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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 2000 Planning and Steering Committee Earth Day 2000 Campaign: Creating a new partnership \5,000,000 Japan
2 Community Action Network for Preserving Akame Forests (CANPAF) Development of informational materials for the conservation and protection of Akame forests in the south of Nabari City \1,500,000 Japan
3 Asakuragawa Water Forum Biotope creation activity \2,500,000 Japan
4 A SEED JAPAN Participation and experience for understanding the linkage between Japan's environmental problems and global warming \3,000,000 Japan
5 The Association for Collecting and Recycling Resources Study on usable "other paper containers" \2,000,000 Japan
6 EM Green Club Recycling activity through compost-making with EM \1,000,000 Japan
7 Environment Friendly Food of the 21st Century Enlightenment on and implementation of food-related global environmental conservation practices \2,500,000 Japan
8 Organization to Promote Amenities at Seas and Beaches Preliminary study on marine waste scattered in coastal waters \3,500,000 Japan
9 Urahoro Brown Bear Research Group Model project for non-lethal damage control measures for brown bear conservation \1,800,000 Japan
10 Eco-eco Research & Promotion Association Research & Promotion of the Theory of "Economy as Ecology" (Establishment of a long-term recycling-oriented society) \3,500,000 Japan
11 EcoInstitute/EcoClub Japan Holding workshops and forums for disseminating forest research \2,100,000 Japan
12 ECOSYSTEM Release of illegally bred birds in support of the eradication of poaching \3,000,000 Japan
13 Prefectural Forum for the Promotion of Eco-life Movement 2nd Nature Friendly Forest afforestation project \1,500,000 Japan
14 Foundation for the Protection of Lake Environment Project to prevent global warming and promote a recycling-oriented society \1,500,000 Japan
15 Ono Basin Water Conservation Society Ono Basin groundwater conservation activity (Rainwater utilization and drainage-purification experiment) \1,700,000 Japan
16 Okinawa Marine Animals Rearing Technology Center Preliminary study on whales in Okinawa coastal waters \4,000,000 Japan
17 Okinawa Environmental Network Introduction of a model plant for purifying livestock-farming effluent to livestock farmers in Yuhigawa river basin, Okinawa \3,000,000 Japan
18 Girl Scouts of Japan Refreshing camp (Awareness raising for environmental conservation through work group and outdoor activities) \2,200,000 Japan
19 Marine Ecology Research Institute Development and distribution of videos and booklets for enlightenment and dissemination of knowledge on the conservation of marine environment and endangered fish species \1,500,000 Japan
20 Science Education Foundation of Japan Research on the development of an environmental education program "Learn about resource cycles from earthworms", and its dissemination \2,500,000 Japan
21 The Citizens for the Improvement of Lake Kasumigaura (CILK) Joint project with fishermen for the restoration and wise use of weedbeds in Kasumigaura \4,000,000 Japan
22 Kanagawa Environmental Conservation Council Community environmental conservation activity through domestic wastewater treatment \5,100,000 Japan
23 Kamakura Citizens' Society Kamakura city planning taking advantage of its springs (Spring symposium, spring exploration walk) \1,500,000 Japan
24 Citizen's Network for Waste Problem in Kawasaki Dissemination of Kawasaki citizens' plans for reduced waste generation and incineration \800,000 Japan
25 The Tohoku Chamber of Environment Information exchange for goods to be recycled, and research and activity to promote Zero Emission \2,000,000 Japan
26 Environmental Auditing Research Group (EARG) Development and dissemination of the EARG Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) \3,500,000 Japan
27 Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society Implementation of surveys and study meetings on "greening of finance" aimed at sustainable production and consumption \5,500,000 Japan
28 Citizens Environmental Foundation Development and application of evaluation criteria in building an ecological city, methods of urban development with participation of citizens and human resources \5,500,000 Japan
29 Ecological Life and Culture Organization Survey on actual conditions and research on recycling methods of various types of waste plastic in domestic waste \3,000,000 Japan
30 Kiko Network Activities aimed at global warming prevention \6,500,000 Japan
31 Fishing Village Culture Association Production and performance of shadow shows on themes of mountain, village and marine environmental conservation and their video production and distribution \3,300,000 Japan
32 Kumagaya Organic Matter Circulation Study Group Composting food waste, cow manure and riverside weeds for use in agriculture \3,000,000 Japan
33 Kumamoto Council for CFC Recovery and Disposal Awareness-raising activity for ozone layer protection across Kumamoto prefecture \2,600,000 Japan
34 The Groundwork Mishima Executive Committee Establishing a network among communities practicing the groundwork projects \2,100,000 Japan
35 Green Purchasing Network (GPN) Holding a forum for popularizing "environmentally conscious purchasing" \2,300,000 Japan
36 Committee for water and rivers as an issue of global importance Holding an International Symposium on water and rivers as an issue of global importance \2,000,000 Japan
