Thursday, March 12, 2015
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, eavesdropping as the world's largest animals began their rumbling song, which can be detected 750 kilometers (465 miles) away.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
More than two million migratory birds were killed in Cyprus last autumn to feed an illicit taste for the delicacy on the Mediterranean island, a conservationist group said Monday.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
China's severe environmental problems and government pledges to fix them have dominated the start of the country's annual legislative meeting, as leaders try to ease public worries about air, water and soil contamination that threaten to derail the country's economic rise and cast doubts on the ruling Communist Party.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting.
A new baby orca wasn't the only interesting discovery researchers made while tracking endangered killer whales.
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.