Photojournalist Fumie Oyama shares exclusive photos of the endangered crested ibis in the first installment of a new series on Sado Island's rich biodiversity.
Landslides, damaged landscapes, and disaster risk were among concerns that prompted the city to issue a declaration opposing construction of mega solar plants.
Technological advancements in material and chemical recycling are key if plastic recycling in Japan is to become economically viable.
Rice-based bioplastics not only provide a sustainable alternative to conventional plastic, they could also revitalize Japan's shrinking rice farming industry.
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The decarbonization trend means higher demand for Panasonic's Eco Cute high-efficiency water heaters, leading the company to boost its production capacity.
The triple-domed pavilion designed by ZERI Japan will house displays and host programs to educate visitors on the importance of protecting Earth's oceans.
Itochu has opened a new style of SDGs-themed family restaurant that offers delicious food while sending out an important message about eating sustainably.
Across Japan, horses are serving as vehicles for promoting mental health and community and economic development. Horse manure is even being made into paper.
Explore the rich biodiversity and ongoing decarbonization efforts of Yakushima Island in a stunning photo essay by Sankei photographer Hideyuki Matsui.
In Osaka, a row of abandoned old homes was reborn into a craft beer brewery and restaurant that actively employ people with disabilities in the community.
Automated rice planting by AI-based robots in Saitama Prefecture is being tested as an effective measure for reducing labor in the aging farming population.