This year's Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project is asking artists to create sculptures using local materials such as oyster shells and bamboo to spark dialogue about healthier ways to produce food in Taiwan.
When Jerry wrote about Vincent Callebaut's proposed vertical farm for New York City, he called it a Locavore Wet Dream; I called it one of the silliest, most overwrought jump-the-shark vertical farm ideas ever
In the remote villages around the Cheng Long Wetlands in Taiwan, engagement with environmental issues is on the rise thanks in part to a community-based program that is turning the wetlands into a 'gallery' for ecofriendly art.
Whenever my husband asks me to "pick up a couple of bottles of wine" while shopping, I get surly. My favorite bike panniers are, without exception, NOT well equipped to handle heavy, glass bottles that may shift in
We're intrigued by these experimental furniture pieces recently seen on Designboom. Made by Taiwanese design students Chen Wei-Che and Chung Yo-Hsun this chair and table are made from the waste sugarcane fibre bagasse. Now
If being adorable was a crime, these liger cubs would clearly be in a great deal of trouble -- but that's not why they were seized recently by authorities in Taiwan. In Taiwan's "World Snake King Education Farm" a lion and a
If mosquitoes have nightmares, odds are Huang Yuyen will be making an appearance in them. Yuyen, a pig farmer from Taiwan, may soon find a place in the record books for killing the most winged-bloodsuckers in a month -- over 4
With habitat loss and climate change threatening ecosystems across the world, animals have enough to worry about, but now it seems some are picking up on our unhealthier habits as well. Sure, we've seen alcoholic monkeys tipping back a
This week at Fast Company, we looked at BP's move into next-generation biofuels, a plan to grow algae quickly and efficiently in abandoned mines, EnerDel's hybrid makeover of the Humvee, and the world's tallest green building.
Our second crematorium posts in weeks, but this one is a bit more uplifting than Mike's story about unfortunate Canadians breathing dead people soot. In this instance the Taipei Second Funeral Parlor in Taiwan plan to harness waste heat from their
We've seen some pretty funky feedstock for fabric in our time, from chicken feathers to discarded cigarette butts. Now get set to look at your morning mud in a whole new light because a Taiwanese company has pioneered a