Eco & Green Syndicate content

Jun 03, 2022

(Photo : Chien-Tong Wang)

Discarded fishing nets are extremely harmful to marine ecology, but an alliance of fishermen’s associations, fishing net makers and nylon producers in Taiwan are trying to solve the problem by turning waste nets into outdoor clothing. Here’s what they’re up to.

On February...

May 29, 2022

National Cheng Kung University has announced its ambition to achieve carbon neutrality by 2041, making it the most aggressive public university in Taiwan in this respect. How have they built buildings with no need for air conditioning, and run experiments without using a single drop of tap water?

The April...

Apr 24, 2022

Introduction – The remarkable story of EWS1294, the national early warning system of Cambodia

Apr 23, 2022

The Philippines has the potential to install 21 gigawatt of offshore wind power by 2040, equivalent to about a fifth of its electricity demand by then, the World Bank said in a study released on April 20.

The energy department of the global development bank said that the installation of more wind power would...

Apr 01, 2022

Amid the climate crisis, governments around the world are committing to “net zero” carbon emission targets in order to slow global warming. And in the petrochemical sector, which has played a leading role in the global economy for over a century, a green revolution is under way.

Industry impact
A new...

Mar 20, 2022

Photo Source:Ming-Tang Huang

At JJ Greenhouse’s processing facility in Hsin Kang, Chiayi County, bundles of steel rods are piled over 15 feet high. Viewed from a distance they look like gigantic bundles of spaghetti.

“These aren’t your ordinary metal rods. They’re meant to be flexible like willow...

Dec 19, 2021

Every individual person produces a mountain of paper containers on a daily basis: the paper container for breakfast takeaway, the paper cup for coffee, the paper bowl for a noodle soup for lunch, and dinner in a bento box.

Taiwan’s volume of paper container usage keeps climbing year after year. According to...