Aug 26, 2013

Poisoned mongooses in Okinawa

Japanese researchers have detected high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in mongooses found near two U.S. military bases in Okinawa.

Mongoose busters out to save isle ecosystem

Jul 11, 2013

Mongoose busters out to save isle ecosystem

by Yuzo Suwa

Making their routine rounds in the mountains of Amami-Oshima Island, which lies roughly halfway between Okinawa and Kyushu, Shintaro Abe and Masahiro Nishi are relieved every time they find evidence their hard work is paying off: rabbit droppings. Abe, 49, is in charge of ...