International Cosmos Prize Online Symposium

Clear the Path for a Sustainable Future -The Harmonious Coexistence between Nature and Humankind in the COVID-19 era

15:00-16:00 (JST, GMT+09:00), Wednesday, 3 February 2021

COVID-19 has drastically changed our societies.
The COVID-19 pandemic might have been caused by imbalances in the relationship between nature and humans, such as climate change and deforestation. 
When considering the COVID-19 era and beyond, we must think about how we will be in harmony with nature.
This symposium endeavours to seek ways to consider the COVID-19 era, through messages from distinguished guest speakers who have worked for a long time toward resolving global environmental issues.



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The International Cosmos Prize was established at the 1990 International Flower and Greenery Expo (EXPO’90) to further inherit and develop the idea of the “Harmonious Coexistence between Nature and Humankind”. The Prize is awarded to outstanding activities (research and otherwise) in Japan and overseas that are in line with this idea.

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Non Peer-reviewed Article
This article was originally published in KOSMOS 7 (2020), a publication of the Expo '90 Foundation. This article discusses the need to redesign society to realise transformative change and to reconsider the relationship between humans and nature, which is considered to be a root cause of the pandemic of COVID-19. The Triple R Framework proposed by...

Event Details

15:00-16:00 (JST, GMT+09:00), Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Online (Zoom)

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