Taiwan, Eco-example to the Nations

This Asian island may be small and crowded, but it is also home to a wide variety of eco-initiatives that put countries like Israel to shame.

As the United Nations marks International Day for Biological Diversity on Wednesday, countries around the world are taking the opportunity to size up their neighbors' conservation efforts – and to rethink their own. Israel would do well to look to Taiwan, which though similar in size boasts far larger and more effective biodiversity programs.