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FORESTS IN PERIL: Ginger greed behind vanishing Taitung forests

05/28/2015 09:16 AM
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No more than a year ago, the forests in Yanping Township in rural Taitung County were green and tranquil. Then suddenly, backhoes and bulldozers began marching up the sides of pristine hills and mountains in rapid succession, knocking down trees to clear land for ginger farming.

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