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.
 
Nov 20, 2017
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Sewage systems play an important role in making our lives safe and comfortable...
 
Oct 18, 2017
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Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on July 25, 2017, that it had dra...
 
Sep 27, 2017
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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
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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
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Viewing the history of citizen-oriented businesses in Japan, we find they have...
 
 
Kyoto Univ. Suggests New Theory to Support Biodiversity
Aug 4, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology announced on November 7, 2016, t...
 
 
Oyako-Shokudo Also Satisfies People's Heart
Mar 7, 2017
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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
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Junko Edahiro, chief executive of Japan for Sustainability, delivered a keynot...
 
 
 

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