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Realizing Education for Sustainable Development in Japan: The Case of Nishinomiya City

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The paper suggests that a mutual learning environment is a key element in achieving sustainable development, and examines the case of Nishinomiya city. In Nishinomiya, Japan, education for sustainable development (ESD) has been established through the Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for Children (LEAF), a nonprofit organization whose activities have been adopted by the Ministry of the Environment as the model for Japanese ESD projects nation-wide.
Input By: 
Dania Noamani
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GSSD
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Japan
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Case Studies