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Dispatches from The Outlaw Ocean Episode 7: Chasing Ghosts

The Outlaw Ocean Project

Why is the largest illegal fishing fleet ever discovered causing dead bodies to wash ashore in Japan?


Indonesia, Malaysia Deploy Ministers To Push Back on EU Palm Oil Restrictions


The world’s two biggest palm oil producers have long protested EU policies against palm oil, calling them discriminatory and protectionist of Europe’s own oilseeds industry.


Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory for New Buildings in Taiwan

TNL Staff

The policy is part of President Tsai’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, when renewable energy accounts for over 60% of the country’s total electricity production.


Japan: Animal Rights Activists Condemn Centuries-Old Ritual

Deutsche Welle

A shrine in central Japan is defending a popular ritual that often sees the horses taking part mistreated or injured. Animal rights activists say it's about tourism and money, not history.


Taiwan Affirms Indigenous Rights in Landmark Amendment To Mining Act

Bryan Chou

Activists call the passage of the amendment a “key step” to reforming the mining sector.


Dispatches from The Outlaw Ocean Episode 6: The Fish We Turn to Dust

The Outlaw Ocean Project

What product is virtually eaten by everyone without realizing it and is part of an industry that was meant to slow down the seas from running out of fish but it’s actually accelerating it?

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Island Storytellers: Trees in Contemporary Taiwan

Taiwan Panorama

How can trees tell the stories of Taiwan?

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