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2018/02/21 | Timothy Ferry
Kaohsiung Fights to Reclaim Polluted Ground
Kaohsiung will struggle to get its oil-soaked soil back to baseline.
2018/02/19 | Timothy Ferry
What Will It Take to Improve Taiwan's Air?
Taiwan's air pollution has already launched protests, but tackling its sources will involve some very tough choices.
2018/02/18 | Mongabay
Indonesian Police Catch Smugglers with 200 Kilos of Turtle Shells
The two Chinese nationals were busted with contraband worth over US$10,000.
2018/02/14 | Brian Hioe
Did Taiwan's Anti-Nuclear Movement Fizzle Out?
Nuclear power is coming back to Taiwan, but an anti-nuclear movement that once rallied more than 100,000 protesters is nowhere to be seen.
2018/02/09 | The Third Pole
Kazakhstan Trying to Wean Itself Off Chinese Water
Water efficiency may be the solution to Kazakhstan's dependence on rivers with headwaters in China.
2018/02/08 | Nate Maynard
Tainan's Student 'Resource Wizards' Tap into the Circular Economy
One program at National Cheng Kung University is trying to push new concepts that go beyond recycling.
2018/02/07 | Morley J Weston
INFOGRAPHIC: Hualien's Tremorous Week
Earthquakes rarely occur in a vacuum, and Hualien's was no exception.
2018/02/05 | Michael Tatarski
OPINION: The Constant Battle of Environmental Reporting in Vietnam
Vietnam suffers from heavily restricted access for journalists, cagey responses to questions, and zero interest from anyone involved in the government in talking to the press.
2018/02/03 | Nick Aspinwall
Contraband for Sale: How Poachers Supply Sanyi's Thriving Wood Art Market
In this Miaoli County woodcarving mecca, there’s a consistent demand for sculptures made from the wood of endangered trees. Government crackdowns on poachers have only fueled the market.
Asian Biofuel Plans to Trigger Devastating Deforestation
Palm oil production has remained largely flat over the last 20 years, which means the surge in demand will call for a massive expansion of existing palm plantations.