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Sep 10, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Tens of thousands have fled their homes in Japan as heavy rains flood parts of the country.
Sep 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Tropical Storm Etau prompted emergency warnings in Japan and calls for 200,000 to evacuate, as the storm caused a river to overflow a levee.
Jun 11, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Cypress and cedar trees in Japan are causing massive amounts of nitrogen runoff into local streams.
May 14, 2015 01:01 PM ET
Right now, there are 28 mega-cities in the world, with about 450 million inhabitants among them. So, which world cities make the cut?
Oct 2, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Climate change could affect the ratio of human males to human females that are born in some countries, a new study from Japan suggests.
Sep 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Discovery News
See images shot by a hiker trapped on the top of Mount Ontake, the Japanese volcano that erupted on Sept. 27.
Sep 28, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
At least 31 hikers have been found lifeless near the peak of Mount Ontake after Saturday's volcanic eruption.
Sep 5, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new volcanic island growing 600 miles south of Tokyo is still growing, and scientists worry it could collapse and cause a tsunami, or else explode. Continue reading →
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