Japan builds desalination plants for Bahrain and the Emirates

Green Prophet

More on desalination: Saudi Arabia to Use Sun Power at Desalination Plant New Hadera Desalination Plant Could Revive the Dying Jordan River Japan and Saudi Arabia Co-develop Desalination Technologies. Lifestyle Bahrain desalination Israel Japan United Arab Emirates water

Like China, Japan and the U.S. Continue to Finance Overseas Fossil Fuel Power Technologies

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Like China, Japan and the U.S. Stepping away from carbon-intensive power systems and investing in renewable technologies is critical to decarbonizing the global power sector and reducing global climate change. Continue to Finance Overseas Fossil Fuel Power Technologies

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Israeli air purifier could bring Japan’s karaoke back to life

Green Prophet

An air filtration and disinfection system developed in Israel that kills viruses could bring Japan’s ailing karaoke industry back to life. The karaoke association says that there are 100,000 [karaoke] rooms all over Japan,” Eliyasov said.

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The Climatic Environment to Sustain Permafrost in Daisetsu Mountains, Hokkaido in Japan, Is Projected to Decrease Significantly in the Future

Environmental News Network

Permafrost is known to occur in high mountainous areas such as the Daisetsu Mountains in Japan, which are located at the southernmost limit of the permafrost distribution in the world. .

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Upcycled oranges are used for CBD in Japan

Green Prophet

This fact would otherwise need to be tested in a lab, and clearly this is a concern in Japan where they have no tolerance for marijuana products. . You can find CBD oil and products all over Japan, but if you get caught with trace amounts of THC, you might end up in a Japanese prison.

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Saudi Arabia’s water depends on Japan desalination tech

Green Prophet

Toray Industries of Japan tells Green prophet that its new technology called ROMEMBRA – a reverse osmosis (RO) tech will be working for Saudi Arabia to create even more desalinated water. Yemen, Syria and Jordan are among the worst hit and maybe Japan will work with them too. The post Saudi Arabia’s water depends on Japan desalination tech appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Technology desalination Japan oil Saudi Arabia Shoaiba

Japan rents out hydroponic gardens to busy city workers

Green Prophet

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? Japan, in particular, has an acute land availability problem for people who cannot afford traditional weekend countryside retreats for gardening due to being confined to high-rise urban environments. Cities city gardening hydroponic farms Japan vegetables

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Is Knowledge of English Enough for Eco-Tourism in Japan?

Green Prophet

Japan is strongly associated in many people’s minds with high-tech and super-innovative megapolises. But is that all about Japan? The country has recently launched a new direction in tourism – eco-tourism – which enables newcomers to discover Japan from an entirely new perspective. Learn the nuts and bolts of eco-tourism in Japan here and get ready for a safe, pleasant travel with our recommendations. Eco-Tourism in Japan – a New Land to Discover.

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Nuclear crisis in Japan

Green Blog

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. You can continue to follow our updates about the nuclear crisis in Japan here. For live updates about the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan you can check out Al Jazeera or the Guardian.

Setsuden Helped Japan Conserve 75 Nuclear Reactors Worth of Energy

Green Prophet

Now, one year after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami caused partial meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi, fifty-four Japanese nuclear power plants have been shut down. How did the people of Japan make up for a 30% shortfall in their electric generating capacity? I first encountered a tankless water heater while visiting my cousin and her husband in the mountains of Japan. Japan must import nearly all of its fossil fuels, so oil has always been expensive there.

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Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears

Green Prophet

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. Now Egypt has declared that it will halt all import of goods from Japan to avoid any unwanted radioactivity. Business & Politics Egypt Japan nuclear

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Japan Nuclear Meltdown Will Seriously Affect World Environment

Green Prophet

Checking for radiation in Japan. Japan’s situation involving its damaged nuclear reactors is going from bad to worse, following Friday’s mega earthquake and subsequent tsunami tidal waves. The article quoted Greenpeace as saying that “Japan is in the middle of a nuclear crises with potentially devastating consequences.&# Energy Egypt Israel Japan Jordan Middle East nuclear radiationWouldn’t happen if a solar power plant is damaged.

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Mirume sells waste-free, to-go green tea for commuters in Japan

Inhabitant

The café offers a line of zero-waste products meant to honor the tradition of enjoying green tea while catering to today’s hurried lifestyle

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How Japan replaced half its nuclear capacity through energy efficiency

Sierra Club Compass

Japan was facing darkness. Three years after the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake, Japan’s energy capacity was rapidly reaching its peak going in to the high-energy summer months. But miraculously, or seemingly so, in just a few short weeks, Japan managed to avert the rolling power cuts that many believed inevitable. Even more impressive, Japan has turned these emergency measures into lasting solutions. Japan should scrap these coal plans all together.

Japan’s Nuclear “Dead Zone” Dogs and Cats

Green Prophet

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. Chernobyl cleanup survivor to Japan: run away as quickly as possible. Travel & Nature animal rights Egypt Israel Japan Lebanon Middle East nuclearAbandoned Fukushima “dead zone&# dog: its face says it all!

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Tiny mobile dwelling celebrates local Shinshu larch in Japan

AGreenLiving

Dubbed the Red Container, the compact building was primarily designed as an exercise to promote Shinshu larch, a beautiful local larch species in the Saku area of Japan’s Nagano Prefecture that had long been overlooked because of its tendency to warp and twist. View original post here: Tiny mobile dwelling celebrates local Shinshu larch in Japan. Eco Green container from-the-local japan japanese local nagano tiny homes tiny house tiny mobile house

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Japan Tsunami Delaying Chevy Volt Production

Eco Auto Ninja

Clearly things like automotive production delays are of almost insignificant importance next to the loss of life and the suffering being experienced by the people of Japan right now. We did, however, find it interesting that the Chevy Volt the transmission is built in Japan. Please understand that this report was written to supplement US automotive Chevy Volt news and was not intended to detract from the dire situation there.

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Companies in Japan launch edible single-use bags to save Nara deer

AGreenLiving

Local companies in Nara, Japan have developed single-use bags made from milk cartons and rice bran that are safe if ingested by the city’s iconic deer. Read the original: Companies in Japan launch edible single-use bags to save Nara deer.

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

Green Prophet

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. Deep sea methane hydrates could supply Japan’s energy needs for 100 years. Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Deep Ocean Technology fire ice Japan Methane methane hydrate

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Japan’s Fukushima nuclear meltdown – 4 years later

Green Prophet

As the fourth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown is commemorated by Japan last week, the world may still not have learned the entire lesson of that tragic event. Despite being the only country whose civilian population has experienced the effects of nuclear weapons first hand, Japan still depends on nuclear energy to supply much of its total electricity needs.

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

AGreenLiving

Japan has a goal to achieve carbon-neutrality by the year 2050. Related: Companies in Japan launch edible single-use bags to save Nara deer Japan is currently the world’s fifth-largest carbon dioxide emitter. Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050.

DNA Tracking and Nuclear Beef Contamination in Japan

Green Prophet

Revelation that some 84 Japanese beef cattle shipped to markets in Tokyo and elsewhere in Japan may be contaminated with radiation may not have happened had the exposed cattle been genetically “profiled&# by a new DNA tracing process being developed by an Israeli company Autentica DNA. Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears. Food & Health animals Fukushima Israel Japan nuclear disaster

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Japan reacts with censorship to critical reporting

Green (Living) Review

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. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Free journalists from abroad are being denied access to the press conferences.

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Tsunami… this is Japan’s Answer

Eco Friendly Daily

In September last year, a floodgate called “Byuo,” one of the largest in Japan, was constructed in Numazu Port to protect the heavy-populated city center. “It would not be surprising if a large earthquake were to hit the Tokai region, mainly Shizuoka Prefecture, tomorrow.” ” The comment was made about thirty years ago by Katsuhiko Ishibashi, then science department assistant at the University of Tokyo, and it became a social issue.

