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Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 内側から見た中国最新環境事情 第66回/June 2021 Global Net Series

地球・人間環境フォーラムの月刊環境情報誌、「グローバルネット」に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)北京事務所所長の小柳秀明が、中国の最新環境事情を現地滞在レポートとして偶数月で連載しています。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Jheel
Bastia
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

The lack of strategic planning in stormwater management has made rapidly urbanizing
cities more vulnerable to urban water issues than in the past. Low infiltration rates, increase in
peak river discharge, and recurrence of urban floods and waterlogging are clear signs of unplanned
rapid urbanization. As with many other low to middle-income...

Presentation

2021年6月10日に開催された「気候変動ウェビナーシリーズ:G7気候・環境大臣会合の結果について」でIGES高橋プログラムマネージャーが発表した資料となります。5月20日-21日に開催されたG7気候・環境大臣会合で作成された声明文(気候変動パート)の解説と、今後の動向について説明しています。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Ecology and Conservation
Author:
Mesfin
Sahle
Travis
Reynolds

Despite expanding interest in nature's contributions to people (NCP) studies, understanding of sacred natural sites’ contributions to human society and the restoration of fragmented landscapes remains relatively limited. This study examines the diversity and extent of NCP by church forests in a fragmented tropical landscape in southern Ethiopia. We...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is the third coronavirus this century to threaten human health, killing more than two million people globally. Like previous coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2 is suspected to have wildlife origins and was possibly transmitted to humans via wet markets selling bushmeat (aka harvested wild meat). Thus, an interdisciplinary...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecosystem Services
Author:
Wanhui
Huang
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Takehito
Yoshida
Kentaro
Taki

The increased frequency of extreme rain events due to climate change has garnered attention in Japan. In 2018, the country enacted the Act of Climate Change Adaptation to formulate plans at national and local levels. The government has suggested the use of nature-based solutions (NBSs) across the country to address the increased risk of natural...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

本報告書は、アジア太平洋地域及びその5つの準地域における17の持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)に向けた現在の進捗と169のターゲットに向けた予想される進捗へのエビデンスを提示するとともに、COVID-19パンデミックがSDGsに向けた地域の進捗にどのように影響するかについて評価を行っている。また、国連アジア太平洋経済社会委員会(UNESCAP)が新たに開発した「ナショナルSDGトラッカー(各国毎のSDG進捗状況を把握するためのコンピュータープログラム)」ツールの使用ガイドも提供している。

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Netrananda
Sahu
Ram
Avtar
Shamik
Chakraborty
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Widespread urban expansion around the world, combined with rapid demographic and
climatic changes, has resulted in serious pollution issues in many coastal water bodies. To help
formulate coastal management strategies to mitigate the impacts of these extreme changes (e.g.,
local land-use or climate change adaptation policies), research...