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Commissioned Report

平成19年度化学物質審査規制制度に関する国際協力支援事業報告書

Business report of the commissioned project in fiscal year 2007 titled "Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture International Cooperation Project " submitted to Ministry of the Environment of Japa

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独立行政法人国立環境研究所委託
環境省環境技術開発等推進費(戦略的研究開発課題)「水・物質・エネルギー統合解析によるアジア拠点都市の自然共生型技術・政策シナリオの設計・評価システム」(平成19年度)サブテーマ3

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財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)では、アジア太平洋地域の環境問題や持続可能な社会の形成へ向けた動きを紹介することを目的として、環境問題と環境政策の動向を収集・整理し、1998年から毎年、アジア太平洋地域における環境重大ニュースとして公表している。2007年のアジアの環境重大ニュースでは、3機関、23カ国から合計125件のニュースを収集することができた。これらのニュースは、必ずしも各国や機関等の公式見解ではないが、環境分野の協力機関または各国研究者によって選定されたものであり、アジア太平洋地域における最近の環境問題を巡る基本的な動向をまとめることができたと考えている。

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Tian Yanfang

Since the end of the 1990s, the Sino-Russian border regions have witnessed a dramatic, unprecedented increase in cross-border timber trade that has made Russia the largest log supplier for China's expanding wood industry sector. Driving factors include: severe constraints in China's domestic wood supplies, the availability of rich forest resources...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Pan Haixiao

Shanghai is one of the largest prosperous cities in China with the population over 17million. From the 1940’s the major urban planning strategy is trying to de-centralize the overcrowded population in the central part of the city, where the density was even as high as 70000 people/sq.km, now decreased to 40000 people/sq.km. The still very high...

Presentation
the Better Air Quality Workshop, 2006, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Policy makers in many large cities in Asia recently started to consider the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an option for their urban transport. This research aims to uncover the reason why introductions of BRTs in Asia were accelerated around 2004 from the perspective of lesson-drawing. Specifically, through comparative study of policy process for...

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In consideration of the importance of a platform for sharing knowledge and information on water environment management in Asia, the Water Envrionment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) - a partnership of 11 Asian countries - developed a database. The formation of the WEPA initiative was first proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Japan at the 3rd...

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Groundwater has been overexploited in some Asian cities, causing significant problems such as land subsidence. The resource is also under the threat of aquifer contamination. The SWMP project formulated 14 recommendations, beased on teh SWMP study aiming to achieve sustainable groundwater management in the Asian cities. The recommendations...