Japan's hay fever season set to start early due to warm winter

National Jan 29, 2020

Japan's hay fever season set to start early due to warm winter

The hay fever season is set to begin earlier than usual in Japan this year due to a warmer-than-average winter, a weather information provider said Wednesday. According to Weathernews Inc., Japanese cedar trees, which along with Japanese cypress trees are one of the most prominent ...

Japan's biologists plead for urgent eradication of invasive fire ants

National Jul 11, 2017

Japan's biologists plead for urgent eradication of invasive fire ants

Biologists are calling for urgent nationwide action to prevent venomous fire ants from infesting Japan after the highly invasive species was spotted at several major ports, including Tokyo. "Japan needs to fight the insects as a national campaign," said Takahiro Murakami, an associate professor of ...