Environmental PartnershipEnvironmental Partnership
We cooperate with a variety of stakeholders, including international organizations, governments, universities and researchers around the world, to conduct environmental activities that use cutting-edge science and technology.

Cooperation with the United Nations Environment Programme
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

With the aim of promoting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, we have established two awards: The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity (International Prize) and The Japan Award for Biodiversity (Domestic Prize), that recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding environmental conservation activities biennially.

The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity (International Prize)

This award was established to commemorate the 20th anniversary of our foundation in 2010, the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity.

Outline of the Prize
応募方法 受賞者フォーラム 歴代受賞者

The Japan Award for Biodiversity (Domestic Prize)

This award was founded in 2009 ahead of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) held in Japan in 2010.

Outline of the Prize Past Grand Prix Recipients
Online Magagine of Biodiversity

Collaboration with Universities

With the goal of achieving a sustainable society, we collaborate with major universities of Japan and overseas on various activities including evironmental education.

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Collaboration with the Japan Biosphere Reserves Network

About the Japan Biosphere Reserves Network Activities