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#98: The Tokyo Bay Area Began Creating a Truly Livable Hometown

Starting nine years ago we began applying of 10 tons of Activated EM a week to clean up the Nihonbashi River. This worked remarkably well and has resulted in a revival of Tokyo. Details are as mentioned in the 92th to 97th articles in the series "Revive! Food, health and the global environment" in the DND (Digital New Deal). On August 16th, around 7:30 am, NHK aired a scene of how popular and crowded the Edogawa beaches now are. They showed an interview with a housewife who said that "residents now can enjoy swimming and gathering shellfish and this place has become like our hometown."

 

In the same way, last year the NHK TV program “Little Journey” showed how clean the Keihin Canal (along the monorail) has become, how people can catch fish there that are then served as tempura dishes on sightseeing boats, and how the children from local apartment complexes are happy at being able to observe living creatures in a natural setting at a water park that also became clean. The program also showed the hope that local parents have that this area can also become a “hometown” for their children.

 

Certainly they are right. There is a well-known Japanese song with lyrics including: “Those are the mountains where I chased bunnies and those are the rivers where I fished for Kobuna (carassius) …. My hometown, surrounded by green mountains and clean rivers.” People who have played in that kind of natural setting have memories that last a lifetime, and such a place truly becomes their hometown.

 

During the period of rapid post-war economic growth there was serious environmental degradation, and river, lakes and seas became badly polluted. Rivers and sea areas that were heavily populated became “contaminated and dangerous places.” As a result, the Japanese began to lose their hometowns, and regional consciousness of a hometown vanished.

 

It has been a little over 25 years since we began cleaning up rivers using EM, and as we have been helping regain “hometowns” all over the country we have also linked this directly to the creation of real hometowns. Now most parts of Tokyo Bay are clean enough to swim in, and people can enjoy clamming on the flats.

 

Over 4,000 tons of Activated EM liquid has been applied to Tokyo Bay from the Nihonbashi River, and over 1,000 tons from Tateyama. Over 1,000 tons has also been applied to rivers that flow into Tokyo Bay. These activities will continue, so by the time of the Tokyo Olympic Games it's almost certain that the sea here will be world class in terms of purity and abundance of sea life.

 

When first starting applying EM to the Nihonbashi River I stated that this achievement would transform Tokyo Bay into a rich sea and a major seaside leisure zone, but nobody believed me at the time.

 

 

 

Japanese sardinella caught (Kamejima River floodgate) and sea bass in a casting net (lower right, Nihonbashi River)

EM culture plant running at the Nihonbashi River

Applying Activated EM liquid to the water park that is managed by the Edo River Environmental Foundation

 

 

 

A Sign of Further Breakthrough

 

I mentioned last time about the huge typhoon that struck Okinawa on July 11 to 12. As subsequent measures to deal with typhoons I strengthened the EM gravitron rectifying element, and also strengthened the barrier line in the banana fields in 4-5m squares. At the same time, I put garbage in seawater, then added 2% of Activated EM liquid made with seawater and let it ferment for 15-20 days. Then I set the resulting liquid for 7 to 10 days under the sun in a transparent container so that phototrophic bacteria will increase. (See article #95)

 

I tried to apply about 10L per rootstalk of the EM liquid fertilizer after it rained. Photo 1 shows breakthrough-grown bananas grown in the conventional manner. The top of one of stalks split into two, with each bearing fruit. Normally cultivars would never bear two fruit bunches on one stalk, but it actually happened at my experimental farm in about 30 to 50% of the cases.

That alone is a kind of miracle, but if the rectification level that is the source of this is increased, and the conventional application quantities of liquid fertilizer of 10L per plant is increased to 20L, the results can be seen in photo 2. With this stalk the head did not split in two, and initially there were indications of huge fruit clusters. After the typhoon, to ensure the plant’s recovery, I took a chance and applied 10L of liquid fertilizer, and as it flowered it split it in two and then it became two fruit bunches. Then, I added an additional 10L of liquid fertilizer, and the atrophying flower clusters on the lower right, where fruiting should have been over, became to develop more and began to grow two layered clusters of fruit. 

  

Among the ornamental varieties in the “Sennari variety” there are examples of all the fruit clusters having fruit, and cases of two layered clusters of fruit, but among cultivars this is a very unusual phenomenon, part of the super-breakthrough phenomenon. This phenomenon will not occur unless there is an intake of energy far exceeding what is normally viewed as possible, but because it is easily reproducible we look forward to future developments.

 

 

Courtesy of Ecopure

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