This event celebrating International Day for Biodiversity 2022 will engage high school students in Noto, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, to learn about, experience, and think about the region’s rich biodiversity. It will explore the satoumi coastal ecosystem of Noto and its connection with people’s everyday lives.
The event will be organised by the UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK), and co-organised by the Noto Marine Fureai Center, Noto GIAHS Promotion Council, and Noto GIAHS Executive Committee.
Please note that this event will be held in Japanese only, with no interpretation provided. For further details please see the Japanese event page.
The lecture part of this event will be available for online viewing in Japanese. Please register in advance through Zoom.
10:00–10:05 Opening Remarks
11:10–12:40 Field Observation
13:40–14:40 Classification & Identification using a Smartphone App
14:50–15:50 Workshop — “Let’s think about what we can do to protect biodiversity in satoumi.”
15:50–16:00 Closing Remarks
An event flyer is available in Japanese.
The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). Every year, UNU-IAS hosts an event to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for 2022 is “Building a shared future for all life”.