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2016/07/25 | Bing-sheng Lee
Fake Tourist Spot in Taiwan Raises Environmental Awareness
A campaign featuring a non-existing scenic spot has been launched to address the increasingly serious trash problem on Orchid Island.
2016/04/06 | TNL 編輯
Taitung County Development Plan Ruled Illegal
The Taitung County government promoted the build-operate-transfer (BOT) project of Shanyuan Bay in 2004, permitting Miramar Resort Hotel Co to develop the beach area. After coming to five litigations, the people and the environmental groups finally stopped the construction in 2013. Moreover, Taitung government was proved illegal in four of them, with the most recent one announced on March 31.
2016/02/26 | TNL 編輯
Countries Banning Plastic Bags, What About Taiwan?
Each year, approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. While it takes only seconds for humans to produce millions of plastic bags, the decomposition of the petroleum-made product lasts for hundreds of years. Governments around world are acting more actively to cope with the persistent problem, but what about Taiwan?
2015/12/14 | Yuan
Three Million Disposable Cups Consumed Annually for Marathons in Taiwan
According to marathon regulations, the organizer should set up one water station at every five kilometers. This results in one runner consuming 10 to 15 disposable cups throughout the race. Two to three million cups are disposed among the over 100 marathons held in Taiwan each year.