Henoko Blue

The canoe team for protecting Oura Bay, Henoko, Okinawa, from construction of a new U.S. military base

[Photo gallery] The cradle of life

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The last day of construction work before the New Year holidays

When we’re rowing in Henoko, we encounter a range of living creatures. Because we paddle on our canoes, we usually can’t capture what we see in photographs, but on this day near the end of the year, we saw sea... Continue Reading →

If you don’t know how to fix it, please stop breaking it.

May 9 marked the third day since reclamation work resumed after the Golden Week holiday. On the outer periphery of the landfill zone where land reclamation continues, work to lay down wave-dissipating blocks has made progress. Meanwhile, by the neighboring... Continue Reading →

Who’s going to protect the ocean?

From our friends at Diving Team Rainbow, we’ve received yet another unbelievable bunch of photos. There’s an oil fence moored from Cape Henoko, where construction is currently underway on the N4 embankment, to Nagashima island. Previously, coral that had been... Continue Reading →

2.16 Major Seaborne Action to Protect Life in Henoko/Oura Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/5/19 The Conference Opposing Heliport Construction Press Contact: 2.16 Major Seaborne Action to Protect Life in Henoko/Oura Bay NAGO, Okinawa -- The Conference Opposing Heliport Construction will hold a major seaborne event to protect lives in... Continue Reading →

Not Giving Up

On Dec. 14 soil and sand were dumped into the waters off the coast of Henoko. Soil and sand were dumped upon the consensus of the people — that we don’t need any more military bases or want to destroy... Continue Reading →

Protesting at the Ryukyu Cement pier

As you’ve likely heard from news reports, between Dec. 3 and Dec. 6, soil and sand intended for reclamation work off the coast of Henoko in Nago city for the construction of a new U.S. military base was transported out... Continue Reading →

Preparatory work for reclamation resumes

As you may know, because Japan’s Land Minister Keiichi Ishii issued an injunction against Okinawa’s retraction of the landfill permit for Henoko, preparatory work for land reclamation in the coastal on Henoko was resumed by the Japan’s central government from... Continue Reading →

[Photo gallery] July 2018

One part of the sea of Henoko was enclosed

On July 19th, one part of the sea off the coast of Cape Henoko that is one section of the landfill area was enclosed. Around 2.30pm, we thought that the two seawalls called the K4 seawall and the N3 seawall... Continue Reading →

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