Taiwan’s Indigenous People Cope With Climate Change

Publishing Date: September 11, 2015
Channel: The Huffington Post/The Groundtruth Project
Contribution: Author, Production, Camera, Editing

While still studying at HKU, I and classmate Yu Pei-hua traveled together to Taiwan to document climate changes in her home country. She wrote this feature for the Huffington Post:

The farmer’s diverse field highlights one of the ongoing efforts of the Atayal people to adapt their ancestral heritage to the changing climate. Having lived in the Taiwanese mountains for thousands of years, the ethnic Atayal kept the indigenous varieties of crops and flexible strategies to interact with nature. Long before international scientists and Taiwanese officials began paying attention to the pressing problem of climate change, the Atayal have seen and lived the changes firsthand.

I shot the following video.