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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Quake measuring 6.8 causes small tsunami on Japan's northeastern shores

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:04pm by AFP

    ... at the Fukushima plant after huge tsunami waves devastated the area in March 2011. "There are fears that relatively large earthquakes will occasionally occur in the ocean area where aftershocks ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe set to visit Papua New Guinea after gas project success

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... of liquefied natural gas from a landmark US$19 billion project in PNG last month. During the trip, Abe is expected to discuss cooperation in maritime security with his opposite numbers in the Oceanic ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan agrees to call off Antarctic whale hunt after UN court judgement

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of the Indian Ocean, was created in 1979 and is a breeding ground for many types of southern hemisphere cetaceans. The Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, surrounding the continent of Antarctica, was set up ... backed by New Zealand, hauled Japan before the ICJ in 2010 in a bid to end the annual Southern Ocean hunt. Tokyo has used a legal loophole in the 1986 ban on commercial whaling that allowed ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's nuclear safety regulator accused of ignoring risk from volcanoes

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... the power of science to predict future volcanic eruptions. Japan lies on the "Ring of Fire", a horseshoe-shaped band of fault lines and volcanoes circling the edges of the Pacific Ocean ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s public holiday tally climbs to 16 with Mountain Day

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... animistic beliefs have shaped the culture- needed to celebrate its hills. Japan already marks Marine Day, which is sometimes translated as Ocean Day, on the third Monday of July. The legislation ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    First whaling fleet leaves Japan since UN hunting ban in Antarctic

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:48am by AFP

    ... by the International Court of Justice's ruling. The court found that Japan's Southern Ocean expedition was a commercial activity masquerading as research. Some observers predicted the Japanese ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan seeks to expand its surveillance to Pacific Ocean

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 07:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Tokyo aims to upgrade is military as part of its defence strategy amid territorial disputes with Beijing Japan seeks to expand its surveillance to Pacific Ocean Japan said yesterday that it needed to expand its surveillance activities to cover the Pacific Ocean off its east coast to protect its interests in a zone rich with resources where Chinese naval ships were ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nuclear-tainted water released into ocean as typhoon hits Japan's Fukushima, killing 3

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 11:29am by Agence France-Presse

    ... leaving three people dead and forcing the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to release rainwater with low levels of radiation into the ocean. The powerful typhoon made landfall ... Around 300 tonnes of mildly contaminated groundwater is entering the ocean every day having passed under the reactors, according to TEPCO. Earlier in the day, the meteorological agency issued ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima nuclear plant bosses plan to dump water in ocean

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 03:17pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Agencies in Tokyo Tepco proposes controlled discharge of treated contaminated fluid, as government readies funds and action plan to tackle safety issues Ocean dump plan for radioactive Fukushima water The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) plan to manage radioactive water at its wrecked Fukushima plant may include a controlled discharge into the ocean once its toxicity ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    UN court rules Japan’s Antarctic whaling ‘not scientific’, revokes permit

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:07pm by Reuters

    ... Ocean, as well as smaller numbers of fin and humpback whales, citing a 1946 treaty that permits killing the giant mammals for research. Japan was “deeply disappointed” by the ruling, but it would ...




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