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2018/03/09 | Shreya Dasgupta
New Maps Reveal the Extent of Global Industrial Fishing
By one measure, Taiwan was the second-largest fishing nation in the world, beaten only by China.
2018/03/08 | Damian Profeta
The South Atlantic is a Scrum of the World's Illegal Fishing Vessels
Political disunity means that waters off the coast of Argentina are a hotspot for vessels looking to catch illegal fish.
2018/03/02 | Nate Maynard
Crashing Dreams: The Problem with Sky Lanterns
If you're going to go set fire to lanterns and litter the countryside, at least use a lantern that has a sustainable design.
2018/02/27 | Mark Beeson
Coming to Terms with China's Climate Policy
The global economy and the global environment are increasingly affected by what China’s leaders do.
Kaohsiung Fights to Reclaim Polluted Ground
Kaohsiung will struggle to get its oil-soaked soil back to baseline.
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.