Opinion

2017

Mar 3 Joint statement of the NGOs
(Appeal to Cease All Rakuten Group’s Elephant Ivory Product Sales)
EnglishPDF
Feb 15 Joint statement of the Japanese NGOs
(Petition to the WWFJ about closing of domestic market for ivory in Japan)
EnglishPDF
Jan 9 Propositions on the Draft Report on ‘Measures to take for conservation of endangered species of wild fauna and flora’ EnglishPDF

2016

Oct 18 Japanese NGO Joint Statement
(Regarding the International Whaling Commission’s meeting 66)
EnglishPDF

2015

Nov 13 Joint statement of the NGOs
(Retract the amendment to the ICJ compulsory jurisdiction agreement and withdraw from the implementation of the new research whaling plan)
EnglishPDF
Nov 11 Public comment on the advice of a Scientific Authority for the exportation of the yellow pond turtle Japanese
Oct 15 Appeal of NGOs to the Japanese government
(About Settlement of the sanctuary in the Antarctic Ocean)
Japanese
Jul 28 Joint statement of NGOs about Disagreement for the security bills JapanesePDF
June 13 Arresting extinction of African elephants EnglishPDF
May 13 Joint Urgent Statement of NGOs Opposingthe Construction of a New Military Base at Henoko EnglishPDF
Apr 27 Statement of concern to Prime Minister Abe of Japan
(Regarding Japan’s Ivory Trade and the Decimation of Africa’s forest and Savanna Elephants)
EnglishPDF
Apr 10 Public comment on the advice of a Scientific Authority for the exportation of the yellow pond turtle (including the Asian brown turtle) JapanesePDF

2014

May 2 Public comment on the latest version of Japanese LCES (the Law for the Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) EnglishPDF
Feb 25 Public comment on the Act for the Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora JapanesePDF
Feb 20 Public comment on the Fifth National Report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity JapanesePDF
Feb 20 Public comment on the report on the Implementation Status of the National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan 2012-2020 JapanesePDF

2012

Aug 5 Public comment on the National Biodiversity Strategy JapanesePDF

2011

Feb 8 Environmental Policy Proposal from NGO/NPOs and Business sector―Change consuming action for Conservation of Biodiversity JapanesePDF

2010

Feb 26 Environmental Policy Proposal from NGO/NPOs and Business sector―Enhance the expert knowledge on wildlife and cooperation among administrations JapanesePDF
Jan 7 Public comment on the National Biodiversity Strategy JapanesePDF

2009

Jul 14 About policy makings of wildlife management JapanesePDF

2008

Jul 7 Statement of JWCS on global conservation of wildlife at G8 Summit in Hokkaido EnglishPDF
Jun 4 Comment on World Environment Day by JWCS President Hideo Obara EnglishPDF
Apr 28 Appeal on the Republic of South Africa to oppose the proposed cull of elephants EnglishPDF
Jan 31 The opinion on the basic guidance for the prevention of wildlife damage to the agriculture and forestry and fishery sectors JapanesePDF
Jan 17 Offer to Sapporo city to stop official selling of polar bear fur JapanesePDF

2007

Dec 6 The opinion on the law of the prevention of wildlife damage to the agriculture and forestry and fishery sectors JapanesePDF
Sep 8 Administrative processes regarding the registration application of Slow loris JapanesePDF
Jul 9 Appeal on the Ministry of finance to avoid the illegal import of slow loris JapanesePDF
Jun 18 The message to the major of Noda city on the official selling of tiger fur JapanesePDF

2006

Nov 11 A proposal for better cooperation on mass haunts of bears JapanesePDF
Jan 13 Opinion on the report of the Central Environment Council wildlife Subcommittee JapanesePDF

2005

Nov 17 Appeal on the issue of Eastern Siberia?Pacific Ocean oil pipeline construction JapanesePDF
Sep 12 Protest to the Japanese TV show "Project of returning tigers in to the African wilderness" on Sep.5 JapanesePDF

2004

Oct 14 Thirteenth meeting of CITES closed  
Sep 17 Report on the illegal trade of tiger parts and products on the market JapanesePDF

