High skill

Right, members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Associa tion perform ladder stunt as part of Tokyo’s Fire department’s New Year review

by Yoshikazu Tsuno

A throwaway idea

Watching a trash crane from the window of the Gomi-Pit Bar in Tokyo. The temporary bar is inside the facilities of Musashino Clean Center and aims to raise awareness of environmental and waste disposal issues.

By Rodrigo Reyes Marin

A barrier too far

Landfill work off the Henoko district of Nago, Okinawa, for the relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma station. The relocation is the subject of a referendum this month.

by Richard Atrero de Guzman/Nur Photo