For Coexistence of People and Nature
Name: Iriomote Island Eco-Tourism Association
Representative: Shoken Taira
1994 Launch of Iriomote Island Eco-tourism Association preparatory committee
Publication of Iriomote Island Eco-tourism Guidebook -Yamana Kara Suna Pitou-
May 1996 Establishment of Iriomote Island Eco-Tourism Association (Private Organization)
March 2010 Establishment of Iriomote Island Eco-Tourism Association (Incorporated Nonprofit Organization)
Iriomote Island Eco-Tourism Association is an incorporated nonprofit organization which aims to sustain the island as the place where people and nature coexist.
We conduct a variety of activities under 4 keywords.
First step to conserve nature and culture for our sustainable life, is get to know them.
・Kid's eco-tourism summer week
-nature and culture programs for local kids
・Environmental education programs for students and trainees from the
outside of the island.
Take over the lifestyle of the island which always beside nature
・Craft making workshops
Create a self-sustaining local economy by Eco-tourism
・Human resource development training, Eco-tourism study program
・Earthquake disaster area supporting newsletter -Sukesakita-
Conserve magnificent nature and biodiversity with our hands
・Beach Clean-up with volunteers
・Monitoring (plants, birds, fire flys, fish)
870-277 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun,
Iriomote Island Eco-Tourism Association
Tel.0980-85-6331 / Fax.0980-85-6442
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