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Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Butterflies’ migration to halt Taiwan’s traffic

Source: Seattle Times, Wed April 18, 2007
Taipei, Taiwan - Taiwan will cordon off part of a highway to create a safe passage for a massive seasonal butterfly migration in the coming days, an official said Saturday.

Taiwan reports successful bird flu vaccine tests in animals

Source: CBC, Tue January 30, 2007
Zhunan Town, Taiwan - A vaccine appears to be safe and effective against the deadliest form of the bird flu virus, say researchers in Taiwan who tested the vaccine in animals.

Boffins invent landmine-proof robo-shoe

Source: VNUNET.COM, Sat April 29, 2006
Taipei - Scientists have developed a robotic shoe that will allow people to walk through minefields unharmed.

Dog saves Taiwanese newborn

Source: Yahoo News, Sat January 07, 2006
Kaohsiung, Taiwan - A female husky dog has saved the life of a Taiwanese newborn by snatching him from the toilet after his mother gave birth alone at home and collapsed, a social worker said today.

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