37 Kurobegawa Alluvial Fan Institute Research study on soil and water environments in Kurobegawa river alluvial fan \2,800,000 Japan
38 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
39 Center for the Redevelopment of Pollution-damaged Areas in Japan (The Aozora Foundation) Field museum projects in pollution-affected areas \4,000,000 Japan
40 Association for Promotion of International Cooperation Conference on Japan's efforts toward COP5 in order to prevent global warming, and similar international trends \3,000,000 Japan
41 Sakata City Swan Lovers' Association Swan protection and supporting habitat improvement in Mogamigawa river \500,000 Japan
42 Chiba Network for Industrial Waste and Soil Dumping Investigation of surplus construction soil dumping and environmental management in Chiba Prefecture \500,000 Japan
43 Renewable Energy Promoting People's Forum Research on public awareness and accreditation systems towards the implementation of the Green Electricity Pricing Program and energy conservation  \4,000,000 Japan
44 Natural Parks Beautification and Management Foundation Study on community activity for litter control in non-living spaces \2,000,000 Japan
45 Japan Council for Sustainable Development Forming and disseminating a vision aimed at sustainable development \4,500,000 Japan
46 Citizens' Networking Sagamigawa (CNS) Prevention of illegal dumping along Sagamigawa river through actions and proposals by citizens in the river basin \2,200,000 Japan
47 People's Forum 2001, Japan Holding a workshop "Beyond the Modern Civilization - What is our Future Hope?" and publishing a report on the proceedings \4,000,000 Japan
48 Japan Wildlife Festival '99 Executive Committee Holding the 4th Japan Wildlife Film Festival \6,000,000 Japan
49 National Movement Liaison Committee for Food/Agriculture/Forestry/Fisheries and the Environment Project to promote the national movement for food, agriculture/forestry/fisheries and the environment \5,300,000 Japan
50 The Shirakami Mountains Preservation Society Development of an ecology guide manual in Shirakami-sanchi \2,000,000 Japan
51 Society for the Conservation of Shimachikawa River River environment conservation activities, including those for Shinmachigawa and Yoshinogawa rivers \2,500,000 Japan
52 The SUGINOKO Culture Foundation Environmental education for children through puppet shows \5,000,000 Japan
53 Japan's Save the Ozone Network Investigation of the status and raising awareness of CFCs control in Japan \2,500,000 Japan
54 Association of Environmentally Friendly Houses Establishment and practice of environmentally friendly construction systems \4,500,000 Japan
55 Youth Friendship Association Nation-wide green adventure gatherings \1,500,000 Japan
56 Biodiversity Network Japan Study on alteration in biodiversity due to global warming and awareness raising \1,200,000 Japan
57 International Management Association of Japan, Inc. Survey on business activities dealing with environmental issues and environmental awareness raising \3,000,000 Japan
58 The Association for the Environmental Conservation of Seto Inland Sea Management of information on discoveries of finless porpoises in the Seto Inland Sea \3,500,000 Japan
59 The Japan Milk Carton Recycling Association (JAMRA) Surveys on how empty milk cartons are disposed of in schools \3,500,000 Japan
60 Japan Forest Recreation Association Promoting the idea of symbiosis with forest environments \3,300,000 Japan
61 Japan Youth Ecology League Youth-initiated campaign for environmental education through mutual learning \2,000,000 Japan
62 Coppice Society Holding the 1999 national coppice conference in Aichi \500,000 Japan
63 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
64 People's Association on Countermeasures of Dioxins & Endocrine Disruptors Awareness-raising and knowledge dissemination regarding dioxin, endocrine disruptor, and other chemical contamination \1,500,000 Japan
65 TAIYOH-NO-KAI Education of global citizens (Environmental seminars) \3,400,000 Japan
66 Nature Conservation Society of Tanzawa Nature protection in the Tanzawa mountains in Kanagawa Prefecture \4,500,000 Japan
67 Local Citizens' Network on Environmental Protection Holding a lecture for the purpose of raising awareness of global warming prevention and distribution of environmental readers \1,000,000 Japan
68 Citizens' Alliance to Save the Atmosphere and the Earth Study on greenhouse gas reduction possibilities in Japan \3,500,000 Japan
69 Chichibu Environmental Conservation Society Forest ecosystem protection activity in Kobushigatake mountain and other areas in Chichibu-Tama National Park \3,500,000 Japan
70 Chugoku/Shikoku Environmental Education Network Let's learn from nature - Environmental Education Meeting in Chugoku/Shikoku regions 1999 \1,000,000 Japan
71 Chubu Recycle Recycling stations (a recycling system jointly built by citizens, businesses, and the government) \5,000,000 Japan
72 Churasa's Society Environmental research on Yakatakatabaru \1,200,000 Japan
73 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 \1,000,000 Japan
74 Teshikaga Natural History Society Environmental study and protection in Mashuko lake area \700,000 Japan
75 Society of Electric Vehicle (SEV) Building electric vehicles and planning their promotion by community people \6,500,000 Japan
