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Peer-reviewed Article
In Forests
Author:
Sachchidanand
Singh
Harikesh
Singh
Vishal
Sharma
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Shruti
Kanga
Netrananda
Sahu
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Forests are an important natural resource and are instrumental in sustaining environmental
sustainability. Burning biomass in forests results in greenhouse gas emissions, many of which are longlived.
Precise and consistent broad-scale monitoring of fire intensity is a valuable tool for analyzing
climate and ecological changes related to fire...

Policy Brief
Author:
Christmas
Uchiyama

This policy brief outlines some of the discussions at a series of science-policy dialogues for countries of the Asia-Pacific region, held between February and October 2019. The purpose of the dialogues was to introduce biodiversity policymakers, and other stakeholders from these countries, to the IPBES Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific...

Policy Brief
Author:
Linda Anne
Stevenson
Christmas
Uchiyama

This policy brief outlines some of the discussions at a series of science-policy dialogues for countries of the Asia-Pacific region, held between February and October 2019. The purpose of the dialogues was to introduce biodiversity policymakers, and other stakeholders from these countries, to the IPBES Regional Assessment Report for Asia and the...

Policy Report
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]

[DAISY] GEO for Youth Asia and the Pacific (text only DAISY3, zip file)
IGES is proud to provide GEO for Youth Asia and the Pacific in DAISY format.
DAISY enables accessibility of information to all, including people with print disabilities.
This DAISY file was created by persons with disabilities and the support of the Assistive Technology...

Research Report
Author:
Adcharaporn
Pagdee
Canesio D
Predo
Cossey K.
Yosi
Stewart
Serawe
Mark
Mameek Winai
Isao
Endo

Although it is widely acknowledged that forests provide critical ecosystem services for human survival and well-being, in the Asia-Pacific region forests are being converted to other land uses and degraded at alarming rates. One underlying factor for this destruction of forests is market failure. Forests are cleared for other land uses or degraded...

Book

Using “the sharing paradigm” as a guiding concept, this book demonstrates that “sharing” has much greater potential to make rural society resilient, sustainable and inclusive through enriching all four sharing dimensions: informal, mediated, communal and commercial sharing. The chapters are divided into two parts, one that focuses on case studies...

Policy Report
Translator:
Ryo
Kohsaka
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Keiko
Kotani Zusman

生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学-政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)による「IPBES 生物多様性と生態系サービスに関する地域評価報告書:アジア・オセアニア地域」は、生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP2)の重要性、現況および変化に関する既存の知見を厳密に分析するものである。本評価では、生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP)の変化の直接原因と根本要因、ならびにこのような変化が人々の生活の質におよぼす影響を分析する。本評価の最後には、アジア・オセアニア地域において生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP)の減少を抑えるために現在実践可能なガバナンスのオプション、政策および管理方法の組み合わせを特定する。本評価では、陸域...

Book Chapter
In Chapters of the regional and subregional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Lilibeth
Acosta
Amjad
Virk
Ritesh
Kumar
Shyam
Sharma
Tohru
Ikeda
Ganesh
Raj Joshi
Md Saiful
Karim
Koichi
Kuriyama
Mitsutaku
Makino
Kimiko
Okabe
Nicolas
Pascal
Zara
Phang
Noraini
Mohd. Tamin

The Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment is a collective effort among more than 120 researchers, scientists, academics and ILK holders from 27 countries from within and outside the region. Collectively the author team represents several IPBES member governments, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and private sector companies. The...

Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...

Policy Report

Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase Papua New Guinean export timber. Log exports have been a major foreign exchange earner for PNG, but weak enforcement of forest laws means that the forest estate is mostly...