"Conservation is critical to me. For the conservation of wild birds, I am a volunteer staff member of the Japan Ministry of the Environment doing bird banding research. Also as an instructor I am helping in monitoring rare wild plant and animal species of the Shiga Prefecture.I am also on the staff of the Japan Wildlife Art Society and Japan Scientific Art Association, working to spread information on Wildlife Art and Scientific Art in Japan.As a natural environment assessment investigator, I have also been involved in the environmental impact assessment of public construction projects.   "