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Why was there no looting in Japan?

Green (Living) Review

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.

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Japan’s Aid Across Asia

Eco Friendly Daily

While most of the projects to be funded have yet to be determined, Japan has already committed to helping China convert its coal power plants to a more sustainable resource. This decision can be seen as a gesture to prioritize the environment in light of Japan’s responsibility to host the Group of Eight conference this year, where they pledge to make climate change the most important topic on the agenda.

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Bahrain’s Radiation Contingency Plan for Travellers from Japan

Green Prophet

Countries close to Japan, and even those farther away like Israel and the United States have already measured radiation from Japan’s troubled nuclear reactors. Now Bahrain authorities, a collection of 33 islands in the western Persian Gulf is bracing for radiation threats from Japan, according to Gulf News Daily. There is a great read here on Japan’s radioactive dogs and cats. As Japan Nuclear Plant Melts Down, Israel Plans To Build A “Safe One&#.

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

Green Prophet

Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan before and after the tsunami. Japan’s damaged nuclear facilities are reaching even more critical radiation leakage levels , and the country’s population is becoming more concerned about the effect of radiation their own environment as well as that outside Japan. Energy Must-Read Middle East Cleantech & Environment News Israel Japan Nuclear energy nuclear power plants

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Tsunami… this is Japan’s Answer

Eco Friendly Daily

In September last year, a floodgate called “Byuo,” one of the largest in Japan, was constructed in Numazu Port to protect the heavy-populated city center. “It would not be surprising if a large earthquake were to hit the Tokai region, mainly Shizuoka Prefecture, tomorrow.” ” The comment was made about thirty years ago by Katsuhiko Ishibashi, then science department assistant at the University of Tokyo, and it became a social issue.

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Massive 8.1 quake has just Struck Japan

Eco Friendly Daily

Tsunami warnings have been issued for Japan and West Coast of North & South America, the quake has struck approximately one hour ago, the earthquake that hit Indonesia was a 9.1 and has killed 213,000 people. Environment

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Japan Radioactivity in Sea Water 1,250 Times Above Normal as Radiation Levels Approach Those of Chernobyl

Green Prophet

Japan’s PM Naoto Kan apologizes to his nation, and to the world, concerning radiation leakage at Fukushima reactors. The radiation leakage at the Fukushima reactors, which many are saying will have a serious affect on the world’s environment , is already having a catastrophic affect on Japan’s immediate environment, with indications of radiations levels even surpassing those of the 1986 nuclear accident in Chernobyl. Energy Water Israel Japan Nuclear energy Turke

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Canada, Japan, Russia and France Bid to Build Jordan’s First Reactor

Green Prophet

In the wake of Chernobyl , and now Japan’s nuclear saga , the inability for humanity to learn from its past leaves me dumbfounded. One way readers against nuclear energy can appeal is by contacting authorities in Canada, Japan, France and Russia where the bidders are based. Business & Politics Energy Amman Canada France Japan Jordan Nuclear energy RussiaThere’s no stopping Jordan: it will build a nuclear reactor outside of Amman despite risks.

Nissans Leaf Wins Japan Car of the Year Award

Eco Auto Ninja

The Nissan Leaf has won Car of the Year Japan for 2011-2012, according to the executive committee for the award announced at the Tokyo Auto Show. The Leaf also won the RJC Car of the Year award this year by the Automotive Researchers’ and Journalists’ Conference of Japan. The Leaf is Nissan’s first mass-produced electric car and since then they’ve moved just over 20,000 vehicles.

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Japan aims for manned moon station in 2030

Eco Friendly Daily

Japan's space agency has set a goal of constructing a manned lunar base in 2030. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) revealed its ambition to an international conference in Tokyo this week but has not yet been alotted the budget for the ambitious project. Japan had earlier given 2025 as the target date for a lunar base. "The

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As Japan Nuclear Plants Approach “Meltdown” What Can the Mideast Learn?

