Eco & Green Syndicate content

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...

Oct 07, 2021



空氣污染乃世界上最大的環境健康威脅,每年導致全球700萬人早逝1。香港政府環境保護署(環保署) 今年推出「香港清新空氣藍圖2035」,以進一步改善本港和區內的空氣質素,並協助本港於2050年達至碳中和。儘管當局近年在控制影響健康的空氣污染物﹕...

Jul 24, 2021

The Philippines became the first country in the world to approve the commercial production of genetically modified “golden rice,” a rice variant that develops beta-carotene in the growing process, thus giving it a yellow, or “golden,” colour.

This sort of rice was created as an effective crop for targeting...

Jun 21, 2021

Japan’s industry conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will invest in a 600-megawatt wind farm in Laos, the country’s first and the largest so far across Southeast Asia, which will supply electricity to Vietnam.

Mitsubishi said on June 16 that it reached an agreement to invest in the project’s developer,...

Jun 05, 2021

The leading development assistance agencies of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea have agreed to pursue joint development projects in the Philippines to boost the country’s climate resilience and address ocean plastic pollution.

Jun 05, 2021

As the United States marks its 75th year of diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have agreed to advance their cooperation to protect the Philippines’ rich...

May 17, 2021

Collecting reams of underwater measurements and images is difficult and expensive – a Hong Kong start-up is outsourcing the tasks to robots.

Marine researchers the world over now have a reliable solution for capturing and analysing data from beneath the sea – thanks to an innovation developed and produced by...

May 10, 2021

Cleaning bones and getting rid of rotten meat of a blue whale, the largest animal around the world, Marine Biology and Cetacean Research Center (MBCRC), National Cheng Kung University, is now carrying out an unprecedented mission of Taiwan. Floating on the ocean, the carcass of a blue whale was stranded on Taitung’...

May 08, 2021

From left: Dr Du Hongjian, Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai, and Mr Anjaneya Dixit from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering with the raw materials, processed clays, and the finished concrete product.

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per...

Mar 21, 2021

The water shortage across Taiwan has reached alarming levels as more than half of reservoirs are running dry. Digging wells and recycling wastewater are longer-term measures that cannot alleviate the immediate critical situation. What else can Taiwan do to better manage scarce water resources?

Feb 08, 2021

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement valued at more than Php7.25 billion ($150 million) to protect the Philippine environment.