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Japanese NPO launches

July 4, 2016

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Japanese NPO launches "Encyclopedia of Life" Project to Protect the Forest

The organizing committee of Inochi no Mori (Forest of Life), an environmental i...
 
Tour Company Provides Immersive Learning Experience in Disaster-hit Areas

April 11, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Tour Company Provides Immersive Learning Experience in Disaster-hit Areas

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article published...
 
Cooperation Helps People Reach Goals -- Lessons Learned from Ecocon

April 7, 2016

Education

 

Cooperation Helps People Reach Goals -- Lessons Learned from Ecocon

The national college environmental activity contest, called Ecocon, has been h...
 
Report from Fukushima: Five Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

March 31, 2016

Newsletter

 

Report from Fukushima: Five Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake caused massive devastation ...
 
Toward Sustainable Development Goals - Talk with 15-Year-Olds

March 7, 2016

Education

 

Toward Sustainable Development Goals - Talk with 15-Year-Olds

Ugoku/Ugokasu (GCAP Japan), a national coalition of the Global Call to Action A...
 
Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials

December 25, 2015

Corporate

 

Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials

All Rights Reserved. Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment and solution serv...
 
Asahi Breweries Education Program Wins Ministerial Award

May 5, 2015

Corporate

 

Asahi Breweries Education Program Wins Ministerial Award

Asahi Breweries, Ltd., a major Japanese brewer, announced on January 13, 2015, ...
 
Nara City Enacts Child-Friendly City Ordinance

April 24, 2015

Education

 

Nara City Enacts Child-Friendly City Ordinance

Nara City in Nara Prefecture established the Child-friendly City Development O...
 
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Achievements and Prospects from the Perspective of Citizens' Initiatives in Japan

January 30, 2015

Newsletter

 

The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Achievements and Prospects from the Perspective of Citizens' Initiatives in Japan

The year 2015 has now begun. The decade starting from 2005 was designated by t...
 
Fuji Xerox Launches Project to Provide Learning Materials to Disadvantaged Children in Asia-Pacific

November 16, 2014

Corporate

 

Fuji Xerox Launches Project to Provide Learning Materials to Disadvantaged Children in Asia-Pacific

Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment manufacturer based in Japan, launched ...
 
Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

September 6, 2014

Corporate

 

Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment manufacturer, s...
 
Disaster-Hit Town Renovates Closed School into Sustainability Learning Center

August 20, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Disaster-Hit Town Renovates Closed School into Sustainability Learning Center

The "Ogatsu School Restoration Project" has been promoted since April in 2013 b...
 
Protecting Japanese Kids After School -- After-School Activities in Japan

June 10, 2014

Newsletter

 

Protecting Japanese Kids After School -- After-School Activities in Japan

What are After-School Activities? Do you know what "after-school activities" a...
 
Students in Okayama Win 'Supporting Next Generation Award' for Efforts to Tackle Seabed Waste

June 7, 2014

Education

 

Students in Okayama Win 'Supporting Next Generation Award' for Efforts to Tackle Seabed Waste

Students belonging to the Geography and History Club of Sanyo Joshi (girls) Jun...
 
Japan Massive Open Online Course Council Established

May 8, 2014

Education

 

Japan Massive Open Online Course Council Established

Image by coursera website Japan Massive Open Online Course Council (JMOOC) bega...
 
Student-Led Micro Hydro Power System Being Expanded Worldwide

April 16, 2014

Education

 

Student-Led Micro Hydro Power System Being Expanded Worldwide

Students of Kyoto Municipal Fushimi Industrial High School successfully develop...
 
Mie University Tops Eco-Friendly University Ranking 2013

March 1, 2014

Education

 

Mie University Tops Eco-Friendly University Ranking 2013

All Rights Reserved. The Japan Youth Ecology League, a nonprofit organization (N...
 
Japanese NPO Launches Study Support Program to Eliminate Education Gap

February 12, 2014

Education

 

Japanese NPO Launches Study Support Program to Eliminate Education Gap

Kids' Door, a non-profit organization engaged in various support activities for...
 
