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  1. Some 'energy-saving' modes may not save energy at all, WWF says

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the WWF compared 77 multi-functional office printers and found that those with similar functions could differ by up to 68 per cent in their energy requirements. The least efficient model would cost HK$1,300 more a year to run under normal conditions than the most efficient, said Dr William Yu Yuen-ping, head of the WWF's climate programme. 'We advise consumers to compare ...

  2. 2.2 earths needed for HK lifestyle, WWF says

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong people are living beyond the earth's limits. A new WWF report shows that more than the amount of resources needed for two earths would be required to sustain ... of beef a year, up from 15kg in 2007. This is more than seven times the amount consumed on the mainland and almost double that of the European Union, according to the WWF report, citing United ...

  3. Education hub too large and ecological zone too narrow, says WWF

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the mud would be solidified with cement and the mud buried without causing more pollution. But Alan Leung Sze-lun, of WWF Hong Kong, said the environmental concern would be the scale ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

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

    ... to fruition due to opposition from the fisheries sector and Lantau residents. Dr Michael Lau Wai-neng, a senior programme head at WWF Hong Kong, said the move was welcome, but was not enough. ...

  5. WWF's new face in HK urges shoppers to join fight against waste

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Singer Kay Tse On-kay seemed to relish her return to the limelight on Saturday when she made her first appearance as the WWF's new face in Hong Kong. The 33-year-old singer might have been less busy since her contract with TVB ended in January, but she was the centre of attention at Tsuen Wan's Citywalk mall, where she launched a World Environment Day ...

  6. Hong Kong pupils give compliments to WWF's sustainable seafood lunch launch

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng More than 100 primary school pupils enjoyed a sustainable seafood lunch at Ma On Shan yesterday. They are students of 10 schools that have agreed with green group WWF to stop ... in Hong Kong according to sustainability under the headings 'recommended', 'think twice' and 'avoid'. Under the agreement between schools and WWF, caterers ...

  7. WWF calls for city to be left in the dark...

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Forget the disappointment of December's environmental summit in Copenhagen; Hongkongers can still do their bit to reverse global warming, says green group WWF. It is calling ... 1884, he said. The WWF reminded the public there were many simple ways to reduce their carbon footprint: cutting shower time by a quarter would cut emissions and save HK$375 a year ...

  8. Exclusion zones needed to protect dolphins, WWF says

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for major infrastructure projects, WWF Hong Kong says. The group, which is 'deeply worried' by at least 10 projects proposed within the area, all requiring reclamation, said the work would threaten about 300 white dolphins' habitats. The biggest project in the pipeline is the land checkpoint for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, which WWF described as a 'dangerous ...

  9. WWF launches competition to combat subsidy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Environmental group WWF has launched an energy-saving competition to offset the government's electricity subsidy, which it regards as a polluting policy. Dubbed the 'HK$3,600 Low Carbon Challenge', the WWF Hong Kong will reward individuals and families who use the least of their electricity subsidy from next month to January next year. The competition ...

  10. Electricity use fell 5pc during Earth Hour: WWF

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... change, WWF Hong Kong said yesterday. Power consumption levels fell by 5 per cent, or 262 megawatts, between 8pm and 9pm on March 28, according to data obtained from CLP Power and Hongkong ... and guidance were provided. At least 1,800 buildings, 600 companies and organisations, 160 schools and all the universities signed up and switched off the lights that night. WWF Hong Kong issued ...




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