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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut
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Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry. Oba, a consultant, had hoped to supplement his future retirement income in a guilt-free way and invested $200,000 in a 50 kilowatt solar-panel facility, set up earlier this year in a former rice paddy near his home in southwestern Japan. But Kyushu Electric Power Co., the utility to ...

TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis Open New Production and Distribution Facility in Bratislava, Slovakia
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TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis, Inc., the global leader in industrial real estate, celebrated the grand opening of a 12,600 square metre, BREEAM-certified, build-to-suit facility in Slovakia that is fully customized to accommodate TOMRA’s production and distribution requirements. The grand opening at Prologis Park Bratislava, was marked by an official ribbon-cutting ceremony which ...

Mediterranean land degradation threatens food security
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Climate change, tourism and population growth are all accelerating land degradation in the Mediterranean region, according to recent research. This can have severe impacts: the amount of available agricultural land per capita in the region could have dropped by half by 2020, compared with 1961, the study estimates. The Mediterranean region covers about 850 million hectares in 22 countries across ...

Kurita to buy ICL`s water treatment
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Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Japans leading water treatment company in the industrial field, agreed to buy the water treatment, paper chemicals and aluminum business that was part of ICL's Performance Products arm, headquartered in Ludwigshafen.The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of this year.   "Combining Kurita's existing customer base, which is mainly in Japan and the ...

Maryland, Michigan Farmers Keep Soil, Environment Healthy
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As farming practices increasingly attract interest from the general public, two farmers are ensuring they meet public approval. They use proven management practices that focus on improving soil quality and maintaining a quality natural environment. In fact, getting the right nutrients to where they belong and in the right amounts when they’re needed enables them to improve yields while ...

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