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23 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 23 beaches as 'good, 14 as 'fair' and two as 'poor' for September 5 and 6.

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Schools invited to join recycling drive

The Environmental Protection Department invites all primary and secondary schools to sign up for a programme to recycle used computers and other waste electrical equipment.

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August the hottest ever

August was hotter and drier than usual, seeing the month's highest ever temperature since records began in 1884 of 36.3 degrees Celsius, the Hong Kong Observatory says.

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KS Wong chairs climate meeting

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong has chaired the fourth meeting of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Liaison Group on Combating Climate Change.

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25 beaches rated ‘good’

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 25 beaches as ‘good’, 13 as ‘fair’ and one as ‘poor’.

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Rural body members named

Six new members have been appointed to the Country & Marine Parks Board, the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department says.

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Beach clean-ups to be enhanced

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department will increase the cleaning of three beaches prone to deposits of marine refuse.

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Air quality warning issued

The Environmental Protection Department has recorded higher than normal pollution levels, and warns it may get worse.

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Sha Tin clean-up drive kicks off

The Sha Tin District Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong Our Home campaign has kicked off at the Sha Tin Park amphitheatre, in which a carnival and awards presentation ceremony was held.

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Putting solar tech into overdrive

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education students are helping Hong Kong to burnish its reputation as an innovation and technology hub, with a solar-powered electric car poised to race across the Australian Outback into the history books.

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Biodiversity festival to launch

Hong Kong's first Biodiversity Festival is set for the Lions Nature Education Centre in Sai Kung, featuring more than 120 activities aimed to pique public interest in local biodiversity.

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Clean campaign hits Yuen Long

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong has launched the Yuen Long phase of the Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home campaign.

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Into the eye of the storm

The best way to understand a storm's intensity and predict its path is to get close enough to study it. The Hong Kong Observatory works with the local aviation community and shipping companies to collect meteorological data using planes and ships that are specially-equipped to do that.

 

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Clean HK drive held

The Tai Po and Wong Tai Sin District Offices have held a kick-off ceremony and bus parade as part of the Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home campaign, to enhance public awareness on hygiene.

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Clean drive hits the water

Marine Department officers has promoted anti-water pollution activities as part of the Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home campaign.

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Clean HK bus parade held

The Sham Shui Po District Office has held a bus parade in support of the Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home campaign, to enhance public awareness on hygiene.

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Clean HK bus parade held

The Eastern District Office has held a bus parade in support of the Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home campaign, reminding people to maintain good personal and environmental hygiene.

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July wetter than usual

July was warmer and wetter than usual, with rainfall of 406.2mm - about 8% above the normal figure of 376.5mm, the Observatory has reported.

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Clean HK drive starts

The Clean Hong Kong Campaign been launched in Wan Chai to raise awareness on public hygiene.

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