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· June, 2021

Stories about Japan from June, 2021

Confronting ‘vaccine hostility’ in Japan

"Municipalities all over Japan have reported receiving death threats when announcing vaccination programs, particularly for teens and adolescents."

Japanese brown bear runs amok in Hokkaido island's largest city

The incident illustrates the increasing interactions between bears and humans in Japan.

Global Voices’ top stories on environmental destruction, as the planet just observed World Environment Day

Global Voices has covered environmental issues extensively, and one focus of our stories has been the way pollution, massive urbanization, development infrastructures, and human-caused accidents are destroying fragile ecosystems.

About our Japan coverage

Nevin Thompson is our Japan editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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