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Group C: Environmental conservation activities in Japan by Japanese NGOs

No. Name of Organization Project Description Amount Project Site
1 Earth Day 2001 Planning and Steering Committee Earth Day 2000 to 2001: Advancing the partnership \4,500,000 Japan
2 A SEED JAPAN Building a youth network to formulate agenda for a recycling-based economy; on-site participatory tours \3,000,000 Japan
3 Foundation for Conserving the Green Stock in Aso Investigating the status of open burning, and drawing a distribution map in preparation for grass field conservation in Aso area \2,500,000 Japan
4 The Association for Collecting and Recycling Resources Local governments' measures in regard to "other paper containers" specified in the Container/Packaging Recycling Law \2,000,000 Japan
5 Environment Friendly Food of the 21st Century Enlightenment on and implementation of food-related global environmental conservation practices \2,500,000 Japan
6 Organization to Promote Amenities at Seas and Beaches Aggregation and analysis of results from studies on marine waste scattered in Japanese coastal waters \3,500,000 Japan
7 Urahoro Brown Bear Research Group Model project for non-lethal damage control measures in support of brown bear conservation \3,000,000 Japan
8 Eco-eco Research & Promotion Association Research & promotion of the theory of "Economy as Ecology" (Establishment of a long-term recycling-oriented society) \3,000,000 Japan
9 ECOSYSTEM Release of illegally bred birds in support of the eradication of poaching \3,500,000 Japan
10 ELF Club Citizen-driven education and practice of global warming prevention and resource recycling \1,500,000 Japan
11 Nature Conservation Society of Osaka Natural environment classes (lectures and field work) on demand \1,500,000 Japan
12 Goshawk Protection Fund, JAPAN Development of a regional conservation management plan for the goshawk \3,000,000 Japan
13 Ogasawara Wildlife Society Protection and proliferation of endangered species in Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands \1,000,000 Japan
14 Okinawa Marine Animals Rearing Technology Center Preliminary study on whales in Okinawa coastal waters \4,000,000 Japan
15 Okinawa Environmental Network Research into applying technology used to purify and treat pighouse effluent to those from cow barns \1,500,000 Japan
16 International NGO Forum for Ozone Layer Protection and Against Global Warming Formulation of policy programs to reduce halocarbons emissions in support of ozone layer protection and global warming prevention \2,500,000 Japan
17 Office Recycle Network Building a recycling-based civil society through the establishment of a recycling system for industrial paper waste \3,500,000 Japan
18 Girl Scouts of Japan Awareness raising for environmental conservation through work group and outdoor activities \1,500,000 Japan
19 Marine Parks Center of Japan Awareness-raising on the subject of coastal ecosystem conservation \3,500,000 Japan
20 Science Education Foundation of Japan Learning about resource cycles from the earthworm: Development and dissemination of earthworm composting \2,500,000 Japan
21 The Citizens for the Improvement of Lake Kasumigaura (CILK) Implementing comprehensive forest conservation through the cooperation with local industries--concrete watershed management in Kasumigaura \3,500,000 Japan
22 Kanagawa Environmental Conservation Council Investigation of the status of food waste disposal and research on using such waste as feed \3,000,000 Japan
23 Kamakura Citizens' Society Kamakura city planning taking advantage of its springs (Spring symposium, spring exploration walk) \1,500,000 Japan
24 Environmental Auditing Research Group (EARG) Development and dissemination of the EARG Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) \3,500,000 Japan
25 Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society Development of policy proposals and holding of workshops and international seminars for "Greening Japanese Fiscal Policy" for a sustainable society \5,500,000 Japan
26 Citizens Environmental Foundation Human resources development to build an ecological city, development and application of evaluation criteria with participation of citizens and urban revitalization \5,500,000 Japan
27 Ecological Life and Culture Organization Continued study and information collection on environmental products, recycling, and products suitable for recycling \3,000,000 Japan
28 Japan Association of Environment and Society for the 21st Century Symposium aimed at creating a vision for a recycling-based society and pathways toward the vision \1,500,000 Japan
29 Kiko Network Activities towards global warming prevention \6,500,000 Japan
30 Kisogawa Lovers' Association "Flowers at Kisogawa river, a Dragonfly's Paradise" \1,000,000 Japan
31 Fishing Village Culture Association Production and performance of shadow shows on themes of the mountain, village and marine environmental conservation and their video production and distribution \3,300,000 Japan
32 Kumagaya Organic Matter Circulation Study Group Mixed composting of food waste, livestock manure and riverside weeds for use in agriculture \2,500,000 Japan
33 Environmental Center, Kumamoto Green Foundation Children's Eco-festival 2001 \3,000,000 Japan
