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Greenpeace Taiwan calls for action against overpackaging of fruits and vegetables

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan on Tuesday (April 26) urged the government to draw up rules aimed at cutting back on plastic packaging with a focus on fruits and vegetables. Activist...

Labor groups call for end to labor abuse on Taiwan’s fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan joined labor organizations in a protest in Taipei on Thursday (Sept. 30) urging immediate action to protect the rights of migrant fishermen. Participa...

Taiwan's COVID-19 curbs drive spike in food packaging waste

Taiwan has become inundated with waste after a surge COVID-19 cases prompted movement curbs that led to a spike in online shopping and food deliveries and that is threatening to set back efforts to re...

Greenpeace calls for marine protected areas in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is urging an expedited legislative review of the proposed Ocean Protection Act and the creation of a marine protected area (MPA) for sustainable fishing....

Taiwanese consume a straw's worth of plastic each year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The average Taiwanese consumes a drinking straw's worth of microplastics each year due to eating contaminated seafood, according to research by Greenpeace Taiwan. T...

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 ...