THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
October 24, 2021 at 13:30 JST
The distribution in the concentration of phytoplankton in waters southeast of Hokkaido shown in satellite images taken Sept. 16. The red portions are where it exists in a high density and coming closer to Hokkaido. (Provided by Hokkaido University)
A red tide that devastated marine life off the northernmost main island of Hokkaido apparently was caused by algae drifting from Russia on an ocean current, Japanese researchers said. [Read More]
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Haruki Murakami and other writers read from books before selected audiences at the new Haruki Murakami Library.
The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration.
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