World Environment

Environmental Protection News from across the world.

Marine ecosystem of Taiping Island hosts 90 new species

Taipei, April 22 (CNA) A group of local marine biologists have discovered 90 new species in the water surrounding Taiping Island, the largest of...

Why improving air conditioning would be a game changer for global warming

By Charlotte Lee  Taiwan’s summers are notorious for its merciless humidity and sometimes unbearable heat. On any given day from June to August, it only...

Gets rid of waste, France stops the brands from throwing their “leftover clothes” away

In recent years France has devoted itself to cutting down on actions that produce food waste; one can already see the preliminary effects of...

Taiwan donates US$100,000 for Guatemala volcano disaster relief

Taipei, June 6 (CNA) Taiwan's government has donated US$100,000 to Guatemala, one of its diplomatic allies, to support disaster relief efforts after the Fuego...

Hsinchu County looking to turn used diapers ‘into gold’

Taipei, (CNA) The northern county of Hsinchu, home to Taiwan's first science park, is working with industry and academia to make used diapers recyclable,...

Hansen, Ramanathan win Tang Prize in sustainable development

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) James Hansen and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, both from the United States, were named the winners of the third Tang Prize in...

Newly amended air pollution law tightens auto emissions standards

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) The amendment to the Air Pollution Control Act that was passed in the Legislature Monday imposes stricter rules on old...

Taitung resort development project fails environmental assessment

Taipei, (CNA) The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Tuesday rejected a proposed beach resort development project at Dulan Bay in Taitung County due to...

Feature | ‘Blue carbon’ eyed for environment

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Many people may be unaware of blue carbon, or carbon dioxide absorbed by oceans containing marine plants such as...

Cambodia says Asian elephants face threat

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — Cambodia Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra said the Asian elephant is being severely threatened in world...