Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

Aug 19, 2016

Ishikawa huntress group takes aim at traditional stereotypes

Women from Ishikawa Prefecture have launched a hunting group, with the aim of enjoying the activity while preserving the environment. Karijo no Kai (Group of Hunter Girls) is a female-only hunters club established in March. The group is now preparing for its first trip ...

High rate of Hepatitis E in Chugoku boars

Jul 9, 2014

High rate of Hepatitis E in Chugoku boars

Researchers from the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry have identified a high prevalence of hepatitis E in the Chugoku area’s population of wild boars, the ministry said on Wednesday. A group of researchers monitoring wild animals captured in various areas across Japan discovered that ...