May 15, 2013
Nearly 1,800 islanders would likely perish if a massive earthquake struck along the Nankai Trough on the Pacific side of Japan's mainland, a study says.
April 11, 2013
Plans by the Japanese government to hold a ceremony commemorating the San Francisco Peace Treaty on April 28 are facing criticism from islands that were forsaken in the...
January 07, 2013
A team led by Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) has shot the first videos of the elusive giant squid, the largest invertebrate on the planet, in its natural environment.
February 08, 2012
A species of shearwater thought to have been extinct for 20 years has been discovered in the Ogasawara Islands, 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo.
November 12, 2011
OGASAWARA ISLANDS--With its listing as a World Natural Heritage site, the Ogasawara island chain has faced an inevitable surge in tourists--and among them visitors lacking...
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