Timber thief arrested for killing Taiwan's endangered black bear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A timber thief has been arrested for killing an endangered Formosan black bear (Ursus thibetanus formosanus) after authorities found a photo of him posing with the slain a...

Police in northern Taiwan bust illegal loggers, confiscate 50 tons of wood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Law enforcement in Hsinchu County arrested 11 people on Tuesday (April 28) for illegal logging and timber trafficking, confiscating approximately 50 tons of valuable wood ...

While police were distracted by crowds, man illegally cuts trees in Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police on Saturday caught a man illegally logging in Alishan National Scenic Area while he thought the police would be too busy controlling traffic with the influx of visitors ...

Taiwanese men, Vietnamese workers arrested for illegal logging

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Two Taiwanese men and five Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested Wednesday for allegedly engaging in illegal logging in the Alishan mountain area in Chiayi County. T...

Proposed rule on tree protection opened to public review

A draft regulation on standards for tree protection and a tree census was opened to comments from members of the public on Monday, according to the Forestry Bureau under the Council of Agriculture. ...