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UNESCO designates Izu Peninsula as Japan's 9th 'Global Geopark'

Apr 18, 2018

UNESCO designates Izu Peninsula as Japan's 9th 'Global Geopark'

The UNESCO Global Geoparks Council has designated the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture as a Global Geopark for its unique geology and geography, the Japan Geopark Committee said Tuesday. The peninsula became the ninth Global Geopark in Japan, after Mount Apoi in the northernmost prefecture ...

Nov 27, 2011

Beware the foreign academics

Regarding the Nov. 22 Zeit Gist article by Nicolas Gattig, "MacArthur, identity theory and Japan's lingering eigo woes": I'm sure that Gattig-sensei receives many murmurs of approval as well as hidden yawns when he makes presentations at Japanese ESL conferences. This same glib message ...