Pass on Beautiful and Healthy Oceans to our children

JEAN is non-profit environmental NGO which works on environmental preservation of
the oceans and rivers by conducting marine litter inverstigations and clean-up activities.

"Marine Litter News" from East Asia Civil Forum on Marine Litter

The East Asia Civil Forum on Marine Litter was established in October 2009 at the Marine Litter Summit in Shimonoseki, Japan. The Forum is composed of NGOs from Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Taiwan. We welcome more participation form other NGOs from east countries. This news is editted by Sunwook Hong (OSEAN/South Korea).

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Local Research Report on Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Driftage in the State of Alaska

Regarding the issue of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami debris washing up on the western coastal areas of the United States, the objective of this research is to strengthen collaborative ties between Japan and the U.S. and explore the possibilities for working collaboratively on handling this issue. Since the amount of debris found in the state of Alaska is greater than in other states, five researchers will be dispatched to Alaska for the research. This research has been funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and JEAN’s organizational funds. (26/8/2013)

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Local Research Report on Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Driftage in the State of Oregon and Hawaii

This report is "2012 Projects on Tsunami Generated Marine Debris and its Management; Japan – US NGO Collaboration Advancement, the Site Investigation Results and Follow-Up Activities for Debris Problem Awareness Raising"

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International Coastal Cleanup 2012 in JAPAN

In the 2012 Cleanup Campaign, a total of 26,495 people participated from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south, and 35 tons of litter was collected from 119 km of coast, riverbank, lakeshore, and underwater. We express our gratitude to all of the participants.

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