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2013-11-09 23:03:00

“The public must be informed of the severity of the radiation contamination of our planet from the Fukushima Nuclear power plant leak,” the Bawell water ionizers representative explains. (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Bawell, one of the leading manufacturers of alkaline water ionizers, has launched its Veterans’ Day sale. This sale provides many of Bawell’s high quality alkaline water ionizers at a reduced price in order to encourage people to invest in clean and healthy water for...

Fishing Off Fukushima For Answers
2012-10-26 12:56:09

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Japan fisheries data provides a look at how the ocean is faring 18 months after the worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain of events, scientists are turning to a diverse and widespread sentinel in the world's...

2012-03-14 20:20:02

Sweet-corn Cultivation Using Farm-information Sensing Network to Commence Tokyo, Mar 14, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the start of a field trial for sweet-corn cultivation using a farm-information sensing network. The trial will use the "Yamanashi Cooperative Farming System" promoted by Yamanashi Prefecture, and is intended to revitalize agriculture in the prefecture.Sensing boxes that integrate temperature and humidity sensors with a simple...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

“Aitai Hyogo campaign 2011 & Kiyomori/Genpei smartphone stamp rally” starts on January 14, 2012 (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya Ward, Tokyo; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; Securities code: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos), in cooperation with “Jaran Research Center,” a research center within a travel company under the umbrella of Recruit Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda Ward; President and CEO: Hitoshi Kashiwaki; hereinafter,...

2009-10-19 06:00:00

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has leased 188,000 square feet (17,500 square meters) during the third quarter to two customers in Japan. Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), the logistics arm of Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, will occupy 95,000 square feet...

2008-08-22 09:00:30

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, 22 Kyodo - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 jolted the Kanto region and its vicinity on Friday, measuring 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Fukushima, Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures, the Japanese Meteorological Agency said. The 7:59 p.m. quake was felt in extensive areas measuring 3 at several points in Fukushima, Gunma, Saitama and Chiba prefectures. A slight tremor was felt in Tokyo....


Latest Prefectures of Japan Reference Libraries

Tokara Pony
2014-05-30 09:16:08

The Tokara is a breed of pony native to the Tokara islands off the southwestern edge of Kyushu, Japan. The breed was discovered on Takarajima by Shigeyuki Hayashida, a professor at Kagoshima University, in 1952. Its origin is believed that the pony was brought to the island around 1900. Hayashida counted 43 ponies and he named them the Tokara Pony. In 1953, the pony was designated a natural monument of the island. However, by the end of the1960s, the population declined due to...

Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

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