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5/22 Learn with WWF! Biodiversity School 2024 1st “Wildlife Today – What you need to know about using pets? ”

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5/22 Learn with WWF! Biodiversity School 2024 1st “Wildlife Today – What you need to know about using pets?”
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Japan will launch “Learn with WWF! Biodiversity School 2024” from International Biodiversity Day on May 22, 2024. This event is a new series of “Biodiversity School” held by WWF Japan in 2022 and 2023. This time’s series is a little different from previous series, focusing on WWF’s activities in a more fun and easier way, with the aim of allowing you to think about and learn about biodiversity together with your friends and family. I am.
[Image 1:×560.jpg] The moderator was Tetsuji Ida, WWF Japan director and Kyodo News editorial committee member. Mr. Ida will explain the theme of each episode through the precious photographs he has taken of nature and biodiversity that he has taken while reporting on various parts of the world over the past 40 years. Based on this, we will provide an in-depth and easy-to-understand explanation of various topics related to biodiversity through a dialogue between Mr. Ida and a specialist officer from the WWF Japan Nature Conservation Office. The event is scheduled to be held in May, July, and September 2024. (Photo: Otter in Borneo, Malaysia. There are concerns that the population is decreasing. Photo by Tetsuji Ida)
*Past event report page on “Biodiversity School”
Part 1: “Wildlife Today: What do you need to know about using pets?” Ryoko Nishino, head of the WWF Japan Wildlife Group, took the stage in the first session. According to the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List, more than 44,000 of the
approximately 157,000 species of wildlife are “highly endangered,” and the world’s wildlife is in critical condition. It is located in In this event, we will consider the causes of this crisis, the challenges of habitat and trade, and the use of wild animals as pets, which is popular in Japan.
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18:00-18:05 Introduction 18:05-18:20 Explanation of the theme by Mr. Ida 18:20-19:10 Digging deeper into this theme through dialogue between WWF Nishino and Mr. Ida 19:10-19:30 Question-and-answer session
Speaker profile
[Image 2:×1594.jpg] Ryoko Nishino, Head of Wildlife Group, Nature Conservation Office, WWF Japan Joined WWF Japan in 2009. Works mainly in the public relations field at TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring division within WWF Japan, and strives to spread awareness about CITES. Since 2016, he has been involved in promoting the Priority Species (species that should be particularly focused on) program, and is in charge of surveying the current situation with a focus on trade. After that, as a wildlife group manager at WWF Japan, he aimed to eradicate illegal wildlife trade (IWT) and reduce unsustainable wildlife trade. Current position from 2022. Participated in the 70th Standing Committee of the Washington Convention. Member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Expert Council on Ivory Trade Regulations (ending in March 2022).
[Image 3:×1126.jpg] WWF Japan Director, Kyodo News Editorial Committee Tetsuji Ida (Moderator) Born in Tokyo in 1959. Graduated from the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Letters, University of Tokyo in 1983. Joined Kyodo News in the same year. 1991: Reporter, Science Department, Head Office. Washington bureau correspondent (science) from 2001 to 2004. Current position since 2010. With environment and development issues as his life’s work, he has reported on scenes of environmental destruction and poverty in various regions, and the people working to solve problems. It also covers many international conferences, including the Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Parties to the Washington Convention. He has written many books, including “What is Biodiversity?” (Iwanami Shinsho) and “Primates” (Iwanami Shinsho).
If you wish to participate, please register in advance. Even if you are unable to participate in real time on the day of the event, please register so we can send you archived videos and materials at a later date.
Event details
●Date and time: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 18:00-19:30
●Location: Online seminar via Zoom
●Access: If you wish to participate, please register in advance. ●Content target: Anyone who is interested.
●Application deadline: Until the start of the event
●Note: Applicants will receive an email from Zoom with a URL to participate. When applying for an event, you will receive an email 1 hour and 1 day before the event starts, so please check your email inbox. If you have any questions about Zoom, please contact us at TEL 03-03-3769-1714.
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