Mar 15, 2014

Disaster supplies on shaky ground

In the three years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, a survey finds that a large percentage of municipalities across the country still have not taken steps to ensure enough food or fuel to operate for more than a day if another serious earthquake ...

Jan 18, 2014

Will Japan prepared mean nature ruined?

by Winifred Bird

“Resilience” is a hot topic these days — not in self-help books, but among policymakers worldwide. As governments become convinced that climate change is a real threat, they are taking steps to ensure communities can bounce back from the increasing impact of floods, storms, ...

Jun 5, 2013

Panel to pick site for new accelerator

Japan will choose a site as early as next month for a proposed next-generation particle accelerator to study the fundamental components of the universe, according to the head of the selection panel. The panel will release a final report on the selection as early ...