Japan rents out hydroponic gardens to busy city workers

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What do you do if you live in a cramped, workaholic country like Japan and still want to grow veggies in your precious, quality leisure time? Cities city gardening hydroponic farms Japan vegetables

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A Terek Sandpiper flagged in Japan visits Australia

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Only one blue flag would indicate it had been flagged in Japan in the north around Eastern Hokkaido and two blue flags would indicate it had been flagged in Japan in the north around Lake Komuke. Due to the fact that the Terek Sandpiper had a blue flag over the white flag on the left it indicated that it had been flagged in the Obitsu area of Japan according to the leg flag chart for the Asia-Pacific Shorebird Network. Finally some photographs of our visitor from Japan!

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Hayao Miyazaki to Build Nature Sanctuary for Children in Japan


Legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki is bringing his enchanted visions to life by creating a nature retreat for children on a remote island in Japan.

Shannen Doherty Joins Sea Shepherd in Taiji, Japan


Actress Shannen Doherty has arrived in Taiji, Japan to join Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s dolphin and small whale defense campaign, “Operation Infinite Patience.” Read More The post Shannen Doherty Joins Sea Shepherd in Taiji, Japan appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Japan Whaling Program Ruled Illegal


The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that Japan’s whaling program must stop and all licenses granted to hunt them must Read More The post Japan Whaling Program Ruled Illegal appeared first on Ecorazzi. Great news for whales in the Southern Ocean! Animals Causes Featured News

Report: Dolphin Slaughter Underway In Taiji, Japan


The annual dolphin hunt season in Taiji, Japan began on September 1st. We’ve told you recently about Save Japan Dolphins Day and Ric O’Barry in Taiji and Kelly Slater raising awareness of the dolphin slaughter.

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Japan Suspends Whaling After Clashes with Sea Shepherd


After a day of intense clashes with the Sea Shepherd, the Japanese whaling fleet has suspended operations – with many predicting that their hunt in the Southern Ocean may be Read More The post Japan Suspends Whaling After Clashes with Sea Shepherd appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Japan Slaughters 30 Minke Whales Despite ICJ Ruling


Japan has slaughtered thirty minke whales in its first annual hunt of the season, this despite an International Court Justice (ICJ) ruling earlier this year that ordered a halt of Read More The post Japan Slaughters 30 Minke Whales Despite ICJ Ruling appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Japan’s Nuclear “Dead Zone” Dogs and Cats

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With escalating rates of radiation, and an upgrade to 7 in terms of severity, it’s not only humans who have suffered from Japan’s 9 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and radiation leakage in northeastern Japan. Abandoned Fukushima “dead zone&# dog: its face says it all!

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Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears

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Car parts, scrap metal, fish and produce from Japan won’t enter Egyptian ports. Traces of radiation, likely from Japan have been clocked at Israel’s nuclear research station , and Bahrain is building a contingency plan should radiation levels spiral further out of control in Japan.

Time for the End of Slaughter in Taiji, Japan. ~ Alex Myles

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The hunting season for Bottlenose dolphins has just begun. It runs from September through to March every year. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) activisim animal rights dolphins slaughter

Japan Is Building Solar Energy Plants On Abandoned Golf Courses


Faced with too many abandoned golf courses, Japan has now turned to transforming them into solar energy plants. Back in the 1980s, golf courses were huge in Japan. So huge that Read More The post Japan Is Building Solar Energy Plants On Abandoned Golf Courses appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Japan Mines Seabed “Fire Ice” – The World’s Most Dangerous Source of Energy?

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Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, a Japanese state-owned prospecting company says it has successfully extracted methane gas from an undersea methane hydrate deposit in the Nankai trench south of Japan’s main island of Honshu.

Celebs Urge President to Demand Japan End Dolphin Slaughter


Writes Russell Simmons in a letter addressed Read More The post Celebs Urge President to Demand Japan End Dolphin Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. At 9:52 PM Eastern Time last night, the Associated Press announced breaking news that since then has been circulating the net like web-based wildfire. Animals Causes Featured News russell simmons simone reyes

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Justin Bieber’s Hair Helps Japan’s Tsunami Victims


that even his hair is raising money to help Japan. All of the proceeds will go toward tsunami relief funds for Japan. Justin Bieber is so charitable (how charitable is he?)

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Japan’s Whale Ban Opponents Feast on Whale Meat


Read More The post Japan’s Whale Ban Opponents Feast on Whale Meat appeared first on Ecorazzi. Despite the UN ruling that the Japanese government must halt its whaling program, hundreds of opponents vowed to continue the whale hunts. Animals Causes News Top News

Japan Could See Major Solar Uptake


As Japan reels from the experience of living through the Fukushima disaster and public demand for a move away from nuclear energy to renewable energy grow , the environment in Japan could make it one of the fastest growing solar markets.

More Than 200 Dolphins Await Slaughter in Taiji, Japan


Thanks to the considerable efforts of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and their team of “Cove Guardians,” the world is watching as more than 200 dolphins await their fate in Read More The post More Than 200 Dolphins Await Slaughter in Taiji, Japan appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Josh Duhamel’s Charity Run for Japan a Rousing Success


Last week, we reported that actor Josh Duhamel would be hosting his second charity run along Santa Monica beach, this time to benefit Japan and tsunami relief. It looks like we have a rising Ecorazzi star in Duhamel, who really stepped up to help out those affected by the Japan earthquake.

Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis

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3 reactor in Japan. The ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan has sparked new life in the nuclear energy debate in many countries. It will be very difficult to sell the idea of nuclear power to people for any political party after the Japan disaster.”.

