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.
Oct 23, 2016
The Japanese Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute announced on March...
Sep 14, 2016
The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
Jul 29, 2016
It has been just over a year since I started the Edahiro Laboratory, working w...
Agricultural Products as Another Pillar
Jul 23, 2016
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appea...
Initiative by Cuts Food Waste in Japan and Saves Money
Jul 7, 2016
An estimated 6.42 million tons of food loss and waste is generated annually in...
Japanese NPO launches
Jul 4, 2016
The organizing committee of Inochi no Mori (Forest of Life), an environmental i...
Tree Planting Initiative in Disaster-Affected Town
Jun 27, 2016
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
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
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
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
Incidents of heavy rains and floods are increasing around the world as the imp...
Kodomo-Shokudo Project to Provide Children with a Warm Meal and Place to Visit
Apr 21, 2016
There are many initiatives providing food to people in need in both developing...
Tree Planting Initiatives to Develop Disaster Prevention Green Spaces
Feb 3, 2016
The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...

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