Japan Had its Earliest Cherry Blossom Bloom in 1200 Years This Year

April 6, 2021 at 2:12 pm




Warmer springs are causing Japan’s cherry blossoms to bloom nearly a month earlier than they used to

Tiny Forests are Sprouting Up All Over Europe, Inspired by Japan, to Restore Biodiversity

July 3, 2020 at 9:14 am




Europeans are rapidly reforesting cities with tiny, dense patches of native forest with a Japanese method that makes them grow 10 times faster than normal 

This 400-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived Hiroshima and Is Still Thriving Today

January 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




Planted in 1625, this little bonsai tree survived the atomic bomb in Japan, and now sits in a museum in DC