Masato Wada

For Masato Wada's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

1954 radiation survivor continues anti-nuke fight

National Feb 26, 2014

1954 radiation survivor continues anti-nuke fight

An 80-year-old former crew member of a tuna boat exposed to radiation from a U.S. hydrogen bomb test 60 years ago has vowed to continue a personal crusade against nuclear energy for the rest of his life despite suffering a series of illnesses, including ...

Sea changes are trouble for fisheries

National Aug 4, 2006

Sea changes are trouble for fisheries

The sea off Wagu, a port in the city of Shima, Mie Prefecture, used to be rich in abalone, but the seaweed they fed on has disappeared. And changes to the marine environment are hurting the pearl business. "Lots of abalone used to be taken. ...