Hiroshima is stepping up efforts to keep the memories of the calamity alive, as the survivors of the bombing, known as hibakusha, get older.
At the waste facility of Japan’s Kamikatsu town, there are dozens of different boxes for each category for recycling all its waste for only one reason: becoming a zero-waste town by 2020.
The Ainu minority has long suffered discrimination. The Japanese government in the 19th century banned them from practising their customs and using their language. Although there has been gradual change, the Ainu say much more needs to be done.
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