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.
Feb 8, 2018
The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) in Japan announced on N...
Jan 1, 2018
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
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...
Locally Produced Food in School Lunches----A Challenge by Nyuzen, Japan
Aug 31, 2017
Japan has various school lunch programs in effect nationwide that involve adva...
Seikatsu Club: Japanese Cooperative Managed by Members' Will to Confront Social Problems
Aug 11, 2017
Viewing the history of citizen-oriented businesses in Japan, we find they have...
Kyoto Univ. Suggests New Theory to Support Biodiversity
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...

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