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Wild Bird Society Of Japan
Wild Bird Society of Japan (日本野鳥の会) was founded in 1934 in Tokyo, Japan. The organization has 47,000 members and publishes a newsletter called ''Strix''. Other relevant publications include the ''Field Guide to the Birds of Japan'', ''Birds of East Asia'', and ''A Birdwatchers's Guide to Japan'' by Mark Brazil (published by Kodansha is a Japanese privately-held publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō is a special ward located in Tokyo Tokyo (: , ''Tōkyō'' ), historically known in the west as Tokio and officially the Tokyo Metropolis (, ''Tōkyō-to''), is ...). After 15 years of lobbying by WBSJ and many other conservation organisations, the Hokkaido Government decided not to build drainage channels along the Chitose River is a river in Hokkaidō, Japan. The river is a class A river. In the city of Ebetsu, the river is sometimes known as . In the Ainu language Chitose was originally called ''shikot'', meaning big depression or hollow, like Lake ...
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Mark Brazil
Dr Mark Andrew Brazil (born 8 June 1955) is a conservationist, author An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book A book is a medium for recording information Information is processed, organised and structured data Data (; ) are individual facts, statistics, or item ... and journalist A journalist is an individual trained to collect/gather information in form of text, audio or pictures, processes them to a news-worthy form and disseminates it to the public. The act or process mainly done by the journalist is called journalism ..., particularly noted for his work on east Asian birds. Brazil was born in Worcestershire, England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. E ..., and studied at Keele University Keele Univers ...
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Korea
Korea is a region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography). Geographic re ... in East Asia East Asia is the eastern region of Asia, which is defined in both Geography, geographical and culture, ethno-cultural terms. The modern State (polity), states of East Asia include China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan. .... Since 1945, it has been divided between two countries at or near the 38th parallel, North Korea North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. It borders China and Russia to the north, at the Yalu River, Yalu (Amnok) and Tu ... (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea South Korea, officially the Re ...
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Bird Conservation Organizations
Birds are a group of warm-blooded Warm-blooded is an informal term referring to animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular A multicellular organism is an organism In biology, an organism () is any organic, life, living system that functions as ... vertebrate Vertebrates () comprise all species of animal Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular A multicellular organism is an organism In biology, an organism () is any organic, life, living system that functions as an indiv ...s constituting the class Class or The Class may refer to: Common uses not otherwise categorized * Class (biology), a taxonomic rank * Class (knowledge representation), a collection of individuals or objects * Class (philosophy), an analytical concept used differently f ... Aves , characterised by feather Feathers are epidermal growths that form a distinctive outer covering, or plumage Plumage ( "feather") is a layer of ...
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Animal Welfare Organizations Based In Japan
Animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular A multicellular organism is an organism In biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular ... eukaryotic Eukaryotes () are organism In biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interact ... organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia. With few exceptions, animals consume organic material, breathe oxygen, are able to move, can reproduce sexually, and grow from a hollow sphere of cells Cell most often refers to: * Cell (biology), the functional basic unit of life Cell may also refer to: Closed spaces * Monastic cell, a small room, hut, or cave in which a monk or religious recluse lives * Pr ...
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Japan Australia Migratory Bird Agreement
Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country in East Asia. It is situated in the northwest Pacific Ocean, and is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, while extending from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is a part of the Ring of Fire, and spans Japanese archipelago, an archipelago of List of islands of Japan, 6852 islands covering ; the five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu (the "mainland"), Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa Island, Okinawa. Tokyo is the Capital of Japan, nation's capital and largest city; other major cities include Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto. Japan is the List of countries and dependencies by population, eleventh-most populous country in the world, as well as one of the List of countries and dependencies by population density, most densely populated and Urbanization by country, urbanized. About three-fourths of Geography of Japan, the country's terrain ...
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Australia
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's List of countries and dependencies by area, sixth-largest country by total area. Its population of nearly million is highly Urbanization, urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest List of cities in Australia by population, city is Sydney. The country's other major List of cities in Australia, metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide. Indigenous Australians inhabited the continent for about Early human migrations#Near Oceania, 65,000 years prior to the European maritime exploration of Australia, first arrival of Dutch Republic, Dutch explorers in the early 17th century, who named it Ne ...
