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No.519(March 20, 2022)
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  • Deep Ocean Circulation Guided by the Moon HIBIYA Toshiyuki
    Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo / Recipient, 14th National Maritime Award
  • Regional Capability and the Ocean ISHIKAWA Satoshi
    Professor, Department of Environmental and Societal Affairs, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University
  • Fishing Operations in Ancient and Medieval Times and Their Coastal Environments SASOU Mamoru
    Professor, Department of Shinto Studies, Faculty of Shinto Studies, Kokugakuin University
No.518(March 5, 2022)
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No.517(February 20, 2022)
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  • Generating Blue Carbon Using a New Material for Concrete Blocks KAGIMOTO Hiroyuki
    Director, Chigasaki Research Institute, J-POWER
  • Rito Hyakkaten, Increasing Island Fans throughout Japan SUGISAKI Arisa
    Rito Hyakkaten
    KOIKE Misaki
    CEO, Rito Kitchen
  • Sailors’ Sustainability Efforts to Protect the Beautiful Ocean HIRAI Junichi
    Yachting Photojournalist / Editor-in-chief, BULKHEAD magazine JAPAN
No.516(February 5, 2022)
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  • Following Pumice Stones Washing Ashore Throughout Japan MIYAMA Toru
    Senior Researcher, Application Laboratory, Research Institute for Value-Added-Information Generation, JAMSTEC
  • Climate Change Countermeasures and Ocean Conservation HIRATA Kimiko
    Director, Kiko Network
  • Encouragement of Public Health Nurses on Remote Islands AOKI Sagiri
    Lecturer, School of Nursing, Jichi Medical University / Chair, Hekichi Hokenshi Society
No.515(January 20, 2022)
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  • The Current Situation and Outlook of Aquaculture within Japan and Abroad HAGIWARA Atsushi
    Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University
  • Creating Sustainable Fishing Environment Through Seashell Technology KATAYAMA Masaki
    President, Ocean Construction Co. Ltd.
  • Hemp Merchants who Linked the Seas of Kujukuri and Tochigi Prefecture KASHIWAMURA Yuji
    Honorary Curator, Tochigi Prefectural Museum
No.514(January 5, 2022)
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No.513(December 20, 2021)
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No.512(December 5, 2021)
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  • Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Officer Candidate School’s Training and Contributions to the Community YAGI Koji
    Superintendent, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Officer Candidate School / Rear Admiral
  • Climate Security Issues in the Pacific Islands: Between Crisis and Resilience Fabrizio BOZZATO
    Research Fellow, Ocean Policy Research Institute, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
  • Collaboration between Community, Science, and Art for “Transformative Change”: The Front Lines of Coral Reef Sustainability Research SUGIMOTO Aoi
    Researcher, Social-Ecological Systems Department, Fisheries Research Institute, Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
No.511(November 20, 2021)
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  • Enactment of the Act on Strengthening Maritime Industries and Its Significance OTSUBO Shinichiro
    Former Director-General, Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism / Visiting Research Fellow, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute / Advisor, Nippon Hakuyohin Kentei Kyokai(The Ship Equipment Inspection Society of Japan)
  • Transition in Maritime Transport Control and Future Developments SAMESHIMA Takuya
    Instructor, Department of Maritime Police, Japan Coast Guard Academy
  • The Natural World Heritage Site Amami Trail IWAMOTO Chizuru
    Councilor, Amami World Natural Heritage Office, Nature Conservation Division, Environment and Forestry Affairs Department, Kagoshima Prefectural Government
No.510(November 5, 2021)
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  • Wavering Unity in the Pacific Islands Region KOBAYASHI Izumi
    Professor, Osaka Gakuin University / President, Japan Society for Pacific Island Studies
  • The Role of Finance towards Large-scale Adoption of Offshore Wind Power: Publishing a Finance Guidebook ADACHI Shinichi
    General Manager, Japan Wind Power Association
  • The Little Giants of the Sea: Copepods UEDA Hiroshi
    Professor Emeritus, Kochi University
No.509(October 20, 2021)
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  • Plans for Making Best Use of the Abundant Seabed Mineral Resources in Japan’s EEZ YAMAZAKI Tetsuo
    Visiting Researcher and Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University
  • What We Know about Red Tides so Far: Development of Diagnostic Technologies For Harmful Plankton GOJOBORI Takashi
    Honorary Professor, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
    NAGASAKI Keizo
    Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Kochi University
  • TBTI: A Large-scale Global Partnership for Small-scale Fisheries Research LI Yinji
    Associate Professor, School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University / Coordinator, TBTI Japan Research Network
No.508(October 5, 2021)
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  • Towards the Development of Offshore Wind Power in Japan: The Offshore Wind Industry’s Vision and the Perspectives Necessary for the Public and Private Sectors TERASAWA Chihiro
    Senior Researcher, Sustainability Division, Mitsubishi Research Institute, INC.
