Japan's biologists plead for urgent eradication of invasive fire ants

Jul 11, 2017

Japan's biologists plead for urgent eradication of invasive fire ants

Biologists are calling for urgent nationwide action to prevent venomous fire ants from infesting Japan after the highly invasive species was spotted at several major ports, including Tokyo. "Japan needs to fight the insects as a national campaign," said Takahiro Murakami, an associate professor of ...

Jun 19, 2011

Opinion article at war with itself

In his June 14 article, "Japan gropes for leadership," Kazuo Ogoura writes in tautologies and paradoxes. He asserts that Japan has built a "safe and efficient society" by concentrating on safety and efficiency, yet he insists that this effort has left Japan, "vulnerable to ...