Biodiversity / Food / Water

Biodiversity is the foundation of our lives, society and economy. This section presents the status in Japan of biodiversity, conservation efforts, initiatives to promote the more sustainable use of water resources, and food issues.
Mar 30, 2018
The February 2018 issue of the JFS Newsletter reported on a Japanese village's...
Mar 28, 2018
The SAVE JAPAN Project of the Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. was recogniz...
Mar 22, 2018
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced on November 27, 2017, that it h...
Aleph Wins Hokkaido Biodiversity Conservation Award
Feb 24, 2018
Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost prefecture, announced the winners of its first b...
RIKEN Study Successfully Enhances Tolerance of Plants to Salt Stress
Feb 8, 2018
The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) in Japan announced on N...
Another Role for Igune (premises forest)
Jan 1, 2018
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
15-Year Integrated Forest Environment Education in Shimokawa, Hokkaido to Support Sustainable Forest Management
Dec 28, 2017
The last issue introduced the town of Shimokawa, Hokkaido, whose industrial pr...
Fifth Contest to Award Excellent Environmental and Social Practices by Junior High, High School Students
Dec 21, 2017
A contest in Japan to award junior high and high school student groups for out...
Coco Farm & Winery: An Amazing Model of Special Needs Students and Community
Dec 13, 2017
Vineyards cover a steep slope in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture. The land was or...
Global Stagnation Projected on Crop Yield Increase under Climate Change Development, Diffusion of Adaptation Technology Now More Important
Dec 8, 2017
Japanese Institutions, including the Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences ...
TMG Sewerage Bureau Aims to Make Tokyo a 'Smart Energy City'
Nov 20, 2017
Sewage systems play an important role in making our lives safe and comfortable...
Ministry Formulates Basic Strategies to Promote Japanese Environmental Infrastructure Overseas
Oct 18, 2017
Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on July 25, 2017, that it had dra...
Micro Hydro as Farmland Protection against Wild Animals
Sep 27, 2017
Simple and easy-to-install micro hydro generators are being introduced on a bro...

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