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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:

Today, 54% of the world’s population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. Major cities and municipalities in the region rely either fully...

Author: 
Sangam
SHRESTHA
Vishnu
PANDEY
Oranuj
LORPHENSRI
Dian
SISINGGIH
Bui Tran
VUONG
Muhammad
BASHARAT
Research Report
English
May 2018 Topics:

This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Los Baños subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to...

Author: 
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Donald
LUNA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
April 2018 Topics:

This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Pila-Victoria subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to...

Author: 
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Donald
LUNA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
April 2018 Topics:

This is the edited advance version of the summary for policymakers as approved by the IPBES Plenary at its sixth meeting (IPBES/6/15/Add.3).
The Asia-Pacific regional...

Author: 
Madhav
KARKI
Sonali
SENARATNA SELLAMUTTU
Wataru
SUZUKI
Lilibeth
ACOSTA
Yousef
ALHAFEDH
Jonathan A.
ANTICAMARA
Anne-Gaëlle
AUSSEIL
Kirsten
DAVIES
Alexandros
GASPARATOS
Haripriya
GUNDIMEDA
Faridah-Hanum
IBRAHIM
Ryo
KOHSAKA
Ritesh
KUMAR
Shunsuke
MANAGI
Ning
WU
Asha
RAJVANSHI
Gopal S.
RAWAT
Philip
RIORDAN
Shyam
SHARMA
Amjad
VIRK
Changyong
WANG
Tetsukazu
YAHARA
Yeo-Chang
YOUN
Policy Report
English
March 2018 Topics:
WEPAアジア水環境管理アウトルック2018

アジアの国々は、居住環境の悪化、利用可能な水の減少および水の生態系サービスの損失につながる、深刻な水質汚濁問題に直面し続けている。これらの状況を考慮し、ガバナンスの観点から水質汚濁問題を解決することを目的とし、第3 回世界水フォーラムの場で日本国環境省によりアジア水環境パートナーシップ(WEPA)が提案された。WEPAでは2004年から、...

Policy Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:

This report is the fourth edition of the series “WEPA Outlook on Water Environmental Management”, which consists of two main chapters: Chapter 1 -“Outlook on Water Environmental...

Policy Report
English
March 2018 Topics:

The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico. It explains policies and systems in the country on timber legality in diverse aspects...

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Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:

The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Peru. It explains Peruvian policies and systems releted to timber legality in diverse aspects...

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Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:
SDM2017Booklet_cover

This booklet has been prepared for IPSI member organisations, as well as for others who are engaged in SEPLS, to introduce the SDM and to provide snapshots of the projects...

PR/Newsletter
English
March 2018 Topics:
CoverImage_IPBES-J2018Report

IPBES における5カ年(2014-2018 年)の作業計画を踏まえ、IPBES総会、学際的専門家パネル(以下「MEP」という。)、専門家会合、タスクフォース等の会合における議論に我が国が貢献できるように、国内専門家等によって構成される執筆のための情報共有の場の設定や専門家ヒアリング等を通じて科学的知見に関する情報を整理・収集するとともに、...

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Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:

平成29年度途上国森林保全プロジェクト推進事業報告書

平成29年度途上国森林保全プロジェクト推進事業報告書

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2018 Topics:
Scoring the Sustainable Development Goals: Pathways for Asia and the Pacific

Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many
governments and stakeholders are...

The Project for Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration (termed as CN20 Project), which...

Commissioned Report
English
February 2018 Topics:

The published article is basically the author's opinion related to the current unprecedented event of severe urban flood that happened in Metro City, Lampung Province, Indonesia....

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Non Peer-reviewed Article
Indonesian
February 2018 Topics:

H29 Keizaishakai niokeru Seibututayouseino syuryuukano sokusinn nikannsuru tyousa/kenntou itakugyoumu

summarize update of the research on natural capital valuation and economic valuation of biodiversity conservation. it also includes guideline for business how to address...

Author: 
Dainihon consultant
Politekku eididi
Inter risk Soken
Commissioned Report
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:

The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber...

Author: 
Presentation
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:

生産国情報:ペルー

The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Peru, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber...

Author: 
Ryuhei
KOMATSU
Presentation
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:
In Groundwater for Sustainable Development

Considering the finite volume of fresh water resources, managing its quality and quantity sustainably is one of
the greatest challenges because of complex global changes. This...

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Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2018 Topics:

商品作物の国際的サプライ・チェーンが途上国の森林減少に大きな影響を与えている。森林破壊に由来する商品作物を原料として利用する企業に対する批判が高まり、これに対応して森林減少を伴わない形で生産された作物をサプライ・チェーンの中で取り扱う「ゼロ・デフォレステーション」の取り組みが始まっている。2014年に「森林に関するニューヨーク宣言」...

Briefing Note
Japanese
February 2018 Topics:

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