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 30, 2016
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In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
 
Oct 27, 2016
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LIXIL Corp., a Japanese living and housing solutions company, announced on May ...
 
Oct 23, 2016
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The Japanese Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute announced on March...
 
 
Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors
Sep 14, 2016
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Marginal Community, Urban Citizens, College Students Collaborate for Kodomo-Shokudo Project
Jul 29, 2016
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It has been just over a year since I started the Edahiro Laboratory, working w...
 
 
Agricultural Products as Another Pillar
Jul 23, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appea...
 
Initiative by Kuradashi.jp Cuts Food Waste in Japan and Saves Money
Jul 7, 2016
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An estimated 6.42 million tons of food loss and waste is generated annually in...
 
 
Japanese NPO launches
Jul 4, 2016
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The organizing committee of Inochi no Mori (Forest of Life), an environmental i...
 
Tree Planting Initiative in Disaster-Affected Town
Jun 27, 2016
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On March 6, 2016, nearly five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the...
 
 
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Wins Minister's Award at 3rd Mottainai Awards for Food-Packaging Film
Jun 5, 2016
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The Japan Organics Recycling Association announced on February 18, 2016, the re...
 
Sustainable Fishery Catches Only 30% of Fish Entering Net -- Etchu-type Set Net Fishing in Himi
May 31, 2016
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Japanese and Fisheries The depletion of fishery resources and collapse of fish...
 
 
Once Desolate, Now Attracting Attention as a Successful Farming Village: Kawakami, Nagano Prefecture
May 20, 2016
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Kawakami in the Minamisaku district of Nagano Prefecture in central Japan is a...
 
Learning from the Past: Traditional Flood Control Systems in Japan's Kofu Basin
May 11, 2016
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Incidents of heavy rains and floods are increasing around the world as the imp...
 
 
 

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