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Publications of Japanese

33 Examples of the Cultures and Technologies of Wetlands in Japan

This booklet is aimed for facilitating greater dialogue on the relationship between wetlands and people that will lead to the conservation and restoration of wetlands, community revitalization, capacity development and international exchange in Asia and in the world. It was published in “Inventory of Cultures and Technologies of Wetlands” project (2008-2011), which was funded by the Japan Fund for Global Environment of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency. Original Japanese version is available.


Tidal Flat Benthos Survey Guidebook

Tidal Flat Benthos Survey Guidebook –Eastern Japan version
An easy-to-read manual for citizen-based participatory research on benthos organisms
This version covers eastern Japan (Hokkaido to Ise-bay for the Pacific side, Noto-peninsula for the Sea of Japan side).



"Inventry for the Culture and Technology of Wetlands (Draft)"

The result of trial worksheet research on"wetland culture and traditional practices" answerd by stakeholders of wetlands all over Japan.


Forests in the ocean (DVD)

The survey on seaweed beds in Japan was conducted in 2002-2004 as part of the National Survey on the Natural Environment by Wildlife division of the Ministry of Environment of Japan. This DVD compiles movies taken during the survey. It is aimed to introduce beautiful scenary inside the ocean with various living creatures.


Report of the International Workshop on Climate Change and Wetland Conservation

The report is bilingual (Japanese and English). It includes welcome addresses and eight articles regarding climate change and wetland conservation issues. The Internation Workshop on Climate Change and Wetland Conservation was held on September 20-21, 2001 at Kushiro city, Hokkaido prefecture, Japan.

Sponsor: National Institute for Environmental Studies

Co-sponsor: Kushiro International Wetland Centre, Wetlands International Japan

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