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apeescape

Bilingual/bicultural in Japanese and American, I do a little science on the environment, while looking for a place to live. I also do pro bono English-Japanese translations at Skeptical Science — a climate science blog.

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Latest posts by apeescape

Japan: Decline of Students Studying in the U.S. and Overseas

Despite the increasing number of people studying abroad via study abroad programs, the overall rate of Japanese college students studying abroad seems to be decreasing across the board — even...

Japan Government: On the Fall of the Employment System

A think tank for Japan's Cabinet, the Economic and Social Research Institute (内閣府 経済社会総合研究所) (ESRI) published a study that quantified the present status of lifetime employment and seniority-based wage (i.e....

Japan: Long life to bluefin tuna. The experts’ word.

With 68 countries voting against, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species that regulates the international trade of wild animals and plants, rejected a ban on Atlantic bluefin...

College Students Protest on Japanese Employment @ TOKYO

Spurred by a protest late last year by a small number of college students in Hokkaido Prefecture, a number of students in Tokyo organized for a demonstration protesting against Japan's...

Japan: Blogosphere Opinions on “Climategate”

This article is a little late to the fray, but “Climategate” was also a topic of interest in Japan. Although the controversy was not as strong say compared to the...

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