April 27, 2013
The Abe administration has adopted a five-year blueprint for protecting maritime interests, partly in an effort to counter territorial claims by China and South Korea.
March 19, 2013
When put side by side, the colors orange and blue accentuate each other. In chromatics, hues of such a relation are called complementary colors.
March 12, 2013
Japan has become the first country to extract natural gas from methane hydrate under the seabed, opening up a potential source of domestic fuel for the resource-poor nation.
February 04, 2013
Government-affiliated Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. has begun the world’s first offshore test mining of methane hydrate from seabed layers, in an effort to tap...
February 25, 2012
Water temperatures are slowly rising, and inevitably life is beginning to stir in ponds and streams. But the transition from winter to spring always happens in fits and starts, ...
October 19, 2011
Japan and the United States plan to start early next year a joint experiment to extract methane hydrate from deep underground in Alaska to secure a supply of the relatively new ...
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