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This dataset contains GIS maps (.shp files) of built-up/urban land in the Philippines in 2018 (current) and 2050 (future), considering low/medium/high future urban expansion scenarios. The 2050 urban area maps were generated using a cellular automata logistic regression model, which was applied to historical urban area maps and other openly...

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This educational video aims to raise awareness and provide school children and local people living on and around Tonle Sap Lake with a better understanding on how to protect their health through simple actions such as proper handwashing with soap, and describes how to treat water for daily use (e.g. cooking, drinking, washing raw food, and bathing)...

Book Chapter
In Media and Disaster Risk Reduction Advances, Challenges and Potentials
Author:
Suman
Basnet
Rajib
Shaw
Dhrupad
Chaudhury

The Himalaya and Hindu Kush Region (HKH) is one of the world's most fragile ecosystems in terms of climate change and its impacts, such as, slow- and fast-onset disasters. Traditionally, nature and human beings have co-existed in this area with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems and practices being used in different ways, such as for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Research Letters
Author:
Ronald C.
Estoque
YAN
GAO
Makoto
Ooba
Takuya
Togawa
Yasuaki
Hijoka
Yuji
Murayama
Lilito D
Gavina,
Rodel
D Lasco

With the intensifying challenges of global sustainability and biodiversity conservation, the monitoring of the world's remaining forests has become more important than ever. Today, Earth observation technologies, particularly remote sensing, are at the forefront of forest cover monitoring worldwide. Given the current conceptual understanding of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...

Book Chapter
In Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa
Author:
Yaw
Boafo
Godfred
Jasaw
Gerald
Yiran
Rodolfo
Lam
Geetha
Mohan
Gordana
Kranjac-Berisavljevic

Droughts and floods are some of the major climatic hazards in the semi-arid areas of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Climate change affects the periodicity and severity of such hazards, and eventually the well-being of many rural communities in the region, including semi-arid Ghana. Enhancing the resilience of local communities to droughts and floods...

Presentation
林業経済学会2020年春季大会シンポジウム(オンライン)

世界的に木材原料の天然林資源から人工林資源への移行が進行している。そのプロセスを理解するため、天然林コンセッションの資源が減少し.人工林コンセッション、土地転換材、住民林業からの木材生産が増大するインドネシアにおいて、国内の木材と木材製品の主要な生産地、また両者の関係がどのように変化したのかを分析した。インドネシアでは、1990年代までは主にカリマンタン.スマトラの天然林コンセッションで木材生産が行われ、域内で合板や製材品が生産されていた。2000年代以降、スマトラにおけるパルプ・チップ生産がインドネシアで最も木材を消費する木材製品製造業となり、原料は主にスマトラの人工林コンセッションからの木材が使われているが、他の地域の人工林コンセッションからの木材や...

Conference Proceeding
Science-Policy Dialogue for South-East Asia and North-East Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment

A subregional biodiversity science-policy dialogue workshop for South-East Asia and North-East Asia was held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok, Thailand from 21-23 October 2019. The workshop formed part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment”, funded by the Japan...

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Tonle Sap Lake is the largest flood-pulsed freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, supporting the livelihoods of millions of people living on and around the lake. However, recent changes in the lake water environment due to deterioration of water quality and decline in biological resources have caused various problems to local people living in floating...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Ram
Avtar
Kieu Ngoc
Le
Masaaki
Kurasaki
Tran Van
Ty
A few studies have evaluated the impact of land use land cover (LULC) change on surface water quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD), one of the most productive agricultural deltas in the world. This study aims to evaluate water quality parameters inside full- and semi-dike systems and outside of the dike system during the wet and dry season...