Taiwan’s Yangmingshan National Park declared the world’s first official Urban Quiet Park

Taiwan’s Yangmingshan National Park – home to hot springs, lush forests, cherry blossoms, hiking trails, subtropical climate zones and the country’s largest dormant volcano – has been declared the world’s first official Urban Quiet Park. Taiwan’s government and California-based non-profit organisation Quiet Parks International made the announcement on World Environment Day on 5 June. Urban Quiet Parks are defined as a natural area in or near a … Continue reading Taiwan’s Yangmingshan National Park declared the world’s first official Urban Quiet Park