34 Green Purchasing Network (GPN) Development of posters and education materials for children concerning green purchasing \3,500,000 Japan
35 GENKIGOMI Development of a National Civic Activity Information Network in support of a recycling-oriented society \1,500,000 Japan
36 Center for the Redevelopment of Pollution-damaged Areas in Japan (The Aozora Foundation) Research and development of educational material on experiences of pollution \4,000,000 Japan
37 Japan Network for Earth Environment and Prevention of Pollution Awareness-raising for air pollution control, waste problems, and global warming prevention \3,000,000 Japan
38 Kochi Ecosystem Conservation Foundation Comprehensive protection, research, education activities regarding Medaka fish \2,500,000 Japan
39 Executive Committee, The Classic Live for the United Nations Nationwide environmental conservation activity--"Living Forest " Concert \3,000,000 Japan
40 Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for Children Research on educational techniques to help realize a sustainable society \3,000,000 Japan
41 Satoyama 21 Building cooperation among Satoyama-related organizations and raising public awareness \3,000,000 Japan
42 Renewable Energy Promoting People's Forum Research on public awareness towards the implementation of the Green Electricity Pricing Program and energy conservation \4,000,000 Japan
43 Green Energy Law Network (GEN) Operating a network to facilitate the implementation of the Green Energy Law and conducting activities for an environment-friendly electricity policy \4,000,000 Japan
44 Natural Parks Beautification and Management Foundation Study on community activity for litter control in non-living spaces \1,000,000 Japan
45 Global Guardian Trust Restoration of forests damaged by Typhoon \4,400,000 Japan
46 Japan Council for Sustainable Development Forming and disseminating a vision toward sustainable development \4,500,000 Japan
47 People's Forum 2001, Japan Civil society and WTO - towards independence and symbiosis of future Japan \4,000,000 Japan
48 The National Conference for the Advancement of Recycle Society Awareness-raising for the realization of a recycling-oriented society \1,000,000 Japan
49 Rescue Stockyard Everyday recycling activities to be utilized in emergencies such as disasters \3,000,000 Japan
50 Institute for Asian Black Bear Research and Preservation Activity aimed at co-existence between humans and black bear, a large wild animal \2,000,000 Japan
51 Society for the Conservation of Shimachikawa River River environment conservation activities, including those for Shinmachi-gawa and Yoshino-gawa rivers \2,500,000 Japan
52 Japan's Save the Ozone Network Publishing environmental teaching materials regarding ozone layer protection and CFC issues; seminars for teachers and parents \2,500,000 Japan
53 Biodiversity Network Japan International symposium on introduced species \3,000,000 Japan
54 Japan Coal Energy Center Environmental Workshop on Coal and Global Warming Prevention \4,200,000 Japan
55 The Association for the Environmental Conservation of Seto Inland Sea Management of information on discoveries of finless porpoises in the Seto Inland Sea \3,000,000 Japan
56 Japan Forest Recreation Association Awareness-raising of the idea of symbiosis with forest environments \3,300,000 Japan
57 Study Group of Comprehensive Recycling System Establishment of sake container collection \1,000,000 Japan
58 Soft Energy Research Group Study of global warming prevention measures through simple tree and grass planting on rooftops and use of reed screens \1,000,000 Japan
59 TAIYOH-NO-KAI Education of global citizens (Environmental seminars) \3,400,000 Japan
60 The Supporters' Network for Terraced Paddy Field Enlightenment seminars on environmental conservation in terraced paddy fields \1,000,000 Japan
61 Local Citizens' Network on Environmental Protection Holding a lecture meeting for raising awareness of global warming prevention and distribution of environmental readers \2,000,000 Japan
62 Citizens' Alliance to Save the Atmosphere and the Earth Study on greenhouse gas reduction possibilities in Japan \3,500,000 Japan
63 Global Environmental Forum Conference on the state of global warming and international trends \2,000,000 Japan
64 Chugoku/Shikoku Environmental Education Network Reviewing the connections between town, people, and nature: Environmental education meeting in Chugoku/Shikoku region 2000 \2,000,000 Japan
65 Chubu Recycle Recycling stations (a recycling system jointly built by citizens, businesses, and the government) \4,000,000 Japan
66 Churasa's Society Environmental research on Yakatakatabaru \1,000,000 Japan
67 The Birds of Prey Japan at Mt.Cyokai Study Group Ecological study and conservation of the natural habitat of the golden eagle & mountain hawk eagle and other raptors inhabiting Mt. Cyokai \1,500,000 Japan
68 Study Group of Hakenomiya in Tsuboigawa River Basin Ecosystem restoration at a reservoir near Tsuboigawa river \2,000,000 Japan
69 Society of Electric Vehicle (SEV) Building electric vehicles and establishing their popularization models by community people \6,500,000 Japan
70 Citizens Union for Recycling in Tokyo and Tama Research on waste and resource management in housing complexes \1,500,000 Japan
