Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect

VISEGRAD, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and c...

Art exhibition 'Beyond Nature' being held at Vital Space Taichung

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The art exhibition “Beyond Nature” held by the Live Forever Foundation which showcases Taiwanese artists Hung, Tien-Yu and Lo, Yi-Chun’s works is in Ta...

Taiwan haircare brand O'Right wins Sustainable Beauty Award for 2nd year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week in Paris, the annual Sustainable Beauty Awards were held with a Taiwanese brand recognized for the second year in a row for its impressive commitment to producin...

Rally against air pollution to be held in Taipei on Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to an anti-air pollution march on Nov. 3, organized by over 20 environmental groups to advocate for improved environmental policies and voice concern...

Sri Lanka works to clean oil slicks near capital

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has deployed hundreds of coast guard and navy personnel to clean oil slicks on a coastal stretch near the capital following a spill caused by a pipeline leak. ...

Global Synthetic Gypsum Market 2018-2022 | Regulations in Coal-Fired Power Plants to Drive Demand | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018-- analysts forecast the global synthetic gypsum market to grow at a CAGR of nearly 5% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report...

Taipei Biennial 2018: Intersection of art and environmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- Taipei Biennial 2018, an international contemporary art exhibition held by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM), is slated to run from November of this year to March 2019. (Ph...

Mooring buoys to help protect Xiaoliuqiu coral reefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mooring buoys have begun to be installed in waters around the island of Xiaoliuqiu (小琉球) in an effort to protect the island's unique coral reefs from damage. The buoys,...

Dead fish found near factory inferno in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The aftermath of Saturday's (April 28) fatal blaze at a factory in northern Taiwan has inflicted damage to the surrounding environment and air quality, including aquat...

Taichung takes steps to reduce air pollution in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The air quality in Kinmen, Taichung and some parts of western Taiwan was rated "unhealthy" on Sunday, prompting the Taichung City government to order some measures to reduce ...

Indulge in firefly watching at Taipei's Daan Forest Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Friends of Daan Forest Park Association is collaborating with the Public Works Department to repopulate fireflies in the northern metropolis of Taipei, Taiwan. It h...

An awe-inspiring visit to Taiwan’s national monument in Houtong-- Jinzibei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I’ve visited Jinzibei Historical Trail (金字碑古道) in Rueifang Township, New Taipei City a couple of times in the past. My most recent visit took place in November last year. T...

S. Koreans outraged over air pollution from China, government's lack of action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea has been covered in a fine haze of air pollution since last week that originated in China, with many residents becoming increasingly angry and alarmed. Ther...

Japan and Taiwan to hold official dialogue on maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Taiwan and Japan will hold an official dialogue on maritime affairs this week in Taipei. The meeting is expected to c...

45 million crabs march on Australian island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- 45 million red crabs are on the move, migrating across Christmas Island to spawn in the water. Each year millions of female red crabs perform the ritual week long journey to re...