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.
Aug 31, 2017
Japan has various school lunch programs in effect nationwide that involve adva...
Aug 11, 2017
Viewing the history of citizen-oriented businesses in Japan, we find they have...
Aug 4, 2017
Dr. Kazuya Kobayashi, a junior associate professor at Field Science Education a...
Japanese Institute Develops Environmental Impact Evaluation System for East Asia
May 13, 2017
The National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan (NIES) announced on De...
NEDO to Launch Demonstration Project for Energy-Saving Seawater Desalination Technology in South Africa
May 7, 2017
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in Jap...
Kobe City to Start Test Production of Biofuels from Coffee Grounds
Apr 8, 2017
Kobe City, Starbucks Coffee Japan and Kindai University announced, on December ...
Increase Revenues without Increasing Catches -- How the Sustainable Sakura Shrimp Fishery in Suruga Bay Does It
Mar 31, 2017
We often hear on the news that fish catches are decreasing all over the world....
Poor Placement of Protected Areas May Result in Vicious Cycle Leading to Extinction
Mar 27, 2017
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology announced on November 7, 2016, t...
Oyako-Shokudo Also Satisfies People's Heart
Mar 7, 2017
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
Toward a Sustainable Society - Learning from Japan's Edo Period and Contributing from Asia to the World
Feb 28, 2017
Junko Edahiro, chief executive of Japan for Sustainability, delivered a keynot...
Environmental Consciousness Needed in Japan's Reconstruction
Jan 29, 2017
The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...
Patagonia Provisions Aims to Repair the Food Chain
Jan 23, 2017
Patagonia Japan Branch of a global manufacturer of outdoor clothing and goods b...

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