environmental protection


[Audiovisual] Organizing hundreds of thousands of aerial images and footage is like an marathon: the Digital Archive program by Chi Po-lin Foundation

“Speak out for the environment through images” is what Director Chi had been committed to throughout his life, as well as what Chi Po-lin Foundation is going to continue. We will build a photography database to preserve the images showing landscape changes of the whole Taiwan, so the image legacy left by Chi Po-lin could be passed on from generations to generations. “Digital Archive” program calls for your support and advocacy.


How a Thai Entrepreneur Turned Used Flip-Flops Into a Sustainable Business


A university team in Thailand named “Tlejourn” has created a profitable product from discarded flip-flops. Of the 5.25 trillion pieces of trash floating in the ocean, old flip-flops are one of the most commonly found items.

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Beyond 2020: Taiwan Needs to Take Climate Chaos Seriously

Sally Jensen

Whoever wins January’s election will have to effectively manage the global, indiscriminate forces of climate chaos.


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?

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How Did Taiwan Become an Environmentally Conscious Society?

Jasmine Su

How did Taiwanese become so receptive of plastic-reduction policies? It might have to do with Taiwan's education, colonial history, culture, and even religious influence.


Chinese Ecotourists Head to Colombia in Pursuit of Rare Cock-of-the-Rock

Diálogo Chino

'We spent a lot of money and time to come here, including an 18-hour flight and many hours on the road. All this effort to get here, but it paid off the instant we saw the bird.'


CAMBODIA: Gold Mining Blamed for Mass Poisonings Despite Official Denials


Dangerous, lightly regulated gold mining may be the culprit in the poisoning of hundreds of Cambodians. Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed the allegations while handing out new mining contracts to international companies.


China's Belt and Road Might Endanger the World's Rarest Ape


A key Belt and Road hydropower dam project in Sumatra, Indonesia could threaten the rarest species of great ape in the world. Only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans remain, and they may be right in China's path.


Indonesian Police Catch Smugglers with 200 Kilos of Turtle Shells


The two Chinese nationals were busted with contraband worth over US$10,000.

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