Celebrating Women of Japan Project

Gender Equality is a key aspect of sustainability anywhere in the world. Women in Japan, in particular, often seem invisible as they have not gained as much attention as they should for the important roles they play, and diverse contributions they make to Japanese society. Continue reading “Celebrating Women of Japan Project”

Seeking Sustainable Tourism : Miyajima

At the end of Sakura season in April, I had a very interesting research day on Miyajima to inform a new series, “Seeking Sustainable Tourism”.
I’ve visited Hiroshima’s most famous island over fifty times in the last 22 years and I would rank it highly as a sustainable tourist destination: 7 (out of 10). This April visit was to answer if a visitor could enjoy a day on Miyajima without using or receiving any plastic waste.
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Ocean Clean-up Volunteering in Japan

Communities across the world are working together to create positive changes in the local environment- one easy way to do this is volunteering to take part in clean-up activities aimed at taking plastic waste out of the waterways. There are organized efforts happening across Japan in the warmer months and InboundAmbassador is organizing clean-ups each month in Hiroshima. If you are in the region, please join us!
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