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31 Feared Dead on Mt. Ontake
World  (tags: death, disaster, Mt. Ontake, Japan, Volcanic Eruption )

Naoko
- 22 days ago - the-japan-news.com
NAGANO (Jiji Press) -- A total of 31 climbers are believed to have died near the peak of Mt. Ontake, which erupted Saturday, the Nagano prefectural police department said Sunday.
Central Japan Volcano Mt. Ontake Erupts During Climbing Season
World  (tags: Volcanic Eruption, Japan, Mt. Ontake, danger )

Naoko
- 23 days ago - mainichi.jp
Mt. Ontake, a central Japan volcano popular with tourists particularly in the fall, erupted without warning just before noon Saturday, burying at least four people in ash and leaving several others unconscious.
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan
World  (tags: world, Japan, health, medicine, death )

Alexandra
- 48 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquito bites, and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. It can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in severe cases can be fatal.
Japan Braces for Onslaught of 'Super Typhoon' Neoguri
World  (tags: weather, Japan, Typhoon Neoguri, warning, news, humans )

Carrie
- 105 days ago - rawstory.com
Super Typhoon Neoguri is bearing down on Japan's Ryuku Islands, a string of more than 100 islands that make up the southernmost part of the Japanese archipelago. The storm's path could take it will very close to the biggest of the islands, Okinawa.
Amazon Japan Doubles Its Goat Force
World  (tags: Japan, animals, humans, weed eating, lawn mowing, society, interesting, news, world )

Carrie
- 120 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The goats' presence is meant to soothe workers's spirits. During breaks, employees can visit the goats and "be healed if you look at the sight of adult goats and kids weeding together" -- and who wouldn't?
Fukushima Disaster Still A Global Nightmare - Via Eco Watch
World  (tags: World, Fukushima disaster, Nuclear Power, Japan, Article )

Victoria
- 138 days ago - ecowatch.com
Three years after the nuclear disaster on 11.03.2011, an ice wall will be built at the site, as at least 300 tons of heavily contaminated water still pours daily into the Pacific. Japanese judges have ruled Japan will not continue with nuclear power.
Japan - Ancient and Modern
World  (tags: Japan, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 199 days ago - youtube.com
A spectacular country to visit with exciting adventures is traveling to Japan. Fine artisans are all throughout the country exhibiting their paintings, sculptures, origami, woodworking and so much more.
International Court Rules Japan's 'Research' Whaling Illegal in Landmark Case
World  (tags: whaling, Japan, international law )

Laura
- 202 days ago - ecowatch.com
In a stunning victory for the whales, the International Court of Justice announced their binding decision today in the landmark case of Australia v. Japan, ruling that Japan's JARPA II whaling program in the Antarctic is not for scientific purposes ...
Protesters Resist An 'Indian Fukushima'
World  (tags: asia, government, India, Japan, nuclear plant, protest, Fukushima )

Naoko
- 260 days ago - ipsnews.net
"It would appear that the two countries were only waiting for the anger over the Fukushima disaster to cool down,"
Hiroo Onoda, Japanese Soldier Who Spent 29 Years Hiding in Jungle After World War II, Dies Aged 91 - Video
World  (tags: japan, war, death, interesting )

David
- 274 days ago - abc.net.au
He was one of about 60 soldiers who fought on from their jungle strongholds post war, refusing to believe that the Japanese empire had been defeated. In 1974 he laid down his arms, but only after his former commanding officer returned and ordered him to.
Looming Battle: China Vs. Japan
World  (tags: world, politics, china, japan, diplomacy, violence, news, asia )

Cal
- 294 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Tensions have ratcheted up and things could get much worse
Japan Passes a Democracy-Muzzling Patriot Act
World  (tags: world, freedoms, government, society, security, Japan, individual rights, politics, ethics, media )

Cal
- 318 days ago - globalpost.com
The Obama-supported State Secret Bill criminalizes investigative journalism and equates terrorism with 'imposing one's opinions.'
Fukushima And The Dying Pacific Ocean   video
World  (tags: Fukushima, Pacific Ocean, Japan, TEPCO, rain water, typhoon spreading radioactive, dying ocean )

Dandelion
- 325 days ago - youtube.com
Sailor: "After we left Japan, it felt as if the ocean itself was dead" -- Nothing alive for over 3,000 miles -- No longer saw turtles, dolphins, sharks, birds -- Saw one whale, it appeared helpless with big tumor on head.
PETITION: No Nukes, No Restart in Japan!
World  (tags: PETITION, Japan, Fukushima, danger, radiation, world, society, politics, government, ethics, humans, news )

Carrie
- 403 days ago - fs220.xbit.jp
Hundreds of tons of radioactive water are pouring into the ocean daily from the leaking nuclear site. While Prime Minister Abe used Tokyo's successful 2020 Olympic bid to make false claims that Fukushima is "no problem," 95% of the population disagrees.
 

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