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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 ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MUELLER TO TESTIFY PUBLICLY BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEES The f...

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem. In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individu...

Environmentalists warn: Balloons provide no joy for wildlife

DETROIT (AP) — Environmental advocates are raising awareness about the dangers of balloons for wildlife in the Great Lakes and elsewhere. Volunteers for the Alliance for the Great La...

Volunteers' cleanup effort restores beach on Taiwan's Penghu to original beauty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Longmen Back Bay Beach (龍門後灣海灘) on Taiwan’s outlying Penghu Islands has been restored to its original beauty after community volunteers took turns cleaning it up, Central...

Taiwan elementary school in Penghu honored for beach clean-up efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A small elementary school in Taiwan’s outlying Penghu County (澎湖縣) has been honored by the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) with a special award for c...

More condoms, fewer cigarettes found in annual beach cleanup

SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers cleaning up New Jersey beaches last year found everything but the kitchen sink. Oh wait, they found one of those, too. Unsurprisingly, nearly 82 pe...

EU climate action week in Taipei to address global warming

A decisive response from all nations, especially the major economies, is key to reaching the desired level of greenhouse gas emissions, and the European Union is sharing its experience with Taiwan to ...

Registration for 2018 Penghu Cross-sea Marathon begins now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2018 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-sea Marathon, which will take place on November 4 in Taiwan’s outlying county of Penghu, will feature creative cheerleaders, creativ...

Air Force leads clean-up of beach in Penghu County, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force Service Squadron of Magong Air Base (馬公基地) lead a party of volunteers to clean Peiliao beach (北寮海灘) in Huxi Township (湖西), Penghu County (澎湖縣) in a demonstra...

Tzu Chi volunteers clear 8 tons of trash from Taiwan coastlines

TAIPEI (CNA) - Volunteers from Tzu Chi Foundation, one of Taiwan's largest charitable organizations, joined a beach cleanup earlier in the week in observation of June 8 World Oceans Day, clearing ...

The Coca-Cola Foundation Grants $1 Million to The Recycling Partnership to Help Prevent Marine Debris at the Curb

FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2018--Marine debris is a global crisis for our waterways and oceans and an imminent concern for consumers, communities and industries. By 2050, it is estimat...

South Taiwan resort of Kenting will keep cleaning its beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Facing falling numbers of visitors, beaches in Kenting (墾丁) will be targeted for more cleanup campaigns over the next few months, the Pingtung County Government said Thurs...

Camera lost in Japan is found by Taiwanese students 2 years later

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Japanese woman yesterday (March 28) finally found her camera over two years after losing in it the ocean in Japan after Taiwanese elementary school students stumbled on it at...

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. ...