting their hometowns during the holiday discover the shocking effect of illegal dumping on the health of villagers Grim tales of cancer from waste in drinking water Smartphone users and microbloggers returning home fo ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... at several sections of the roadway found that most vehicles could travel only an average 20 to 30 kilometres per hour. The high number of buses, bus stops, traffic lights and tall buildings made ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Regulators order swift end to smog insurance sales

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... by smog. It also said it would pay 300 yuan if the city’s official smog index exceeded the hazardous 300 level for five consecutive days. Ping An had formed a partnership with an online travel agency to sell pollution insurance to travellers that allowed them to get compensation of up to 50 yuan per day if they spent at least two days in a smog-filled city. Both firms said policies ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland cycling club encourages Hongkongers to get on their bikes

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:49am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Mainland group has a green message re: cycling Mainlanders have been travelling to Hong Kong to shop, dine and enjoy the sights since the solo travellers scheme was introduced in 2003. But now there is a new breed of mainland travellers dashing round the busy streets of Hong Kong on bicycles. And one such group who visited the city at the weekend ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Blanket of smog in Beijing hits start of Lunar New Year getaway

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 12:24pm by Li Jing

    ... Organisation. Visibility was reduced to 500 metres, shutting roads and causing huge traffic problems as the peak travel season for Lunar New Year began. Residents were warned to wear masks ... for most of the day. Highways linking Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei were partly shut, putting more pressure on local traffic bureaus at the start the holiday travel season. A yellow smog alert ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - ENVIRONMENT

    Documentary maker captures mounting waste from Chinese population boom

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com While economists continue to rely on the growth of China’s consumers to buoy growth in global markets, what is the effect of the country’s spiralling consumption? In Beijing Besieged by Waste, documentary filmmaker and photographer Wang Jiuliang travels to more than 500 landfills – both legal and illegal – around China’s capital capturing on film ...




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