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Keeping Expo Visitors Cool | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
EXPO 2005 Aichi has now passed the midway point of its six-month duration. As the summer heat rises, organizers are focusing on measures to help visitors stay comfortable in the heat.

Bottled Tap Water | Lifestyle | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Bottled tap water has been selling well, driven by a demand for water that tastes good but doesn't cost much. Water treatment plants around the country have been scrambling to invest in cutting-edge purification equipment in a bid to stay ahead of the competition.

Underground Urban Farm | Lifestyle | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
An underground rice and vegetable field has been planted beneath an office building in Tokyo's Otemachi business district.

Wind Power Takes Off | Business and Economy | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Communities and industries in Japan are increasingly looking to wind power to help out with their energy needs. Several cities and towns in Japan have been building "citizens' windmills."

Plastic from Plants | Business and Economy | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Plastics made using the resin of corn and other plants are seeing a rapid increase in demand.

Oil - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers have been flocking to coastal areas along the Sea of Japan to join the effort to clean up the crude oil that has leaked from the 13,157-ton Russian tanker Nakhodka.

Virtuous Cycles | Sci-tech | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Earth - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Singing and dancing their ways into people's hearts, 43 kids put on a musical called "I Love the Earth" (sponsored by Kids Earth Fund) in Nagoya on May 3 and 4. They brought to life the story of kids who stand up to protect the earth while adults are destroying it through pollution and war.

Solar Car - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
A university research team completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,210-mile) run around Europe and the United States between July and September in a car powered by solar cells and rechargable batteries. The research team from Tokyo Denki University, led by Professor Masaharu Fujinaka, spent nearly two years developing the car by altering a commercially sold vehicle.

Owls - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
A chick of the Blakiston's fish owl, an endangered species indigenous to Japan that has been designated as a national natural monument, was artificially hatched in the city of Nemuro, Hokkaido, in mid-April.

Jellyfish - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Inspired by the growing popularity of jellyfish as pets in Japan, an Osaka aquarium, Kaiyukan, has recently opened an exhibit devoted exclusively to the free-swimming marine creatures.

Solar Panels for Preschools 2 - What's Cool - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
A charity called the Sorabear Foundation, which adopted two fictional polar bear brothers as its mascots, is donating solar panels to preschools. Solar panels produce electricity without releasing the greenhouse gases that cause global warming and cause ice to melt at the North Pole, where polar bears live.

Biomass Toys 1 - What's Cool - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Kids Web Japan Kids Web Japan part1 What's Cool Biomass Toys search Web Japan > Kids Web Japan > What's Cool > Biomass Toys 1 What's Cool Today, people around the world are thinking more and

Pagoda in the Sky | Sci-tech | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Solar Carts - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
What would you do on a perfect sunny Sunday? There is not a single cloud in deep blue sky, and the sun is shining brightly. For some lucky kids in Hokkaido, September 7, 2003, proved to be a perfect Sunday for solar cart racing.

Virtuous Cycles | Sci-tech | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
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Virtuous Cycles | Sci-tech | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Close An image of the bike park to be built at Sakura-shinmachi Station. (C)SANYO Electric Co.,Ltd.

Pokļæ½mon Center Tokyo 1 - What's Cool - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
A charity called the Sorabear Foundation, which adopted two fictional polar bear brothers as its mascots, is donating solar panels to preschools. Solar panels produce electricity without releasing the greenhouse gases that cause global warming and cause ice to melt at the North Pole, where polar bears live.

A Habit-Making Toy Keychain 1 - What's Cool - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
A charity called the Sorabear Foundation, which adopted two fictional polar bear brothers as its mascots, is donating solar panels to preschools. Solar panels produce electricity without releasing the greenhouse gases that cause global warming and cause ice to melt at the North Pole, where polar bears live.

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