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Aug 5, 2013 | Beach Connection

Maritime Museum on Oregon Coast Holds Flag Tour, Talk

The central Oregon coast's Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center will try to share a bit of seafaring good luck on Saturday, August 10, as the museum presents a talk on the 17 Japanese maritime good luck flags on display there.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Newport, OR, Lincoln County, OR, World News, Japan, Family, Kids, Yachats, OR

Wed Jul 03, 2013

The Japan Times

Imported bee threatening Hokkaido ecosystem

A species of bumblebee imported to Hokkaido as a pollinator for greenhouse vegetables is rapidly expanding its presence in the wild and threatens to disturb the prefecture's native ecosystem.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, World News, Japan, Agriculture

Fri Jan 11, 2013

Daily Yomiuri

Fractured by nature

Ice floes drift southward in the Sea of Okhotsk on Friday morning, coming as close as about 20 kilometers off Notoromisaki cape in Abashiri, northeastern Hokkaido.

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Sat Jul 28, 2012

The Japan Times

Hokkaido zoo struggles to recapture flamingo on the lam

Staff at a Hokkaido zoo have been scrambling to recapture a flamingo that flew the coop in mid-July after recently getting wind of unexpected sightings on the prefecture's west coast.

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Mon Oct 18, 2010

Asia News Network

Swoon over spring's hues

From mid-August to mid-October, Taiyo-no-Oka Engaru Park in Hokkaido is awash with cosmoses in bloom .

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Related Topix: World News, Japan

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