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Oct 14, 2021

"Carbon Neutral EXPO," Korea's largest energy exhibition, opens from October 13 to 15 at KINTEX: It consists of around 1,200 exhibition booths with 300 companies participating

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) announced that it will host the "Carbon Neutral EXPO," Korea's largest energy...

Oct 07, 2021

香港科技大學(科大)與香港特別行政區政府合作開展一個為期三年的開創性跨領域研究,從海、陸、空三方面監測空氣質素,為本港以及大灣區臭氧的形成和傳送路徑提供更深入的理解。

是次合作為大型科研計劃「大灣區光化學臭氧污染及區域和跨區域傳輸特徵研究」的一部分。該計劃由廣東省政府、香港特區政府和澳門特區政府聯合推出,旨在研究臭氧對整個區域所造成的空氣質素問題。

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﹕...

Aug 03, 2021

Water and Sanitation is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, and a person from Taiwan has been grappling with the persistent issue of harmful cyanobacteria (also called blue-green algae), cyanotoxins, and odor of Laguna de Bay—the largest lake in the Philippines—over the past several...

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

Human-driven global change is challenging the scientific community to understand how marine species might adapt to predicted environmental conditions in the near-future (e.g. hypoxia, ocean warming, and ocean acidification). The effects of the uptake of anthropogenic atmospheric CO2 by oceans affects (i.e. ocean...

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...

Apr 01, 2021

Kaye Earns ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation in its China Calibration Laboratory (Photo: Kaye)

Mar 28, 2021

Awareness of social innovation and commitment in Taiwan is continuously improving. Read about how social innovation-minded firms implement the SDGs while exploring opportunities for local and regional investment.

Mar 26, 2021

Taiwan's first hybrid physical and virtual exhibition showcases the vigorous energy of the wind industry

Wind Energy Asia, Taiwan's first hybrid physical and virtual exhibition and forum, despite the pandemic, was held live in the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center from March 10-12, 2021. A total of 114 industry...

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?

Mar 13, 2021

SINGAPORE, Mar 12, 2021 - A first-of-its-kind virtual conference on drone use for pesticide application in Asia concluded this week after three days of dialogue and discussion among stakeholders from across the food supply chain. The event focused on perspectives ranging from those of regional governments,...

Feb 26, 2021

133,098 acres of critical habitat comes under protection

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.

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Feb 07, 2021

SINGAPORE & LONDON -- Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today that it has opened a new office in Singapore through its affiliate, V.E. Leveraging the group’s comprehensive suite of ESG and climate risk solutions and in-depth expertise, the new office will support regional sustainability bond and loan...

Jan 15, 2021

Final Target Setting Protocol raises curtain on release of individual member targets

Geneva, 14th January 2020 – Following the hottest year on record in 2020, thirty-three of the world’s largest investors have committed to setting and reporting on 2025 targets to support the transition to net-zero greenhouse...

Jan 10, 2021

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman Sustainability Week is being launched through a collaboration between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), be’ah, Omanexpo and Ubar Conferences.