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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Villagers fighting conservation have made millions selling land

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by CHI FAI CHEUNG, Ernest Kao

    ... millions on land Property owners in Lantau's Tai Ho villages, where a conflict over conservation recently erupted, have sold up to 70 per cent of their land to developers for at least tens of million dollars, including sites zoned for conservation, property records show. Amid criticism from an environmental activist who questioned whether villagers really wanted to restore farming ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    Hawaii’s harvesting of aquarium fish targeted by conservation group

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu Pacific island's supply of tropical fish for tanks around globe targeted by conservation group, which claims trade is damaging coral reefs Aquarium fish campaigners get their hooks into Hawaii Half a million tropical fish are scooped up into nets every year from the waters off Hawaii's largest island and flown to aquariums across the globe. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK should do more to conserve water, energy and food

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... countries. It would be a shame if we bought water only to wash it down the drain. A better conservation approach is needed. Equally frustrating is our excessive use of energy. Our notoriously ... supply in water, food and energy has made us one of the most wasteful cities on the planet. From food waste in restaurants and supermarket chains to excessive energy use by shopping malls ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham David Cameron's party woos voters with pledge to scrap inheritance tax Tories target tax-avoiding tech firms Britain's Conservative Party has ... While opinion polls have consistently put the main opposition Labour Party several points ahead, they have also shown the Conservatives are more trusted to deliver economic growth. But a ComRes ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Defection and sex scandal hit UK Conservatives ahead of annual meeting

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:23am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham 'Not an ideal start' to annual meeting, British PM admits as he aims to rally his party for election Defection, scandal hit Conservatives British Prime Minister David Cameron is aiming to rally his Conservatives for victory at next year's general election at their annual conference on Sunday, with the party reeling from ...

  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Moves to tighten Spain's abortion law scrapped by conservative government

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:46pm by GDN

    ... would need their parent's permission to have an abortion. In December, the conservative People's party (PP) announced plans to tighten the law by making abortion illegal except ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... Words and pictures by Martin Williams Conservation starters Wow! Across the bay lie green hills and a headland topped by a craggy summit, below which is a fishing town, all under a blue sky ... but at least 6,000 breed here. Seals mass above the tideline; some plunge into the water, joining others that appear to be resting on the surface. Heads constantly dip underwater, the seals looking ...

  8. Trawling ban a high-water mark for HK conservation

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We should all applaud the chief executive for his commitment to ban trawling in Hong Kong waters within two years. This is the most significant environmental action taken in years, ... Our local waters are practically dead, and trawling simply delays any possible hope for recovery. Your correspondent mentions shrimp fishing as a lost industry, but most people do not know ...

  9. Water conservation an important issue for Hong Kong citizens

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as countries elsewhere in the region and other parts of the world are struggling to deal with their own droughts. This is forcing people to rethink the importance of water conservation, and this issue ... are now promoting the message of conservation, water usage per person has actually increased. Daily water usage per person is higher in Hong Kong than other places in the developed world. Just ...

  10. New strategy to conserve water could save 236m cubic metres annually by 2030

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 236 million cubic metres of water could be saved annually by 2030 under planned measures to conserve precious water resources and reduce the city's reliance ... in conservation before expanding supplies from sources such as commercial scale desalination or water recycling. 'There will be sufficient water supplies in the next 20 years, but that doesn't ...




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