Conservation and environmental news & publications: Japan
::: People Profile :::
Dr Arata Izawa, Marine Programme Officer, WWF Japan
I dived to look for coral and fish so often and sometimes enjoyed camping - lying on the shore ...
Japanese Whaling: science or sushi?
Sue Lieberman, Director of WWF's Global Species Programme, writes on Japan's questionable ...
Japan's science: a whale of a tale
A new WWF report dispels the myth that it is necessary to kill whales in order to study them. ...
Japanese Scientific Whaling: Irresponsible Science, Irresponsible Whaling
Although it is critical that the management of whale populations is based upon sound scientific ...
Asia Pacific Ecoregion Big Wins Update
::: Personal account :::
Yurika Ayukawa remembers the struggle for Kyoto
Yurika Ayukawa, Head of the Climate programme at WWF-Japan, remembers a moment when sheer ...
CITES: Japan's whaling proposals defeated
The Parties to CITES have overwhelmingly rejected Japan's proposals to downlist Minke whales from ...
Japanese NGOs urge companies and government agencies to use ecologically correct paper
Five environmental organizations issued a joint statement recommending all companies and government ...
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading in Japan
A Discussion Paper for WWF International
Japan needs a greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme
WWF believes Japan should adopt a gas emissions trading scheme in order to meet its international ...