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WWF in Japan
Nihonseimei Akabanebashi Bldg. 3-1-14 Shiba Minato-ku Tokyo 105-0014
+81 3 3769 1711
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WWF Conservation Projects in Japan
Japanese black bear conservation
The Japanese (Asiatic) black bear is the largest mammal found on Japan’s 3 major islands - Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. But habitat loss, hunting and r...
Resource Security and Wildlife Trade - Timber
This project aims to contribute to the overall goal of the sustainable management of the timber trade. It will focus on improvements to the coordinati...
Supporting Conservation of Asian Forests
Japan has close links with the timber trade in Indonesia and the Russian Far East. Both these areas have lost vast areas of forest to meet the demands...
Latest Japan News
Countries impose tighter regulation of scientific whaling
New rules on whale hunts should stop killing for junk science.
IWC governments to decide on future of scientific whaling
New Zealand mounts a challenge to Japan's controversial hunts, which have have killed more than ...
WWF statement on ICJ whaling case
Today public hearings closed at the International Court of Justice in the case between Australia ...
WWF commends Rotterdam harbour’s appeal to ban whale meat
WWF-Netherlands has commended the Port of Rotterdam for urging shipping companies and terminal ...
Conservation advances at IWC
The 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) closed today with major steps ...
Korea reveals plan to hunt endangered whales
Korea today announced plans to kill endangered whales under a loophole in the International Whaling ...
Big investments needed in Asia-Pacific’s dwindling natural capital
Booming economic development and per-capita consumption across the Asia-Pacific region is burning ...
APP’s double default on creditors
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has been accused of a “double default” on international ...
WWF campaigns for more green energy in Japan
WWF has launched a new business partnership that urges the Japanese government to adopt more ...
Payback time for fleets stealing tuna from oceans
Countries which exceed fishing quotas on the rare East Atlantic tuna species should pay for their ...