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Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Abubakari
Ahmed
Merle
Naidoo
Alice
Karanja
Kensuke
Fukushi
The aim of this 2-volume book is to highlight how Sustainability Science approaches can help solve some of the pervasive challenges that Africa faces. The volumes collect a number of local case studies throughout Africa that adopt transdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches using methodologies from the natural and the social sciences...
Book
Author:
Binaya
Kumar Mishra
Shamik
Chakraborty
Chitresh
Saraswat
This book presents solutions to address water security in rapidly urbanizing cities, and explores the new paradigms of water security in changing contexts. Highlighting the latest developments in water research, changes in water policy, and current discourses on water security, the book also provides information and tools for local stakeholders...
Book
Editor:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Suneetha
Subramanian
This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as...
Book
Editor:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Yiu
Evonne
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature”, are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) management. Included here are case studies that demonstrate how...
Book
Using “the sharing paradigm” as a guiding concept, this book demonstrates that “sharing” has much greater potential to make rural society resilient, sustainable and inclusive through enriching all four sharing dimensions: informal, mediated, communal and commercial sharing. The chapters are divided into two parts, one that focuses on case studies...
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The Asia-Pacific region faces a fundamental dilemma. Over recent decades the region has achieved tremendous economic growth that has lifted millions of its people out of poverty and raised living standards, but in many places the way land is being used to generate this growth is unsustainable. Land has been exploited – growing economies regardless...
Book
Author:
Masago
Yoshifumi
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Shokhrukh-Mirzo
Jalilov
Mohamed
Kefi
Misato
Dilley
Kensuke
Fukushi
Worldwide, scarce freshwater resources are increasingly being used to satisfy the demands of a rapidly increasing population and a growing global economy. One-third of the world’s river basins have reached their capacity for exploitation, and half of the global population is directly affected by water scarcity. Furthermore, the increasing rate of...
Book
Author:
Robert
Steele
Emma
Marsden
Charina
Cabrido
The SDGs have led to a proliferation of new tools and methods that can strengthen the integration of the environment into development plans. There is, however, limited information about which tools are best suited to integration at different stages of the policy making process. This tool compendium presents an inventory of tools, methods, and...
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In this volume, we seek to highlight how the sustainable use of biodiversity as practiced in well-managed SEPLS can contribute to effective area-based conservation of biodiversity. The concept of SEPLS includes the idea that integrated and holistic management approaches can have mutual benefits for biodiversity and livelihoods, sustainably...
Book
Author:
Johan
Rockström
Mattias
Klum
本書は,サスティナビリティやレジリエンスの研究で世界的に著名なヨハン・ロックストローム氏と写真家のマティアス・クルム氏が2015 年に出版したBig World Small Planet: Abundance within Planetary Boundaries(Bokforlaget Max Strom)の翻訳である.人間活動の加速的拡大が地球システムそのものを脅かしている現状について,科学的知見に基づいて警鐘を鳴らすとともに,地球システムが許容するプラネタリー・バウンダリー(地球の限界)の範囲内で,科学技術の発展や持続可能な社会への転換を促し,貧困の緩和と経済成長を追求する新たな発展パラダイムを提唱している.