Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services


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In Environmental Science & Policy

Forest conservation is a key component of multilateral environmental agreements related to biodiversity conservation (Convention on Biological Diversity; CBD)) and climate change (...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2019 Topics:
In Sustainability Science

This paper presents a systematic review of biodiversity/ecosystem services scenario exercises from the Asia–Pacific region. From the limited scholarly literature available, 61...

Author: 
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Haripriya
GUNDIMEDA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2018 Topics:
In Sustainability Science

The paper narrates an empirical research conducted for developing four alternative socio-ecological scenarios for the lower Gangetic delta in India (aka the Indian Sundarban). We...

Author: 
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Toshiya
OKURO
Mrittika
BASU
Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2018 Topics:
In Forest Ecology and Management

Logging has been operated throughout Bornean tropical forests that harbor diverse fauna species. We examined the responses of ground-dwelling wildlife to logging intensity in two...

Author: 
Agus
SUDIBYO JATI
Shogoro
FUJIKI
Yuyun
KURNIAWAN
Ryota
AOYAGI
Kanehiro
KITAYAMA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2018 Topics:
Globalization of local risks

Enhanced trade and investments have been one of the significant developments of regional integration in Asia during the recent decades. Countries that are successful in attracting...

PR/Newsletter
English
October 2018 Topics:
In Remote Sensing

Generally, the characterization of land surface roughness is obtained from the analysis of height variations observed along transects (e.g., root mean square (RMS) height,...

Author: 
Saeid
GHARECHELOU
Ryutaro
TATEISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
October 2018 Topics:

タイ、インドネシア、ベトナム、フィリピンにおける住民による木材生産の状況を主に林業・農業統計データから概括した

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Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
October 2018 Topics:
Regional adaptation planning and cooperation

Global support for promoting adaptation, both in terms of technical and financial assistance is growing, though only a few countries have reached the stage of submitting their NAPs...

Discussion Paper
English
October 2018 Topics:
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh provide a variety of financial services to poor households that can help them cope with natural disasters (e.g. floods) and adapt to...

Author: 
M.A. Baqui
KHALILY
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
October 2018 Topics:

Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially...

Author: 
Rajib
SHAW
Mrittika
BASU
Book Chapter
English
October 2018 Topics:
Low carbon resilient urban food systems

This presentation outlines the activities being carried out under the UNEP 10FYP project on low carbon and resilient urban food systems.

Presentation
English
September 2018 Topics:
Ecological Debt index

This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed...

Presentation
English
September 2018 Topics:
In Remote Sensing

To classify Very-High-Resolution (VHR) imagery, Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) is the most popular method used to produce high quality Land-Use/Land-Cover maps. A...

Author: 
Stefanos
GEORGANOS
Tais
GRIPPA
Moritz
LENNERT
Eléonore
WOLFF
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2018 Topics:
JICA

This presentation was made at the JICA training program on ‘Capacity building for development and implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in Climate Change’. The...

Presentation
English
August 2018 Topics:

Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) are globally ubiquitous and constitute the fundamental elements in achieving societies in harmony with nature. They,...

Presentation
English
August 2018 Topics:

■ 日本は現在でもインドネシア、マレーシア(主にサラワク州)からの主要な木材(主に合板)輸出先であり、その森林保全の重要なステークホルダーである。
■ 合板の原料となる原木は、天然林択伐コンセッション、プランテーション開発に伴う皆伐、植林木、住民による木材生産、海外からの輸入などによって調達される。
■...

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Presentation
Japanese
July 2018 Topics:
In Remote Sensing

The Shaksgam Valley, located on the north side of the Karakoram Mountains of western China, is situated in the transition zone between the Indian monsoon system and dry arid climate...

Author: 
Haireti
ALIFU
Yukiko
HIRAYABASHI
Jean-Francois
VUILLAUME
Akihiko
KONDOH
Minoru
URAI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2018 Topics:
In Remote Sensing

This paper presents a collective sensing approach that integrates imperfect Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) obtained through Citizen Science (CS) tree mapping projects with...

Author: 
Hossein
VAHIDI
Brian
KLINKENBERG
L. Monika
MOSKAL
Wanglin
YAN
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2018 Topics:

- Major source of log production in Indonesia has shifted from logging concession (mainly Meranti) to industrial tree plantations (mainly Acacia) and tree-farming (mainly Sengon) in...

Author: 
Syahru
RAMDHONI
Lilik
BUDI PRASETYO
Presentation
English
June 2018 Topics:
In Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

A new method for classifying land cover features in high resolution satellite imagery was developed. The method involves (1) performing image segmentation to delineate homogeneous...

Author: 
Tengyu
FU
Lei
MA
Manchun
LI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2018 Topics:

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