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Cabinet Decision on the "White Paper on the Environment, the Sound Material-Cycle Society, and Biodiversity in FY 2009"

June 2, 2009

The "White Paper on the Environment, the Sound Material-Cycle Society, and the Biodiversity in FY 2009" was approved and submitted to the Diet by the cabinet on June 2, 2009.
Against the background of the current economical recession, each country tries to introduce economically viable environmental policies. The 2009 White Paper shows that this trend would be a positive opportunity for the world to head for an environmentally and economically developed sustainable society. Matters related to biodiversity have been added to the White Paper in accordance with the Basic Act on Biodiversity of Japan.
The Ministry of the Environment will hold several informational lectures on this white paper in 9 cities in Japan and get more people involved in environmental and preservation activities.
Green energy has been used for printing the trade and summarized editions of the white paper.

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