Yearning for Canada's high north

| May 3, 2006

Yearning for Canada's high north

I spent most of the latter part of March in Vancouver, British Columbia. I have friends and family there, and when the cherry and magnolia trees blossom and the mountains still gleam with snow, Vancouver is a very special place to be. On my ...

Letting laughter flow in our woods

| Jan 4, 2006

Letting laughter flow in our woods

Two years ago, we started running programs specially designed for visually challenged children in our forest near Kurohime among the Nagano Prefecture hills. Before getting started, our Afan Woodland Trust sent out a questionnaire asking the children what they would most like to do ...

Is it so hard to see the forest for the trees?

Nov 27, 2005

Is it so hard to see the forest for the trees?

By C.W. NICOL W hich other island nation’s coasts have sea ice in the north and corals in the south? Japan’s climate is also hugely influenced by a great continental mass on one side, a sea in between to moderate temperatures and pick up ...