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.Japanese Media: At Least 19 Dead in Knife Attack Outside Tokyo
World  (tags: Japan, outside Tokyo, knife attack, residential home for disabled )

Rosie
- 60 days ago - usatoday.com
The attack took place at the Tsukui Yamayuri En (Tsukui Lily Garden), a residential home for disabled people run by Kanagawa Prefecture, about 50 kilometres outside Tokyo. Officials said about 150 people, ranging in age from 19 to 75, live at the home.
Surreal Photos Of Fireflies From JapanâEUR(TM)s 2016 Summer
Offbeat  (tags: japan, fireflies, the land of the rising sun, environment, interesting, photos, unusual )

Lone
- 74 days ago - boredpanda.com
We often give you great reasons to visit Japan. The scenery. The lights. The weirdness. But for those of you who still arenâEUR(TM)t convinced, hereâEUR(TM)s yet another brilliant excuse to visit the Land of the Rising Sun. Fireflies!
Hokkaido Boy Left in Mountain By Parents Found Alive After 6 Days
Offbeat  (tags: safe, Japan, missing boy, found )

Naoko
- 114 days ago - asahi.com
A missing boy was found alive in northern Japan on June 3, six days after his parents left him alone in a mountain as punishment for his misbehavior, police said.
Elephant That Sparked Petition Dies in in Japan Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Petition, Animal, Zoo, Japan )

Ray
- 121 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An elephant that was the focus of an international campaign to improve its living conditions has died in a zoo in Japan.
Minamata Disease Continues Devastation After 60 Years
Offbeat  (tags: environment, destruction, water, Minamata, Japan, minamata disease, habitatdestruction )

Naoko
- 132 days ago - the-japan-news.com
First diagnosed in people who consumed seafood contaminated by methylmercury discharged from Chisso Corp.'s Minamata plant. The disease damages the central nervous system, causing such symptoms as sensory disturbance and visual field constriction.
An Age-Old Ritual for a Threatened Bird Species in Kagoshima
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, endangered, Amami islands, Japan, Thrushes, Amami thrushes, nest )

Naoko
- 132 days ago - asahi.com
The species is indigenous to the island and designated by the central government as a natural treasure.
JAPAN FINALLY ACCEPTS ICJ RULING APPLIES TO ALL SCIENTIFIC WHALING
World  (tags: Whaling, Japan, Antarctic, North Pacific, Moratorium )

Derek
- 151 days ago - uk.whales.org
ItâEUR(TM)s now obvious to JapanâEUR(TM)s fisheries officials what has been known to the rest of the world for decades, that it has been carrying out illegal whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.
How Australia's Submarine Fleet May Change
Business  (tags: Australia, France, Germany, Japan, defence, submarine, contract, PM, navy, investments, government, business, economy, labor )

Roger
- 151 days ago - sbs.com.au
today the Australian PM will announce who will build the 12 new submarines at a projected cost of AUD 50 billions. Australian jobs are at stake in South Australia
Call for Awarding the Nobel Prize to Naoto Matsumura for His Efforts to Save Animals in Fukushima | PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, Naoto Matsumura, Nobel Prize, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, ethics, society, humans, animalwelfare, conservation, dogs, cats, habitat, protection, wildlife, world, PETITION )

Desanka
- 160 days ago - change.org
This petition is created to honor rice farmer Naoto Matsumura with the Nobel Prize for his efforts to save animals in Tomioka, Japan. Mr. Matsumura is THE GUARDIAN OF FUKUSHIMA'S ANIMALS - the last man who feed and cares for animals in the "No-Go" zone.
Japan Earthquake: Powerful New Tremor in Kumamoto
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Tsunami warning, Japan )

Ray
- 161 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. The magnitude-7.1 quake at a depth of 10km (6 miles) hit at 01:25 on Saturday (15:25 GMT on Friday).
Fairewinds Arnie Gundersen Presents Sobering Facts in Fukushima
Environment  (tags: Fairewinds, Arnie Gundersen, Fukushima, atomic power reactors, USA, Japan, radiation, facts )

Dandelion
- 179 days ago - fairewinds.org
Fairewinds is proud to share our knowledge with you we R also dismayed that mainstream media has failed 2 tell the truth about the worst industrial disaster in human history. 100 operating atomic power reactors in USA like the one in Japan disaster awaits
The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, food, Japan, society, prevention, Grains, illness, research )

Cat
- 183 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
So want to go to Japan. Japanese people are, as a whole, very healthy: They have the second-highest life expectancies compared to any other country in the world.
Nearly a Third of Japan's Women 'Sexually Harassed at Work'
World  (tags: humanrights, Japan, women being harassed at work )

Rose
- 203 days ago - theguardian.com
Almost a third of Japanese women have been sexually harassed at work, according to a government report that deals another blow to attempts to boost womenâEUR(TM)s role in the workplace.
JR East Begins Sales of 'Ekiben' Boxed Meals at Paris Station
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, France, Paris, ekiben, lunch box, railways )

Naoko
- 206 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
East Japan Railway Co. has opened a pop-up shop for ekiben (train boxed meals) at Paris station Gare de Lyon in an effort to promote Japanese food culture globally from one of the world's gourmet capitals.
No Bliss in This Ignorance The Great Fukushima Nuclear Cover Up
Environment  (tags: Fukishima, Japan, radiation, forced back, Tepco )

Dandelion
- 210 days ago - theecologist.org
In order to proclaim the Fukushima area safe the Government increased exposure limits to twenty times the international norm. Soon, many Fukushima refugees will be forced to return home to endure damaging levels of radiation.
 

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