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「合法伐採木材等の流通及び利用の促進に関する法律(通称「クリーンウッド法」」は、2016年5月20日に公布され、2017年5月20日に施行された。またその実施のため、施行規則、判断基準省令、様々な文章が主務省(農林水産省、経済産業省及び国土交通省)によって定められている。しかし様々な規定がこれらの文章の中で相互に引用されつつ書かれているため、全体を通じて理解することが難しい。このため、様々なクリーンウッド法関連文章をまとめて事項ごとに再整理し、理解の促進を試みた。
Peer-reviewed Article
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...
Presentation
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020 Side Event "Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes"
This presentation is about the critical role of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. It overviews the Satoyama Initiative, including the Satoyama Development Mechanism, and discusses resilience in the face of COVID-19...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Sheryl
Reyes
Aya
Miyazaki
Evonne
Yiu
The advent of modern technology in agriculture has increased the efficiency of our food production but also poses pressures on the sustainability of our planet. The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been developed to safeguard traditional agricultural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Restoration Ecology
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Debbie
Bartlett
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Paras
Pujari
Parikshit
Verma
Sustainable land restoration is the key to restore degraded land, halt biodiversity loss, and reinstate ecosystem services for human well‐being. Restoration needs to be planned and conducted with due recognition to growing climate uncertainty with an evolved understanding of the future restoration targets. Present opinion article attempts to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
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 Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab
Jozdani
Land use/land cover (LULC) maps are now being used across disciplines for many different types of applications, e.g., to analyze urban heat islands or rainfall-runoff dynamics. Traditional map accuracy metrics are limited in this regard, as they only assess LULC map thematic accuracy. In reality, some types of misclassification lead to larger...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy
Effective management of invasive alien species (IAS) requires comprehensive stakeholder engagement and a clear understanding of how people interact with these species. Such interactions are particularly complex in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), where local communities and their environment are highly inter-dependent...
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...