1st algae-based oil producing facility in Fukushima set up in devastated region

[Japan] An experimental facility to produce oil from algae was constructed on former farmland that was abandoned after the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami struck the region. Continue reading 1st algae-based oil producing facility in Fukushima set up in devastated region

Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea

[Global] Ever since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch about 25 years ago, there have been ever-increasing efforts to prevent trash – especially plastics – from entering the oceans and the waterways that feed Continue reading Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea