International Edition

Wednesday

June, 1, 2016

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Subscribe
Advertise
Contact Us
 
 
Life Topics
  Automotive    Discover    
  Fashion    Offbeat    Science & Technology
 
 
Life > Environment
Free at last
"Lei Chi," a Malayan gharial with a deformed mouth, is seen in this undated photo provided by the Taipei Zoo. Zookeepers said the 44-year-old freshwater crocodilian was previously kept in tanks of various sizes over the years, .............
 
Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday.
 
Chile fishing crisis traps tourists, empties markets
A fishing ban sparked by mass deaths of sea creatures in Chile has left tourists stranded and markets empty on an island cut off by protest blockades.
 
Royal Botanical Gardens: Mixed report on the world's plants
A report billed as the first comprehensive look at world's plants finds a planet slowly being ravaged by changing land use, mostly conversion of forests to agriculture to feed a growing population, and climate change.
 
Indian coral tree shows first flowers in 10 years
A 100-year-old Indian coral tree in Taitung, believed to be the only one of its kind left in the Southeastern Taiwan county, has bloomed bright red flowers for the first time in a decade.
 
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday advised people around Taiwan to avoid outdoor activities as the levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation were extremely high.
 
Leopards have lost 75 percent of their historic range across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, with three Asian subspecies in danger of eradication, a new study says.
1 Comment
 
Droves of baby starfish are returning to Oregon and Northern California's shores after a wasting disease decimated whole populations of the creatures over the past two years along the West Coast.
 
Mindful of egrets
An egret protects its eggs on a tree on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Friday, May 6. During this time of the year, hundreds of egrets build their nests in thickly populated trees along the Brahmaputra.
 
Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash -- roughly 19,000 per minute.
 
Calendar  
  
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10    <   Prev    Next   >
Subscribe  |   Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Career  |   Contact Us
Sitemap  |   Top Stories  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |   Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary
Travel  |   Movies  |   TV Listings  |   Classifieds  |   Bookstore  |   Getting Around  |   Weather  |   Guide Post  |   Student Post  |   Terms of Use  |   Sitemap
  chinapost search