Ecosystems & Natural Resources


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In Forest Policy and Economics

This article examines the REDD+ engagement types preferred by Japanese private firms at the project level including their motivation and rationale for the engagement and explores...

Author: 
Makoto
EHARA
Yoko
ASADA
Yutaro
SHOGAKI
Masato
YANO
Kimihiko
HYAKUMURA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2019 Topics:
In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association

Parks and other public green spaces (hereafter “urban green spaces”) provide many benefits to urban dwellers, but some residents receive few benefits due to a lack of urban green...

Author: 
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2019 Topics:
In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association

OpenStreetMap (OSM) has become one of the largest sources of volunteered geographic information (VGI), and the data is now used for a wide range of applications. A massively popular...

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Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2019 Topics:

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and...

Technical Report
English
July 2019 Topics:
In 環境科学会誌

Although greenery in urban areas has many functions, such as mitigation of the urban heat island effect, and reduction of rainfall-induced surface runoff, it is difficult to secure...

Author: 
Minami
SAKAMOTO
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
July 2019 Topics:
In International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology (BUILT)

The term of “Appropriate Technology (AT)”, introduced by Schumacher which refers to all kind of technologies including environmental technology, has been since developed into a...

Author: 
Koji
TAKAKURA

Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) can contribute to global goals for biodiversity conservation and dealing with climate change, while also contributing...

Issue Brief
English
June 2019 Topics:
In APN Science Bulletin

The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and power generation. Global climate change will affect the water availability in the basin and...

Author: 
Devesh
SHARMA
G.M. Tarekul
ISLAM
Rabin
MALLA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2019 Topics:
In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Deep learning (DL) algorithms have seen a massive rise in popularity for remote-sensing image analysis over the past few years. In this study, the major DL concepts pertinent to...

Author: 
Lei
MA
Yu
LIU
Xueliang
ZHANG
Yuanxin
YE
Gaofei
LIN
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2019 Topics:
In Sustainability

Over the last 25 years, the global area of certified forests has grown rapidly and voluntary forest certification has become recognized as an effective tool to engage international...

Author: 
Allison
LEWIN
Karen
MO
Sara
GABAI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:
Ecosystems-based approaches in G20 countries

Ecosystem-based (EB) approaches have been strongly promoted in various international environmental and development processes. As a result, they are gaining increasing attention...

Discussion Paper
English
May 2019 Topics:
agricultural transformations

Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

The Asia-Pacific region faces a fundamental dilemma. Over recent decades the region has achieved tremendous economic growth that has lifted millions of its people out of poverty and...

Book
English
May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
-If current processes impacting land continue, the region risks transgressing the boundaries of a “safe operating space”.
-A vision of sustainable...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
- Inherent complexity in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a barrier to their application to land management. A better conceptual understanding can...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、...

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Commentary
Japanese
May 2019 Topics:

This Chapter highlights selected resilience and sustainability measures that can be implemented in cities and towns now to ensure that our communities, as well as future generations...

Author: 
Aruna
DIAS
Neil
LOPEZ
Jiyoon
SONG
Yuta
UCHIYAMA
Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Cristobal subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~47% from 2015-2025 due to...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Juan subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~10% from 2015-2025 due to planned...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Finite freshwater sources are facing huge threats both for quality and quantity from uncertain global changes, namely population growth, rapid urbanization, and climate change....

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Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:

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