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Bees a barometer for Japan's ills, expert says

National / History Oct 25, 2015

Bees a barometer for Japan's ills, expert says

Mineo Kogenji, a 79-year-old retired honey farmer, has been endeavoring to plant trees across Japan to increase the amount of forests suitable for apiculture, or beekeeping. For nearly half a century, Kogenji has cultivated bees by traveling with them south to north each spring, witnessing ...

National Dec 11, 2009

Ex-diplomat putting UNDP boots on ground in Kosovo

PRISTINA — Tetsuo Kondo switched from being a diplomat to a United Nations official five years ago to work in countries rebuilding after war or natural disaster. Now deputy chief of the Kosovo office of the United Nations Development Program, Kondo was with the Foreign ...