Society/Life

The local producer in Kumamoto Prefecture is also a victim of the problem of asar ...

There is no end to fraudulent claims about origin of agricultural and fishery products. Just recently, asari clams disguised as ones from Ku ...

Do we just have to give up what the Government does not do for us?

With respect to the nuclear accident that accompanied the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, residents affected by the accident have claim ...

What! Does that constitute a copyright infringement?

Copyright is said to be a legal issue relatively easy to understand for the general public. For example, everyone considers it illegal to up ...

Wisdom to create a sustainable environment lies in traditional wisdom

Since modern times, we have promoted urban development and infrastructure development based on the idea of controlling nature. However, in r ...

A society where people can live with security

In this column, I would like to describe how we view the current situation from the perspective of researchers specializing in social securi ...

Let’s think about what it means that the landscape changes

The communities and streets of cities change with the times. It can make our lives more convenient and more fun, or it can become the identi ...

Agriculture is the last frontier; it’s the vertical farm (plant factory) that wil ...

Vertical farms have been attracting considerable attention recently. It is said that vertical farms themselves have been researched for abou ...

The law is made from a “narrative”!?

The concept of equality for all is taken for granted these days. On the other hand, everyone has different abilities, knowledge and experien ...

Unlocking the consumer from captive business models

In recent years, regulations on the activities of digital platform providers have tightened, mainly in the EU. The activities of platform pr ...