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Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Environmental Science | Freshwater Science
Author:
Tia
Jenkins
Bhaleka
Persaud
Win
Cowger
Kathy
Szigeti
Dominique
Roche
Erin
Clary
Stephanie
Slowinski
Benjamin
Lei
Ebenezer
Nyadjro
Thomas
Maes
Leah-Thornton
Hampton
Melanie
Bergmann
Julian
Aherne
Sherri
Mason
John
Honek
Fereidoun
Rezanezhad
Amy
Lusher
Andy
Booth
Rodney
Smith
Philippe Van
Cappellen

The rapid growth in microplastic pollution research is influencing funding priorities, environmental policy, and public perceptions of risks to water quality and environmental and human health. Ensuring that environmental microplastics research data are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) is essential to inform policy and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Information Science
Author:
Noriko
SHIMIZU
Masako
IKEGAMI

This study intends to identify conditions that determine the characteristics of donors who allocate a larger share of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to climate change mitigation (mitigation ODA) following the adoption of the Paris Agreement. The study uses fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) which allows us to examine...

Working Paper

This chapter is newly added to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. From the “economic miracle” period up to the present, Japan has built an excellent system for efficiently collecting and recycling recyclable waste. Yet, recycling does not constitute a definitive solution. Rather, it is important to lower the amount of...

Working Paper

This chapter is developed to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition  プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. As discussed by the chapter,  Japan has introduced numerous innovative policies and strategies to promote the circulation of resources and to build a sustainable society. The Japanese experience shows that building an adequate waste management system is a...

Issue Brief
PAER Policy Guide
Author:
Sovannara
Uk
Chihiro
Yoshimura
Kong
Chhuon
Khoeurn
Kimleang
Vinhteang
Kaing
Eden Mariquit
Andrews
Toru
Watanabe
OR
Chanmoly

Key messages

  • There is a need for a broader and holistic effort to address a host of environmental issues and challenges faced by the Tonle Sap Lake (TSL).

  • In order to realize a sustainable and resilient TSL and its basin, this policy guide suggests three resilience enhancement measures: i) Ecohydrological resilience enhancement measures...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Microplastics
Author:
Avanthi Deshani
Igalavithana
Mahagama Gedara Y. L.
Mahagamage
Pradeep
Gajanayake
Masataka
Ohgaki
Miyuki
Takenaka
Takayuki
Fukai
Norihiro
Itsubo

Microplastics (MPs) have been identified as an emerging soil pollutant and a global environmental concern. Scientists have recently paid attention to the contamination of soil by MPs as their detrimental impacts on soil systems are largely unknown. MPs are considered to be vectors for other soil contaminants, such as potentially toxic elements...

Discussion Paper

2021年は英国がG7の議長を務め、サミット及び一連の大臣会合を開催した。G7には、エンゲージメントグループという、政府から独立したステークホルダーが提言や政策対話を行う仕組みが存在する。各エンゲージメントグループは、本年6月に開催されたG7サミットに先立ち、G7で議論される分野に関してそれぞれ提言をまとめ、公開した。本稿では、気候・環境分野に関する各エンゲージメントグループの提言を整理し、G7サミットの成果とエンゲージメントグループの提言を主に比較した。その結果、エンゲージメントグループによる提言の多くは、G7カービスベイ首脳コミュニケ(首脳コミュニケ)及び付属文書、気候・環境大臣会合コミュニケ(大臣会合コミュニケ)等で合意された内容の中に何らかの形で言及がなされていることが分かった...

Book Chapter
In モルディブを知るための35章

As in many developing countries, waste management is one of the greatest challenges faced by the Maldives. The limited or unavailbility of waste collection services, proper treatment, and disposal systems on the islands often results in dumping household waste on the beach, ocean, and forests and also open burning of waste. These activities are...

Discussion Paper

Water pollution caused by microplastics generated from land-based sources (e.g. as tire-wear particles, broken road markings, synthetic textile microfibre from washing, microbeads from personal care products, discharged domestic wastewater from households, and others) is attracting attention in many countries and regions around the world as an...

Issue Brief

The world's major investors, banks and other financial institutions are taking note of the upcoming 26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be held in November 2021, and they are committing to take actions in line with the Paris Agreement on Net Zero. At the same...

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