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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland editorial declares war on water pollution

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 04:29pm by Ernest Kao

    ... for a “declaration of war” in the new Lunar Year on “unscrupulous enterprises” engaged in the illegal and often secretive discharge of untreated waste into waterways. It urged the public and netizens ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN climate report will not sway US deniers, experts says

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 06:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to get them to second guess themselves,” said Michael Mann, professor at Penn State University and author of “The Hockey Stick and the Climate War.” “In that sense, the hundreds of millions ...

  3. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is ...

  4. Green fighters need golden hearts in toxins war

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Known as the world's factory, China is a popular destination for investors from around the world keen to build production plants. These factories provide job opportunities for locals- but this often comes at the expense of the natural en ...

  5. Fears for raptors as war gamers close in

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fears are mounting for one of Hong Kong's biggest populations of black kites amid reports that war-games enthusiasts are shooting at them ... metres off Sai Kung pier, are being targeted by 'weekend soldiers' who flock to the island. They say the uninhabited island should be designated a nature reserve. War gamers are not new ...

  6. A tug of war over e-waste

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh and YP cadet Stephanie Chan The news According to Hong Kong's government, more than 70,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic equipment waste (known as WEEE) is generated in the city each year. Its volume has been increasing at an annual ...

  7. Climate fans the flames of civil war

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... where ocean temperatures drop significantly. They found that El Nino- which happens roughly every three to seven years- doubled the risk of civil war across 90 tropical countries and could help ... of civil wars that could occur in a world hit by El Nino as opposed to a world unaffected by the phenomenon. They determined that the hotter, drier conditions helped stoke 48 civil wars, while ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... in an arson attack. The largely wooden structure, which survived the devastation of the 1950-53 Korean war, was reduced to ashes by a disgruntled 69-year-old man with some paint thinner ...


    Environmental experts say China's new leadership has to tackle pollution

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... New leadership has to declare war on pollution, end power struggles and take on vested interests Lingering smog, dead pigs floating down waterways and rivers turned red and white ... and his background in law offer a silver lining, some experts say he has yet to show real political will and courage by declaring war on pollution, end power struggles between central and local ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The rise of the tourist hordes

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH BECKER

    ... of "Europe on five dollars a day" began in 1960. That year, 25 million trips were taken across foreign borders. Then came globalisation and the opening of borders. The end of the cold war ...




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