Environment

Environment July 2016

Green logo hits shelves

Anglo-Dutch firm builds on innovative pact
Environment May 2016

Illegal ivory trade rife in Japan: report

London green group reveals fraud
Environment January 2016

A vital diplomatic issue

UK climate change expert speaks in Tokyo
Environment August 2014

Saving Mount Fuji

Alpinist and environmentalist Ken Noguchi leads the campaign to clean up the country's highest mountain.
Environment February 2013

TARGET: Zero Kills

As dawn broke on two of the most important days of the year—Christmas and New Year’s Day—for Gillian Graham, she was about as far away from her home as it was possible to be.
Environment February 2013

The Whale Truth

A comprehensive new report commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has thoroughly debunked the explanations used by Japanese authorities to justify the continuation of the nation’s whaling programme.
Environment January 2012

OFF THE MENU

Japan is likely to abandon its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean within three years, due to economic reality and pressure—with Britain playing an important role— by environmental groups and governments around the world. The term Southern Ocean, created in 2000 by the International Hydrographic Organization, is the fifth and newest world ocean comprising the southern parts of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans to completely surround Antarctica.
Environment November 2011

When “Cure” is Worse than Disease

Fears concerning radioactivity released from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant since the 11 March triple disasters have been blown out of all proportion, according to a leading British professor of physics. He has also said that ordering thousands of people to evacuate their communities will cause far more serious physical and mental damage to local residents than might result from leaks of the plant’s radioactive matter.
Environment October 2011

E-idea Winners Announced

The remarkable work of young Japanese eco-entrepreneurs has been recognised by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd. (LRQA) and the British Council, with the six winners of the E-idea Competition having received their awards in a ceremony at the British Embassy Tokyo on 21 September.
Environment July 2011

Cool and Green

Indications are that Japan is in for another long, hot summer—the effects perhaps exacerbated by power shortages—although there is a revolutionary range of new methods of staying cool and green. Unsurprisingly, they come from a British firm that has earned a reputation for innovation, effectiveness and style.
Environment May 2011

E-idea for Young Eco-Entrepreneurs

E-idea, like all brilliant ideas, is very simple but wonderfully effective. Young entrepreneurs, with strong environmentally focused ideas, submit a proposal into a national competition to be judged by a specialist panel. The winners receive funding, get plugged into a vast global business network, and are then given commercial and marketing mentoring from industry specialists.
Feature Article December 2009 / January 2010

Clean up with green investment

By the time you read this, Copenhagen and its relevance to Climate Change will have been forgotten. Memories of the Little Mermaid statue in the harbour and of the Danish capital as the home of Tuborg beer will have been restored.