The Ministry of the Environment of Japan and UNU collaborate to produce a video documentary about the decontamination efforts in areas affected by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident.
Japan’s pre-industrial land management, emphasizing natural relationships between forest, water, wildlife and soil, could guide recovery from the Fukushima disaster.
Three research colleagues examine the economic and environmental co-benefits of post-Fukushima electricity generation scenarios for Japan.
Our World visits the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show to see the latest in green vehicles, noting that this year could signal an industry shift from battery electric to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Spotting tiny EVs on the streets of Florence during a holiday in Italy prompted Our World editor Brendan Barrett to ponder the present and future of electric cars.
East Asian policies on land use, urban density and alternative modes of public transport hold lessons for Latin American cities.
Our World Magazine’s photographic highlights from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show showcasing the latest in electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Every year, the World Heritage Committee inscribes new World Natural Heritage sites. This year 21 were selected — 15 of which are cultural, 5 natural and one “mixed” (i.e., both natural and cultural).