  • Aiming for a New Type of Medical Care on Remote Islands KOIZUMI Keigo
    Director, Toba City Kamishima Clinic
    Selected Papers No.27
  • The Treasures of the Sea Academic Contest: Marine Learning at Hokkaido University KAWAI Yuji
    Vice Dean and Head of Program, Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University
No.507(September 20, 2021)
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  • The Growth of Coast Guard Agencies Worldwide and the Current Situation on Their Cooperation IWANAMI Shuichi
    Former Commandant, Japan Coast Guard
    Selected Papers No.27
  • The Coexistence of Housework and Diplomacy in the Fishing Industries of the Pacific Island Countries YAMASHITA Haruko
    Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Daito Bunka University
  • Treatment of Castaways and Water’s Edge Border Control Strategies for Epidemics on Uninhabited Islands in the Edo Period HASHIMURA Osamu
    Professor, Division of Humanities and Social Science, Tokyo Gakugei University
No.506(September 5, 2021)
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  • A New Approach for a Fertile Seto Inland Sea OKADA Mitsumasa
    Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima University / Professor Emeritus, The Open University of Japan
    Selected Papers No.27
  • What is Known and Unknown about Deep-Sea Ecosystems? ~The Discovery of Yokozuna Slickhead Tells Us the Unknown~ FUJIWARA Yoshihiro
    Principal Researcher, Research Institute for Global Change (RIGC), JAMSTEC
  • Technical Staff at Marine and Lakeside Biological Laboratories who Connect Regions and Research TSUCHIYA Yasutaka
    Part-time Technical Assistant, University of Tsukuba
No.505(August 20, 2021)
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  • Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier Paving the Way to a Decarbonized Society NISHIMURA Motohiko
    Executive Officer and Deputy General Manager, Hydrogen Strategy Division, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
    Selected Papers No.27
  • Ecological Infrastructure that Supports a Sustainable Society WASHITANI Izumi
    Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • Practicing Organic Aquaculture at Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi MATSUBARA Hajime
    Director, Noto Center for Fisheries Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
No.504(August 5, 2021)
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  • The Ocean, Recycling-based Society, and the Future HONDA Shunichi
    Programme Officer, International Environmental Technology Centre, Economy Division of United Nations Environment Programme
  • The Lineages of Seaweed TANAKA Jiro
    Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • Salt that Sustains Life and Our Everyday Lives CHIJIWA Ryoji
    Director, Tobacco & Salt Museum
No.503(July 20, 2021)
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  • Aiming for a “Sea of Fertility”: The Engineering Academy of Japan’s Proposal for Ocean Terroirs FUJII Teruo
    President, The University of Tokyo / Project Leader, Strategic Promotion of Ocean Research Project, The Engineering Academy of Japan
    Selected Papers No.27
  • International Shipping’s Transition to Zero Emissions and the Efforts of Japan’s Shipbuilding Industry YAMATO Hiroyuki
    Chairman, Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships / Visiting Professor, Yokohama National University / Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • Tango Province’s Ocean and Shinto Gods and Buddha KOYAMA Mototaka
    Team TANIWA
No.502(July 5, 2021)
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  • Towards the Development of a Carbon Regeneration Cycle Utilizing Seaweed SENAHA Izuru
    Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus / President, Retech Flow
  • 50 Years Since Adopting the Ramsar Convention HORI Ryoichi
    Director, Ramsar Network Japan
  • Digitalizing the Archives of the Yamato Museum and Opening them to the Public HAMANA Shohei
    Curator, Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum)
No.501(June 20, 2021)
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  • The New Deep Sea Drilling Project and Its Contributions towards Addressing Climate Change Issues MASUDA Harue
    Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
  • The Ocean and Phosphorus Depletion Issues SUZUMURA Masahiro
    Chief Senior Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Multinational Cooperation and Challenges in Finding Solutions to Illegal Fishing Activities FUJII Iwao
    Researcher, Ocean Policy Research Institute, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
No.500(June 5, 2021)
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No.499(May 20, 2021)
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No.498(May 5, 2021)
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No.497(April 20, 2021)
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No.496(April 5, 2021)
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  • How Humans Have Battled Epidemics: Messages from the Ocean AKIMICHI Tomoya
    Director, Yamanashi Prefecture Fujisan World Heritage Center
  • The Fight against the Problem of Marine Plastic Waste in Yamagata Prefecture KANEKO Hiroshi
    Director, Non Profit Organization Partnership Office
  • Thinking of the Arctic through the Board Game, The Arctic WATANABE Eiji
    Researcher, Institute of Arctic Climate and Environment Research, Research Institute for Global Change, JAMSTEC
    Selected Papers No.27

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