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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Chrismas
Uchiyama
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Since the 1990s, the Philippines has established numerous protected areas aimed at preserving re-gions with distinct biological and ecological characteristics. However, transitioning towards a more comprehensive approach to managing these protected areas, one that effectively conserves biodiversity while also supporting the welfare of local...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Elli
Newman
Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has mainly focused on levels of achievement of targets and indicators, but few studies have examined policies and implementation efforts systematically. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has called for more monitoring of policy efforts, which is necessary to understand why overall...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Takashi
Morimoto
Tomohiko
Hattori
Transitioning to the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) under the Paris Agreement (PA) from the current measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) arrangements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) requires developing countries to enhance their national reporting systems in a sustainable way. There are...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Priyanka
Mitra
Yanwu
Zhang
Rajib
Shaw
The expansion of the online food services (collectively referred to as ‘OFS’) sector has been accelerating at high rates worldwide over the last few years. This sector is widely acknowledged, especially by urban consumers, for making life more convenient. During the strict lockdown following the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the OFS sector saw...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Ashish
Lahoti
Shalini
Dhyani
In rapidly expanding Indian cities, the current provisions for public urban green spaces (PUGS) falls below the minimum standards recommended by the WHO, linked with the well-being of urban dwellers. The local authorities are struggling to fulfill the supply side gap, with a disparity in PUGS provisions. Currently, the provisions focus on...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shu
Ishida
Takanori
Matsui
Chihiro
Haga
Keiko
Hori
Shizuka
Hashimoto
The recent rates of global change in nature are unprecedented in human history. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has proposed a framework to achieve transformative change. Transformative change with respect to nature will be driven by recognizing the values people have; making inclusive...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Foods
Author:
Chang
Liu
Jie
Shang
With the steady growth of the global population and the accelerated urbanization process, the carbon footprint resulting from food waste has a significant impact on the environment and sustainable development. Considering Shanghai’s significance as a major urban center in China and a global hub for economic and cultural activities, this study...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability MDPI
Recent studies have highlighted the significant role of lifestyle changes in achieving climate change targets. However, implementing substantial changes in people’s lifestyles is challenging due to the varying availability of goods and services and the influence of the surrounding environment. To address this challenge and promote low-carbon and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Anup
Saikia
Gowhar
Meraj
Nityaranjan
Nath
Durlov
Lahon
Wajahat
Annayat
Kesar
Chand
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Bank erosion hazard is a frequent occurrence that poses threats to floodplain ecosystems. This analysis examined changes to the Jia Bharali River channel in India using the GIS-based Digital Shoreline Analysis System [DSAS]. The Jia Bharali’s future channel was predicted so as to identify the most erosion-susceptible zones. The rate of bankline...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
There is a growing recognition of the urgent need to change citizens’ lifestyles to realise decarbonised societies. Consumption-based accounting (carbon footprinting) is a helpful indicator for measuring the impacts of peoples’ consumption on climate change by capturing both direct and embedded carbon emissions. However, while carbon footprinting...