Education

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...
 
Statement Adopted at World Youth Forum Toward Toyako Summit

September 18, 2008

Education

 

Statement Adopted at World Youth Forum Toward Toyako Summit

Organized by youth groups led by the NGO A SEED JAPAN and the Japan Youth G8 ...
 
Sharp Corp. Eco-Education Program with Weathercasters Expanding to More Elementary Schools

February 12, 2008

Education

 

Sharp Corp. Eco-Education Program with Weathercasters Expanding to More Elementary Schools

Sharp Corp. announced on September 13, 2007, that it is expanding its environmen...
 
Hokkaido University Opens English Website for Sustainability Researchers

October 28, 2007

Education

 

Hokkaido University Opens English Website for Sustainability Researchers

On May 1, 2007, Hokkaido University launched an English website, the "Hokudai Ne...
 
Survey Shows 65% of Japanese Familiar with 'Food Education'

October 27, 2007

Education

 

Survey Shows 65% of Japanese Familiar with 'Food Education'

In May 2007, the Japanese government's Cabinet Office released the results of a ...
 
'Kids' Wisdom Base' Supports Worldwide Communication among Children

July 15, 2007

Education

 

'Kids' Wisdom Base' Supports Worldwide Communication among Children

One division of the Japanese non-profit organization ECOPLUS, the World School N...
 
Tokyo NPO Organizes Local Environmental Education Fair

June 25, 2007

Education

 

Tokyo NPO Organizes Local Environmental Education Fair

The Sixth Community Teachers' Fair took place on February 3, 2007 with the hope ...
 
First White Paper on Food Education Highlights Dietary Imbalance in Japan

March 10, 2007

Education

 

First White Paper on Food Education Highlights Dietary Imbalance in Japan

On November 25, 2006, the First White Paper on Food Education based on the Funda...
 
Japan Sets Plan for UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

June 24, 2006

Education

 

Japan Sets Plan for UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

The Japanese government adopted its implementation plan for the United Nations D...
 
Kyoto University Establishes Kyoto Sustainability Initiative

June 14, 2006

Education

 

Kyoto University Establishes Kyoto Sustainability Initiative

In April 2006, Kyoto University established the Kyoto Sustainability Initiative ...
 
High School Students Learn from Forest 'Masters' through Interviews and Essays

June 11, 2006

Education

 

High School Students Learn from Forest 'Masters' through Interviews and Essays

An event called the 4th Forum of "Fox Fire in Japan" took place on March 26, 200...
 
2005 Environmental White Paper for Children Distributed to Schools

March 1, 2006

Education

 

2005 Environmental White Paper for Children Distributed to Schools

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced its completion of the 2005 En...
 
Top Executives Lecture on Global Environment at Kyoto University

December 2, 2005

Education

 

Top Executives Lecture on Global Environment at Kyoto University

Kyoto University is offering series of lectures by members of the Business Leade...
 
Toyota Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute Opened

July 12, 2005

Education

 

Toyota Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute Opened

Toyota Motor Corp. opened the new Toyota Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute, located on ...
 
New Personnel Service Provides Workers for Universities

June 17, 2005

Education

 

New Personnel Service Provides Workers for Universities

Responding to changing needs of society and universities, Kantou Employment Crea...
 
'Food Serving Measurement by Hand' Program Wins 2004 Grand Prix in Food Education Contest

June 13, 2005

Education

 

'Food Serving Measurement by Hand' Program Wins 2004 Grand Prix in Food Education Contest

An award ceremony for the 2004 Community-Based Food Education Competition was he...
 
Shiga University Starts Environmental Assistant Training Program

May 10, 2005

Education

 

Shiga University Starts Environmental Assistant Training Program

Shiga University has launched an Assistant Training Program for Environmental Le...
 
Japanese University Publishes Environmental Education Database on Web

May 9, 2005

Education

 

Japanese University Publishes Environmental Education Database on Web

Since April 2004, the Miyagi University of Education has been posting a database...
 
Environment Ministry to Train Engineers in School Eco-Renovation

February 27, 2005

Education

 

Environment Ministry to Train Engineers in School Eco-Renovation

With the aim of carrying out environmental education in eco-friendly schools, th...
 
'Sanctuary Japan' Junior Ranger Program Gives Children the Joy of Nature

January 30, 2005

Education

 

'Sanctuary Japan' Junior Ranger Program Gives Children the Joy of Nature

Sanctuary Japan is a conservation organization based in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka...
 
Environment Ministry to Recruit 'Eco Families'

January 7, 2005

Climate Change

 

Environment Ministry to Recruit 'Eco Families'

Starting in fiscal 2005, the Japanese Ministry of the Environment plans to invit...
 