76 "Tokyo Ours" Promotion Council Tokyo Ours 1999 - Citizens' Festival \2,500,000 Japan
77 Citizens Union for Recycling in Tokyo and Tama Development of a guide book for recycling-related organizations in Tama and Tokyo areas \1,500,000 Japan
78 Tokyo TOKOTON Forum the Environment A meeting aimed at developing action plans for a sustainable society \1,500,000 Japan
79 Tohoku Regional Environmental Planning Society Research on the cause of damage and the decline of Aomori Saghalien fir in the subalpine zone, and methods for their protection \1,600,000 Japan
80 Defenders of Nagara "Protection of Red spotted masu trout inhabiting Nagaragawa river " \1,500,000 Japan
81 Garbage Recycling Japan Network Awareness-raising activity - providing a venue for research, studies, seminars, and exchanges \3,000,000 Japan
82 Nishiyodo Association for Natural Culture Nishiyodo natural culture college \1,500,000 Japan
83 The Japan Environmental Education Forum Holding a festival allowing participants to enjoy nature in the Kyushu region \1,800,000 Japan
84 Japan Groundwork Association Project to nurture groundwork leaders and supporters \3,000,000 Japan
85 Japan Wetlands Action Network Shorebird reserve conservation activity \6,000,000 Japan
86 Ecosystem Conservation Society - Japan Holding the 1st National Contest for School Biotopes \4,000,000 Japan
87 Japanese Society for Preservation of Birds Fostering environmental education leaders capable of considering the impact of human activities on nature and wildlife   \2,000,000 Japan
88 Japan Sportfishing Association Nature Experience: Environmental Fishing School   \3,500,000 Japan
89 Japan National Trust for Cultural and Natural Heritage Conservation Development of a guide book for the preservation and utilization of Sarushima island in Tokyo Bay \1,500,000 Japan
90 Japan Nature Game Association Fostering and supporting environmental education organizations \700,000 Japan
91 Corporation to Protect Verdant Pine Trees in Japan Holding a symposium aimed at protecting and nurturing coastal pine forests \1,000,000 Japan
92 Himalayan Adventure Trust of Japan Education and awareness-raising for environmental conservation and waste disposal in Himalaya and other mountain areas \1,000,000 Japan
93 Network Fukushimagata Creating a nature-learning park abundant in wildlife in Fukushimagata lagoon \1,300,000 Japan
94 Hachinohe Environmental Science Society Water quality surveys and assessment of river-basin environment at the headwaters of the Akaishigawa and midstream of the Mabechigawa rivers in Aomori Prefecture \1,300,000 Japan
95 Protection Club of the Buna Forest in Kakkonda River Implementing various nature protection activities in the beech woods to the west of Morioka City, and publishing a booklet \1,500,000 Japan
96 Bihorocho Local History Study Group Nature education activity using bats as a learning resource \1,000,000 Japan
97 Cooperative Network for Distribution of Returnable Bottles Research on food container reuse systems using light-weight and reinforced returnable bottles \4,700,000 Japan
98 Fukuoka Young Men's Christian Association (Fukuoka YMCA) Forest volunteers (Nakatsuemura, Oita Prefecture) \1,200,000 Japan
99 Hometown Nature Society Development of an inventory of fauna and flora in Sasebo City, as well as a Red List and Red Data Book for the city \1,200,000 Japan
100 Hokkaido Network Committee for the Protection of Alpine Flora Protection of alpine flora from illegal digging using a network of citizens organizations in Hokkaido \1,000,000 Japan
101 Preparatory Committee for the Mizushima Town Planning Foundation Environmental improvement in the Mizushima complex area through the restoration of the Hachikengawa river \1,000,000 Japan
102 Green Town Planning Association Surveys on the condition of greenery, and development of methods for community tree and flower planting by "green helpers" (volunteers) \1,500,000 Japan
103 Minamata Disease Material Collection Liaison Conference Collection and organization of Minamata disease related materials and dissemination of information \2,000,000 Japan
104 Minamata Disease Center Soshisha Research on the development of education programs covering environmental issues raised by the Minamata disease experience \2,000,000 Japan
105 Minamata Forum Holding Minamata Exhibitions in various parts of Japan \4,000,000 Japan
106 Miyagi Environmental Life Out-reach Network Establishing programs for environmental improvement in Miyagi Prefecture in the era of global environmental consciousness \2,200,000 Japan
107 Miyazu City Ladies' Association Environmental conservation and enlightenment \1,000,000 Japan
108 Society for Fostering Afforestation Cooperation Volunteers Tree planting as an activity to link cities and rural areas \2,000,000 Japan
109 Association of the Dissemination of Organic Crops and Promotion of Composting Holding the 7th exchange meeting for recycling food waste \1,000,000 Japan
110 Yokohama Forest Forum Improvement and conservation of coppice by citizens \6,000,000 Japan
111 Yodogawa River System Water Quality Research Group Comprehensive study on environmental pollution in the Yodogawa river system and the Nabarigawa river \2,800,000 Japan
112 Japan Recreational Diving Industry Association Marine environment restoration project in response to oil spills \4,000,000 Japan
Total amount of grant for Group C \292,900,000
Total amount of grant for Groups A, B & C \736,350,000