Nature & Parks

The First National Report under the Convention on Biological Diversity

December, 1997
Government of Japan

Chapter 1. Preface

1.1
Summary of Report
1.2
Significance and Value of Biological Diversity in Japan
1.3
Japanese Preparation for the Convention on Biological Diversity

Chapter 2. Background of Measures for Biological Diversity -Present Status of Biological Diversity in Japan

2.1
Features of Natural Environment
2.2
Ecological Diversity
2.3
Species Diversity
2.4
Genetic Diversity

Chapter 3. Basis of Measures for Conservation and Sustainable Use

3.1
Major Legislation and Guidelines
3.2
Organizational Framework for the Promotion of Measures
3.3
Development of the National Strategy
3.3.1
Purpose of Developing the National Strategy
3.3.2
Characteristics and Target of the National Strategy
3.3.3
Planning and Development of the National Strategy

Chapter 4. Basic Policy for the Conservation of Biological Diversity and the Sustainable Use of Its Components in the National Strategy

4.1
Objectives and Achievement Schedule of the National Strategy
4.2
Matters for Consideration

Chapter 5. Preparation of Guidelines for the Implementation of the National Strategy, Cooperation with Various Plans Related to the Implementation of the National Strategy, and Support for Local Activities

Chapter 6. Guidelines for Implementation of Measures

6.1
Establishment and Management of Protected Areas
6.2
Conservation of Biological Diversity Suitable to the Characteristics of National Land Space
6.3
Protection and Management of Wildlife in Japan
6.4
Activities for Conservation and Restoration of Biological Diversity and Preparation of Social Assets
6.5
Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity Components in Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries
6.6
Outdoor Recreation and Tourism
6.7
Conservation and Use of Genetic Resources
6.8
Education and Public Awareness
6.9
Understanding Biological Diversity through Surveys and Researches
6.10
International Cooperation
6.10.1
Cooperation through International Framework
6.10.2
Cooperation with Developing Countries

Chapter 7. Implementation Scheme of the National Strategy and Follow-up of Progress and Review of the National strategy

7.1
Implementation Scheme of the National Strategy
7.2
Follow-up of Progress and Review of the National Strategy
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