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Okinawa Studies Research Guide: Environment Issues

This guide to introduce you to resources on contemporary Okinawan issues.

What This Guide Can Offer You

The Okinawa Environmental Issues Guide has three pages:

  • Homepage - National & Prefectural Parks in Okinawa, Open-access resources on environmental issues in Okinawa
  • Governmental Resources Page - Okinawa Prefectural Government & its Municipalities resources on environmental issues in Okinawa
  • Various Environment-Related Organizations Page - Organizations in Okinawa, outside Okinawa in Japan and worldwide working on nature conservation (coral, dugoing, mangrove and other wildlife) and a variety of environmental issues (water and soil pollution, education, justice0

National & Prefectural Parks in Okinawa

Photo of Yonabaru Park

National Parks in Okinawa / 沖縄県の自然公園

Prefectural Parks in Okinawa / 沖縄県の県立公園

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Japanese Newspapers


Online Open-Access Resources

Documentary film "Our Island's Treasure"

This film focuses on the current destruction of the beautiful Okinawan ocean in Henoko and the fight by the native Uchinanchu people to protect it. This is an emergency. ~ by Kaiya Yonamine ~ (Uploaded with Ms. Yonamine's permission)

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