International Satoyama Intiative

IPSI, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative, promotes collaboration in the conservation and restoration of sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: SEPLS) through broader global recognition of their value.

1 July 2015: Symposium: Regional Applications and Nexus of the Ocean Health Index in Tokyo, Japan

A symposium was held on 1 July 2015 in Nakajima Hall at the University of Tokyo in Japan, titled “Regional Applications and Nexus of the Ocean Health Index”, and organized by IPSI partners the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences of the University of Tokyo and Conservation International, along with Ocean Alliance. Speakers from within and outside the IPSI community spoke on a number of topics related to SEPLS and ecosystem services with the purpose of sharing information about the Ocean Health Index and exploring possibilities for the future.

A page (Japanese language only) for the symposium can be found on the Conservation International website here.

Robert Blasiak, formerly of the IPSI Secretariat, gives a presentation at the Symposium

Robert Blasiak, formerly of the IPSI Secretariat, gives a presentation at the Symposium