71 Tokyo TOKOTON Forum the Environment A meeting aimed at developing action plans for a sustainable society \1,400,000 Japan
72 The Natural Step Japan Consensus building and networking for a sustainable society \3,000,000 Japan
73 Garbage Recycling Japan Network Awareness-raising activity - providing a venue for research, studies, seminars, and exchanges \3,000,000 Japan
74 The 21 Shibuta River Promenade Planning Association Carrying out river beautification activities to promote cleanup, and building an environment-conscious promenade \1,200,000 Japan
75 Nishiyodo Association for Natural Culture Nishiyodo natural culture college \1,500,000 Japan
76 Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition Expo2005 THE KIDS' PLAY CAMPUS 2000 \4,900,000 Japan
77 Japan Walking Association Enhancement of walking-oriented environment conservation activities \2,500,000 Japan
78 Sea Turtle Association of Japan Survey of the status of sea turtle spawning grounds in Japan \3,000,000 Japan
79 The Japan Environmental Education Forum Development and offering of natural environment education programs targeted at the middle-aged \1,800,000 Japan
80 Japan Groundwork Association Community garden jointly made with the handicapped \3,000,000 Japan
81 Nature Conservation Society of Japan Nature conservation seminar on biodiversity conservation and plant community (vegetation) protection \2,000,000 Japan
82 Japan Wetlands Action Network Conducting research of least sandpiper and educational activities through international cooperation \3,000,000 Japan
83 Nippon Association of Consumer Specialists Popularization of environmental labeling for the selection of environment-conscious products (ECP) \4,000,000 Japan
84 Japan Women Pharmacist Association Open symposium - A recycling based Society starts at the local level \2,000,000 Japan
85 Japan Research Institute Symposium and survey conducted by society (citizens) on the evaluation of corporate environmental performance \4,000,000 Japan
86 Japanese Society for Preservation of Birds Fostering environmental education leaders capable of considering the impact of human activities on nature and wildlife   \2,500,000 Japan
87 Japan Sportfishing Association Nature Experience: Environmental Fishing School \3,500,000 Japan
88 Japan National Trust for Cultural and Natural Heritage Conservation Research program on the conservation and utilization of reed beds as a well-balanced natural environment for a sustainable reservation \3,000,000 Japan
89 Japan Nature Game Association International environmental education symposium and workshops \3,000,000 Japan
90 Corporation to Protect Verdant Pine Trees in Japan Holding a symposium aimed at protecting and nurturing coastal pine forests \1,000,000 Japan
91 Wild Bird Society of Japan WING (WBSJ International Center for the Nature of the Globe) International Nature Academy \5,500,000 Japan
92 Network Fukushimagata Creating a nature-learning park abundant in wildlife in Fukushimagata lagoon, concurrent with its restoration and conservation \1,500,000 Japan
93 Advice Center for Rural Environment Support Tambo no Gakko (paddy field school) Symposium: Environmental education utilizing rice fields, waterways, reservoirs and "Satoyama" \3,100,000 Japan
94 Hachijojima Island Environmental Conservation Society Support for deposit program, an important part of the Green Island plan \1,000,000 Japan
95 Bamboo Coop Conservation of bamboo groves and recycling of cut bamboos and waste candles \2,500,000 Japan
96 The Old Broads, Hitakami Human resource development program for environmental fields \1,500,000 Japan
97 Cooperative Network for Distribution of Returnable Bottles Study of a social system for distribution of returnable bottles and related promotion activities \3,500,000 Japan
98 Fukuoka Young Men's Christian Association (Fukuoka YMCA) Forest volunteers (Nakatsuemura, Oita Prefecture) \1,500,000 Japan
99 Water Environment Hokkaido Cultivation of an environmental forest in the Ishikarigawa river basin \2,000,000 Japan
100 The Foundation for Environmental Rehabilitation and Redevelopment of Mizushima Enhancement of public awareness through the investigation of seabed waste \1,000,000 Japan
101 Minamata Disease Material Collection Liaison Conference Collection and organization of Minamata disease related materials and dissemination of information \2,000,000 Japan
102 Minamata Disease Center Soshisha Research on the development of environmental education programs aimed at learning environmental issues from Minamata disease experience \2,000,000 Japan
103 Minamata Forum Holding Minamata Exhibitions in various parts of Japan \4,000,000 Japan
104 Mino Society for Citizen-based Forest Building Creating forests for learning, allowing human resources development and Satoyama management \1,500,000 Japan
105 Mihama Charcoal Making Society Charcoal making as an element in conserving Satoyama in Mihamacho \1,500,000 Japan
106 Miyazu City Ladies' Association Environmental conservation and enlightenment \800,000 Japan
107 Yoshiicho Environment Society Kitchen waste recycling activity \1,000,000 Japan
108 The Conference for the Promotion of Recycling Education and public relations activities towards the promotion of recycling \3,900,000 Japan
Total amount of grant for Group C \292,200,000
Total amount of grant for Groups A, B & C \749,650,000