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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Ecology and Conservation
Author:
Mesfin
Sahle
Travis
Reynolds

Despite expanding interest in nature's contributions to people (NCP) studies, understanding of sacred natural sites’ contributions to human society and the restoration of fragmented landscapes remains relatively limited. This study examines the diversity and extent of NCP by church forests in a fragmented tropical landscape in southern Ethiopia. We...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is the third coronavirus this century to threaten human health, killing more than two million people globally. Like previous coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2 is suspected to have wildlife origins and was possibly transmitted to humans via wet markets selling bushmeat (aka harvested wild meat). Thus, an interdisciplinary...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecosystem Services
Author:
Wanhui
Huang
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Takehito
Yoshida
Kentaro
Taki

The increased frequency of extreme rain events due to climate change has garnered attention in Japan. In 2018, the country enacted the Act of Climate Change Adaptation to formulate plans at national and local levels. The government has suggested the use of nature-based solutions (NBSs) across the country to address the increased risk of natural...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Netrananda
Sahu
Ram
Avtar
Shamik
Chakraborty
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Widespread urban expansion around the world, combined with rapid demographic and
climatic changes, has resulted in serious pollution issues in many coastal water bodies. To help
formulate coastal management strategies to mitigate the impacts of these extreme changes (e.g.,
local land-use or climate change adaptation policies), research...

Presentation

Global Food Price Crisis of 2008-2012 Implications of Transboundary Risks on Food Supply

European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Food price volatility is an important impact of transboundary climate risks. However, food prices tend to mix with many other events extraneous to agriculture making their prediction a difficult task. This presentation presents a case study of 2008 and 2012 global food price crisis and provides insights in terms of their transboundary nature, the...

Presentation

Assessing NELDs Associated with Climatic Extreme Events

OECD IIT NIDM workshop on assessing socio-economic losses and damages from climate change in India | 25 May 2021

This presentation talked about the methodologies for assessing the non-economic losses and damages (NELDs) associated with extreme weather events based on the experiences of APN funded project on Addressing Non-Economic Losses and Damages Associated with Climate Change: Learning from the Recent Past Extreme Climatic Events for Future Planning. The...

Book
Author:
AL
Ramanathan
S
Chidambaram
MP
Jonathan
MV
Prasanna
F.M.
Arriola

The whole world has been on intermittent lockdowns due to the present COVID-19 pandemic. The industrial deacceleration caused by the pandemic has affected everyone without distinction of wealth, religion, or nationality. Also, the pandemic has evidenced how socio-environmental processes have been altered or accentuated, relieving the environment...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Sushila
Paudel
Ram
Avtar
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Sakiko
Kanbara

Water scarcity, together with the projected impacts of water stress worldwide, has led
to a rapid increase in research on measuring water security. However, water security has been
conceptualized under different perspectives, including various aspects and dimensions. Since public
health is also an integral part of water security, it is necessary...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Conservation
Author:

Biodiversity knowledge is communicated by scientists to policymakers at the biodiversity “science-policy interface” (SPI). Although the biodiversity SPI is the subject of a growing body of literature, gaps in our understanding include the efficacy of mechanisms to bridge the interface, the quality of information exchanged between science and policy...

Presentation

Transboundary Climate Risks in Asia: Research & Policy Needs

Adaptation Futures 2020

This presentation talks about the rapid regional integration that is happening in Asia and beyond, its positive and negative impacts especially inters of how local risks tend to spill over beyond borders. It presents the cases of the Bangkok floods of 2011, the global food price crisis of 2008, and how financial markets tend to magnify the risks...