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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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Saeid
Gharechelou
Ryutaro
Tateishi
In this study, we measured and characterized the relative dielectric constant of mineral soils over the 0.3–3.0 frequency range, and compared our measurements with values of three dielectric constant simulation models (the Wang, Dobson, and Mironov models). The interrelationship between land cover and soil texture with respect to the dielectric...
Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Author:
Lin
Gao
Xiaofei
Wang
Qingiu
Tian
Yu
Wang
Jochem
Verrelst
Xihan
Mu
Xingfa
Gu
Green fractional vegetation cover (fc) is an important phenotypic factor in the fields of agriculture, forestry, and ecology. Spatially explicit monitoring of fc via relative vegetation abundance (RA) algorithms, especially those based on scaled maximum/minimum vegetation index (VI) values, has been widely investigated in remote sensing research...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Rosemary
Hill
Çiğdem
Adem
Wilfred
VAlangui
Zsolt
Molnár
Yildiz
Aumeeruddy-Thomas
Peter
Bridgewater
Maria
Tengö
Randy
Thaman
Constant
Yao
Fikret
Berkes
Joji
Carino
Manuela
da Cunha
Mariteuw
Diaw
Sandra
Díaz
Viviana
Figueroa
Judy
Fisher
Preston
Hardison
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Peris
Kariuki
Madhav
Karki
Phil
Lyver
Pernilla
Malmer
Onel
Masardule
Alfred
Yeboah
Diego
Pacheco
Tamar
Pataridze
Edgar
Perez
Michèle-Marie
Rou
Hassan
Roba
Jennifer
Rubis
Dayuan
Xue
Working with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) is vital for inclusive assessments of nature and nature’s linkages with people. Indigenous peoples’ concepts about what constitutes sustainability, for example, differ markedly from dominant sustainability discourses. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) is...
Conference Proceeding
The Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Editor:
United Nations Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
This report is an output of the Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework held 3-6 September 2019 in Kumamoto, Japan, which was organized by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on...
Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...
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 Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...
Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Estelle
Déja
Devon
Dublin
Yoji
Natori
Barachois is a term used to describe a historical seascape in Mauritius, composed of brackish water lagoons enclosed by stone walls traditionally used for fish farming under French rule before 1800. The description includes the patches of mangroves and coastal woodlands surrounding the lagoons. However, these areas are now mostly abandoned and have...