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The Unique Sail Rock in Taiwan’s Kenting National Park

Strikingly standing on the seashore just a few meters off the coast highway, Sail Rock (Chuanfan Rock 船帆石) is an amazing vertical monolith that is one of the iconic landmarks of Kenting National Park in southern Taiwan. Please watch the following video for more images of Sail Rock. Origin of Sail Rock Sail Rock is ...

Billy Shyu

The Sail Rock is a striking rock in Hengchun Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Fate of Coral Reefs Undermined by Mining

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs. The study looked at coral reefs around Christmas Island, where there’s been extensive phosphate mining for around 100 years. Lead researcher Dr. Jennie Mallela says in areas near the island’s mining “hot spots,” the ...

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Liuqiu, a Small Island That Abounds With Natural Beauty

Liuqiu, also called Xiao Liuqiu or Little Liuqiu (小琉球), is a beautiful island with abundant coral reefs that abounds with natural beauty. It is approximately 15 kilometers off the west coast of Southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County (屏東縣) and is easily accessible by ferry boat from Tongkang (東港). Please watch the following video about Liuqiu island. ...

Billy Shyu