2018.4.22  24 seasons 04.20 - 05.04 grain rain 72 sub-seasons 04.20 - 04.24 no.16 Reeds begin to sprout up.
生物多様性5つのアクションたべようふれようつたえようまもろうえらぼう

And the winners of the Biodiversity Action Award 2017 Minister of the Environment Award and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Award are!

2017 marks the fifth anniversary of the Biodiversity Action Award. This year we received 116 entries from across Japan, and also added new awards, which are the Minister of the Environment Award, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Award, and the SDGs Award.

2017.12.10 Read more »

Biodiversity Action Award Japan 2016 result!

The Biodiversity Action Award was established in 2013 by the Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity to award exceptional activities that promote biodiversity. This year, the 4th anniversary of the award, we have once again received numerous entries from all across Japan.

2016.11.19 Read more »

5 actions for biodiversity

At the 2010 global diversity meeting held in Nagoya, the United Nations declared the period 2011 to 2020 ‘The Decade on Biodiversity. This was done to both help promote global awareness of the value of biodiversity and also to motivate people to take action so that we may realize, without delay, a society where man lives more in harmony with nature.

Soon after, the Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity was established, and many programs have already been launched.  But what does it really mean to value biodiversity, and what actions can we take in our day-to-day lives?

In order to encourage both children and adults alike to value biodiversity in their daily lives, the Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity adopted 5 actions proposed by CEPA Japan that can be readily incorporated into our daily routines.  This website introduces these 5 actions aimed at helping promote biodiversity as well as a wide range of related activities that are being implemented across Japan.

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