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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    US Navy ship removed from Philippines reef

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Sea on January 17, damaging a section of the reef, a World Heritage site known for its rich marine life. The incident sparked widespread condemnation across the Philippines, a former US ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Minesweeper Guardian became stuck on World Heritage coral reef off Philippines in January Last of grounded US Navy ship removed Salvage teams yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1203494/us-navy-ship-removed-philippines-reef
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

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

    ... A management plan for high-speed ferry traffic will be enacted while a dedicated team will monitor marine traffic near the site. Hung said conditions for approving the report had yet to be drafted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... around the world each year. The answer: 41 per cent of our global two billion tonne annual output goes up in flames. China and India were found to have the most rubbish burned by residents, while China, Brazil and Mexico burned the most at rubbish dumps. Much of the world's air pollution can be blamed on burning refuse, including discarded plastics, electronic devices, furniture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage plants need upgrade to prevent more serious spills, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... at Pillar Point might have breached an emergency response plan for the treatment works concerning official notification, the South China Morning Post reported yesterday. Roy Tam Hoi-pong, president ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581519/sewage-plants-need-upgrade-prevent-more-serious-spills-says-expert
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green Building Week aims to change people’s daily lives

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:52am by Peggy Sito

    ... and a member of the World Green Building Council, aims to promote green building practices in Hong Kong, encourage environmentally friendly building design and technologies and enhance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1579133/green-building-week-aims-change-peoples-daily-lives
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... a "super city" in the area began in June, drawing 124 entries from around the world. A jury will select eight designs, with the winner getting two million yuan (HK$2.5 million) ... of the most important stopover sites for migratory bird species that traverse the East Asian-Australasian Flyway," Wen said. "Mai Po and Shenzhen's wetlands in Nanshan and Futian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... a public announcement, at around 10pm, Tsang said. The department did not confirm this last night. The contractor, a joint venture of ATAL-Degremont-China State, would not comment until its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... mudflats and horseshoe crabs. Together with the three rivers that feed it, Tai Ho Wan is now designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), but not yet zoned as such. Statutory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Dirty' seawater leaves beachgoers worried

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... This is definitely not from China, and it is not from a boat, as it is also growing in … water in the area," he said. "This is a great reason why we need the sewage improvements to be carried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580442/dirty-seawater-leaves-beachgoers-worried
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic alert as Hong Kong suffers highest number of red tides in 26 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:24pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... records peaked at 45 days in 1988. The findings were made in a South China Morning Post review of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department's red-tide database. The natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580362/hong-kong-suffers-most-red-tide-outbreaks-records-began-experts-warn

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