Holy Pigs In Taiwan

Eccorazzi

A festival in Taiwan showcasing the corpses of fattened pigs has come under fire from “animal advocates.” Chen Yu-min, director of the Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan, has been telling people that “obesity in animals is a disease,” just as it is with humans.

A Little Tern flagged in Taiwan visits Australia

10,000 Birds

This indicated that the Little Tern had been captured in Taiwan. Little Tern “M1” from Taiwan with Greater Sand Plovers. We have observed an individually marked Grey-tailed Tattler from Taiwan each year in the non-breeding part of their year since late 2012 and it is especially nice to see its safe return to Broome each year. Little Tern “M1” from Taiwan with Greater Sand Plovers.

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A Grey-tailed Tattler flagged In Taiwan returns annually

10,000 Birds

You may remember my recent posts where we discovered a Little Tern that had been flagged in Taiwan on Cable Beach. I immediately contacted the banders in Taiwan and they confirmed that it was one of their birds and it had received its metal band and flags on 4th August 2012 at Kinmen Island in Taiwan and had not been observed since! The other interesting fact is that it has never been observed back in Taiwan and it has never been observed anywhere else in the Flyway.

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Ellen DeGeneres to Taiwan: Do Not Use Puppies for Experiments

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Ellen DeGeneres to Taiwan: Do Not Use Puppies for Experiments appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ellen DeGeneres joined with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to urge the Taiwanese government to refrain from using puppies in experiments.

Alec Baldwin Asks Taiwan to Cancel Dog Experiments

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Read More The post Alec Baldwin Asks Taiwan to Cancel Dog Experiments appeared first on Ecorazzi. The proposed experiments would include injecting beagles with rabies in order to test vaccines. Animals Causes News Top News alec baldwin

4 Tips for Surviving a Move-in With Your Long-Distance Partner.

Elephant Journal

This past year I was intensely studying Mandarin Chinese in Taipei, Taiwan when love came a knockin’: I met my Israeli partner, who was doing a three month work project in Taiwan. During this time, we built a love and friendship that neither of us wanted to end when his project was over. So, we decided […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) adapting Adventure culture shock international love long distance relationships travel

Rare Tree Cut Down by Christmas Thief at WA Arboretum

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Black-faced Spoonbill

10,000 Birds

In Taiwan, two major sanctuaries have been allocated as part of the spoonbill recovery program. In Taiwan, where around 60% of the birds spend the winter, they are reliant on the Large-scaled Mullet, but this small fish is also endangered so much of the conservation effort is directed at preserving the spoonbills’ food supply. It has a number of favoured wintering sites of which Taiwan is the most popular, harbouring around 60% of the world’s population.

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Local permaculturist creates sustainable food forest in Ypsilanti Township

Green (Living) Review

Chen comes from Taiwan, with a background in business. Her interest in medicinal and edible plants grew from time she spent hiking through mountains in Taiwan- she wanted to know what plants to avoid and what she could eat, as a survival skill.

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Bird Found on Plane

10,000 Birds

A songbird was found on a flight between Taiwan and Los Angeles and authorities believed it escaped from the custody of someone trying to smuggle it. The bird was not identified to species, which is kind of frustrating. This serves as a reminder that there are always jerks out there willing to break the law to fulfill demand from other jerks who don’t understand that wild birds should be left in the wild. Asides

Artist Turns Thousands of Bicycles Into Art

Wend Magazine

In his latest exhibit, Forever Bicycles in Taiwan, Weiwei layers thousands of bicycles to represent the rapid pace of China’s social change.

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In an Interconnected World, it’s “Selfish” (in a Good Way) to Care about Others.

Elephant Journal

My bike is made in Taiwan. In an Interconnected World, it’s “Selfish” to Care about Others. My vodka is local, for reals. My pizza is vegan, made locally, but from a hardcore Italian place. My kebab doesn’t exist, but my cell phone is sourced from Africa and China and California. My movies are foreign, as [.]. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good

I'm just humbled to be nominated (and arrogant enough to believe I contribute)

Environmental Economics

The seven finalists -- Columbus, Ohio; Oulu, Finland; Stratford, Canada; Taichung City, Taiwan; Tallinn, Estonia; Taoyuan County, Taiwan; and. On Wednesday, Louis Zacharilla, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum. ICF), announced the organization's seven finalists for the 2013. Intelligent Community of the Year. The announcement was made during the. final day of the Pacific Telecommunications Council's annual meeting in. Honolulu.

Brilliant IKEA dinner table outsmarts mealtime smartphone users!

Green Prophet

Head to IKEA Taiwan where designers have cooked up a table that encourages real-time relationships, eye contact and chat. Images: YouTube/IKEA Taiwan 宜家家居.

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Liberal or literal?

10,000 Birds

The Collared Finchbill is found quite commonly in Taiwan, N Indochina and S China, but being present in Beijing would extend its range by over 450 miles to the north and eBird were keen to get some additional details when I tried to submit the sighting.

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Five myths about economic growth

Green (Living) Review

There’s been the Taiwan miracle, the miracle of Chile and even the Massachusetts miracle. We were sent this by CASSE – the Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy.