Tokyo Univ. Student Active on Environment

December 31, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Tokyo Univ. Student Active on Environment

A student-run environmental organization at the University of Tokyo, named "Kank...
 
Japan-Korea Students Learn About Environment through Water

December 17, 2004

Water

 

Japan-Korea Students Learn About Environment through Water

The 7th "Environment Gathering of Korea-Japan University Students" was held in J...
 
All Generations Welcome at the Foundation for Global Peace & Environment

December 15, 2004

Education

 

All Generations Welcome at the Foundation for Global Peace & Environment

The Foundation for Global Peace and Environment was established in May 1991 and ...
 
Nature Study at KEEP Forester's School Gaining in Popularity

November 29, 2004

Education

 

Nature Study at KEEP Forester's School Gaining in Popularity

Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project, Inc. (KEEP) holds a year-round program ...
 
Ministry Promotes School Eco-Renovation/Education Project

November 28, 2004

Education

 

Ministry Promotes School Eco-Renovation/Education Project

Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced on July 27, 2004 that Kami-i...
 
Japanese, U.S. Students Discuss Sustainable Society

August 30, 2004

Education

 

Japanese, U.S. Students Discuss Sustainable Society

The US-Japan Student Conference on the Environment was held in Tokyo on June 8, ...
 
Elementary School Works with Families and Community to Conserve Energy

July 20, 2004

Energy Conservation

 

Elementary School Works with Families and Community to Conserve Energy

Kuzumaki Elementary School in Kuzumaki Town, Iwate Prefecture, has worked to con...
 
School for Training Rural Leaders in Asia and Africa Still Thriving

July 1, 2004

Food

 

School for Training Rural Leaders in Asia and Africa Still Thriving

The Asian Rural Institute's Rural Leaders Training Center (ARI) is a private, no...
 
Directly Experiencing Nature: the Japan Nature Game Association

June 14, 2004

Education

 

Directly Experiencing Nature: the Japan Nature Game Association

"Sharing Nature" is a series of activities created by Joseph Cornell, an America...
 
Learn about Energy Conservation while Playing a Board Game!

May 22, 2004

Energy Conservation

 

Learn about Energy Conservation while Playing a Board Game!

In April 2003, the Edogawa Citizens' Network for Climate Change (ECCC), a non-pr...
 
Drop-in Website for Environmental Education Events

May 19, 2004

Education

 

Drop-in Website for Environmental Education Events

The Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF), a networking organization for gr...
 
Finding Wonder in Nature Close to Home--Invitation to Nature Conservation

May 18, 2004

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Finding Wonder in Nature Close to Home--Invitation to Nature Conservation

The Nature Conservation Society of Osaka, or "Nature Osaka," is a group of citiz...
 
Global Warming Workshops for Primary School Children: Letters to the Earth

May 11, 2004

Climate Change

 

Global Warming Workshops for Primary School Children: Letters to the Earth

The Kiko (Climate) Network, a non-governmental organization, was established in ...
 
Used Tennis Balls Help Reduce Classroom Noise

April 23, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Used Tennis Balls Help Reduce Classroom Noise

The Global Sports Alliance (GSA), a Japanese non-profit organization which promo...
 
Wakayama 'Eco-Schools' Save up to 21% on Utilities

April 21, 2004

Education

 

Wakayama 'Eco-Schools' Save up to 21% on Utilities

The Wakayama Prefecture Board of Education, in western Japan, has announced the ...
 
Environmental Diary Program Motivates Primary School Children

March 23, 2004

Education

 

Environmental Diary Program Motivates Primary School Children

In the hopes that children will help to create a better global environment in th...
 
Elementary Schools Participate in Biotope Monitoring Systems

March 16, 2004

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Elementary Schools Participate in Biotope Monitoring Systems

With cooperation from NEC Corporation, in October 2003 the non-profit Asaza Fund...
 
Free Energy Education Kits to 3,000 Senior High Schools

March 6, 2004

Education

 

Free Energy Education Kits to 3,000 Senior High Schools

Japan's Agency for Natural Resources and Energy has made energy education kits f...
 
Dropouts and Reclusive Students Given Help Through Environmental Education Programs

January 29, 2004

Education

 

Dropouts and Reclusive Students Given Help Through Environmental Education Programs

Programs based on experiencing the natural environment are becoming more popular...
 
Tsukuba University to Establish Masters Program in World Heritage

December 2, 2003

Education

 

Tsukuba University to Establish Masters Program in World Heritage

The Institute of Art and Design of the University of Tsukuba, Japan, will launch...
 
Environmental Education Law Enacted

September 27, 2003

Education

 

Environmental Education Law Enacted

The Law Relating to the Increase of Motivation for Environmental Conservation an...
 
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