Lawyers' Network Launched in Japan to Help Stop Bullying and Physical Punishment

February 7, 2014

Education

 

Lawyers' Network Launched in Japan to Help Stop Bullying and Physical Punishment

To support victims of bullying and physical punishment at school, as well as th...
 
Agriculture-Themed National High School Student Competition Announces Winner

February 6, 2014

Education

 

Agriculture-Themed National High School Student Competition Announces Winner

The Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives, or JA-ZENCHU, announced on Nov...
 
Japanese NPO Provides Study Space for Children from Low-Income Households and Temporary Housing

January 23, 2014

Education

 

Japanese NPO Provides Study Space for Children from Low-Income Households and Temporary Housing

Asuiku, a non-profit organization based in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, has been ...
 
Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation and Utilization Effort Wins 2013 Environmental  Education Award

January 8, 2014

Education

 

Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation and Utilization Effort Wins 2013 Environmental Education Award

The Coca-Cola Educational & Environmental Foundation, which promotes enviro...
 
Number of 'Environmental Meisters' in Japan Tops 3,000

December 7, 2013

Civil Society / Local Issues

 

Number of 'Environmental Meisters' in Japan Tops 3,000

According to the Citizens Environmental Foundation (CEF) of Japan , the number ...
 
High School Students and Companies Prove Effects of Roof Greening with Used Tatami Mats

December 5, 2013

Education

 

High School Students and Companies Prove Effects of Roof Greening with Used Tatami Mats

Kanagawa Prefecture announced on August 6, 2013, that joint research conducted...
 
Mock Election Collects Votes from 10,000 Future Voters

October 10, 2013

Policy / Systems

 

Mock Election Collects Votes from 10,000 Future Voters

The Network Association for Mock Election Japan, a non-profit organization t...
 
Fukushima University Opens School to Develop Young Leaders for Reconstruction of Fukushima

August 28, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Fukushima University Opens School to Develop Young Leaders for Reconstruction of Fukushima

Fukushima University inaugurated, on May 18, 2013, Fukushima Fukko Juku, a s...
 
Survey Shows Link between People's Hopes for the Future and Childhood Reading Level

August 23, 2013

Well-Being

 

Survey Shows Link between People's Hopes for the Future and Childhood Reading Level

The National Institution for Youth Education (NIYE) in Japan, on February 2...
 
Japanese NPO begins After School Programs at Elementary Schools

June 22, 2013

Education

 

Japanese NPO begins After School Programs at Elementary Schools

After School, a Japanese non-profit organization (NPO) established in 2005,...
 
New Japan Citizenship Education Forum Created

June 13, 2013

Education

 

New Japan Citizenship Education Forum Created

Founded on March 17, 2013, the Japan Citizenship Education Forum (J-CEF) (http...
 
 Japanese High School Students Work on Seabed Waste Issue

April 9, 2013

Newsletter

 

Japanese High School Students Work on Seabed Waste Issue

Various reports on environmental protection were presented at a meeting ent...
 
After-School Program in Disaster-Hit Area Wins Top Prize at

April 4, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

After-School Program in Disaster-Hit Area Wins Top Prize at "Iine! " Japan Social Awards

The Collaborative School, an after-school program in the area hit by the Gre...
 
10th Ecocon Held to Promote Student Environmental Action in Japan

March 24, 2013

Education

 

10th Ecocon Held to Promote Student Environmental Action in Japan

The 10th National Student Environmental Activity Contest, Ecocon 2012 ("con"...
 
DENSO Holds Intercultural Environmental Studies Program with JEEF

January 18, 2013

Education

 

DENSO Holds Intercultural Environmental Studies Program with JEEF

DENSO Corporation, a major Japanese supplier of automotive systems and compo...
 
