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
Exclusive: The Architect Behind the Solar-Powered Stadium
As if the U.S. wasn't going to look bad enough at this month's World Games, with sports like tug of war, netball , orienteering and Latin dance: the host city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, will be
Furniture made from paper? Paper can't stand up on its own, much less hold people, books, pets or the clothing you don't feel like hanging up, for that matter. Not to worry, this recycled paper furniture by Way Basics can do the
We've all heard reports of varying veracity of wind farms killing birds and bats, but goats? That's what a Taiwanese farmer is claiming, and the Ministry of Agriculture seems to agree with him. The BBC has the full story
We love solar power, we really do, but sometimes wonder if these things are not used for architectural effect rather than real power generation. The new World Games stadium in Kaohsiung, Taiwan is just about
Any regular reader of TreeHugger knows we are passionate advocates for bicycles, and that we also have certain penchant for folding bikes, due to their extra versatility. So it was with a heavy heart that we noticed that U.S. Consumer Product Safety