Climate and Nature

High and rising hay fever in Japan may now have a solution

Around 70% of hay fever afflictions in Japan are caused by cedar pollen.

Around 70% of hay fever afflictions in Japan are caused by cedar pollen, as cedar forests cover around 12% of Japan’s land mass. Image: Unsplash/Casey Horner

Naoko Tochibayashi
Public Engagement Lead, World Economic Forum, Japan
Naoko Kutty
Writer, Forum Agenda
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