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In Sustainability Science
Author:
Akiko
Oono
Chiho
Kamiyama
In Japan, abandonment of forest management and underuse of forest resources are substantial challenges to environmental protection and sustainable wood production, while in many other countries, leaving a forest untouched may be perceived as positive for conserving the forest. This study thus analyses the scientifc knowledge landscape on the causes...
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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...
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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...
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In 林業経済研究
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Author:
Lin
Gao
Xiaofei
Wang
Qingiu
Tian
Yu
Wang
Jochem
Verrelst
Xihan
Mu
Xingfa
Gu
Green fractional vegetation cover (fc) is an important phenotypic factor in the fields of agriculture, forestry, and ecology. Spatially explicit monitoring of fc via relative vegetation abundance (RA) algorithms, especially those based on scaled maximum/minimum vegetation index (VI) values, has been widely investigated in remote sensing research...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Forest Policy and Economics
Author:
Makoto
Ehara
Yoko
Asada
Yutaro
Shogaki
Masato
Yano
Kimihiko
Hyakumura
This article examines the REDD+ engagement types preferred by Japanese private firms at the project level including their motivation and rationale for the engagement and explores the challenges and opportunities in relation to their participation. We analyzed 148 responses to a survey questionnaire mailed to participants across Japan and the...
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Resources, Energy, and Development (JREAD)
Author:
Prosanto
Pal
This paper details the efforts made by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), under their Japan–India collaborative projects, to promote low carbon technologies (LCT) among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India. The empirical evidence gathered during the projects show that three...
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In 環境経済政策研究
Author:
Soocheol
Lee
Unnada
Chewpreecha
第五次環境基本計画は,環境・経済・社会問題が相互に連関しているという認識のもと,それを解決するために,持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)およびパリ協定の採択という時代の転換点を契機とする新たな文明社会へのパラダイムシフトを要請している.本稿は,このようなパラダイムシフトにつながる政策として,第五次環境基本計画の重点戦略を支える「地球温暖化対策計画」(2016年5 月13 日閣議決定)の長期目標である2050 年までに80%の温室効果ガス(GHG)の排出削減を達成することを目的とした本格的な炭素税導入を核としたグリーン税制改革を取り上げ,グリーン税制改革によって豊かな暮らしを維持すると同時に大幅なGHG 排出削減を達成することが可能であることを示した.
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental and Resource Economics Review
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In response to climate change, Korea is attempting to shift the paradigm of energy and climate change policies by introducing carbon pricing based on market mechanisms. While policy adoption is proceeding at a rapid pace, the introduction of carbon pricing has been faced with great opposition from industry. This study measures to what extent Korean...
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In Global Environmental Research
Article 5 of the Paris Agreement specifies implementation of REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) through results-based payments. Currently, however, REDD+ resultsbased financing is insufficient for incentivizing full implementation of REDD+ by developing countries. In this article, we examine how a new bilateral...