Biodiversity

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Presentation
ISAP2023 - (AT-3) SEPLS Management as Integrated, Inclusive and Localised Actions towards a Nature Positive Society
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This presentation was to set the scence for the session "SEPLS Management as Integrated, Inclusive and Localised Actions towards a Nature Positive Society". In the face of the environmental crises, we are required to take urgent actions. To move towards a nature positive society, this session aimed to discuss how the integrated, inclusive and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Takahiro
Yoshida
Sawako
Shigeto
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Yoshiki
Yamagata
Globally, urbanization constitutes one of the major underlying drivers of global ecological degradation. Hence, deurbanization, i.e., demographic shift from urban to distant rural areas in a way that increases quality of life (QoL), can be one of the key pathways to address this global challenge. In this study, we investigated the contribution of...
Conference Proceeding
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2022) Summary Report
The International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) is held annually to share information and facilitate diverse discussions on sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, with the participation of front-line experts and diverse stakeholders from international organisations, governments, business and NGOs. The Forum has been...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The Japan Times Sustainability Roundtable
Author:
Ross
Rowbury
Nader
Sammouri
How blind are we to things too big to see directly? Take the environment — why should people care? Our muddled perceptions can make it grueling to find the right balance between individual well-being and conservation of nature. Falling biodiversity — the variety in the life around us, from microbes on up — has severe repercussions for human well...
Presentation
Side Event "Intergenerational dialogue for strengthening the linkage between biodiversity and climate change Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies and UNFCCC COP27 to CBD COP15" CBD/COP15 Rio Conventions Pavilion
This invited presentation was delivered at side event "Intergenerational dialogue for strengthening the linkage between biodiversity and climate change: Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies and UNFCCC COP27 to CBD COP15" CBD/COP15 Rio Conventions Pavilion organized by COND and CYJ during CBD/COP15. Programme: http://www.cbd.int/rcp...
Briefing Note
In 2020, IGES and others reported that the United Nations’ Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its accompanying Aichi Biodiversity Targets would be replaced by a new framework to guide biodiversity planning at the national level. This framework, known as the post-2020 global biodiversity framework (GBF), was due to be proposed for...
Presentation
ISAP2022 - TT11 Transformative Actions for a Nature-positive Society from SATOYAMA Initiative towards 2030
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This is to frame the session, "Transformative Actions for a Nature-positive Society from SATOYAMA Initiative towards 2030. It emphasizes the need of transformative change and the potential contributions by the Satoyama Initiative towards a nature positive society to be realized by 2030.
Peer-reviewed Article
In Science Advances
Author:
Pedro
Jaureguiberry
Nicolas
Titeux
Martin
Wiemers
Diana
Bowler
Luca
Coscieme
Abigail
Golden
Carlos
Guerra
Ute
Jacob
Josef
Settele
Sandra
Diaz
Zsolt
Molnar
Andy
Purvis
Effective policies to halt biodiversity loss require knowing which anthropogenic drivers are the most important direct causes. Whereas previous knowledge has been limited in scope and rigor, here we statistically synthesize empirical comparisons of recent driver impacts found through a wide-ranging review. We show that land/sea use change has been...
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...