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Plastic pollution and marine litter is one of today's most serious emerging issues and without any countermeasures, the amount of plastic waste in the ocean will outweigh fish by 2050, posing a threat to the environment and our way of life. It is said that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased pollution from disposable products, such as plastic...

Policy Report
Author:
Joseph Edward Alegado
Jose Miguel Aliño
Stephen Cheuk Fai Chow
Ma. Brida Lea Diola
Lea Gurrero
Von Hernandez
Yuichi Ishimura
Effie Kim
Doun Moon
Mitsu Okuno
Gemma Pelogio
Peixun Pey
Tiara Samson
Satyarupa Shekhar Swain
Maria Antonia Tanchuling,
Vu Duc Canh

Plastic is ubiquitous: we use it for life-saving medical devices, clothing, toys and cosmetics; we use it in agriculture and industry. But we also know the growing risk of plastic waste in the environment, landfills and the oceans. 

For example, the amount of plastic that some fulmars accumulate in their stomachs during their lives is...

Book

This guidebook is intended to provide an overview of how to conduct climate change and land-use change impact assessments,
so that the impacts on water, biodiversity, and health can be better understood at the local level. A key aspect
of the guidebook is the tutorials provided for conducting climate change/land-use change scenario analysis and...

Commissioned Report

環境省では平成28 年度より、アジア太平洋地域における気候変動適応分野の知見共有、人材育成に関する支援業務をフィリピンにおいて実施してきた。
 本業務では令和元年(平成31 年)度の「アジア太平洋地域における気候変動適応分野の知見共有、人材育成支援業務」の2.(1)「政策支援ツールの開発・適用」の成果を用い、参加型流域土地管理方法論(以下「PWLM」という。)がフィリピン国内で更に広く活用されるような人材育成を実施した。また、PWLM が河川流域のみならず、沿岸地域の土地利用計画にも活用できるよう必要な機能拡張を実施した。

(1)政策支援ツールの運用にかかわる人材育成としては、PWLM を構成するツールのうち、平成31 年度業務までに実施していない河川氾濫モデル(HEC-HMS...

Book Chapter
In Water, Climate Change, and Sustainability
Author:
Vishnu Prasad
Pandey
Sangam
Shrestha
David
Wiberg

Various drivers such as population growth, land use/cover change, unsustainable consumption pattern, and climate change are putting pressure on limited resources available within our planetary boundaries, thus, raising concerns on their sustainability. Coordinated actions at levels ranging from global to local are required to ensure sustainability...

Book
Author:
Vaibhav
Chaturvedi
Arunabha
Ghosh
Yagyavalk
Bhatt
Kanika
Chawla
Cheolhung
Cho
Jiyong
Eom
Eri
Ikeda
Gloria Jina
Kim
Preeti
Kumari
Diptiranjan
Mahapatra
Badri G
Narayanan
Prabhakar
Sharma
Aviram
Sharma
Sumita
Sindhi
Qing
Tan
Avilasha
Tripathy
Anjali
Viswamohanan
Sha
Yu

The Asian countries have diverse economic profiles, energy consumption patterns, greenhouse emissions, climatic conditions and socio-political landscapes. These dynamics bring into focus that drawing a uniform framework to define the energy transition process for the region is a difficult task. Keeping in view of this reality, this book identifies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Mmasabata Dolly
Molekoa
Ram
Avtar
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Netrananda
Sahu
Ram Lal
Verma
Ali P.
Yunus

Considering the well‐documented impacts of land‐use change on water resources and the
rapid land‐use conversions occurring throughout Africa, in this study, we conducted a spatiotemporal
analysis of surface water quality and its relation with the land use and land cover (LULC)
pattern in Mokopane, Limpopo province of South Africa. Various...

Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...