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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...

2013-09-12 00:21:02

MATSUE, Japan, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Committee for the RubyWorld Conference (RWC) announced on September 12 that it has set the dates for RWC 2013, this year's biggest business conference in Japan, as seen below. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201309114536/ ) The "Ruby" programming language is entering a new era as its use expands into various situations. February this year marked 20 years since its development, and Ruby 2.0 has been released as a major...

2013-03-08 16:20:34

... March 11, 2013 NYC News Advisory ... In Highlight of First Day of Conference on Medical Consequences of Fukushima Disaster, U.S. Navy Sailors to Tell Story of Cover-up, Lawsuit Against Japanese Utility NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years after the March 11, 2011 triple meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, two former U.S. Navy sailors who were directly exposed to Fukushima radiation on board the USS Ronald Reagan during the U.S. Navy's...

2013-03-05 16:22:28

Global symposium in NYC addresses mounting medical and ecological consequences, critiques WHO report Press conference highlights radiation exposures of U.S. military personnel and lawsuit against plant owners March 11-12 - New York Academy of Medicine NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years after the March 11, 2011 triple meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex, important new research and new information is emerging about continuing biomedical and...

2013-01-21 00:20:48

TOKYO, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gurunavi, Inc., the operator of major Japanese restaurant search site GURUNAVI, opened on January 21 an English-version website for the "MICHELIN Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan 2013" and "MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013," both of which are published by Nihon Michelin Tire Co., Ltd. The website (URL: http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/) introduces in English the 712 restaurants, hotels and Japanese inns that are featured in "MICHELIN Guide Tokyo Yokohama Shonan...

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....


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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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