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Stories by Jim Haw

Hyperbaric Oxygen: A Spectrum of Emerging Treatments

By Nathalie Sami and Janice Wong The hyperbaric chamber on Catalina Island at the USC Wrigley Marine Institute. Certified scuba divers are familiar with the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for decompression sickness treatment.

June 28, 2013 — Jim Haw

Challenges Facing Japan's Marine Fisheries

by Molly SullivanFor thousands of years, the sea has served Japan as a cultural and economic resource. The Japanese have made heavy use of the ocean surrounding their island nation, harvesting a host of marine organisms from sea cucumbers to whales.

June 26, 2013 — Jim Haw

Okinawa and the U.S. military, post 1945

By Lane JohnstonOkinawa has had a tumultuous history and a scattered identity throughout the twentieth century. As a Japanese territory before World War II, Okinawans did not ever fully adopted Japanese culture as their own.

June 19, 2013 — Jim Haw

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