Miso, Why it’s a Superfood:


From Bob Whiley:   A traditional food of fermented soybeans which hails from Japan, authentic miso is brimming with good-for-your-belly probiotics, which help keep our gut flora healthy. Dr. Oz also recently discussed how this Japanese food lowers triglycerides, the fat in your blood that contributes to belly fat. Dr. Oz’s Prescription: Pick up instant […]

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?


From theguardian.com: Japan’s under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren’t even dating, and increasing numbers can’t be bothered with sex. For their government, “celibacy syndrome” is part of a looming national catastrophe. Japan already has one of the world’s lowest birth rates. Its population of 126 million, which has been shrinking […]

Non-human Personhood for Whales and Dolphins: Update.


Latest News – 22/08/2013 India cites dolphin personhood in ban on dolphinaria In an unprecedented move, the Government of India announced a nationwide ban on dolphinaria, citing dolphin intelligence and sensitivity as part of the reason for their decision and arguing that dolphins should be recognised as non-human persons. India’s Central Zoo Authority issued a […]

Help The Dolphins!!!


From STOP killing Whales & Dolphins: DOLPHIN HUNTS – What will help YOU to help the dolphins this year? In a matter of days the HUNTING of DOLPHINS and PILOT WHALES begins AGAIN in Japan. Every year from September through to March/April this coastal “drive” hunting takes place in small villages around the country. The fishermen […]

Greenpeace’s Tokyo-Two – Pause.


From the Flaming Vegan. Have you heard of Japan’s “Tokyo-Two”? Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki are the two Greenpeace activists – both Japanese – that intercepted a box of whale meat that was meant as a gift to a crewmember of one of the whale ships that continue to kill whales on the endangered species list […]