Toshiya Kaba

Toshiya Kaba

Fellowship of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, 09/2008 - 09/2009

Email kabatoshi@gmail.com

Mr. Kaba was born in 1962 in Japan. He studied journalism at University of Waseda, Department of Education. His bachelor thesis title was 'Study for Peace Making by Satellite Broadcasting'. He joined the Expedition Club in that University and explored Irian Jaya, West part of New Guinea Island (Indonesian forbidden territory) for researching an unknown tribe and caves in this district. After he graduated, he joined The Tokyo Shimbun/The chunichi Shimbun.
As an Environment Journalist, he has covered the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in Johannesburg 2002, and several conferences held by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) such as Conference of Parties (COP) 6, 7,13 ,14, AWG-LCA,AWG-KP,the G8 summit held in Hokkaido, Japan, , the G8 Environment Ministerial Meeting held in Siracusa ,Italy.
He is known as an Environment Journalist and at the same time known as a Disaster Correspondent. He reported the Tsunami disaster in Papua New Guinea , the Cable Car accident at Kaprun Austria, Ehime Maru (Japanese High School Bessel) maritime accident with U.S submarine in Hawaii, the big earth quake disaster that occurred in Banda Ache , North Sumatra Island, Indonesia.
He is an experienced scientific diver. He researched an unknown island sank by a big earthquake in the Middle Ages in Japan and dived for environmental research at Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Southern Pacific Islands and Kelp Sea in California U.S.A.

Project

Comparing Climate Policies For Post Kyoto Protocol Between German, United Kingdom, U.S and Japan