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"A good lesson for journals"

Environmental Economics

At the time, corresponding author Wen-Bin Chiou , of National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, told us that a research assistant who had since left the lab hadn’t kept questionnaires used in the research, making replication impossible.

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An Agile Wallaby amongst the shorebirds

10,000 Birds

It was rather nice to get a report about 10 days later of one of those Great Knot feeding on a mudflat in Taiwan! It is not uncommon to see Agile Wallabies Macropus agilis around the Broome area and everyone avoids driving on dusk or dawn as much as possible when they are most active.

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In case you were wondering, I joined the Ohio State faculty in 2000*

Environmental Economics

Taiwan. I was recently made aware of a 2012 article in Ecological Economics listing the "Most influential institutions in the field of environmental and ecological economics (2000–2009)."  "  Here they are: 1. University of Maryland. Resources for the Future. University of East Anglia. World Bank. National Chung Hsing University. Vrije University Amsterdam. Netherlands. Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Indonesia. Ohio State University.

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Bring Your Own Cutlery needs to become a new trend

Green (Living) Review

Bring Your Own Cutlery (BYOC) needs to become a new trend, no ifs or buts by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bring your own chopsticks has become a trend in Japan and Taiwan and this must extend to cutlery elsewhere.

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Mexican Warblers

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I have taken refuge on the high ground as Irene batters the east coast of North America and Nanmadol swamps the Philipines, Taiwan and east China, but my thoughts and best wishes are with anyone who has been affected by the storms.

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The bane of the wooden disposable chopstick

Green (Living) Review

In response to this, however, the Bring Your Own Chopsticks (BYOC) movement began and is gaining ground in places like Japan, China and Taiwan.

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Greater Sand Plover with abnormal colouration

10,000 Birds

A fine example of site faithfulness in shorebirds can be shown by the Grey-tailed Tattler “35” that was flagged in Taiwan in August 2012 and has returned to our local beach during the non-breeding season for five years now.

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A Terek Sandpiper flagged in Japan visits Australia

10,000 Birds

I had only just written about the observation of a Little Tern flagged in Taiwan last week when another flagged bird from overseas placed itself in our path! The Little Tern was also blue and white flags, but it was a white flag above a blue flag on the left tarsus and that indicates it has been flagged in Taiwan. This time we were walking the beach near the port in Broome where we regularly encounter large flocks of shorebirds at this time of year.

Aqua Drip Water Spike by EcoCharlie – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

The Aqua Drip Water Spike is made in Taiwan, though from my conversation with someone from EcoCharlie at the Garden Press Event 2010 I understood it to be a British product.

2010 137

Pig Problems? Start Potty Training to Avoid Pollution

Eco Friendly Daily

Taiwan believes it has hit upon a solution to the perennial problem of pollution, smell and excessive water use on pig farms. Stephen Shen, Taiwan’s environment minister had this to say to Reuters –.

Reddell Beach shorebirds

10,000 Birds

In fact we are still observing our Grey-tailed Tattler that was flagged in Taiwan on 4th August 2012 and returns to Broome each year in the non-breeding season! Reddell Beach or Riddell Beach, depending on your source of information is a very picturesque beach in Broome between the port of Broome and Gantheaume Point. It varies from Cable Beach , because rather than white sand and white sand dunes it offers pindan red cliffs and the dirt does stain!

Organic Trade Association Marks Official Launch of Online Global Organic Trade Guide with New Market Data Section and Real-Time Map Tool

Green (Living) Review

Import Tools – Get import information and contacts specific to the European Union, Canada, Japan and Taiwan. The world’s first user-friendly website designed to help U.S.

"What You Should Know About the Professor Who Has Trump’s Ear on the Economy"

Environmental Economics

And later that day, when Mr. Trump broke nearly 40 years of diplomatic protocol and spoke directly to the president of Taiwan, at least one account highlighted the likely role that Mr. Navarro’s get-tough-with-China influence may have had on the president-elect’s actions.

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Megahome Water Distiller – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

aka The General Trading Company (Europe), made in Taiwan, which means the Republic of China and not the People's Republic, aka China, on the other hand is neither too expensive nor ugly.

Cooking up Energy: Waste gases from fried chicken offer clean power

EcoFriend

In this context, Yu Chin-hung from Taiwan has just found a way to convert all the waste gases from a chicken frying stand into enough energy that will drive a whole chicken cart unit.

DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

Green Home Blog

The mini-blind connection was first noted in 1996, when the CPSC analyzed blinds being imported from China, Taiwan, Mexico and Indonesia. DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

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Shining a light on #EarthHour2016

Green Prophet

Education programs for schools were launched in Thailand and Taiwan. Earth Hour is upon us. It comes every year on Saturday 19 March, as the clock strikes 8:30 PM around the globe.

New Video: The Pacific Rim Coal Bubble

Sightline Daily

Over the next two years, as China’s coal imports continued to grow, prices on the Pacific Rim seaborne coal markets skyrocketed, as power companies in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China all competed for a limited supply of coal on the seaborne markets. Hey, kids!

United By Blue Kicks Off 2012 Waterway Cleanup Season

Green (Living) Review

from South Carolina to Taiwan. Ocean-friendly apparel brand United By Blue prepares to get its hands dirty in another season of ocean and waterway cleanups beginning March 6.

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Go for the green photo: #7

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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