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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Kamakshi
Thapa
Rajib
Shaw
Yan
Wanglin

Urban and rural areas often meet their water demands from a shared stock of finite water resources. Against the changing climate, the rising water demands in fast-growing urban areas are leading to increasing water-use conflicts with the co-dependent rural areas. Although poor water governance is frequently cited as the key reason for such urban...

Presentation

These slides were used for a video commentary on the main takeaways of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA75), which was held virtually for the first time in the history of the UN in 2020. There are two versions of the video commentary available (short and extended) and they provide insight into the five crises of focus...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In KOSMOS

This article was originally published in KOSMOS 7 (2020), a publication of the Expo '90 Foundation.
This article discusses the need to redesign society to realise transformative change and to reconsider the relationship between humans and nature, which is considered to be a root cause of the pandemic of COVID-19. The Triple R Framework proposed by...

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...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 産業と教育

2015年9月、ニューヨークにある国連本部で「国連持続可能な開発サミット」が開催され、「我々の世界を変革する:持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダ」が採択された。あわせて、17の目標と169のターゲットからなる「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」が合意された。SDGsは、アジェンダを実現していくための実施計画の目標と位置付けられている。世界レベルにおいて、持続可能な社会づくりの最大の課題は人口の急増といえる。2011年に70億人を突破した世界の人口は、2050年には96億人にも達するともいわれている。人口が増加すると当然食糧や資源の需要量が増大する。また、一人ひとりの生活レベルの向上に伴い、一人当たりの資源・エネルギー消費量も増大していくだろう。一方、日本では農林水産業が衰退の一途をたどり...