Pandas: An Offer Taiwan May Not Refuse?

In response to the recent publication by the Chinese Forestry Bureau of names selected for the pandas China wishes to send to Taiwan, in addition to the announcement by Taipei more

Do We Need an EE Law?

Legislators and the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) have proposed a "draft EE (environmental education) law". Several hearings have been held on the more

An Island-wide Energy Blowout Party

To: The National Energy Conference From: Robin Winkler Taiwan Wild at Heart Legal Defense Association 21 June 2005 Time to Question Assumptions (2): more

Toxic Cleanup


Why We Oppose Jiyang Artificial Lake

In their publication, "Why we oppose Jiyang Artificial Lake" (我們為甚 麼反對吉洋人工湖), Professors Li Gen-Jheng and Lin Dai-Jin analyze the Taiwanese government's policy more

Highway Would Ravage East Coast

"Highway would ravage east coast", an editorial on the Su Hua Highway written by Robin Winkler and Eric Chung, appeared in the December 19, 2003 issue of the Taipei more

Birdlife International Reports on the Plight of the Pitta

Birdlife International, a global partnership of conservation organizations, reports on the Fairy Pitta and how one of its major breeding grounds is threatened by the Hushan more

Crying Trees: In Memory of the Trees on Hsin-Yi Road, Taipei

What is it that lends Tun-Hua North and South Roads, Jen-Ai Road and Yang-De Boulevard their noble beauty? And what makes the real estate along those stretches the priciest in more

The Hushan Damnation of the Fairy Pitta

It is a well-known fact that the area in Yunlin County in which the Hushan Dam is to be built is geologically unstable. Many nature lovers will also be aware of the importance more