Journal of Environment and Safety
Online ISSN : 2186-3725
Print ISSN : 1884-4375
ISSN-L : 1884-4375
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The conservation and utilization of the university campus as Eco-museum
Toshihisa Asano
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2014 Volume 5 Issue 3 Pages 205-210

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The concept of "Eco-museum" has been accepted in Japan as a theory of community development by which local residents utilize their own human and natural resources. The concept originated from a rethinking of the role of museums, and in Japan Eco-museum has become accepted as a methodology of community development. This article explores how the concept of Eco-museum can be adapted to the environmental management of the university campus. The conservation and utilization of the university campus as an Eco-museum is discussed from the viewpoint of the activities of the university museum and environmental management at Hiroshima University.

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