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Annual Report on the Environment in Japan 2006

Overview1: Population Decline and the Environment
Overview2: Fifty Years of Minamata Disease,Origin of Japan's Environmental Problems


Annual Report on the Environment in FY 2005

Part One: Overview [PDF 17KB]

Overview 1. Population Decline and the Environment [PDF 58KB]
Introduction
Chapter 1. Environment in the Declining Population Era [PDF 1,808KB]
  • Section 1. Demographic Trends and the Environment
  • Section 2. Uneven Regional Population Distribution and the Environment
Chapter 2. Creating a Sustainable Society Compatible with a Dwindling Population [PDF 678KB]
  • Section 1. Opportunities for Creating a Sustainable Society
  • Section 2. Initiatives Started for Creating a Sustainable Society Conclusion
Overview 2. Fifty Years of Minamata Disease, Origin of Japan's Environmental Problems [PDF 443KB]
  • Section 1. What is Minamata Disease?
  • Section 2. Emergence and Expansion of Minamata Disease
  • Section 3. Remedies for the Harm Caused by Minamata Disease
  • Section 4. Projects for Addressing Environmental Pollution
  • Section 5. Toward Revitalizing Local Communities and Transferring Valuable Lessons

Part Two
Current Environmental Issues and Government Environmental Conservation Measures [PDF 484KB]

Environmental Conservation Measures to be Implemented in FY 2006

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