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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

    Global rallies to push for action on climate change

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Ernest Kao

    ... petition for "100 per cent clean", organised by Avaaz, had drawn more than 1.8 million signatures as of yesterday. Avaaz executive director Ricken Patel said it was "the most important" petition ever launched by the group, and it would be delivered to leaders on the day of the march as well as the summit. Among the high-profile participants in the main New York climate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596290/global-rallies-push-action-climate-change
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... white dolphins will be looking for new territory. Before the meeting, green activists and a dozen Ma Wan residents protested against the project. The residents, from the Park Island development, feared the extra runway would aggravate aircraft noise problems. Secretary for Transport and Housing Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, said the government would look at financing options. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... a local resident, said a petition highlighting residents' concerns was being circulated. "So far we have more than 20,000 names on more than 1,000 sheets of paper," Li said. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592354/guangdong-demonstrators-take-streets-second-day-protest-waste-incinerator
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... code, opening the door to halving energy usage in a residential footprint equal to the entire US housing sector. A third linked Boeing, Honeywell International, PetroChina and Air China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597558/us-and-china-collaborating-clean-energy-projects
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers hit another roadblock in Sai Kung village

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in 2000, the road would be used for emergency access so that small houses could be approved and built. The landlord had raised no objection at the time, they said. At least 100 houses had since ... low-rise villa estate to open its gates to allow cars through to the main road. Designing Hong Kong chief executive Paul Zimmerman put Ho Chung's woes down to the failure of the small-house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594140/residents-hit-another-roadblock-sai-kung-village
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... assessment study for a reclamation project at Mirs Bay. In another case, a study for Hong Kong's proposed third runway did not take into account the adjacent Zhujiangkou Chinese white dolphin ... Chinese white dolphins can no longer swim south to escape from the construction frenzy in the northern part of the delta, Hung said, what with big projects like the Hong Kong-ZhuhaiMacau Bridge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... will cover a period before and during construction and include efforts to protect the endangered Chinese white dolphin that may extend across the border, the advisers say. One, Dr Hung Wing-tat, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... of its own Chinese white dolphin conservation programme. The proposed parks will cover 660 hectares off southwest Lantau and 1,270 hectares around the Soko Islands archipelago, in a bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway

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