Endangered beetles put on block

National Sep 26, 2013

Endangered beetles put on block

Specimens of an endangered species of insect captured in Tottori Prefecture were put up for sale on an Internet auction site, prefectural officials said Thursday. The entries for two diving beetles were removed from the website as soon as officials warned the seller that "such ...

Editorials Jul 23, 2013

The danger zone for eels

As Japanese eels move closer to an international endangered species list, Japanese consumers had better try to curb their appetite for them.