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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
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Image segmentation and geographic object-based image analysis (GEOBIA) were proposed around the turn of the century as a means to analyze high-spatial-resolution remote sensing images. Since then, object-based approaches have been used to analyze a wide range of images for numerous applications. In this Editorial, we present some highlights of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Author:
Chihiro
Haga
Marimi
Maeda
Wataru
Hotta
Takahiro
Inoue
Takanori
Matsui
Takashi
Machimura
Masahiro
Nakaoka
Junko
Morimoto
Hideaki
Shibata
Shizuka
Hashimoto
The introduction of renewable energy (RE) is essential for building a sustainable society. However, RE can cause conflicts between energy production and biodiversity conservation. This study conducted a scenario analysis to evaluate potential conflicts in the nexuses between energy and biodiversity for the Bekambeushi River watershed located in...
Policy Brief
Author:
National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)
On 1 May 2020, the National Institute of Urban Affairs, NIUA, (autonomous body under India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) and the National Mission for Clean Ganga, NMCG, (under India’s Ministry of Jal Shakti) organized an Ideathon on “The Future of River Management”. The purpose of this Ideathon was to use the current COVID-19 crisis as a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Shruti
Lahoti
Ashish
Lahoti
Rajendra
Joshi
Nagpur is rapidly urbanizing, and in the process witnessing decline in its green status which is one of the identities of the city. The study aims to understand the current species diversity, composition and structure in different classes of greens prevalent in the city. As urban green spaces (UGS) are also reservoirs of carbon stock, the study...
Commissioned Report
平成29 年5 月に「合法伐採木材等の流通及び利用の促進に関する法律」(通称「クリーンウッド法」)が施行された。また、平成29 年11 月から、同法に基づく木材関連事業者の登録が開始された。 このような背景の中、木材関連事業者による木材等の合法性確認等の取組を一層推進するため、本事業が実施された。本事業の目的は、木材関連事業者が効率的に木材等の合法性確認等の取組を実施できるよう、生産国における木材の流通や関連法令に関する情報を収集することである。 調査対象国は、パプアニューギニア、ソロモン諸島、ロシア、ベトナム、中国の計5カ国であり、それぞれの国において木材流通状況、関連法令・許認可制度、その他参考情報等が収集された。
Commissioned Report
This report summarized basic surveys and activities regarding; 1) Approach and efforts for the Formulation of Regional Circular and Ecological Sphere (Regional CES) in Hokusetsu area of Hyogo prefecture under MoEJ's Regional CES project 2) Promotion of the low carbon and energy saving technology transfer in India, as well as enhancement of...
Commissioned Report
This is a final report on the project for promoting Asian regional collaboration on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), under a lump-sum contract with Ministry of the Environment, Japan in FY 2018. The project consists of three components: i) Study on policy and implementation of country EIA system in two Asian countries, namely India and...
Translation of non-IGES Material
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IPBES
IPBES地球規模評価は、1970 年代から2050 年までの期間の地球全体を対象に、自然科学や社会科学の知識、ならびに幅広い知識体系や多次元にわたる価値観を総括した、2005年発表のミレニアム生態系評価以来の生物多様性と生態系サービスに関する地球規模の評価です。本冊子はIPBES総会第7回会合(2019年4~5月、フランス・パリで開催)で承認された地球規模評価の政策決定者向け要約(SPM)の和訳で、我々が直面する自然や自然の寄与の深刻な劣化と持続可能な社会の実現に向けた困難な道のりを指摘する一方、社会変革(Transformative change)による持続可能な社会の実現の可能性を示唆しています。
Book Chapter
In Managing Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Sustainable Communities in Asia
This chapter contributes to improve an understanding of the effectiveness of different biodiversity science-policy interfaces (SPIs), which play a vital role in navigating policies and actions with sound evidence base. The single comprehensive study that was found to exist, assessed SPIs in terms of their ‘features’—goals, structure, process...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Ecology and Conservation
Owing to the huge number of species observations that can be collected by non-professional scientists, “citizen science” has great potential to contribute to scientific knowledge on invasive alien species (IAS). Citizen science has existed for centuries, but the recent adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) in this field (e.g...