November 23, 2015

Japanese Youth to Make Voices Heard at COP21

Japanese Youth to Make Voices Heard at COP21
Climate Youth Japan (CYJ) is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by a group of Japanese youth who take action against climate change, and are interested in and concerned about climate change i...
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Giving Disaster Victims a Shoulder to Cry on
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...

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