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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
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Image segmentation and geographic object-based image analysis (GEOBIA) were proposed around the turn of the century as a means to analyze high-spatial-resolution remote sensing images. Since then, object-based approaches have been used to analyze a wide range of images for numerous applications. In this Editorial, we present some highlights of...
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Author:
Chihiro
Haga
Marimi
Maeda
Wataru
Hotta
Takahiro
Inoue
Takanori
Matsui
Takashi
Machimura
Masahiro
Nakaoka
Junko
Morimoto
Hideaki
Shibata
Shizuka
Hashimoto
The introduction of renewable energy (RE) is essential for building a sustainable society. However, RE can cause conflicts between energy production and biodiversity conservation. This study conducted a scenario analysis to evaluate potential conflicts in the nexuses between energy and biodiversity for the Bekambeushi River watershed located in...
Book Chapter
A few decades ago, the surface waterbodies in Hanoi, Vietnam, were an important source of water for various usages. However, because of the rapid global changes, the current status of most of the river system is very critical from the environmental, aesthetic and commercial usage points of view. Henceforth, this research work focused on assessing...
Briefing Note
ポイント IPBES地球規模評価報告書は、自然は人類の生存やSDGs達成に欠かせない基盤であり、この基盤が急速に失われていると報告した。SDGsの達成や自然との共生に向けて、経済、社会、政治、技術をまたぐ変容(トランスフォーマティブ・チェンジ)が求められる。 生物多様性と気候変動は不可分の課題である。2℃の気温上昇でサンゴ礁が99%減少するといった予測結果が示すように、気候変動が生物多様性を大きく損なう。一方、気候変動緩和目的の大規模なバイオエネルギー生産は生物多様性や食料や水の供給を脅かす。こうした生物多様性と気候変動の相互関係についてIPCCとIPBESの合同技術報告書の作成が予定されている。 新型コロナウイルスの感染拡大から人と自然との関わり方を問い直す必要がある...
Commissioned Report
本報告書は、アジア水環境パートナーシップ(WEPA)参加国における水環境問題の解決に向けたガバナンス強化と能力構築を目的として、令和元年度に実施した現地調査や会合の開催、WEPAデータベースに掲載されている水環境保全政策や技術情報の拡充等に関する活動の成果をまとめたものである。
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...
Data or Tool
National policies to achieve the SDGs may lead to inequitable development at the sub-national levels. The research project "River basins as 'living laboratories' for achieving the SDGs across national and sub-national scales", collaborated among University of Glasgow (UK), Loughborough University (UK), Nankai University (China) and the Institute...
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...