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Representative to Guam says Taiwanese will not take US territory's support for granted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese will not take Guam’s support for granted, Paul Chen (陳盈連), the director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Guam, said on Tuesday ...

Activist's self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

Wynn Bruce, a 50-year-old climate activist and Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, prompting a national conversation about his motivation and whether he may ha...

Twitter bans ads that contradict science on climate change

BERLIN (AP) — Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place at Google. "Ads shou...

US military drops appeal of Hawaii order to drain fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday dropped its appeals of a Hawaii order requiring it to remove fuel from a massive military fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into the Navy's wate...

Climate progress remains elusive for Biden on Earth Day

SEATTLE (AP) — With a backdrop of flowering trees, it was a setting fit for the signing of major environmental legislation. Even Seattle’s notorious clouds parted as President Joe Biden stepped up to ...

Healed sea turtle released to mark Earth Day in Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A rehabilitated green sea turtle was released back to the ocean in the Florida Keys on Friday to mark Earth Day. Several hundred onlookers watched on Marathon’s...

IndyCar, Indianapolis 500 announce plans to go green

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are going green. Penske Entertainment, the parent company of the series, announced Friday it w...

AP PHOTOS: As world marks Earth Day, trash still big problem

A group of wild elephants sift through garbage looking for food at a landfill in Sri Lanka. It's a dangerous undertaking — around 20 elephants have died from consuming plastic trash from the landfill ...

Results of Taiwan ocean-cleaning “Project Blue” released on Earth Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The environmental protection results of “Project Blue,” which aims to clean marine debris from beaches and the ocean, were released at a press conference on Fr...

Sino Jet Completes China's First "Carbon Neutral" Business Jet Flight

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 22 April 2022 - On April 22, Earth Day, Sino Jet announced the import of its own Dassault Falcon 7X business jet from France, and "carbon neutrality" was achieved thr...

7-Eleven in Taiwan offers NT$7 ‘BYO cup’ discount for Earth Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is offering discounted drinks as part of a nationwide promotion on Friday (April 22) for Earth Day. All customers who bring their own c...

Today in History: April 22, Oklahoma Land Rush

Today in History Today is Friday, April 22, the 112th day of 2022. There are 253 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

Biden: Public works plan can boost US that's 'fallen behind'

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — President Joe Biden opened a two-day visit to the Pacific Northwest by focusing on improvements planned for the runway and roof of the airport where he landed Thursday, rather th...

Chunghua Telecom turns off lights nationwide in Taiwan for Earth Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghua Telecom will turn off lights in offices across Taiwan for one hour at lunchtime on Friday (April 22) to mark Earth Day. Over 100 offices across the nation will...

Cleaner Earth: Healing ozone hole, less smog, more eagles

With climate change, plastic pollution and a potential sixth mass extinction, humanity has made some incredible messes in the world. But when people, political factions and nations ...