Tag - ecosystem



Japan Times
Oct 24, 2018
David Rockefeller Jr., scion of powerful U.S. family, calls for action from Japan to improve health of oceans
Japan is moving in a positive direction on its fisheries policy and ensuring the marine ecosystem remains sustainable, said David Rockefeller Jr., an environmentalist and a descendant of one of the most influential business families in the United States, but he noted in an interview with The Japan Times...
Japan Times
Feb 5, 2017
Japan's imports pressure nearly 800 endangered species: study
Japan's imports of foodstuffs, wood products and other commodities affect 792 endangered species in Southeast Asia and around the world, according to a study on the impact of Japanese consumer habits.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Apr 26, 2016
Alien red-ear sliders greatly outnumber Japan's own turtles
Invasive red-ear slider turtles now vastly outnumber endemic Japanese turtles and are causing significant stress to the ecosystem, the Environment Ministry said Friday.
Japan Times
Jun 30, 2015
Florida environmentalists inflamed after protected mangroves are illegally cleared for boat show
New revelations that a long strip of protected mangrove trees were illegally razed amid preparations for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show has outraged Florida environmentalists.
May 1, 2014
Wild animal population control
Deer and wild boar are having such a serious impact on Japan's agriculture and ecosystems that the government is proposing to control their rapidly expanding populations by hunting and other means.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2013
Ex-hunter working to preserve unspoiled forest
A 71-year-old former bear hunter is credited with saving an unspoiled expanse of beech trees in Shirakami-Sanchi, a mountainous area straddling Akita and Aomori prefectures, from a planned forest road. Now he has a new concern: the adverse effects on the local ecosystem ever since the area was designated...


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