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Successfully protecting a wetland in Pui O from land development

Land Planning & Heritage , Petition News & Updates | Date: September 22, 2020

The petition “Oppose the conversion of Pui O wetland into a holiday camp” launched by Save Lantau Alliance was announced victorious – the land planning application (A/SLC/161) for converting a wetland in Pui O into a glamping site was rejected on 4 Sep 2020. In 2017, Hong Kong Government introduced its blueprint “Development in the North, Conservation for the South”…

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Open refrigerators and climate change!

Petition News & Updates | Date: February 29, 2016

Have you ever noticed how cold it is in supermarkets when you go to buy any array of refrigerated products? The reason seems fairly obvious – open refrigerators. Doesn’t that strike you as odd? Think of the electricity cost if you left your fridge door open to cool your flat!

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Protect the beautiful beaches of Tai Long Wan in Sai Kung!

Land Planning & Heritage , Petition News & Updates | Date: March 25, 2015

Most of you have heard of the New Territories Small House Policy (SHP), a policy that was introduced in 1972 and allows indigenous male villagers to apply for a grant to build one small house (700 sq ft). It was originally introduced as a temporary measure to improve the low standard of living in rural areas of the New Territories.…

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Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Petition News & Updates | Date: February 13, 2015

Since our last newsletter, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, CY Leung, gave his policy address, which identified some key areas where the government faces environmental challenges.

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July 1 March + New Petition + Updates

Land Planning & Heritage , Petition News & Updates , Waste | Date: June 27, 2014

Exciting News SupportHK-ers, on the 1st of July SupportHK will be manning its own booth on Hennessy Road, across Johnston Road outside the Chinese Methodist Church.

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New petition!

Land Planning & Heritage , Petition News & Updates | Date: June 11, 2014

A new petition has been uploaded to SupportHK! Designing Hong Kong stand to request the Government to abolish Small House Policy.

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New petition and petition updates

Land Planning & Heritage , Nature Conservation , Petition News & Updates , Waste | Date: May 30, 2014

Dear friends,
Song-Yuan dynasties archaeological remains have been found in a construction site at To Kwa Wan Station on the Sha Tin to Central Link, but HK government have no concrete preservation plan for now. A group of concerned citizens are petitioning the Secretary of Development Bureau Paul Chan, to protect Hong Kong’s most important archaeological find in decades.

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New Petitions And Petition Updates – April

Animal Welfare , Land Planning & Heritage , Nature Conservation , Petition News & Updates | Date: April 4, 2014

Two new petitions have recently been uploaded to SupportHK by Grade Five students. One group is petitioning the government to protect Hong Kong’s country parks from invasive foreign plant species and another group aims to conserve marine biodiversity and is petitioning HK restaurants to stop serving the endangered Humphead Wrasse.

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Two new petitions – Ho Chung / Ban shark-fin trade

Land Planning & Heritage , Marine Conservation , Petition News & Updates | Date: March 14, 2014

Two new petitions have been uploaded to SupportHK this week! Yet another proposal to develop HK’s recreational space and further concern over Hong Kong’s shark fin trade.

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New Petitions And Petition Updates – March

Animal Welfare , Land Planning & Heritage , Marine Conservation , Nature Conservation , Petition News & Updates | Date: March 6, 2014

The large new Septic Tank and Soakaway System fails to comply with EPD standards such as ProPECC.
Despite that 96% of public representations opposed the project, the Town Planning Board has ignored public opinion and passed the application.