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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...
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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Megha Shenoy
Abigail Marie
This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...
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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
人間の福利を満たすレベルに充分な程度の経済発展や消費のあり方を希求する考え方。 持続可能性(Sustainability)に関連して充足性が議論される場合には、2つの大きな潮流がある。第1は、経済活動を際限なく拡大することへの反省を込めて、充足性が議論される場合である。ブータンの「Gross National Happiness」指標や、タイの「Sufficiency Economy(セータキット・ポーピアン)」の背景となっている。第2は、経済開発と資源利用ないしは環境負荷との「切り離し」に関する場合である。「切り離し」を実現する方法としては、これまで技術改良による効率性の改善が主流であったが、効率性の改善が消費や環境負荷の抑制につながらずに資源の総消費や環境負荷総量を高めてしまう...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
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In SDGsと環境教育:地球資源制約の視座と持続可能な開発目標のための学び
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Green Economy and Green Growth in international trends of sustainability indicators

In Chapter 1 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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Efficiency and fairness of resource use: from a planetary boundary perspective

In Chapter 2 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
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In Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action
Education has a long history as an international priority, and the right to education was first enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Improving education and ensuring all people are afforded a high standard of education will be reaffirmed as a key global goal of development under the post-2015 development agenda. The...
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In Responsible Living:Concepts, Education and Future Perspectives, Editors: V. W. Thoresen; R. J. Didham; J. Klein & D. Doyle.
The pursuit of sustainable lifestyles is one that occurs simultaneously at individual, collective and societal levels. Education for sustainable development (ESD), and the offshoot education for sustainable lifestyles (ESL), has generally targeted individual learning and behaviour change. Although, there are several good examples of cooperative and...