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Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Author:
Sébastien
M.R. Dente
Seiji
Hashimoto
Highlights Japan's economy-wide eco-efficiency of materials and its decomposition analysis are conducted for the first time. More than 400 materials, 13 impact categories, and 4 life cycle stages were analyzed. Material groups with a larger share of value added and environmental impact to national total, except for pig iron and crude steel , show...
Book Chapter
In Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water and Energy Management
Author:
Safa
Rachid
Selim
Karkour
Hicham
Chatoui
Mohamed
Merzouki
Jauad
El-Kharraz
Global freshwater scarcity is projected to be affecting almost half of the world’s population by 2025. Desalination has become a reliable option to provide freshwater, especially with climate change and its direct impact on water resources. The desalination technology transforms some non-traditional water sources either by processing brackish water...
Book Chapter
In Advances in Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems
Author:
Induka
Werellagama
Pradeep
Gajanayake
Bhagya
Nallaperuma
Selim
Karkour
Xuan-Thanh
Bui
Norihiro
Itsubo
This chapter reviews recent developments in microplastic-related research; identifies major sources of microplastics to wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs); investigates the detection methods, concentration levels, and removal efficiency of microplastics at selected WWTPs; and presents a discussion on microplastics removal from wastewater and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Darren
Pouliot
Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) are one of the most creative advances in Deep Learning (DL) in recent years. The Remote Sensing (RS) community has adopted GANs quickly, and reported successful use in a wide variety of applications. Given a sharp increase in research on GANs in the field of RS, there is a need for an in-depth review of the...
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...
Book Chapter
In Environmental Resilience and Transformation in Times of COVID-19
Author:
Ritika
Mandhyan
Atul
Rawat
Eri
Ikeda
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to the global economy. India faces a multitude of challenges due to COVID-19 impacts. The pandemic-induced economic lockdown has posed barriers to various clean energy and low carbon infrastructure development projects. The renewable energy sector, which has been heavily dependent on global...
Book Chapter
In Environmental Resilience and Transformation in times of COVID-19 - 1st Edition - Climate Change Effects on Environmental Functionality
Safely managed water supply and wastewater services have been playing key roles in maintaining good water environmental quality, stopping the spread of disease and protecting public health during infectious outbreaks, including of ongoing coronavirus outbreak 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2. Recently, there are a growing number of scientific...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Landscape and Urban Planning
Author:
Mesfin
Sahle
Information about cultural landscape settings and characteristics is essential for understanding and finding solutions for their sustainable management. In the Gurage socio-ecological production landscape of Ethiopia, “Jefoure” refers to a traditional grass-covered road with households on either side. This study aims to map and characterize Jefoure...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy
Effective management of invasive alien species (IAS) requires comprehensive stakeholder engagement and a clear understanding of how people interact with these species. Such interactions are particularly complex in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), where local communities and their environment are highly inter-dependent...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Technology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by...