The Japan-Russia Workshop on the Conservation of the Ecosystem in the neighboring areas
April 2, 2010
- On April 6 (Tue) and 7 (Wed), the Japan-Russia Workshop on the Conservation of the Ecosystem in the neighboring areas will be held in Vladivostok, the Russian Federation, by experts on the ecosystem and representative of the governments of Japan and Russia.
- During the visit to Japan by Mr. Vladimir Putin, chairman of Government of Russia, in May 2009, The Cooperative Program was signed between the governments of Japan and Russia with respect to Japan-Russia cooperation in the fields of conservation and sustainable use of neighboring areas to Japan and Russia, such as the Sea of Okhotsk. The content of this program includes the conservation and the rational use of the marine and onshore areas of neighboring areas, the use of information regarding the ecosystems, evaluations of marine environments, surveys of the effects of climate change on the ecosystem, and the expansion of exchange between relevant institutions and experts in Japan and Russia.
- The purpose of this Workshop is for forefront researchers in Japan and Russia to conduct a discussion on and promote further expansion of the cooperation in the following categories in accordance with The Cooperation Program mentioned above: (1) physical oceanography, (2) the biology and conservation of terrestrial and marine animals, (3) moving patterns of fish and marine ecology, (4) the creation of a collaborative, unified database regarding the diversification of living organisms.
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