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Minakata: Japan's pioneer of ecology

Art Jan 28, 2018

Minakata: Japan's pioneer of ecology

by Sachiko Tamashige

In an old black-and-white photograph on show at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Minakata Kumagusu — with a shaved head and dressed only in a waistcloth — stands by a huge tree, arms crossed in seeming defiance. He could easily be ...

National Jan 10, 2014

Extensive record on Emperor Hirohito coming

The Imperial Household Agency is scheduled to finish compiling an official record of the life of Emperor Hirohito in late March for submission to Emperor Akihito as soon as the following month, an official said. The agency intends to release the entire record of the ...