The rice planting season has started again this year in Central Hokkaido's Sorachi region, the most abundant rice production area in Hokkaido. On May 12, the earliest date throughout the entire Jap...
【Series】 Spirits of the Kamuy landscape (30) Eighty thousand greater white-fronted geese fill the sky in an epic displayMay 23
At peak times, the number of greater white-fronted geese that gather at Miyajima-numa(marsh) – a stopover site for migrating birds – reaches 80,000.
Aug. 28, 2020
August 5 was a peak heat summer day with the high temperature exceeding 30 degrees Celsius in the city of Bibai. On this hot day, five facilities including elementary schools received a gift of cold snow stored for cooling at the Tokyo Olympic Marathon Sapporo course from the industry-academia-government consortium "Bibai Nature Energie Research Association."
World famous sculptor Kan Yasuda (75), who is currently based in Italy, received the Architectural Institute of Japan's Culture Award.