Diving in Tonaki-jima, Okinawa, Japan

We headed west off the dive boat (towards open sea) and followed the bottom until we reached a rock outcrop. There was some beautiful coral around there, along with some very big fish. The visibility here was even better than...

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China blamed for Japans giant jellyfish invasion

Japanese government backed scholars have said an unusually large drift of jellyfish that has hurt Japans ocean fishing industry this year may come from the mouth of the Yangtze River and other Chinese waters....

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Giant jellyfish invasion off Japan, China and South Korea

Giant jellyfish called Echizen kurage have invaded territorial waters off Japan, China and South Korea, prompting a top-level summit to deal with the menace. Nearly 2m wide and weighing 200kg, with countless poisonous tentacles, they have drifted across the...

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Japanese diver found drifting out to sea by New Zealand rescue vessel

A chance encounter with a police rescue boat saved a young Japanese diver as she drifted out to sea during a weekend scuba trip that went wrong off the coast of the New Zealand capital, Wellington. Yuki Fujita, 28,...

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