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March 13, 2018

Toward Community Solutions for Renewable Energy
Lessons from Obama Hot Springs

Japan’s numerous hot springs offer rich potential for the development of renewable energy, but only if developers learn to work ...

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April 22, 2014

Worsening Water Shortages

Water shortages in Shanxi Province, China, are impacting seriously on agricultural production. As rivers and wells have dried up, some ...

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June 15, 2011

Protecting Our Land from a Post-Quake Fire Sale

In the wake of the March 11 disaster, Japan's precious land resources are more vulnerable than ever, as policymakers seek ...

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February 17, 2011

Fears Growing over Land Grabs

In late January, the Tokyo Foundation issued a policy proposal on reforming Japan’s land ownership system to better reflect the ...

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June 02, 2009


Wasabi is known across the world as a condiment for sushi. It only grows under highly specific conditions, and, most ...

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May 20, 2009

Japan's Watershed Forests in the Cross Hairs

The Tokyo Foundation has been engaged in research on the crisis facing Japan's watershed forests and recently announced proposals for ...

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