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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... which led to petitions by conservationists to add white sharks to state and federal endangered lists, Burgess said. However, Stanford researcher Barbara Block said the data in the two studies ... Reuters in Orlando, United States Great white shark on the up, says study A new look at research on great white sharks in the northeast Pacific Ocean indicates the population is probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung villagers begin petition ahead of Legco vote on country park

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Sai Kung locals to be joined by 1,000 Heung Yee Kuk members before vote on country park plan Villagers begin petition ahead of key Legco vote Six residents of a Sai Kung village have begun a three-day petition outside government headquarters in Admiralty and taken out newspaper advertisements to raise awareness of looming restrictions on their right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371278/sai-kung-villagers-begin-petition-ahead-legco-vote-country-park
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to back up their claims that building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok would not threaten Chinese white dolphins in the area, a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... and industry experts. Obama said he would use his executive powers to expand the Pacific Islands marine park, where the White House said "tropical coral reefs and associated marine ecosystems ... as the people who depend on them for food and their livelihoods," Obama said. But the White House pledged that fishermen, scientists and conservation experts would be consulted before the outlines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  5. 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

    ... for the runway would gobble up 650 hectares of sea used by the rare Chinese white dolphin. As a result, 70 per cent of an estimated 65 dolphins that belong to the northern social cluster of dolphins ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... as a landfill site, it housed the daily mountain of rubbish discarded by throwaway-happy Hongkongers. The park is built on one of 13 restored landfill sites in various districts from Kwun Tong to Tai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536416/hong-kong-sets-aside-hk1-billion-landfill-reclamation-drive
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... at the construction site, where 20 village houses are being built on one side of a single-track road adjacent to the stream. The area is part of one of 54 enclaves which the government is drawing up plans ... that construction of the 20 village houses will pave the way for more environmental destruction. Local geologist Kevin Laurie said he was concerned about Tai Tan's mudflats, the last place in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523996/living-fossil-risk-waste-water-country-park-enclave-scientists
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Amended green law given mixed review

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:32am by Li Jing

    ... the right to sue polluters, but they may petition to higher-level government if local authorities violate environmental laws. Chen Jiliang of Greenovation Hub, a Beijing-based green group, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501223/amended-green-law-given-mixed-review
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing still among China's most competitive cities despite smog, report says

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by Zhang Hong

    ... by June. Beijing received relatively high marks for liveability despite severe air and traffic issues. The capital ranked 41st, up 33 places from last year. "High housing prices, air pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1508707/beijing-still-among-chinas-most-competitive-cities-despite-smog-report
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Dutch police halt Greenpeace bid to block Russian oil shipment from Arctic

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by VARIOUS

    ... was able to dock safely, activists painted "No Arctic Oil" in white letters on its hull, and Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior blocked its passage, flying the same slogan on a banner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502131/dutch-police-halt-greenpeace-bid-block-russian-oil-shipment-arctic

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