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S20 JAPAN 2019

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As Japan will host the G20 Summit in 2019, Science Council of Japan, the host academy of the next S20, will host the S20 Japan 2019 on 6th March. This is the first time that S20 is held in Asia. The joint statement will be released on the theme of “Threats to Marine Ecosystems and Conservation of the Marine Environment –with Special Attention to Climate Change and Marine Plastic Waste”.

“Threats to Marine Ecosystems and Conservation of the Marine Environment
–with Special Attention to Climate Change and Marine Plastic Waste”

As it covers about 70 % of the earth’s surface, ocean plays a pivotal role in our ecosystem. Anthropogenic impacts on ocean have proven themselves as imminent problems for human beings. This is a great opportunity to look further into the issue and collectively contribute to the understanding of and solutions for the issue.

About Science Council of Japan

Science Council of Japan is the host academy of S20 Japan 2019. SCJ is representative organization of Japan’s scientific communities encompassing all the fields of sciences from humanities to engineering.

For more information

  • Director-General Shigeki YAMAMOTO
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