Only 15 percent of Japan’s land is arable. This fact means that agricultural resource is high valued and highly protected. Because of the shortage of land Japan has been very selective in maintaining its agricultural resource, nearly better than any other major developed country in the Eastern and Western worlds. Another limited resource Japan has to deal with is it’s lack of energy sources that exist within its borders. Because of this much of Japan’s energy is imported from outside countries. This however has helped the Japanese government to keep down environmental pollution created by it’s own energy sources. Given its heavy dependence on imported energy, Japan has aimed to diversify its sources and maintain high levels of energy efficiency. Since the oil shocks of the 1970s, Japan has reduced dependence on petroleum as a source of energy from more than 75% in 1973 to less than 50% in 2006 (www.state.gov/japan).
Many other important energy sources including coal liquefied natural gas, nuclear power, and hydropower. Today Japan enjoys one of the most energy-efficient developed economies in the world.
From what I have researched Japan seems to be in accordance with the development