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Tuesday, November 05, 2002

Yukiko Kishida get's in touch to let me know that Lake Hujimi and surrounding wetlands are threatened by pollution from a proposed industrial waste processing plant. She is urging the local prefecture to conduct a more detailed environmental impact survey + requests international support. This lake used to be a quarry but is now disused + full of groundwater. The collapse of one side of the quarry has resulted in the creation of an unusual wetland habitat - seemingly populated by deep red dragonflies as well as numerous other critters...