Holy Pigs In Taiwan

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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. The “holy pig” ceremony is a Chinese New Year tradition where pigs are fattened, slaughtered, dressed in New Year decorations and paraded through the streets of Sanxia.

Ellen DeGeneres to Taiwan: Do Not Use Puppies for Experiments

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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. Animals Causes News Top News alec baldwin ellen degeneres maggie q

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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

50 Low-Carbon Villages in Taiwan

Green Living Ideas

This week Taiwan announced their intention to create 50 “low-carbon villages” by the end of 2011. According to Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (TEPA), the plan is to recruit two or more village-level districts in each city or county each village to cut emissions using a range of tactics, from limiting car or scooter trips and [.] [ 50 Low-Carbon Villages in Taiwan from Green Living Ideas ].

Taiwan Surges Forward in Solar Energy Developments

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gigawatts, while combined solar cell shipments by China and Taiwan accounted for 62.2 Taiwan's solar industry is equipped with world-class manufacturing capability, excellent industry infrastructure and a strong research and development base, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. Taiwan-based solar wafer firm Eversol announced a one-year agreement to supply 58 million

Mystery Of The Dead Fish

Eco Friendly Daily

In the past several weeks, islands off the coast of Taiwan have been experiencing an unusual event. The subtropical Penghu Islands , in the Taiwan Strait, are economically dependent on tourism, as well as fishing and agriculture. Environment mass mortality Taiwan Thousands of fish are washing up on the beaches, causing the government to issue disaster relief funds. Different species of fish are involved, from the common to the exotic, including both farmed and wild fish.

Rare Tree Cut Down by Christmas Thief at WA Arboretum

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Stop Saying This if You Want to Live a Happier Life. I Guarantee.

Elephant Journal

My dad came visited me in Austin all the way from Taiwan. I tried to go back every year, but since I didn’t go back last year, my family decided to come instead. One day I was chatting with my dad on our way to a local outlet, he started saying, “You should’ve majored in […].

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. It’s not often that you find more than one thousand bicycles hanging from a ceiling in a fine art gallery, but for Ai Weiwei it is just another expression of his art. You may know him from his role in the 2008 Olympics as the artistic consultant for the Beijing National Stadium.

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Traveling To Hawaii From California

Conservation Hawaii

Hawaii Expands Pre-Travel Testing Program to Taiwan and Southern Californias Ontario International Airport. What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Hawaii.

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.

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. To the untrained eye, Zeal Chen’s yard might look overgrown and unkempt. But ask her about any plant on her property and she’ll tell you what it is and how you can use it.

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Quarantine Rules Hawaii

Conservation Hawaii

Travelers from other US states Canada Japan South Korea and Taiwan are allowed to bypass Hawaiis mandatory 10-day quarantine on most islands by following strict pre-travel testing rules.

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

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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"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. Retractionwatch : Last month, we reported on a retraction in Judgment and Decision Making that said “problems were discovered with the data.”

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Hawaii Quarantine

Conservation Hawaii

Travelers from other US states Canada Japan South Korea and Taiwan are allowed to bypass Hawaiis mandatory 10-day quarantine on most.

Top 50 Best Road Bike Brands

Icebike

– Location: Taiwan. – Location: Taiwan. Urban cycling is shooting up in popularity, and has been in recent years. It is one of the greenest and healthiest ways to get around the city.

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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. Sit four people around the dinner table, and at see that least three are tethered to their smartphones (well, someone’s got to cook and serve). What’s a conversation-starved hostess to do? You remember those once-essential ingredients to a decent mealtime experience.

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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? News media company CNN recently completed a study which shows that four ordinary brands of Christmas lights exhibit lead levels that are high enough to present a danger to children.

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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. Love it – there are so few organisations pointing out the insanity of the quest for perpetual growth (image: [link] ). We particularly like the observation that the service economy can’t be de-materialised, and therefore can’t grow forever.

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High numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips in Dogs

Conservation Hawaii

Prevalence and incidence rates that of dizziness increased at significantly in taiwan from 2000 to 2013, while to balance problems were exhibited no substantial evolutionary change in incidence, according to findings published in probability the journal of rheumatology.

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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 –. As Chang Chung-Tou, general manager of Long Kow Foods Enterprise, a pig farm with toilets in the western Taiwan county of Yunlin, says –. It has experimented with potty training for pigs and results are quite encouraging.

Wishing you a greener holiday!

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How to Lower Your Electricity Bills in Summer and Winter

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government has international agreements in place with Canada, the European Union, Japan, Switzerland and Taiwan to use the Energy Star designation in those nations as well [17]. In a 2008 study sponsored by the New York Times, it was found that two-thirds of electricity used by United States consumers was wasted [1]. Other countries waste less, but even in the most energy-efficient locales like Scandinavia and Japan there is still plenty of fat to be trimmed.

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Go for the green photo: #9 3 September 10 · 0 comments | A Thousand Words | W hen it comes to the spirit offerings—what gods wouldn’t be tempted by these soulful bits of beauty?—strewn

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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. Bring Your Own Cutlery (BYOC) needs to become a new trend, no ifs or buts, but, oh, and here is a but, we then also have to take it home again to wash up when it is dirty. It is not difficult and not rocket science.

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

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Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Go for the green photo: #7

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Go for the green photo: #7 13 July 10 · 0 comments | A Thousand Words | T he unbridled joy of sunset on a glorious Nayarit , Mexico beach says it all. You might also like.

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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. This special chicken cart is currently on display at the exhibition of dual use military technology in Lung-Yuan Research Park, Taiwan.

Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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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!

San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact San Francisco to install 5,000 electric car chargers 15 August 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | T he electric car has found a welcoming home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I might just be able to live with it – but then more than like not even then – if the majority of those disposable chopsticks that are given out with sushi and other East Asian takeout dishes were made of bamboo but they are not.

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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. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is always good to see devices that can turn a plastic soda bottle into something useful, be this a plant watering device, such as by means of the Aqua Drip Water Spike, a bird feeder (we'll come to that one in another article) or whatever else.

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Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives 15 November 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | S ix Senses Laamu , a new luxury green resort in the Maldives , opens in April 2011.

Ubud, Bali: visit the Eat Pray Love cafe

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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. It’s a worldwide movement that aims to unite the global community on a broad range of environmental issues, working on a grassroots level to enact mass behavioral change. Join the fun by turning off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for your commitment to the planet.

Lebanon’s Bees are Freezing

Green Prophet

Previously thought to occur only in Europe and North America with potential cases in Taiwan and Ireland, CCD is a phenomenon in which worker bees suddenly abandon their hives en masse, literally collapsing the colony. Huge bee die offs do not bode well for agriculture in Lebanon. A staggering proportion of bees in an important agricultural hub have frozen to death in Lebanon.

Sunday photo: yikes stripes!

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Go for the green photo: #8

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Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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