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Why do corals spawn simultaneously? Taiwan's Academia Sinica solves 40-year mystery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent study led by Academia Sinica’s Biodiversity Research Center that found moonrise timing as the key factor behind coral spawning has been published in the Pro...

East Taiwan's Fushan Fish Reserve to reopen after two months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung’s famed Fushan Fish Reserve will reopen on Tuesday (Aug. 14) after closing during the COVID-19 outbreak, announced Taitung County Government. The Fish Res...

As the Titanic decays, expedition will monitor deterioration

The Titanic is disappearing. The iconic ocean liner that was sunk by an iceberg is now slowly succumbing to metal-eating bacteria: holes pervade the wreckage, the crow's nest is already gone and the r...

Australia fights UN downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Tuesday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status due to climate change, while environmentalists have applauded ...

New Research Seeks to Crack the Code of Coral Reef Heat Resilience

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation grants $7.2 million to support researchers working to help coral reefs survive the impacts of climate change SEATTLE, US - News Direct - 2 June 2021 - The Paul G. Allen...

Taiwan builds wastewater treatment plant on disputed South China Sea island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wastewater treatment plant Kaohsiung is building on the disputed South China Sea island of Dongsha will be completed next month, reports said Friday (May 14). The isl...

Opposition grows to 4th cruise ship dock in Mexico's Cozumel

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With tourism shattered by the pandemic, critics say yet another cruise ship dock is the last thing that Mexico’s Caribbean island of Cozumel needs. Cozumel alread...

Groups plant coral fragments at reefs off Florida Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials and environmental groups have begun to plant more than 60,000 fragments of nursery-raised coral at reefs located off the Florida Keys. The Nat...

Taiwan's economics minister comments on algal reef referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economy Affairs (MOEA) Wang Mei-hua (王美花) on Thursday (March 4) reiterated her belief that relying more on natural gas and reducing coal usage are among the pr...

Coral reefs in Taiwan waters suffer mass bleaching

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coral reefs in waters around Taiwan have suffered the worst bleaching in history, with one-third of them dying as a result, according to researchers. During a press...

Habitap Continues to Push the Frontiers in Smart Living and Remains Poised for Growth In 2021

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 December 2020 - Asia's first fully integrated smart living management system, Habitap, has pushed new frontiers in smart concepts for homes, and commercial buildings. H...

US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

Half of Australia Great Barrier Reef corals have died since the 1990s, study reveals

Around 50% of Australia's Great Barrier Reef has died since the 1990s, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal. "The decline occurred in both shallow ...

Australian navy ship tows unexploded bomb out to sea

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian navy divers have removed an unexploded 45-kilogram (100-pound) bomb on a reef off the southeastern coast and a ship towed it to deeper waters because it posed a “significant r...

Taiwan sets up 'coral hospitals' in reef restoration initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is pioneering coral rehabilitation through identifying heat-resilient varieties and building "coral hospitals." The oceanic nation has been blighted by...