Issues

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 humpba...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 over...read more

Plans for Nuclear Waste Dumping in Taiwan

2009-04-21
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"Whether it's inner-city America or a remote Aboriginal village in Taiwan, toxic and other waste often ends up dumped near the poorest, most marginalized communities....read more

Wild at Heart Founder Quoted in Energy Debate Report

2009-04-17
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Wild at Heart Legal Defense Association founder Robin Winkler was recently quoted in a Bloomberg article, "Taiwan Energy Talks Pit Ma Against Nuclear Opponents", regard...read more

Wild Case: Tucheng Munitions Storage Area

2009-03-23
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One of the projects Wild has recently been involved with extensively is the effort to save a community in Tucheng (土城), Taipei County, from the greed of politicians and developer...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 chin...read more

Sea Goddess Matsu to be Accompanied by her Critically Endangered “Fish” During Pilgrimage

2009-03-18
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**Volunteers needed** This weekend, Taiwanese conservation groups will be joining the eight-day Tachia Matsu Pilgrimage (大甲媽祖遶境) in central Taiwan in order to raise awareness o...read more

ETS Humpback Dolphins in Taichung Waters (with movie clips)

2009-03-17
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Some of Taiwan's critically endangered Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins were filmed yesterday in coastal waters near a coal-fired power plant which has been ranked first in the...read more
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