Seaweed and Japan's nutritional crisis

  title={Seaweed and Japan's nutritional crisis},
  author={Raymond Lamont Brown},
In excess of 11 million people live on Japan's four main islands of Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. The country's total landmass is approximately twice that of the United Kingdom, yet only around 8% of this is usable for agriculture. Japan too is very short on raw materials which have to be imported in hundreds of millions of tons. The country's population explosion, combined with the dearth of mineral assets, has led Japanese nutrition experts to forecast a grave food crisis… CONTINUE READING

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