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Apr 24, 2022

Introduction – The remarkable story of EWS1294, the national early warning system of Cambodia

Apr 23, 2022

The Philippines has the potential to install 21 gigawatt of offshore wind power by 2040, equivalent to about a fifth of its electricity demand by then, the World Bank said in a study released on April 20.

The energy department of the global development bank said that the installation of more wind power would...

Apr 01, 2022

Amid the climate crisis, governments around the world are committing to “net zero” carbon emission targets in order to slow global warming. And in the petrochemical sector, which has played a leading role in the global economy for over a century, a green revolution is under way.

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Mar 20, 2022

Photo Source:Ming-Tang Huang

At JJ Greenhouse’s processing facility in Hsin Kang, Chiayi County, bundles of steel rods are piled over 15 feet high. Viewed from a distance they look like gigantic bundles of spaghetti.

“These aren’t your ordinary metal rods. They’re meant to be flexible like willow...

Dec 19, 2021

Every individual person produces a mountain of paper containers on a daily basis: the paper container for breakfast takeaway, the paper cup for coffee, the paper bowl for a noodle soup for lunch, and dinner in a bento box.

Taiwan’s volume of paper container usage keeps climbing year after year. According to...

Oct 07, 2021

香港科技大學(科大)與香港特別行政區政府合作開展一個為期三年的開創性跨領域研究,從海、陸、空三方面監測空氣質素,為本港以及大灣區臭氧的形成和傳送路徑提供更深入的理解。

是次合作為大型科研計劃「大灣區光化學臭氧污染及區域和跨區域傳輸特徵研究」的一部分。該計劃由廣東省政府、香港特區政府和澳門特區政府聯合推出,旨在研究臭氧對整個區域所造成的空氣質素問題。

空氣污染乃世界上最大的環境健康威脅,每年導致全球700萬人早逝1。香港政府環境保護署(環保署) 今年推出「香港清新空氣藍圖2035」,以進一步改善本港和區內的空氣質素,並協助本港於2050年達至碳中和。儘管當局近年在控制影響健康的空氣污染物﹕...

Jul 24, 2021

The Philippines became the first country in the world to approve the commercial production of genetically modified “golden rice,” a rice variant that develops beta-carotene in the growing process, thus giving it a yellow, or “golden,” colour.

This sort of rice was created as an effective crop for targeting...

Jun 21, 2021

Japan’s industry conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will invest in a 600-megawatt wind farm in Laos, the country’s first and the largest so far across Southeast Asia, which will supply electricity to Vietnam.

Mitsubishi said on June 16 that it reached an agreement to invest in the project’s developer,...

Jun 05, 2021

The leading development assistance agencies of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint development projects in the Philippines to boost the country’s climate resilience and address ocean plastic pollution.

Jun 05, 2021

As the United States marks its 75th year of diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have agreed to advance their cooperation to protect the Philippines’ rich...

May 17, 2021

Collecting reams of underwater measurements and images is difficult and expensive – a Hong Kong start-up is outsourcing the tasks to robots.

Marine researchers the world over now have a reliable solution for capturing and analysing data from beneath the sea – thanks to an innovation developed and produced by...

May 10, 2021

Cleaning bones and getting rid of rotten meat of a blue whale, the largest animal around the world, Marine Biology and Cetacean Research Center (MBCRC), National Cheng Kung University, is now carrying out an unprecedented mission of Taiwan. Floating on the ocean, the carcass of a blue whale was stranded on Taitung’...

May 08, 2021

From left: Dr Du Hongjian, Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai, and Mr Anjaneya Dixit from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering with the raw materials, processed clays, and the finished concrete product.

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per...