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Russia
Russia ( rus, link=no, Россия, Rossiya, ), or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the eastern region of . There is no consistent definition of the precise area it covers, partly because the term has a wide range of , geographical, ethnic, cultural, and connotations. , located in Eastern Europe, is both the ... and Northern Asia North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest o .... It is the largest country in the world This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 ISO 3166-1 (''Codes for the representation of names of countries ..., covering over , and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's i ...
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Wetlands International
Wetlands International is a global organisation that works to sustain and restore wetlands A wetland is a distinct ecosystem that is flooded by water, either permanently (for years or decades) or seasonally (for weeks or months). Flooding results in oxygen-free (Anoxic waters, anoxic) processes prevailing, especially in the soils. ... and their resources for people and biodiversity Biodiversity is the biological variety and Genetic variability, variability of life, life on Earth. Biodiversity is a measure of variation at the Genetics, genetic, species, and ecosystem level. Terrestrial biodiversity is usually greater near .... It is an independent, not-for-profit, global organisation, supported by government and NGO membership from around the world. Based mostly in the developing world, it has 20 regional, national or project offices in all continents and a head office in Ede Ede or EDE may refer to: Places * Ede, Netherlands * Ede, Osun, Nigeria People * E De ...
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Japan Bank For International Cooperation
The , JBIC, is a Japanese public financial institution Financial institutions, otherwise known as banking institutions, are corporation A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company—authorized by the State (polity), state to act as a single entity (a legal entit ... and export credit agency An export credit agency (known in trade finance as an ECA) or investment insurance agency is a private or quasi-governmental institution that acts as an intermediary between national governments and exporters to issue export insurance solutions, ... that was created on October 1, 1999, through the merger of the Japan Export-Import Bank (JEXIM) and the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF). JBIC became the international wing of the (administered by the Ministry of Finance A ministry of finance is a common type of government department that serves as a finance ministry. Lists of current ministries of finance Named "Ministry" * Ministry of Fin ...
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Sanjiang Plain
The Sanjiang Plain includes the Amur River The Amur (russian: река́ Аму́р, ), or Heilong Jiang (, "Black Dragon A dragon is a large, serpent Serpent or The Serpent may refer to: * Snake Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpen ... (also known as the Heilong, or literally, "Black Dragon" or River), Songhua The Songhua or Sunghwa River (also Haixi or Xingal, russian: Сунгари ''Sungari'') is one of the primary rivers of China This incomplete list of river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing toward ... and Ussuri The Ussuri or Wusuli (russian: Уссури; ) runs through Khabarovsk Khabarovsk ( rus, Хабaровск, a=Хабаровск.ogg, r=Khabarovsk, p=xɐˈbarəfsk) is the largest city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin ... (also known as the Wusuli) rivers and covers 23 counties in Heilongjiang Heilongjiang, Postal romaniza ...
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China
China (), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; ), is a country in East Asia East Asia is the eastern region of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Earth, Hemispheres. It shares the .... It is the world's most populous country, with a population Population typically refers the number of people in a single area whether it be a city or town, region, country, or the world. Governments typically quantify the size of the resident population within their jurisdiction by a process called a ... of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical time zones Time is the continued of and that occurs in an apparently succession from the , through the , into the . It is a component quantity of various s used to events, to compare the duration of events or the intervals between them, and to of ... and borders 1 ...
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Demilitarized Zone
A demilitarized zone (DMZ or DZ) is an area in which treaties or agreements between nations, military powers or contending groups forbid military installations, activities or personnel. A DMZ often lies along an established frontier or boundary between two or more military powers or alliances. A DMZ may sometimes form a ''de facto'' international border, such as the Korean Demilitarized Zone The Korean Demilitarized Zone (; Hanbando Bimujang Jidae) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula Korea (officially the "Korean Peninsula") is a region in East Asia. Since 1945 it has been divided into the two parts wh .... Other examples of demilitarized zones are a area between Iraq and Kuwait, Antarctica Antarctica ( or ) is 's southernmost . It contains the geographic and is situated in the region of the , almost entirely south of the , and is surrounded by the . At , it is the fifth-largest continent and nearly twice the size of . At 0.00 ... ( ...
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