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Policy Report

This report is the third compilation report on policies and measures with regards to marine plastics litter taken / to be taken by the participating countries, regions and organizations. This comprehensive report was produced under the responsibility of the Ministry of Ecological Transition, Government of Italy, with the support of the Ministry of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Conservation
Author:
Arief
Darmawan
Hendarto

Scholars have quantified the impact of the production and consumption of commodities, in particular agricul- tural commodities, on biodiversity loss. Certification schemes, meanwhile, have been instituted as a means to limit biodiversity loss caused by the production of some of these commodities. This paper clarifies how biodi- versity loss can be...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Dongmei
Chen
Wenjun
Chen
Sylvain
Leblanc
Christian
Prévost
Julie
Lovitt
Liming
He

Lichen is an important food source for caribou in Canada. Lichen mapping using remote sensing (RS) images could be a challenging task, however, as lichens generally appear in unevenly distributed, small patches, and could resemble surficial features. Moreover, collecting lichen labeled data (reference data) is expensive, which restricts the...

Presentation

科学者も政策決定者もこれまで別々の課題として対応してきた生物多様性と気候変動の課題への統合的な取組を強化すべく、2020年12月に生物多様性と気候変動に関するIPBESとIPCCの合同ワークショップが開催されました。このワークショップからのキーメッセージを含むワークショップ報告書、ならびにその科学的根拠を整理した科学的成果(Scientific Outcomes)が2021年6月に発表されました。このスライドでは、日本の一般読者向けにワークショップ報告書の内容を日本語で短く解説しています。

Scientists and policymakers have been tackling biodiversity loss and climate change, the two most...

Presentation

科学者も政策決定者もこれまで別々の課題として対応してきた生物多様性と気候変動の課題への統合的な取組を強化すべく、2020年12月に生物多様性と気候変動に関するIPBESとIPCCの合同ワークショップが開催されました。このワークショップからのキーメッセージを含むワークショップ報告書、ならびにその科学的根拠を整理した科学的成果(Scientific Outcomes)が2021年6月に発表されました。この資料は、日本の一般読者向けにワークショップ報告書の内容をスライド1枚で短く解説しています。

Scientists and policymakers have been tackling biodiversity loss and climate change, the two most...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:

Since 2015, the international policy community has started to agree on international agreements with ambitious middle-term and long-term goals, highly relevant to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) such as those seen in the Paris Agreement, SDGs, and the plastic-related agreements at the G7 and G20 processes. Along with this trend, there...

Training or Learning Material

Plastic pollution and marine litter is one of today's most serious emerging issues and without any countermeasures, the amount of plastic waste in the ocean will outweigh fish by 2050, posing a threat to the environment and our way of life. It is said that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased pollution from disposable products, such as plastic...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is the third coronavirus this century to threaten human health, killing more than two million people globally. Like previous coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2 is suspected to have wildlife origins and was possibly transmitted to humans via wet markets selling bushmeat (aka harvested wild meat). Thus, an interdisciplinary...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Conservation
Author:

Biodiversity knowledge is communicated by scientists to policymakers at the biodiversity “science-policy interface” (SPI). Although the biodiversity SPI is the subject of a growing body of literature, gaps in our understanding include the efficacy of mechanisms to bridge the interface, the quality of information exchanged between science and policy...