Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台灣電力公司) are to team up and launch a project to deal with the fuel rods used in the First and Second Nuclear Power Plants. A total of 1,200 fuel rods will be transported to France next year to be reprocessed and held for 20 years before being sent back to Taiwan.
2014/10/15, 3 Comments
Sunday, October 12, 2014
The Canadian government on Friday announced an agreement with the European Union that will let Inuit people resume the exportation of seal products, which have been the subject of an EU ban since 2009.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The world's largest toymaker Lego caved in to pressure Thursday from a hugely successful Greenpeace campaign targeting a deal with oil giant Shell and linking the iconic plastic bricks to catastrophic Arctic oil spills.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Many U.S. coastal communities already struggle with flooding at high tides, a problem that will become “chronic” in the coming 15 years due to global warming, scientists said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
In a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature's best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.
While people in Hawaii have been sweating out a lack of trade winds, corals underwater are also suffering.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A U.N. conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources opened Monday with grim warnings that the depletion of natural habitats and species was outpacing efforts to protect them.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Thousands marched in Africa and around the world Saturday to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction.
2014/10/6, 1 Comment
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Amid fresh warnings about the depletion of the Earth's treasure trove of species, governments will gather in South Korea next week to try to muster the funds and political will to protect what remains.
Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout next week to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.