Dr.
Osamu SAITO

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Vikram Gaurav
Singh
Sudhir Kumar
Singh
Nirmal
Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Gupta
Pushpendra Kumar
Singh
Mateo
Gašparovic
Ram Lakhan
Ray

The emerging water crisis in India can be preempted by improving watershed management.
The data scare regions need open access satellite observations to mitigate watershed problems. The
water accounting plus (WA+) and open access earth observation datasets were applied to quantify
the beneficial and non-beneficial water consumption in the Betwa...

Book Chapter
In Assessing, Mapping and Modelling of Mangrove Ecosystem Services in the Asia-Pacific Region
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Huang
Wanhui

This chapter contributes to a comprehensive understanding of the island socio-ecological system by a synthesis of the state and trend of, and the drivers of changes in ecosystems and their services, focusing on mangroves in Ishigaki Island. The current extent of mangroves on the Island is limited to small patches along a few river estuaries, which...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Shunsuke
Managi
Moinul
Islam
Marie
Stenseke
Luthando
Dziba
Sandra
Lovorel
Unai
Pascual
Shizuka
Hashimoto

Understanding nature's contributions to people (NCP) can improve people's ability to manage earth systems effectively, equitably, and sustainably (Chaplin-Kramer et al. 2019; Brauman et al., 2020). NCP can be perceived as a benefit or detriment depending on the cultural, temporal, or spatial context (Diaz et al. 2018). According to IPBES (2019)...

Book Chapter
In Blue-Green Infrastructure across Asian Countries: Improving Urban Resilience and Sustainability
Author:
Herlin
Chien
Kensuke
Fukushi
With the mounting pressure of urbanization, how innovative blue-green infrastructure (BGI) can restore the ecosystem services of urban rivers is a timely issue for any densely populated city seeking to improve its resilience and sustainability through ecosystem-based solutions. Yet, the implementation of BGI is not hazard-free. Its success usually...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
Author:
Herlin
Hien
Keiko
Hori
The commons concept has evolved in multiple ways after the publication of Ostrom’s seminal work in 1990, which emphasized the evolution of resource management institutions and the usefulness of self-governance. As we move into the 21st century, one of the institutional transformations is catalyzed by the emergence of Information and Communication...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境情報科学論文集
Author:
再奎
貴志
岩川
道徳
木村
孝典
松井
啓子
智宏
芳賀
滋賀県を対象とし,ネットゼロ社会の実現に向けた地域主導型の木質バイオマスエネルギー利用シ ナリオを作成した。シナリオ中では,木質バイオマスの需給量,作業時間,経済効果などを定量的に求めた 上で,自然を基盤とする解決策(NbS)の観点から,シナリオの実現が地域社会にもたらしうる便益を多面 的に推計,評価した。多面的な便益の定量評価は,社会課題を解決するための取り組みの進捗管理や長期的 モニタリングにも有用であることを示唆した。シナリオの実現に必要な要素として,木質バイオマスをエネ ルギーとして利用する際の,利用者やコミュニティに求められる行動変化や活動変化について考察した。 Targeting Shiga Prefecture, the study proposed energy...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Agriculture & Food Security
Author:
Albert
Somanje
Geetha
Mohan
Background In this study, we present the current situation and the role of agricultural extension services for farmers and indicates the potential solutions for the optimum effectiveness of these services. Thus, we investigate the vital determinants influencing the farmers’ attitudes toward using agricultural extension services in Ghana and Zambia...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Research in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Mesfin
Sahle
Sebsebe
Demissew
Although keystone species in the home garden agroforestry system provide multiple contributions to people, they have not been thoroughly researched, particularly in indigenous crops. Enset (Ensete ventricosum) is a domesticated home garden perennial crop in large parts of southern Ethiopia. This study explores the diverse contributions of enset in...
Policy Report

本レポートは、2021年6月に発表された生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学-政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)/気候変動に関する政府間パネル(IPCC)合同ワークショップ報告書「IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop Report on Biodiversity and Climate Change」の和訳を中心に、IGES研究員による解説や関連情報、IPBES及びIPCC関係者による鼎談等を収録したものです。ここには、生物多様性と気候変動への統合的な取り組みの重要性と論点、ならびに今後のIPBESやIPCCなどへの示唆がわかりやすく解説されています。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Xiangyun
Shi
Takanori
Matsui
Chihiro
Haga
Takashi
Machimura
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Land-use change is a crucial driver for achieving a sustainable future. However, the uncertainties of socioeconomic development could lead to different changes in the future land-use patterns. Using a spatial downscaling framework, this study aims to explore possible land-use patterns that can help achieve sustainable development in the Guangdong...
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