2003

Oct 7 Black and Grey-Illegal Ivory in Japanese Markets 2nd editon EnglishPDF

2002

- Proposal for “Revision draft of the wildlife protection and hunting management law”  
Nov 1 Result of CITES-CoP12 JapanesePDF
Oct 7 Black and Grey-Illegal Ivory in Japanese Markets-  
Oct 7 The endless Ivory trade and poaching of the African forest elephant in the Republic of Congo JapanesePDF
Oct 1 World simultaneous press release about the bear's gall trade
(The worldwide wild bears are in an extinction crisis by using bear’s gall for the traditional Chinese medicine)
 
Oct 1 Request for the bear's gall trade  
Jul 11 Opinion on the Law for the Promotion of Nature Restoration  
Jul 1 The domestic circulation of the bear's gall and illegal trade findings report  
May 22 Statement of JWCS on Issues of Re-opening of Commercial Whaling EnglishPDF
Mar 11 Public comment on the National biodiversity strategy JapanesePDF
Mar 1 Report of Domestic trade of the Bear’s gall and illegal trade  

2001

Jun 1 Follow-up survey of dealers identified to have been dealing in tiger parts and products prior to the trade regulation EnglishPDF

2000

May 29 Appeal to continue a thorough investigation on the arrested ivory dealer and on Japanese ivory industry EnglishPDF
May 29 Appeal to improve the operation of the ivory management system as a momentum of Ivory smuggling at Kobe Port JapanesePDF
May 18 A letter of request to the Public Prosecutor to reveal the route of ivory smuggling of ivory industry in Japan JapanesePDF
Apr 1 World simultaneous press conference of SSN about CITES-CoP11 JapanesePDF

1999

Dec 20 Urgent comment on the domestic trade regulation of tiger body parts JapanesePDF
Nov 18 Opinion for the revision bill of “Act on Protection and Management of Animals” JapanesePDF
Nov 14 Statement concerning the case of illegal wildlife (orangutans, etc.) trade EnglishPDF
Sep 21 Comment for the “Revision draft of 8th wildlife protection and hunting management law project plan” JapanesePDF
Jul 15 Comment for the orangutan smuggling case (press release document) JapanesePDF
Jul 15 Comment for the business reopening of trying it of the ivory JapanesePDF
Jul 5 Appeal to the illegal wildlife (orangutans, etc.) trade cases JapanesePDF
Jun 25 Appeal to the case of the in violation of Endangered Species Preservation Act of the pet shop ”1 wan land Umeda” in Japan JapanesePDF
Apr 15 Opinion on the revision bill of “Wildlife protection and hunting management law” JapanesePDF
Apr 8 Comments on the import of ivory from Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe to Japan and the auction for it EnglishPDF
Feb 10 Comment for the CITES standing committee about the decision to start trial ivory trade (press release document) JapanesePDF
Feb 8 The point of the resolution by CITES standing committee about the decision to start trial ivory trade JapanesePDF

1998

Dec 14 Comment on the report of “Wildlife protection and hunting management policy investigation committee” JapanesePDF
Dec 9 Request for the illegal trade of shahtoosh (Tibetan antelope) JapanesePDF
Dec 1 About the relation of unregistered selling of shahtoosh(Tibetan antelope) shawl and tiger bones trade  
Jul 14 Protest document to Fuji Television about eating tiger meat dish JapanesePDF

1996

Nov 30 Protest and appeal to the Japanese government regarding the decision of Downgrading African elephant appendix? and supporting the suggestion of starting the ivory trade JapanesePDF

1995

May 31 JWCS's opinion to the 47th Annual of The International Whaling Commission EnglishPDF
May 1 Statement regarding the Sanctuary in the Antarctic Ocean and Japanese research whaling EnglishPDF

1994

Nov 7 Opinion on the CITES listing criteria related to the resolution of the CITES CoP9 JapanesePDF
Jun 22 Problems of the resolution of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) JapanesePDF
Jun 1 Problems of the resolution of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) JapanesePDF
 

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