Saturday, September 6, 2014
The state-run electricity supplier, Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower), organized a national coastal cleanup campaign Friday, an annual event the company has been doing for 21 years.
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Greenland began heating up around 19,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, just like the rest of the northern hemisphere, researchers said Thursday in a report that resolves a paradox over when that warming happened.
California governor Jerry Brown said late Thursday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western U.S. state the first to outlaw them.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能基金會) hosted a “Climate Change Creativity Workshop recently, at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology's (NTUST) International Building.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the “war” against poaching.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Thousands of parrots, monkeys, iguanas, toucans, turtles and other rainforest animals are kept as exotic pets in Costa Rica, a practice putting some species at risk, according to experts.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monarch butterflies are dying off fast, with 90 percent gone in the last 20 years, and they urgently need endangered species protection, a coalition of environmental and health groups said Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday, in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Shoppers risk paying more for their olive oil this year as a drought in Spain and a blight in Italy wither trees in the two top producers, driving up prices.