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Support Civil Movement Opposing Nuclear Power in Japan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, greenliving, Japan, nuclear )

- 1640 days ago -
Convince Japanese government to listen to its citizens' concerns by decommissioning all nuclear reactors and moving the country toward using green energy.
Seed Bank Sprouts Support a-Plenty
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, greenliving, food, ecosystems, seed bank, Japan, Sustainabililty )

- 1711 days ago -
"One rice seed sprouts 30 stalks, and each stalk bears 100 seeds. In five months the seed multiplies by 3,000 times. It's amazing, right? And 2,999 of those seeds are a gift from nature that enables us to live,"
Japan to Restart Nuclear Reactors If Watchdog Group Approves
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, nuclear, Japan )

- 2052 days ago -
A showdown is expected between the Japanese government and the country's opponents of nuclear power
Will Fish-Loving Japan Embrace Sustainable Seafood?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, sustainable, fish, Japan, eco-friendly, green, health, food, business, humans, organic, greenliving, greenproducts, interesting, society, shopping )

- 2133 days ago -
In fish-crazed Japan, where eating seafood is a vital part of the nation's culture, conservation groups are working with companies to persuade more Japanese to eat certified, sustainably caught seafood. It's an uphill struggle
Course of Old Tires
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Japan, made, old, playground, sculptures, tires, Tokyo )

- 2396 days ago -
In Tokyo, Japan course there made from tires. About 3,000 tires have been used to make various sculptures and playground itself.
The World's Oldest Hotel: Hoshi Ryokan
Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, travel, japan, hotel )

- 2397 days ago -
The Hoshi Ryokan is a hotel and spa in Komatsu, Japan. It is almost 1,300 years old and has been owned by the same family since 718 A.D.
Natural Lighiting System Is Brightening Japan
Green Lifestyle  (tags: natural, electricity, Skylighttube, light, Japan, energy, eco-friendly, sustainable, green, coolstuff )

- 2423 days ago -
"Even on a rainy day, the room is brighter with the Skylighttube than with bulbs," said Moriguchi, 53, company employee. "We were not required to do maintenance for the past seven years."
With Backing, Biomass Can Help Meet Energy Needs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, sustainable, recycling, Japan, biomass energy, waste products, electricity generation, food waste, animal excreta, rice husks, potential, quake debris, environment, eco-friendly )

- 2427 days ago -
But if the definition of natural resources is extended to include waste products that can be turned into biomass energy, Japan has more resources for electricity generation than is oftern recognized.
Wind Power Quest Faces Stability, Regulatory Hurdles
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, energy, sustainable, electricity, Japan, wind power, environment )

- 2429 days ago -
Japan lags behind many other countries in the use of wind power for a variety of reasons, including a lack of good locations with strong winds, strict environmental restrictions and the tendency of utilities to advocate fossil fuels and nuclear power.
Despite Headwind, Solar Energy Making Progress, Advocate Say
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, CO2emissions, sustainable, solar, Japan )

- 2432 days ago -
It's sustainable, and Japan can generate everything domestically, from manufacturing panels to mounting systems and cables. With the right environment, it doesn't take very long to put these systems in place.
Thatching Plans For An Ecological Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: thatched, thatching, ecological, new generation, Japan, kaya, natural cycle, yui, community work, cooperation, kayabuki, CO2emissions, greenliving, sustainable, coolstuff, organic, environment, culture )

- 2453 days ago -
Although many regard thatching as a dying art, a new generation of craftsmen in Japan is trying to keep it alive. One of these is Minoru Shiozawa, a representative of Kayabuki-ya, a company that runs thatching workshops.
Tatami Association Pushed Traditional Flooring's Energy-Saving Merits
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, traditional, summer heat, tatami, energy-saving, straw, rush straw, moisture, Japan, healthy )

- 2496 days ago -
Amidst scorching summer temperatures and a nation wide push for energy-saving, a tatami association is promoting the traditional flooring as one way to keep cool this summer.
Japan's Prime Minister Calls for Complete Phase Out of Nuclear Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Japan, nuclear, minister, phase out )

- 2504 days ago -
Four months after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan triggering the worst nuclear energy crisis since Chernobyl, the country's Prime Minister has finally addressed Japan's energy future, by calling for moving away from all nuclear power.
People Get Traditional For A Cool Summer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, coolstuff, energy, Japan, traditional products, summer heat, energy-saving, electricity, yukata, yoshizu, wind chime, reed blind, environment )

- 2516 days ago -
Amid summer energy-saving campaigns, many people are turning back the clock, keeping specialty stores selling traditional products busy trying to keep up with orders.
It's A Park Life
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, garden, Tokyo, Japan, parks, summer, power cuts, relax, shelter, nature, cool, trees )

- 2539 days ago -
As Kanto braces for a summer of possible power cuts, parks look like the only shelter....

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