Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study says.
Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday.
A rare sea creature described as an “alien of the deep” has been found off Australia and delivered to a museum which Tuesday showed off its fleshy snout, nail-like teeth and flabby pink body.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, 環保署) advised citizens not to purchase illegal chemicals and environmental agents (環境用藥) on the internet after releasing their 2014 annual environmental agent survey results yesterday. The market survey encompassed 31,280 different products which covered three categories of environmental agents: sanitation chemicals, pollution control agents (污染防治用藥品) and microbial agents (微生物製劑).
The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) will present the chamber's 2015 Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) publication tomorrow, which will seek to provide the nation with strategies from the ECCT's perspective to help Taiwan achieve the nation's CO2 emission reduction targets.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
An online documentary on China's notorious smog has become a viral sensation with more than 155 million views just one day after it was released, state media said Monday.
Environmental group Greenpeace said Monday it had suspended cooperation with paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) after an Indonesian farmer was allegedly beaten to death by guards linked to the company.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, three naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper Sea of Cortes in a bid to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise.
Wild giant pandas in China are doing well.