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2018/04/22 | Nate Maynard

5 Tips to Help Save the Planet on Earth Day and Every Day

There is no easy fix for global warming, but there are everyday ways you can make a difference.

2018/04/19 | Policy Forum

OPINION: Vietnam Grossly Mismanages Its Water Resources

With a growing population, increasing pollution, extreme weather events and ineffective government, Vietnam is due to face a watery calamity.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2018/04/14 | Mongabay

INDONESIA: Coal Company Caught Dumping Tons of Mining Waste, Fined US$145,000

Residents of villages along the Santan River in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, have long complained they are suffering from pollution due to coal mining and burning in the area.

2018/04/11 | Mongabay

Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates

Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.

2018/04/10 | Nate Maynard

TCI Becomes First Taiwanese Company to Commit to 100% Renewable Energy

A white label manufacturer is showing the way for Taiwan's companies to fall into line with a greening global supply chain.

2018/04/04 | Nick Aspinwall

Can Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau Reform the Timber Supply Chain?

New initiatives such as a proposed DNA database to identify illegally harvested wood show promise, but questions remain as to whether the government is doing enough at the point of sale.

2018/04/04 | New Mandala

Ancient Asian Cities May Hold the Key to Resisting Climate Change

While there is much talk of futuristic sci-fi solutions to climate change, there is no talk of the past.

2018/04/03 | Nick Aspinwall

Lost at Sea? Taiwanese Fishery Regulation Faces Continued Scrutiny

As Taiwan’s fishing industry awaits a critical EU decision, nonprofits and NGOs call for assistance for migrant workers and improvements in deep sea regulation.

2018/04/02 | Mongabay

Green Paradox: Indonesia's Electricity Future Defined by Coal, Renewables

Indonesia put itself back on track to meet to meet renewable energy targets by promising to produce less energy in total.