Siraya Green Valley | Yi-chia
Wang |Jun-ming Wang
Interview with Jun-ming Wang
|Time: November 16th, 2003
|Place: Kou-pi Church
|Interviewer (s):Pei-rong, Bai-qil, and
|Interviewee (s): Jun-ming Wang
Q1: When did
you start to devote yourself to ecological preservation?
A1: Our association started
to be engaged in it a couple of years ago. As for myself,
I've given myself to ecological preservation for more than
Q2: Why did you star to think about the issues of the
environment and ecology?.
A2: Because I had some questions
about the environment. Why do we have graveyards around my
neighborhood? Why is garbage from big cities thrown in front
of my house? Why do people keep filling up our place with
Q3: What kinds of negative effects do developments
have on the environment?
A3: The developments bring
Forcipomyia taiwana , wastes and air airpollution.
Q4: If you
see people are abusing the environment, what will you do?
A4: If I see people dumping
their garbage in our neighborhood, I'll keep a close watch
on them or block their trucks. Sometimes I will ride my motorbike
to follow them.
Q5: You really love taking pictures. What's your favorite
A5: Mostly landscapes, ecology
and the environment.
Q6: Did you face oppositions from others when trying to protect
A6: Yes, from those who have different
ideas about the environment. Some people say preserving the
environment may affect their economic benefits. As we know,
environmental protection can hardly coexist with economic
developments. Generally speaking, we must fight against those
who develop lands or run factories.
Q7: Can you give me a concrete example?
A7: For example, they cut down trees and
destroyed grasslands just to build a trail, the Dakengwei Development
Q8: What do you develop the Sin-hua Forest Farm for?
A8: For economic benefits, of course.
Q9: Who has been protecting this land just like
A9: For example, our association
and other people who have similar ideals and concepts.
Q10: Who can provide resources, or, who has provided resources for
A10: In recent years,
after the establishment of our association, I've drafted some proposals
in the hope of getting subsidies from the government. Sometimes
we apply for subventions from other organizations. We can also do
something to help, like recording sounds and taking pictures of
animals and plants.
Summary Record of Interview