Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

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Buy a patch of land, help save a dolphin! - Taiwan NGOs to present 'wet' land trust application to the government this Wednesday (7 July)

2010-07-05
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For the last three months, MFCU and other NGOs have been asking members of the public to pledge money to collectively buy 200 hectares of land along the Changhua County coast,...read more

EPA Lacks Guts to Follow Through with Own Dolphin Impact Meetings

2009-08-11
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Christina MacFarquhar...read more

Discussion with the military on dolphin impacts

2009-07-03
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On 2 June, representatives from Wild at Heart, Changhua Environmental Protection Union and Matsu’s Fish Conservation Union met with officials from the Ministry of National...read more

Taiwan Military Fires Directly into Critically Endangered Humpback Dolphin Habitat

2009-06-17
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Kyodo News reported today: "Taiwan's military fired grenades and mortar shells into a key habitat for endangered dolphins during live-fire exercises Wednesday, an...read more

Images of Taichung Coal-Fired Power Plant, May 2009

2009-05-19
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See the Save the Humpback dolphin blog* for recent images of Taichung coal-fired power plant (the biggest CO2-emitting power plant in the world), whose effluent flows into...read more

Update and Continuing Concerns Regarding Incidental Harassment Authorisation for L-DEO Marine Seismic Survey in SE Asia

2009-04-28
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Further to previous posts on this issue, in February this year a number of NGOs and individuals wrote to the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) expressing concern...read more

Taiwan Green Groups Call for Action Against Bycatch as U.S. Groups Call for Ban on Taiwan Swordfish Imports

2009-03-21
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Yesterday morning, local conservation groups called upon the Executive Yuan to address the threat of certain types of fishing nets to Taiwan’s humpback dolphins (Sousa...read more