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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...

New Taipei’s coastal businesses join government to launch beach cleaning cooperative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businesses along New Taipei’s coastline have joined the New Taipei City Government Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) Beach Cleaning Cooperative to pr...

Business Today rallies business partners for beach cleaning campaign in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business Today and five of its business partners formed a group consisting of 147 volunteers to clean up a beach in New Taipei’s Wanli District on Sunday (Sept. 26),...

Taiwan investigates beach cleanup ahead of Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is opening an investigation into why the township of Taimali allowed 20 people to start picking up litter from beaches the same day Super Typhoon...

DHL Supply Chain recognized as a Great Place to Work® across Asia

Its commitment to build a team of #ConnectedPeople has won itself this accolade across nine countries in the region, including a re-certification in four countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore an...

Beach cleaning precedes annual opening of Taiwan’s Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said on Saturday (Feb. 27) that it had organized and conducted a beach cleaning activity on Turtle Island off Taiwan’s northeastern coa...

DHL Supply Chain recognized as a Great Place to Work® in Asia

Its approach to build a team of #ConnectedPeople has won itself this accolade across five countries in the region, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam SINGAPORE - Media OutReac...

Taiwan’s Gogoro, Re-Think beach cleaning event collects over 7,800 kg of trash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A summer beach clean-up event organized by electric scooter maker Gogoro and environmental group Re-Think collected 7,825 kg of trash from five different beaches around th...

AP PHOTOS: Italian resort wonders when it will see visitors

SPERLONGA, Italy (AP) — Normally at this time of year, the Italian seaside beach town of Sperlonga would have been bustling with its first clients of the season. Restaurants would h...

Brazil oil spill leaves local fishermen in the lurch

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Holding his breath for 90 seconds, Arivaldo Sousa dives to depths of up to 65 feet (20 meters) to haul lobsters from the seafloor off Bahia state, one of tens of thousands of fis...

Taiwan beach trash 'never-ending': Indonesian environmental enthusiast

An Indonesian migrant worker, who has been organizing cleanups around Taiwan for almost three years, said Sunday that the garbage on one of the country’s beaches is a never-ending problem, and i...

EU, Taiwan officials clean Taiwan beach to raise awareness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of an initiative to raise public awareness of plastic waste in the ocean, Taiwan and European officials took part in a beach cleanup event on Saturday (Oct. 5) in ...

Taiwan’s outlying island of Kinmen cleans up beaches ahead of World Ocean Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Nearly 400 residents and volunteers engaged in beach and harbor cleaning activities in Taiwan’s outlying island of Kinmen on Monday to mark the first World Ocean Day e...

Taiwan environmentalists clear 10,000 plastic bottles from Penghu beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a special beach-cleaning campaign, environmentalists removed 3 tons of trash including 10,000 plastic bottles from the beaches of Penghu, reports said Saturday. ...