Pink azaleas flower in Wulai, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Azalea season is in full swing around Taiwan and some of the season’s loveliest blossoms are in Wulai. The pink azalea, also known as an Indian Azalea or Rhododen...

Crew with seeds, corals restore environment in Puerto Rico

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico (AP) — As crews re-string electric lines and clear debris from Hurricane Maria, a small group of Puerto Rican and international conservationists is working on rebuilding natural w...

Taiwan Roadkill Network promotes public participation to expand data collection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey administered by the Taiwan Roadkill Observation Network over a five-year period revealed that around five million animals become roadkill each year, reported UDN....

Rare glowing viper sharks caught in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Off the coast of of Taiwan's Taitung County, scientists captured a rare species of shark, which was later identified as the seldom seen viper shark (Trigonognathus kabeyai)...

Taipower's Wanda generating station becomes eco-education site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Wanda hydro-electric generating station, completed by the Japanese just before the outbreak of WWII is now an environmental education center. In 2012 Taipower began an ove...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan blue magpie flying in the sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan blue magpie is spotted fluttering its wings in the sky. To celebrate Earth day, the Ministry of Culture (MOC) posted several photos of species in Taiwan on its of...

Mountain clean-up launched to discourage foraging black bears

Some 700 kilograms of trash and kitchen waste was removed last week from an area near the Siangyang Cabin on the Jiaming Lake trail in Taitung County, one of the main habitats of the Formosan black be...

US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific

HONOLULU (AP) -- Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-...

Ma-Xi meeting gift: Ma to give Xi a ceramic Formosan blue magpie

Taipei, Nov. 6 (CNA) Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (???) will present a ceramic Formosan blue magpie to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (???) on Saturday to mark their landmark meeting in Singapor...