The Tohoku coastal marine ecosystem ravaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami still remains damaged today. Now, scientists are attempting to restore fertility to this coastal area’s marine life. We report on the Tohoku Ecosystem-Associated Marine Sciences TEAMS project in which academia and research insti-tutes are collaborating to regenerate local fisheries.
Asahiko Taira(President, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology),
Yukio Agatsuma(Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University)