Nominations Open for the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2016
The AEON Environmental Foundation opened nominations on February 15, 2016 for the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2016. The MIDORI Prize, a biennial international prize, was established by the Foundation in ...
The Biodiversity Finance Initiative: a perspective of the challenges and opportunities for biodiversity funding in Mexico
National Coordinator for Mexico, The Biodiversity Finance Initiative
Consultant for the United Nations Development Program
It is said that the number of Japanese traditional colors is more than hundreds. This represents the richness of nature and diversity of living things in Japan. Pick flowers, leaves, stems and roots, extract their colors through decocting, and dye silk or cotton thread. Minerals such as iron or copper are also used for fixing colors. Kusaki-zome is an art piece amalgamating diverse blessings of nature.
Questions answered by: Yukiko Matsuura
Board Member of the Yezo Deer Association
Researcher of the Hokkaido Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute