Photo: ©International Organization for Migration / Albert Gonzalez Farran Ibrahim

NEW FROM UNU

RESILIENT TOHOKU

Cleaning up Fukushima

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.

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION

THE NEW URBAN AGENDA

VIDEO

Biodiversity in Kanazawa: Spring’s Lesson

Kanazawa’s rise as a flourishing cultural centre was made possible by the diversity of the surrounding ecosystems — from forests and plains to freshwater and marine environments — that the city’s residents learned to manage in a sustainable way. The exuberant renewal of life that spring brings to these satoyama landscapes has long had socio-cultural and aesthetic importance.