Tag Archive for environmental issues

Mami Yoshikawa – Alumni Students

students_yoshikawaAssistant Professor, Faculty of Theology, Sophia University

I am very grateful to MEGUKO -Action for the Self-Reliance of Children in Asia, which is a NGO at Sophia University. After the graduation I joined in a research project as a research associate at Faculty of Environmental and Information Studies, Tokyo City University. I try to be active both in researches and in practical operations. I have been working as a technical advisor of Environmental Education sent by Japan International Cooperation Agency to developing countries. Also I have been on a selection committee of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers as well as an instructor for the volunteers. I join in Faculty of Theology, Sophia University from 2013 and focus on Environmental Education based on Human Studies.

Masato Yamazaki – Alumni Students

students_yamazakiAssistant Professor, Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Nagoya University

I worked on international trade of recycled products with for my dissertation. After the graduation, I worked at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Currently I am doing research on the economic impact of a natural disaster at Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Nagoya University. Through the career, I have been developing several economic simulation models evaluating the effects of environmental policies or a natural disaster on an economy. It is important for us to learn analytical skills and theories as well as to have passion in order to resolve environmental issues.

Students’ reflection on Modern issues in Environmental Science

14maynews_8The Department of Environmental Studies of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata has published a journal titled “Modern Issues in Environmental Science” covering various environmental issues like global warming, acid rain, photo-chemical-smog, ozone layer depletion, oil spill, tsunami, urbanization, over population, water crisis, water wars, energy crisis, biodiversity depletion, green building, eco spirituality etc. The articles, written mostly by the students, are an example of what we can make our students to become in life.