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Whales in Japanese Culture

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Yoko Morimoto and Gyongi Plucer-Rosario, UMUC faculty members on Guam, preview their upcoming lecture on whales in Japanese culture. Why does Japan insist on continuing whaling “for research”? Why is there such an outcry regarding whales when other species are even more endangered?

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Rory O’Neil talks algae

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Meet biologist Rory O’Neil, a new faculty member at Misawa Air Base, Japan. He has put in a lot of fascinating research on algae, and also tells us why the apostrophe in his name may not be as important as he thought it was.

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