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A healthy environment for ourselves and future generations is a desire that’s cherished by us all. Writer and photographer Catherine Pawasarat specializes in environmental technologies – how they work and why they make sense. Working as an editorial consultant for environmentally-oriented international organizations like the United Nations University in Tokyo and Kyoto University’s Society of Waste Management Experts, she’s familiar with the complexities of sustainable development and international environmental conventions.

Below are just some of the environment-related articles offered by AkasaMedia. Contact us to commission articles or check for printing rights in your region.

Wind Power Setback in Japan: For an island nation with few natural resources, the potential of wind energy is promising. That is, it was until Japanese utilities started to balk at purchasing from local suppliers. From Germany's New Energy magazine.

Dirty on Diesel: The Tokyo Ordinance on Environmental Preservation delivers promise of cleaner air, but Japanese trucking companies are wheezing. Can Japan survive a modal shift in logistics? From The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo.

Here comes the Sun: Japan and the photovoltaics market: Regarding solar power, Japan has some forward-looking administrative policies and an industrial sector keen to build market share in what is sure to be a high-growth industry, making it the world leader in bringing solar power out of the sky and onto the ground. For The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.

Recycling to Work:  Might the small island nation of Japan disappear beneath a tsunami of its own garbage? With more than 5,000 tons of waste transported daily to the garbage-disposal site in Tokyo alone, the Japanese are finally taking the issue of waste reduction seriously. For Japan Airline’s inflight magazine, Winds.

The ART of Conserving Wildlife: South Africa’s Wildlife Breeding Resource Centre is pioneering the use of Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) for wildlife. It’s hailed by South African conservationists as a new hope for endangered species and inbred populations. For The Japan Times newspaper.


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