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Airport plans 'threaten' Hong Kong dolphins

Hong Kong's ambitious plans to expand its airport to meet soaring demand have sparked protests from environmentalists who say it would further endanger the city's rare Chinese white dolphins.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Diligent Asian students dominate global exam

As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Managing the “Internet of Things

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for "Internet of Things" (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management sensors and devices ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Engineering
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Why are the endangered dolphins of Hong Kong pink?

Take a trip around Lantau island in Hong Kong and you might see something surprising: a pod of pink dolphins. Technically, they're known as Chinese or Hong Kong white dolphins and are a variety of the Indo-Pacific humpbacked ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Ecology
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