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Taiwan leads Asia in green energy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan leads Asia in green energy transformation, with the development of green power the most important task of the next decade, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday ...

Maine salmon product company denies claims in lawsuit

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based smoked salmon producer is defending itself against claims that its products are not sustainably produced. A New York resident alleged in a lawsuit...

Is Pakistan prepared to deal with climate migration?

A report by ActionAid International and Climate Action Network South Asia recently revealed that in the past few decades, more than 18 million people in South Asia have been forced to migrate due to c...

Appeals court: NOAA can't make rules for offshore fish farms

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a decision that throws out rules regulating fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico. The law granting authority over fi...

2019 FUTEX in Taipei set to spotlight smart agriculture tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 FUTEX future technology exhibition taking place in Taipei between Dec. 5-8 will emphasize Taiwan’s smart agricultural biotech. Featured at the annual tec...

Taijiang National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Located on the southwest coast of Taiwan, Taijiang National Park has a total area of 39,310 hectares, including sea and land areas. It is the only national park in Taiwan that ...

Taiwan's National Penghu University joins global network of island universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Penghu University of Science and Technology (NPU) has become a member of a global network of island universities, paving the way for it to further expand exch...

Taiwan transfers 6 aid projects from former ally to Nicaragua

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan has moved six cooperation projects from El Salvador to Nicaragua since it severed diplomatic relations with the former earlier this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Judge: NOAA can't regulate fish farming under fisheries law

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans has thrown out the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's rules for fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the agency lacked authority to...

AP PHOTOS: Haitian ex-pats return to build lake enterprise

FOND PARISIEN, Haiti (AP) — Two Haitian brothers came back to their homeland to build a livelihood on Lake Azuei, a turbulent expanse of water that has often been cruel to those living along its shore...

Mexico hopes fish farming can help save endangered porpoise

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico hopes fish farming can help weaken the illegal market for the totoaba fish and help save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, of which less than 30 survive. ...

Taiwan to be hit by 3 cold air waves in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are three successively colder waves of air that will blow into Taiwan during over the next six days, with the first blast of cold air arriving today (Jan. 26), according ...

Any lice with that salmon? Parasite plagues global industry

ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe. A surge of parasitic sea lice is disrupting salmon farms around the wor...

Collapse at salmon farm renews debate about fish farming

SEATTLE (AP) — A marine net pen holding 305,000 farmed Atlantic salmon collapsed recently, releasing thousands of fish into Puget Sound and renewing concerns that a new proposed salmon farm could harm...

New Alaska handbook provides how-to on heated greenhouses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cold-climate greenhouses have long been an option for increasing the limited growing season in Alaska, where fresh produce is a rarity in a harsh environment. But for many rem...