ecosystem services

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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...
Technical Report
Author:
This is part of the report for the 1st period (May 2022 to August 2023) of Project for the Development of Integrated Coastal Ecosystem Management System in the Republic of Mauritius, a JICA Technical Cooperation project. The work aimed to understand the current status of ecotourism and the potential of introduction of mangrove ecotourism in...
Technical Report
Author:
This is part of the report for the 1st period (May 2022 to August 2023) of Project for the Development of Integrated Coastal Ecosystem Management System in the Republic of Mauritius, a JICA Technical Cooperation project. The work aimed to understand the local perception and the current status of the use of ecosystem services in coastal villages of...
Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
IPBES
本冊子は、IPBES第9回総会(2022年7月、ドイツ・ボンで開催)で承認されたIPBES自然の多様な価値と価値評価の方法論に関する評価報告書の、環境省とIGESによる和訳です。自然の多様な価値と価値評価の方法論に関する評価報告書は、人々の良質な生活と地球上の生命を調和させ、持続可能な開発において相互に絡み合っている経済・社会・環境の側面をバランスよく発展させるための経路を示すガイダンスを提供しています。また、様々な世界観と価値観の関係に関する理解、および価値の類型、ならびに自然の価値の評価手法と評価プロセスの設計と実施、ならびに自然の多様な価値を意思決定と政策決定に組み込むための指針が含まれています。
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...
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...
Data or Tool
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has launched an interactive online tool to assess how the observed and projected changes in river basins relate to various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their associated targets, from both a spatial and temporal perspective. The Interactive SDG Tool for River Basins is the outcome...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Rural Studies
Author:
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Sawako
Shigeto
Takahiro
Yoshida
Yoshiki
Yamagata
The global population is concentrating unprecedentedly into urban areas, raising concerns on global sustainability and human well-being. There also exists a niche trend of migration from urban to rural areas particularly in countries with post-industrial economies. This paper investigated values of migration expressed by the migrants arrived in...