UNIQLO Launches 1 Billion Yen Fund for Kids of the World

January 14, 2013

Education

 

UNIQLO Launches 1 Billion Yen Fund for Kids of the World

A leading Japanese clothing retail company, UNIQLO, announced on October 16,...
 
Nagoya University Wins Eco-Friendly Award -- A First for a Large Japanese University

May 27, 2012

Education

 

Nagoya University Wins Eco-Friendly Award -- A First for a Large Japanese University

The Campus Climate Challenge Executive Committee announced on October 26, 20...
 
Toyota to Establish In-House Vocational School in Tohoku to Aid Restoration

December 8, 2011

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Toyota to Establish In-House Vocational School in Tohoku to Aid Restoration

Toyota Motor Corp., a major Japanese automobile manufacturer, announced on July ...
 
JFS Youth Team Reports in Two Languages on Environmental Activities by Students in Japan

October 21, 2011

Education

 

JFS Youth Team Reports in Two Languages on Environmental Activities by Students in Japan

The JFS Youth Team organized the Building Journalism Skills Student Seminar ...
 
Eco-Study School Trips in Kitakyushu City

June 20, 2011

Education

 

Eco-Study School Trips in Kitakyushu City

Japan's Kitakyushu City, the Eco-model City, has made itself a school trip d...
 
BEE Japan ― Cycling Tour to Protect Earth

April 22, 2011

Education

 

BEE Japan ― Cycling Tour to Protect Earth

Bicycle for Everyone's Earth Japan (BEE Japan) is a group organizing a cycli...
 
Japanese Prep School Begins Assisting Developing Countries in Proportion to High Schoolers' Study Hours

January 26, 2011

Education

 

Japanese Prep School Begins Assisting Developing Countries in Proportion to High Schoolers' Study Hours

Waseda Prep School, a major Japanese prep school, announced on October 13, 2010,...
 
Experiences in Nature and Playing with Friends Play Important Role in Nurturing Children

October 5, 2010

Education

 

Experiences in Nature and Playing with Friends Play Important Role in Nurturing Children

Japan's National Institution for Youth Education released on May 24, 2010, ...
 
Utsunomiya University's Green Educational Facility as Future Farming Model

May 28, 2010

Education

 

Utsunomiya University's Green Educational Facility as Future Farming Model

Utsunomiya University of Japan (UU) held the opening ceremony on February 18...
 
Let's Protect Our Earth While Playing and Learning Together

January 25, 2010

Education

 

Let's Protect Our Earth While Playing and Learning Together

GoodDay is a Japanese organization established in 2005 that engages in green...
 
Ranking of Eco-Friendly Universities in Japan Released

January 15, 2010

Education

 

Ranking of Eco-Friendly Universities in Japan Released

The Campus Climate Challenge Executive Committee released on September 15, 2009,...
 
INAX Teaches Children in Vietnam about Water Resources

October 15, 2009

Water

 

INAX Teaches Children in Vietnam about Water Resources

In collaboration with international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), I...
 
'Ecocon 2008' Showcases Student Environmental Activities in Japan

May 8, 2009

Education

 

'Ecocon 2008' Showcases Student Environmental Activities in Japan

Fifty-seven student groups from around Japan participated in the sixth annua...
 
Green School Festivals Spreading in Japan

May 2, 2009

Education

 

Green School Festivals Spreading in Japan

University students in Japan are working to make their annual school festivals m...
 
26 Students Join Minamata Environmental University

January 7, 2009

Education

 

26 Students Join Minamata Environmental University

Minamata City of Kumamoto Prefecture in southern Japan conducted a six-day p...
 
TUES CUP High School Student Essay Contest on Environmental Issues

December 29, 2008

Education

 

TUES CUP High School Student Essay Contest on Environmental Issues

On October 12, 2008, the Tottori University of Environmental Studies held a ...
 
Japanese Volunteers Working to Establish a Village for Street Children in India

October 8, 2008

Education

 

Japanese Volunteers Working to Establish a Village for Street Children in India

Japanese volunteers have been undertaking support activities to construct a vill...
 
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