Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Planet Diversity Pre-Event In Nagoya For Global Biodiversity


On Sunday October 10, 2010, a number of organizations are holding an out-door pre-event from 10:00-16:00 at the Sakae Mochi no Ki Hiroba in Nagoya. There will be a Planet Diversity Parade from 15:00-16:30 on that day: everyone is invited … Read More

Posted September 24th, 2010 in Biodiversity

Japan Resources No 151

CUJ JR 151 (pdf) Japan Resources No 151 After a long, record-hot summer, temperatures have dropped again to more normal levels here in Nishi-Waseda, Tokyo. At the same time, our work to prepare for the COP10/MOP5 biodiversity conference in Nagoya … Read More

Posted September 15th, 2010 in Japan Resources

Getting Ready For Nagoya

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Food and agriculture that protect biological diversity: Aiming for a world without GMO (Image from Kagoshima prefecture Consumers Union of Japan and other groups that we usually work with, including the No! GMO Campaign, has focus on the MOP5 negotiations … Read More

Posted September 8th, 2010 in Biodiversity

CBIC Closeup: Is It Necessary To Slaughter Cattle And Pigs That Have Foot-and-mouth Disease?

The foot-and-mouth disease turmoil in Miyazaki Prefecture, involving the continual slaughter of livestock, has finally ended. Many people expressed their doubts about whether it was necessary to slaughter livestock over such a large area. This is a perfectly natural emotion … Read More

Posted September 8th, 2010 in Food