Saturday, December 28, 2013
South Korea's largest ecological park will open on Jan. 2 to boost public awareness of the environment and biodiversity, officials said Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
To display the government's determination in safeguarding the environment, a special task forced led by New Taipei City Deputy Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) yesterday demolished a factory found guilty of polluting the Hongshuixian stream (紅水仙溪) in the Bali district of New Taipei City.
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Environmental Protection Administration Minister Stephen Shen (沈世宏) said yesterday that he supports a legislative proposal to raise fines for illegal wastewater disposal to a maximum of NT$5 million.
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The Taiwan Environmental Information Center (TEIA, 台灣環境資訊協會) said yesterday that there are five heavily-polluted areas on the western coast of Taiwan and some potential environmental pollution threats from future development projects on the eastern coast, according to recent TEIA research.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
An international crime organization involved in exporting hazardous industrial waste materials abroad has been dissolved by authorities, with the Tainan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) ordering its ringleader to be taken into custody.
The U.S. Navy plans to increase sonar testing over the next five years, even as research it funded reveals worrying signs that the loud underwater noise could disturb whales and dolphins.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Along the winding muddy waters of the Mekong Delta where he once patrolled for communist insurgents on a naval gunboat, Secretary of State John Kerry turned his sights Sunday on a new enemy: climate change.
A company is suspending its campaign to mine one of the world's largest known deposits of uranium ore located in Virginia, concluding that Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe's opposition presents a significant challenge over the next four years.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Below-average snow cover, melting sea ice and declines in the population of reindeers and caribou are the new normal in the modern-day Arctic, said a scientific report out Thursday.