Green Prophet

Radiation from damaged reactor cores at Japan’s Fukushima Diiachi nuclear power plant now appear to be reaching dangerous proportions according to statements being issued by governmental authorities and assessments being made by nuclear energy safety analysts. Energy environment Japan Nuclear energyJapanese soldiers prepare for the worst. The China Syndrome? Is the worst yet to come?

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An American Entrepreneur Learns Eco-Living in Japan

Green Living Ideas

Greetings from Japan, readers! I have been studying Japanese paper making the past month and will continue traveling in Japan through the New Year. Both of which have me across the Oceans and in Japan, but they can take place anywhere and does not require a trip to a foreign land.). Some of the best comes artisans in countries like Japan, India, and Thailand who continue to use handmade processes and all natural products.

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Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis

Green Blog

3 reactor in Japan. The ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan has sparked new life in the nuclear energy debate in many countries. But I think we’ve got to kind of quietly put, quickly put, the brakes on until we can absorb what has happened in Japan as a result of the earthquake and the tsunami and then see what more, if anything, we can demand of the new power plants that are coming on line.&#. The photo shows the second hydrogen explosion at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi No.

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

EcoFriend

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. Sonia Renthlei: Renowned Japanese automobile manufacturer, Honda, recently lifted the curtains off its Solar Hydrogen Station at Saitama Prefectural Office. Located in Tokyo, the station will serve as a platform for producing, storing and dispensing hydrogen fuel.

Japan Transplanting Coral To Save Reef

Eco Friendly Daily

In the Sekisei Lagoon, scientists are trying to save Japan’s largest coral reef. The project began in 2005 and has cost $2 million thus far. It is estimated that upwards of 90 percent of the coral surrounding the Okinawa islands, where the Sekisei Lagoon lies, has died in the last decade. Global warming, over fishing and pollution are the main causes of the die off. The scientists are transplanting coral by drilling holes into surfaces and inserting ceramic discs.

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Japan Nuclear Disaster Determined To Be Man Made

Eco Friendly Daily

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan decimated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Japan has 54 nuclear reactors and all 54 were gradually shut down for maintenance, leaving Japan with no nuclear energy. Prior to the March 2011 disaster, thirty percent of Japan’s energy needs were met through nuclear energy. Now the last nuclear reactor being shut down ushers in a time of no nuclear energy, the first time Japan has been without such energy since 1970.

Nuclear Fears: Myths and Reality – A Physicist Talks Straight About Japan

Green Prophet

Physicist and guest blogger Susan Goodman puts the Japan nuclear news in proportion to non-scientists. Something has to explain the irrational, overhyped, disinformation that has pervaded much of the western media since Japan’s cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami triggered the crisis in a clump of that nation’s nuclear reactors. Disinformation exemplified by the headline used in the Green Prophet last week “ Japan Nuclear Meltdown Will Seriously Affect World Environment ”.

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Japan Draws Condemnation For Continued Overseas Coal Financing

Sierra Club Compass

Riodi and Taryun, two of the Batang natives who traveled to Japan, were delegated by local Japanese residents to meet with officials from JBIC. “We We want to express our refusal directly to the responsible parties: Japan’s Ministry of Finance and the key companies, Itochu and J Power,” said Riodi in Tokyo last Tuesday. It’s time for Japan to join the international community. Photo courtesy of Greenpeace India.

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Japan Nuclear Woes Causing Radioactive Material To Enter Sea

Eco Friendly Daily

A devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan recently, leading to a plethora of problems for the country. While thousands have lost their lives and thousands more have lost their homes, a growing number of inhabitants in Japan are facing radiation exposure. Growing problems at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has led to radioactive steam, smoke and water. The true long-term effects of the nuclear radiation issues occurring in Japan are not yet clearly known.

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