Entries in japan (9)

Wednesday
Dec162015

Whale of a Worry: Return of Japan’s Annual Whale Hunt 

The hunt is on, again. The Japanese whaling fleet managed to keep everyone happy for a year, but now they’ve flipped the proverbial middle finger at the international community and have decided to go ahead with this seasons annual whale hunt, despite global opposition.

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Tuesday
Sep012015

The Dolphins Of Taiji

Today marks the beginning of an annual massacre of one of the most intelligent creatures on our planet.

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Thursday
Sep252014

Whaling set to continue in Japan

It has been over six months since the International Court of Justice has banned whaling in the Antarctic, but Japanese government officials continue to argue in favour of the practice.

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Thursday
Jul312014

Weird things that seem normal in some countries but baffle foreigners

When we go travelling we see and experience many different cultures and most of the time other peoples ‘way of life’ has a surprising effect on us. However, there are a number of things that fallinto the category of normal and might seem like ‘the only way’ to you, but it are completely odd to others.

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Monday
Feb112013

Snow festivals around the world

The UK never receives snow well; it is possibly the most scheduled yet disruptive thing in the calendar. In comparison to other countries hit by the snow in winter, the UK gets off lightly with the few inches that it usually receives.

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Friday
Jan112013

The weird and wacky food cuisines from around the globe

Due to it being Waitangi Day in New Zealand this upcoming February what better excuse than to check out all of the other interesting, weird and wonderful foods across the globe.

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Wednesday
Feb082012

Islands: Biodiversity Hotspots

By their very definition, whether large or small, remote or nearby, islands are separate. Although obvious, this fact is hugely significant in terms of its implications on evolution and biodiversity. Today we look at some of the more unknown of these secluded pockets and explore their natural wonders.

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Wednesday
Apr202011

Fishing fallout in Japan

Monday
Apr182011

Japan’s radiation release will hit marine life