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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Asian fungus poses dire threat to Europe and US salamander species

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 10:14pm by Reuters

    ... Europe recently through newt trade. Using museum specimens, the scientists determined the fungus was present in amphibians from Thailand, Vietnam and Japan as early as the 19th century without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1629236/asian-fungus-poses-dire-threat-europe-and-us-salamander-species
  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Vietnam and Cambodia hit back at landmark Laos dam

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 04:42pm

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Mekong River countries called for halt to Xayaburi hydropower project Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a US$3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, ... of tens of millions who depend on the river’s aquatic resources, activists say. “Vietnam requested that no further developments on the Mekong mainstream occur until the Mekong mainstream dams ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1131012/vietnam-and-cambodia-hit-back-landmark-laos-dam
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... neighbouring countries, after Vietnam previously called for a delay in developing the dam. The Don Sahong hydropower project, which had been submitted under a procedure known as notification, will now ... on the Xayaburi dam, the first barrage Laos is building on the river, Vietnam said the "limited timeframe of the prior consultation was not adequate to facilitate the achievement of the process' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... of Palawan. Beijing claims most of the South China Sea, believed to be rich in natural resources. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taipei also claim parts of the sea. Philippine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517237/chinese-fishermen-plead-not-guilty-philippine-poaching-charges
  5. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese demand for furniture 'decimates' rosewood stocks in Mekong region, activists say

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... has seen stocks of Siamese rosewood decimated across the Mekong area- Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand- according to a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511507/chinese-demand-furniture-decimates-rosewood-stocks-mekong-region-activists
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Mainland China, formerly Hong Kong's biggest re-export market, fell to fourth place last year after being overtaken by Vietnam for the first time since 2010. "We were very surprised when ... Vietnam, a country with no apparent shark fin consumption culture, could have surpassed mainland China as a re-export market. Fin imports to Hong Kong dropped from 8,285 tonnes in 2012 to 5,412 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ENVIRONMENT

    To save the elephants, we must have a plan for peaceful co-existence

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:43pm by GAVIN EDWARDS

    ... against wildlife crime. Here in Asia, elephants are also under threat, with the borders of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam being a poaching hot spot. We train, equip and support local staff, enabling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1422782/save-elephants-we-must-have-plan-peaceful-co-existence
  8. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Outcry after Chinese tourists pictured hunting rare sea creatures in disputed Paracel Islands

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:32pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Months after the first Chinese tour ship sailed into the disputed Paracel Islands claimed by both China and Vietnam, the country’s online community has ... and developments since day one. Sansha city, created in 2012, now administers several island groups in the South China Sea including the Paracel Islands. Vietnam and China have a longstanding territorial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1291152/outcry-after-chinese-tourists-pictured-hunting-rare-sea-creatures
  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    John Kerry puts US$1m bounty on Laos-based poaching network

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... afield as South Africa, Mozambique, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and China. "The involvement of sophisticated transnational criminal organisations in wildlife trafficking perpetuates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1356144/john-kerry-puts-us1m-bounty-laos-based-poaching-network
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Future of Hong Kong’s fishermen in doubt as industry declines

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 06:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... of its supply from Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the territory imports 85 per cent of seafood consumed there, including popular species ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371987/future-hong-kongs-fishermen-doubt-industry-declines

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