pollution

No More Free Plastic Bags In Japan!

So far, most stores in Japan, including convenience stores, department stores, and grocery stores, provide customers with free plastic bags. However, there are inevitable problems caused by plastic bags, such as marine pollution, which was one of the main topics discussed over at the G20 summit in Osaka in 2019. From July 1, 2020, the…

Three Scary Diseases Of Polluted Japan.

Today, Japan is known as one of the cleanest places to live on the planet. If I tell you that the developing Japan was full of pollution and environmental hazards, many people might shrug their shoulders in disbelief. However, this is the truth. A few decades ago Japan was struggling with pollution and its consequences.…

How Does the Government Solve Japan’s Increasing Urban Population?

Japan, as the third-largest economy in the world, is home to many of the huge metropolis people can live in. Aside from its rich heritage and vibrant culture, the country is also famed for having a legendary civic sense of duty. However, its urban population is continuously increasing along with the rest of the world.…

Ashio Copper Mine: Brief History into the Destruction and Turmoil it Created

Over some decades ago, production by mining was considered so important that addressing the pollution problem it caused was set aside. This was the case with “Ashio Copper Mine”, once considered the best mining site in Japan in the 1600s. However, later on, it became a major site of pollution in the 1800s causing several…