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.
The mobility vehicles of startup WHILL surpass conventional electric wheelchairs in their easy-to-ride and creative design while promoting equal access for all.
An extremely rare sighting and photograph of the endangered Hodgson's bat in Japan has excited experts and drawn attention to the biodiversity of Tsushima.
Startup PowerX's new ship, designed to transport renewable energy from rural to urban areas, would allow for distribution of surplus clean energy across oceans.
By integrating recycling into its employees' work routines, DENSO has made it possible for plastic bottles to be "reborn" over and over again.
JR Central creatively repurposes high-quality aluminum from retired Shinkansen trains for various applications, ranging from machinery to sports equipment.