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  1. An extinct species is a resource forever lost

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bodes ill for our sustainability. Our food security, for instance, could be affected. According to a resources foundation, the world's pork is produced almost exclusively by crosses ... the siting of the proposed bridge to Zhuhai and Macau has implications for the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin. Animals and plants hence need management plans, much like any resource ...

  2. green living

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Fresh water is a precious resource in Hong Kong, and we all need to do as much as we can to preserve it. Although water shortages are not as immediate a problem as climate change, we shouldn't wait until the last minute to do something about it. The most obvious place to start saving water is at home. Here are a few simple tips that will allow you to conserve ...

  3. Rare complication muddies the waters

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Mr Wong, 71, had spent decades working as a toy factory worker and sailor. After years of toil, he finally retired and could enjoy life at a leisurely pace with few worries. His daughter had grown up and married and w ...

  4. Resources wasted on creation of Sars vaccine, says researcher

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A scientist at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences says too many research institutions are working on a Sars vaccine, leading to a duplication of efforts and a waste of resources. Zhu Qingyu's institute, which is leading one of two state-supported efforts to develop a vaccine, said the situation was chaotic. 'Everybody is doing their own thing. I am afraid there is going ...

  5. Park to test water on whales

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Ocean Park wants to know what you would think if a group of beluga whales was captured in the wild and brought back to Hong Kong for display in a new North Pole attraction. The popular aquarium and theme park has comm ...

  6. Cross-harbour swim should not be revived until water is much cleaner

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the water quality in the harbour, as long as raw sewage is being discharged into the harbour untreated, the water is still unsafe to swim in. The article ('Source of killer bug remains ... is still unknown, but E. coli is often associated with human and animal excrement. Hong Kong has been using the harbour as a huge toilet bowl for decades. This contaminates the water and bottom ...

  7. Water purification idea wins top prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... Chris Huang The invention of a water purification system by Team Hanchao- a group of students from Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou- has won them first prize in the Kun Shan Cup. ... and attract venture-capital funding. Many students incorporated green ideas into their projects. Wang Pengyun of Team Hanchao said their idea solved the problem of water eutrophication. Eutrophication ...

  8. Secrets of the deep

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The ocean is a rich source of nutrients to moisturise and rejuvenate the skin. Splash out on balms and scrubs rich in algae, seaweed and marine proteins 1. Eco Spa Thalasso Shampoo by Fruits & Passion ($120). Contains algae and marine proteins to mois ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTHY GOURMET

    Healthy gourmet

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Andrea Oschetti

    ... are the foundation of healthy eating. I've learned to love them and they are a key part of my diet. How? First by understanding them- and Slater's book is an important resource. Then by trying new ... Extra virgin olive oil Bay leaves, rosemary, oregano Dried red chillies Leave chickpeas overnight in water with a teaspoon of baking soda. The next day, rinse and cook them in salted water ...

  10. Pearls of wisdom

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... with Divia Harilela If autumn's sleek business suits and long gowns are not your style, but you still want to convey an aura of sophistication, try slipping on the ever-versatile, always-in-fashion strand of pearls. The latest pearl necklace collecti ...




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