SATOYAMA and Sustainable Human Life [JP]

Lecture Description

Japanese have lived with SATOYAMA (arable and livable land surrounded by mountains) for thousands of years.

Only human beings can accumulate knowledge and take care of the ecosystem. What can we do for making diverse nature sustainable? In this lecture, many aspects and problems of human life with SATOYAMA are discussed, from the point of view of conservation ecology.

NOTE:
- This lecture was conducted only in Japanese.
- This content is also available on iTunes U. Refer to “Supplement” below.
(You can play the video offline by downloading it on your iTunes.)

Date:
Dec 13, 2014
Target:
Visitors
Field:
Agricultural

Speaker

Izumi Washitani

Izumi Washitani

The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences  / Professor

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Supplement