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Nov 03, 2020

MEISHAN, China -- With the theme of "Panda World, World Panda--For Nature As It Is", the first digital International Panda Festival is hosted by Sichuan Forestry and Grassland Administration (Giant Panda National Park Sichuan Administration), Information Office of Sichuan Provincial People's Government, Sichuan...

Oct 25, 2020

Leading climate science experts join Advisory Committee; Coalition partners launch consumer activations across the globe to support planting 100 million trees

Oct 21, 2020
  • Seeks to boost tie-ups between Singapore and Finland through strategic partnerships, technology co-operation and piloting opportunities in 2021
  • COVID 19 pandemic has opened up new demand for IAQ solutions and decontamination tools to protect public health in living and working spaces
  • Oct 18, 2020

    In January 2020, Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corporation invested NT$2.4 billion with Japan’s Mitsubishi to expand its capacity. It was the company’s biggest investment in recent years and represented a bet on its innovative eco-friendly materials that can satisfy even the most demanding consumers.

    Oct 07, 2020

    SOURCE and Conservation International partner for third installation to provide sustainable water and improve health in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6)

    MANILA, Philippines -- Today, SOURCE Global, PBC and Conservation International announced their third successful collaboration, which will...

    Sep 30, 2020

    South Asia is an agrarian society with 70% of the region's population employed in the agriculture sector. Even though 31% of the world's rice and 18% of its wheat grow in South Asia, it is home to the largest number of undernourished people. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,...

    Sep 22, 2020

    Young adult volunteer group ASEZ WAO (Save the Earth from A to Z — We Are One Family) has been awarded with a Certificate of Gratitude at the Manila Bay-ani Awards. This follows ASEZ WAO’s previous Manila Bay cleanup efforts, such as participation in the 2019 Battle for Manila Bay and a separate cleanup drive in...

    Sep 22, 2020

    Photo caption / Abdul Jabbar and his son Muhammad Hashim walk across floodwater. Their home was devastated during the recent monsoon floods. September 16, 2020, rural Mirpurkhas district, Sindh, Pakistan.

    I have covered many stories of suffering and hardship, but I am heartbroken by what I have witnessed...

    Sep 11, 2020

    SUEZ Asia is partnering with the Alliance to End Plastic Waste to extend its efforts to lessen the impact of litter on the environment. In celebration of World Cleanup Day 2020, SUEZ Asia will participate in the ALL_TOGETHER GLOBAL CLEANUP, a global initiative to remove litter, one piece at a time from the...

    Sep 07, 2020

    A repeat winner of the CommonWealth Magazine Corporate Citizen Awards in the large corporation category, Taiwan Semiconductor Corporation (TSMC) is not only Taiwan’s first “firefly factory”, but also the world’s first semiconductor firm to join the RE100 initiative. For TSMC, corporate responsibility is not just...

    Aug 25, 2020

    STOCKHOLM, Aug. 25, 2020 -- Hiroki Matsuhashi and Takuma Miyaki from Japan receive the prestigious 2020 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their innovation to prevent soil erosion. HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden announced the winners during an online award ceremony as part of World Water Week At Home on 25...

    Aug 18, 2020

    Suhon Lin, Founder of the Chang Chun Group, is 92 years old. He has devoted his life to research. His latest invention: Taiwan’s first biodegradable plastics plant, which he spent NT$2.6 billion to develop and build. In doing so, he has busted the myth that petroleum-based plastics cannot be degradable. Using less...

    Aug 07, 2020

    Taiwan’s solar power policies are threatening the environment by putting pressure on coastal ecosystems and wild animal habitats and turning power plant land and licenses into mere financial commodities. What has gone wrong?

    Head south in the Changhua Coast Industrial Park’s Xianxi Section and a big lagoon...

    Aug 07, 2020

    Architects and marine scientists at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have jointly developed a novel method for coral restoration making use of specially designed 3D printed artificial ‘reef tiles’ for attachment by corals to enhance their chance of survival in the Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park in Hong Kong waters.

    Jul 23, 2020

    A Hong Kong start-up is creating autonomous plastic gathering robot swarms which could clean up the world’s waterways.

    Plastic pollution in oceans, rivers, harbours and lakes has become a hot-button issue around the world, including in Hong Kong where most people live and work near waterways and see the...

    Jul 21, 2020

    • Bridgestone published its 2019-2020 Sustainability Report highlighting its new growth strategy as well as its efforts to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
    • Leveraging sustainability as the core to all aspects of its business, Bridgestone is co-creating new value with its employees,...

    Jul 18, 2020

    Six Asian countries come together to lead Southeast Asia’s biggest drug bust.

    This year, several Southeast Asian countries got all fired up in celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26.

    Literally.

    In Yangon, Myanmar, thick clouds of dark smoke...

    Jul 09, 2020

    For more than 20 years, professor Huang Huan-chang has been tracking illegal dumps of industrial sludge and heavy metals, exposing the dark side of Taiwan’s economic prowess. Yet despite his best efforts, strong incentives remain for the illicit practices to continue.

    A delicious feast was laid out on a red...

    Jul 02, 2020

    An international collaborative study led by Professor Derrick Yuk Fo Lai at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), joined by top-tier scientists from around the world, has discovered that sustained methane emissions from the subtropical estuarine mangroves can reduce its climatic cooling effects by over 50%,...

    Jul 02, 2020

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced Taiwanese to travel more at home. Can Taiwan harness this opportunity to go higher end and create experiences that will have consumers coming back for more rather than heading abroad?

    Mr. Wu, a tech executive who retired just last year, headed to Chiayi County on June...

    Jun 27, 2020

    Silent, emission-free electric buses have quietly become the new normal in Taichung, once notorious for its dirty public transport. Taiwan’s second-largest city used a mix of measures to turn the public bus system around. Today, Taichung has the highest number of electric city buses, encouraging neighboring...

    Jun 21, 2020

    Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre proudly presents its second themed exhibition Ecology in the Making - a History of Amateur Naturalists in Hong Kong. Based on original research conducted by the centre and guest co-curator, Maxime Decaudin, the exhibition spans the period between 1816 and 1984; it...