5 people who are interested in water problem gathered and started to research the theme “How to ease uneven distribution of water.”
We made a presentation about the current course of our research activities, and we received advices from professors at Ochanomizu University.
We visited Prof. Oki’s office. Prof. Oki is a professor of the University of Tokyo and a Senior Vice-Rector of the United Nations University. We realized that large quantity of virtual water imports is not necessarily a bad thing, not paying compensation for the trade is then problem. We revised our thought.
We drew a poster for the high school student poster session of the Academic Meeting of the AJG (Association of Japanese Geographers) Autumn 2018. Our team director created an innovative idea which is overlay multiple maps.
Besides, we designed original menu and examined how the quantity of virtual water vary.
Our team director participated in “Asia Youth Leaders 2018” sponsored by AEON 1% Club Foundation. About 70 high school students gathered and had discussions and so on.
Moreover, we sent a questionnaire to them and made companions to send our research activities.
We visited Ochanomizu University Elementary School and got information about foodstuffs and menu of school lunch from a nutritionist. We learned the importance of diet and consideration again.
One of our members went to study in Italy. We examined the awareness of virtual water in foreign country.
We had the poster session at Wakayama University and won the Chairman’s Award. We received valuable advices and spent quality time.
We made maps using MANDARA10 and started to write about our studies.
We visited Prof. Miyazawa’s office at Ochanomizu University. We received advice our website. We found new viewpoints such as multiscale and telecoupling.
Through examination, we were elected as one of the finalists.We made presentation and won the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry's Award, Platinum Award and Audience Award.
We communicated with other groups and found different angles.
A poster “Water Problem in Terms of Virtual Water” was chosen as the Chairman’s Award.
This website "AquaLuck" was chosen as the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry's Award, Platinum Award and Audience Award.