Greenpeace says little progress in addressing Taiwan plastic crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan released its latest evaluation on retailers and convenience store chains in Taiwan concerning their efforts to reduce single-use plastic waste, stating t...

It's time for 7-Eleven to take the plastic crisis seriously: Greenpeace Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is petitioning 7-Eleven to pare back its reliance on single-use plastic, as the country's leading convenience store chain runs its empire by producin...

Taipei’s Climate Artivism inspired by Greta Thunberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Climate Artivism, hosted by Greenpeace, will on Saturday morning (Sept. 12) use art as a medium for taking action to combat climate change. Taking place from 7 a.m. to ...

1,400 km² of Taiwan will be underwater by 2050: Greenpeace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 1,400 square kilometers of Taiwan will be under the sea by 2050, and nearly 3 million residents will be victims of rising sea levels and storm surges, if the countr...

Facebook publishes data about political ads in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to increase the transparency of the Taiwanese election campaign, Facebook on Wednesday (December 4) published data about spending on political ads on its site. ...

Greenpeace warns about environmental impact of 'fast fashion'

The rise of "fast fashion" has not only changed shopping habits but has also led to the creation of more waste as people are discarding clothes at twice the rate as in 2000, according to Gre...

Microplastics in Taiwan's surrounding seas posing health risks: report

Taipei, Jan. 16 -- The international environmental group Greenpeace published Tuesday its first report on the presence of microplastics in the seas surrounding Taiwan, which revealed dangerous concent...

Greenpeace apologizes for map gaffe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to uproar over its inclusion of Taiwan in a map of China's coal power plants and water resources, Greenpeace has said that it has corrected the mistake and prom...

Greenpeace includes Taiwan in a map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a move likely to infuriate Taiwanese who donated an estimated total of more than NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) to Greenpeace, the environmental action group included ...

Civic groups call for labor laws to cover foreign fishing crews

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Several civic groups, including Greenpeace Taiwan, appealed to the government on Monday to include foreign fishery workers under the Labor Standards Act so that their basic right...

Greenpeace Taiwan reports on shark finning and worker mistreatment

Taipei, April 14 (CNA) Greenpeace Taiwan (GPT) released a report on Taiwan's fisheries on Thursday, suspecting the Fisheries Agency's willingness and capability to punish illegal shark finning and cla...