Songs For Japan Charity Album Hits iTunes


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Japan reacts with censorship to critical reporting

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The government of Japan has now developed its own strategy in order to deal with the nuclear catastrophe. The current state of information in Japan is about like it was in the war with the attitude that Japan is going to win World War II and journalists are told to keep stumm.

Nuclear crisis in Japan

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In the aftermaths of the massive and devastating earthquake that hit Japan yesterday a nuclear crisis has unfolded in the country. Yesterday Japan officials declared a state of emergency at two nuclear power plants in the Fukushima Prefecture.

Japan’s Sou Fujimoto Re-Imagines Doha with Modular Stacked Arches

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Qatar is undergoing a massive change, and many of the world’s top architects are hoping to become a part of the action. Zaha Hadid and AECOM have weighed in with the Al-Wakrah stadium , and now Sou Fujimoto has re-imagined Doha with a series of modular stacked arches.

Charlie Sheen’s Tour Helps Japan, Haiti, And More


First, we’ve got disaster relief in Japan. Sheen is donating a portion of ticket sales from his Toronto show to help Japan after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis caused devastation in the country a month and a half ago.

Australia Joins New Zealand to Help Stop Japan’s Whaling Hunt


Australia has reiterated its opposition to Japan''s whaling expedition in the Southern Ocean at the International Whaling Commission this week. Read More The post Australia Joins New Zealand to Help Stop Japan’s Whaling Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Honda unveils Japan's first hydrogen station powered by the sun


This is the first installation in Japan of a total system to produce, store and dispense hydrogen with ZERO CO2 emissions. The cars are currently available in the US, Europe and Japan on a lease.

Japan Calls off Whaling -Really-for Good


Japan has called off whaling. Effective immediately, Japan will no longer conduct scientific research on whale populations which require capture and dissection," said Chief Cabinet Secretary Makoto Inoue, speaking at a press conference in Tokyo.

As Japan Nuclear Plants Meltdown, Israel To Build “Safe” One in the Desert

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Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan before and after the tsunami. Energy Must-Read Middle East Cleantech & Environment News Israel Japan Nuclear energy nuclear power plantsIs this worthwhile for Israel or other Middle East countries?

Japan Wants Israel Clean Tech Experts to Rebuild Fukushima

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Japan is seeking Israeli clean tech experts to help rebuild Fukushima , which was devastated by both an earthquake and a tsunami last year. billion worth of goods a year from Japan, Israel exports much less to the Land of the Rising Sun. Politics and cultural differences previously stood in the way of Israel developing closer relations with Japan. Japan and Israel are like yin and yang, but their opposite sides complement each other,” said Grossberg.

Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million To Tsunami Relief In Japan


I have NO DOUBT that Gwen Stefani ‘s donation of $1 million to help the victim’s of the devastating tsunami in Japan will inspire others to give (sorry, couldn’t help myself). “I’ve The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking, and I want to do anything I can to help.

Why was there no looting in Japan?

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By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why was there no looting after the earthquake, the tsunami and nuclear meltdown, which is still going on, in Japan? I japan, on the other hand, no such problems anywhere, it would appear. But, the way we seem to be seeing it is that there has been no looting and is no looting going on in Japan anywhere in the aftermath of the quake and the tsunami. And this appears to be the philosophy that reigns in Japan.

Japan To Resume Whaling, Inject More Cash Into Defense Against Sea Shepherd


With their people and economy still reeling from this year’s tragic and horrific earthquake and tsunami, the Japanese government is reportedly proceeding with plans to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean. Even more mind-numbing is news that an additional $25M US will be added to the estimated $40M cost of the program to beef up [.]. Animals Causes

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WATCH: Celebs Record Charity PSA for Japan Relief


It has been a little over two months since the tsunami hit Japan and caused unprecedented devastation, but lots of work still needs to be done, and celebs are trying to raise awareness. “Unite for Japan,&# baseball star Hideki Matsui says.

Robert Pattinson Raises Money For Tsunami Victims In Japan


The Twilight hunk, along with Water for Elephants co-star Reese Witherspoon are just a few of the celebs who have signed on for a charity auction to benefit the Yoshiki Foundation America with all proceeds benefiting the victims of the tsunami in Japan.

Save Japan Dolphins Day Kicks Off In Taiji


Today makes the start of the infamous dolphin slaughter season in Japan. Ric O’Barry , one the world’s leading dolphin activists, ventured to Taiji, Japan this morning to view the killing cove and lead a prayer group in marking the occasion.

NYC’s Little Cupcake Bakery: Eco Friendly Cupcakes with a Humanitarian Twist for FEED Japan

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The Little Cupcake Bakery , located both on Prince Street in Manhattan’s SoHo and on Third Avenue in Brooklyn, has opened a “shop in shop&# to benefit Japan. An horrific earthquake hit Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011, reaching 8.9 The FEED Japan bag was created to raise funds and bring support to the relief in Japan at such a crucial time. Co-founder of FEED Lauren Bush, found it absolutely critical to create awareness for Japan. Cupcakes!

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Eating radioactive cesium from Japan? Avoid these seafood products to be sure

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It was one of the first countries in the world to talk about the dangers of mercury from industry in fish , and now concerned citizens are comparing scary data on fish and seafood products from Japan after its 2011 nuclear meltdown.

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LivingSocial deal: $5 For Japan Relief, They’ll Double It!


For the next 24 hours the company is offering users a chance to contribute to the relief efforts in Japan, because for every $5 donation a user makes, LivingSocial will double it.

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Women in Japan Can Now Eat Burgers in Public. {Video}

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Is the mask for the burger liberating as the Japanese women feel it is—or is it another form of censorship and control for them to have to endure? Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Equal Rights Masked Mouths women