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Book Chapter
In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
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...
Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Food Security
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Graham
von Maltitz
Alexandros
Gasparatos
A number of industrial crops have been promoted in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to meet a range of policy objectives including economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. The food security impacts of industrial crop production have received extensive policy attention and have been widely discussed in the academic...
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 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...