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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 2 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 2 of 4 (INT)

Little Liuqiu is our only offshore coral reef island in Taiwan (Formosa). It is home to the growth of algae, and the water temperature is warm. Therefore, the green sea turtles naturally find this place attractive to stay for lengthy periods. As one slowly grows into maturity, it will become herbivorous, shifting its diet to marine plants like algae and seagrass. If we all have an environmentally friendly attitude, the environment for the sea turtles will be preserved, and it will also have the opportunity to grow and breed the next generation.
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-11   145 Views
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-11

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

When you visit Little Liuqiu, the chance of seeing the green sea turtles is higher than not seeing them. Usually, the visitors see them. The biggest difference from many places around the world is , in some places, you have to dive in order to see them; some are only visible during specific seasons. However, here in Little Liuqiu, you can see them all year-round. We should realize that it was not easy for such a precious thing to become so common and easy to access. But thanks to the government’s efforts, the non-governmental organizations’ support, the local residents’ recognition, and tourists’ assistance, we have these precious landscape that we can appreciate. It all depends on everybody’s efforts.
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-25   151 Views
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-25

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 3 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 3 of 4 (INT)

My home, Little Liuqiu, is a gorgeous coral island. Situated off the southwestern coast of Taiwan, or Formosa, it is part of Pingtung County. The Taiwanese (Formosan) Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan has launched a number of efforts to safeguard Little Liuqiu. Beginning in 2019, a two-year plan called Plastic Reduction & Zero-Plastic was implemented. Recently, little Liuqiu promoted beach cleaning through a creative beach currency created out of weathered glass scraps. CEO Chen Ren-ping of HiiN Studio and artist Lin Pei-yu tell how this wonderful idea works.
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-18   177 Views
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-18

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 1 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 1 of 4 (INT)

Little Liuqiu is one of the few isolated isles that is completely made up of coral reefs. So, when you arrive by boat from Taiwan (Formosa), you’ll find that the colors of the sea change, with about three or four colors. Upon arrival, the water is so clear you can see the bottom of the ocean. That is because this is a coral reef island. It nurtures abundant marine life. In recent years, the rich biological scenery in the intertidal zone has attracted lots of tourists. They come to visit the intertidal zone. This whole area has become more environmentally friendly, with more and more green sea turtles inhabiting Little Liuqiu.
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-04   655 Views
Nature's Beauty
2019-09-04

Xinjiang Tianshan: The Awe-Inspiring Heavenly Mountains

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Xinjiang Tianshan: The Awe-Inspiring Heavenly Mountains

Tianshan, also known as the Heavenly Mountains, is touted as one of the world’s largest mountain ranges. The Tianshan Mountains span through four countries: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. From east to west, the mountain range is 1,553 miles long. Xinjiang Tianshan, spanning more than 600,000 hectares in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of northwest China, is a giant of exceptional beauty within the Tianshan mountain system. The Heavenly Mountains in Xinjiang is home to spectacular snowy mountains with glacier-capped peaks, peaceful forests and meadows, clear waters, red bed canyons, as well as desolate desert. The ongoing biological and ecological evolutionary processes further add a unique and mysterious feature to the site.
Nature's Beauty
2019-10-16   140 Views
Nature's Beauty
2019-10-16
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