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Taiwan to Tighten Laws Banning Shark Fin Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: Taiwan, laws, hunting, shark )

- 2552 days ago -
Taiwan, one of the world's major shark catchers, announced plans on Sunday to tighten measures against hunting the ocean predator for its fin..
Charity Knows No Limit When Disaster Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: help, ho food, disaster, tsunami, Japan, Taiwan, needy, volunteer, Tzu Chi Foundation, Buddhist charity organisation, evacuees )

- 2676 days ago -
Mako Hayashi was immediately on the phone, frantic to find a community where hot food was needed. She planned to deliver stir-fried vermicelli rice noodles and "mabodofu" tofu in chilli-spiced sauce to needy people.
Animals Victory: Taiwan Stops Selling Seal Products
Offbeat  (tags: animal victory, canadian seals, stop selling seal oil products, taiwan, animal advocates )

- 2780 days ago -
Animal rights campaigners achieved victory this week as the two leading retailers in Taiwan said they would stop selling seal oil products. The move came after a campaign by animal rights activists to protect Canadian seals.
Animal Rights Alliance Launched
Offbeat  (tags: taiwan, animal rights alliance, launching, animal advocates, animal protection )

- 2846 days ago -
Dozens of animal rights activists coordinated through the Internet launched the Animal Protection Policy Watch Alliance yesterday, calling on mayoral and councilor candidates taking part in next month's special municipality elections to promise better
Newly Discovered Crab Resembles Strawberries
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, crab, taiwan, resembles strawberry, unusual )

- 3116 days ago -
Marine biologist Ho Ping-ho spotted two colorful crabs off the coast of Taiwan last June. Along with a team of researchers, Ho, Assistant Professor at National Taiwan Ocean University, found the female crabs off the coast near Kenting National Park.

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