Editorials Mar 10, 2013

Resuscitating Japan's fishing culture

The efforts by young fishermen engaged on fish culturing on the Uwa Sea, west of Ehime Prefecture, may offer an example of a new direction that Japan's fishing industry should take in making itself vibrant. In 2009, the Ehime Prefectural Government started a system ...

Fishermen look to revamp industry

National | TOHOKU TRAPPED IN TIME Mar 8, 2013

Fishermen look to revamp industry

by Ayako Mie

Tohoku's fishermen are beginning to challenge the traditional fisheries system by establishing their own companies so they can have more control over prices and other aspects of the business. "Going back to the way it was before the 3/11 tsunami is not enough, because the ...