Keynote 1: Where are we from and where are we going? -Perspectives of Human Health and a Sustainable Society
Dr. Yahara is coordinating a trans-disciplinary graduate education program on decision science covering sciences of environments, disaster, health, governance and human cooperation. He has over 30 years’ experience in ecology and evolution, conservation biology, and biodiversity science and is now leading some projects including plant diversity assessments in tropical forests of SE Asia. He contributed to the development of bioGENESIS core project of DIVERSITAS. He also contributed to developing a global network of biodiversity observation as a member of GEO BON implementation committee and is now chairing Asia-Pacific biodiversity observation network (APBON).