Personal tools
You are here: Home » News » What's new
INSAM Navigation

What's new

Last modified September 26, 2008 09:21

What's new. Here you will find hot items of interest that have recently come up

Forests in Southeast Asia, Deforestation Effects using New Model — Last modified January 10, 2012 14:29
Japan's National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) on September 28, 2011, released the results of research on the carbon balance of tropical forests in Southeast Asia.
Cotton project aiming to support recovery of earthquake-stricken Tohoku area — Last modified December 21, 2011 12:47
On July 14, 2011, the "Tohoku Cotton Project" was launched by agricultural production cooperatives and agricultural companies affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, along with apparel companies, aiming at agriculture revitalization, job creation and development of new industries.
Is sustainability science really a science? — Last modified December 19, 2011 14:33
Los Alamos and Indiana University researchers say yes.
Biodiversity of domestic agricultural ecosystems — Last modified November 30, 2011 10:13
The National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES) announced August 19, 2011, the launch of its Rural Landscape Information System on website (RuLIS WEB), which efficiently organizes information on biodiversity in agricultural ecosystems across Japan, accessible to everyone, in order to widely promote sustainable agriculture.
Vegetables being grown without soil using new dry fog aeroponics system — Last modified November 23, 2011 11:31
Kobe University, Kobe City, Kobe Wine Co., and H. Ikeuchi & Co., announced on July 7, 2011, their joint project on the research and development of an eco-friendly, low-cost horticulture system using extremely fine, non-wetting mist.
Mongolia bids to keep city cool with 'ice shield' experiment — Last modified November 21, 2011 11:46
Mongolia is to launch one of the world's biggest ice-making experiments later this month in an attempt to combat the adverse affects of global warming and the urban heat island effect.
Fujitsu's Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis Contributes to Biodiversity Conservation — Last modified November 09, 2011 11:52
Fujitsu Ltd., a major producer of communication and information processing systems, and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced on July 15th, 2011, that they have improved an existing analytical method for aerial hyperspectral images, allowing the successful differentiation of tree species of similar coloring, such as Japanese cypress and cedar trees.
Japanese university to grow green curtain with japanese yam — Last modified October 12, 2011 13:10
Amid the growing need for power conservation, in June 2011, the University Farm, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University, began experiments to grow green curtains with Dioscorea alata or Daisho, a type of Japanese yam.
Idle fields changed to green curtains with fruits and flowers — Last modified September 29, 2011 09:46
The Sekimugi Passion-Fruit Association in Mugi Area, Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, in central Japan, has been using idle farms to cultivate passion fruit, which make eco-friendly green curtains with flowers and fruits.
Minami-Alps city sells "Carbon offset tomatoes" in greater Tokyo area — Last modified July 21, 2011 09:23
Minami-Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture, started test marketing "carbon offset tomatoes" on February 25, 2011, as a project adopted by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment under its Model Project Plan for Carbon Offsets.
Document Actions
  • Share on Facebook
  • RSS feed
  • Print this