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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Takahiro
Yoshida
Sawako
Shigeto
Hiroyuki
Kubota
Yoshiki
Yamagata
Globally, urbanization constitutes one of the major underlying drivers of global ecological degradation. Hence, deurbanization, i.e., demographic shift from urban to distant rural areas in a way that increases quality of life (QoL), can be one of the key pathways to address this global challenge. In this study, we investigated the contribution of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Invasions
Author:
E.
Schwindt
T. A.
August
S.
Vanderhoeven
M. A.
McGeoch
S.
Bacher
B. S.
Galil
P.
Genovesi
P. E.
Hulme
T.
Ikeda
B.
Lezner
M. A.
Nuñez
A.
Ordonez
A.
Pauchard
S. J.
Rahlao
H. E.
Roy
K. V.
Sankaran
H.
Seebens
A. W.
Sheppard
P.
Stoett
V.
Vandvik
J. R. U.
Wilson
L. A.
Meyerson
On 4 September 2023, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released the most comprehensive global synthesis of the current knowledge on the biological invasion process and the impacts of invasive alien species, i.e., the Thematic Assessment Report on Invasive Alien Species and their Control...
Research Report
経団連自然保護協議会が2011 年から 2019 年にかけて行っていた企業の生物多様性への取組に関するアンケート調査の継続と、 2022 年 12 月に採択された生物多様性条約の昆明・モントリオール生物多様性枠組(GBF)や 2023 年 9 月に枠組の確定版が発表された自然関連財務情報開示タスクフォース(TNFD)等の国際動向への企業の対応状況や 、これに向けての 課題・解決策を把握することを目的として、2023 年2月28日から4月28日にかけて、経団連企業会員1,529社を対象とするアンケート調査を実施した。本レポートは、アンケートにご回答頂いた企業に報告することを目的に、調査結果をとりまとめたものである。
Book
Author:
Suneetha
Subramanian
Maiko
Nishi
Miyuki
Noguchi
The purpose of this guide is to introduce the concept of landscape and seascape approaches (henceforth, “landscape approaches” for ease of reading), and how they can be applied to national biodiversity strategy and planning. Although it is written from the point of view of biodiversity conservation, it is aimed at all the many sectors that affect...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Jie
Su
Armine
Abrahamyan
Jason
Lee
Bixia
Chen
R. Ntsiva
Andriatsitohaina
Ismael
Ocen
Giles
Sioen
Ria
Lambino
Thomas
Elmqvist
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Although biodiversity is a central component of food systems, conventional food systems have become one of the major drivers of biodiversity loss globally. There is an increasing need to transform food systems to provide sufficient and nutritious food, but with minimal negative impacts on the environment and society. One of the possible avenues to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
Author:
Keiko
Hori
Tomoko
Saito
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Takehito
Yoshida
Katsue
Fukamachi
Chiho
Ochiai
Nature-based solutions (NbS) are promising measures for protecting, sustainably managing, and restoring ecosystems as well as addressing societal challenges, including climate change mitigation and adaptation. To consider mainstream NbS for use in disaster risk reduction (DRR) infrastructures, the affected residents’ perception and attitude toward...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shu
Ishida
Takanori
Matsui
Chihiro
Haga
Keiko
Hori
Shizuka
Hashimoto
The recent rates of global change in nature are unprecedented in human history. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has proposed a framework to achieve transformative change. Transformative change with respect to nature will be driven by recognizing the values people have; making inclusive...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
Ronald C.
Estoque
Masato
Hayashi
Takeo
Tadono
National monitoring of forests is essential for tracking progress towards various global environmental goals, including those of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework and the Paris Agreement. Inconsistent national definitions of “forest”, however, can complicate the tracking of global progress towards achieving these goals. The FAO’s...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Change
Author:
HyeJin
Kim
Garry
D. Peterson
William
W.L. Cheung
Simon
Ferrier
Rob
Alkemade
Almut
Arneth
Jan
J. Kuiper
Sana
Okayasu
Laura
Pereira
Lilibeth
A. Acosta
Rebecca
Chaplin-Kramer
Eefje
den Belder
Tyler
D. Eddy
Justin
A Johnson
Sylvia
Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen
Marcel
T.J. Kok
Paul
Leadley
David
Lecl`ere
Carolyn
J. Lundquist
Carlo
Rondinini
Robert
J. Scholes
Machteld
A. Schoolenberg
Yunne-Jai
Shin
Elke
Stehfest
Fabrice
Stephenson
Piero
Visconti
Detlef
van Vuuren
Colette
C.C. Wabnitz
Juan
Jos´e Alava
Ivon
Cuadros-Casanova
Kathryn
K. Davies
Maria
A. Gasalla
Ghassen
Halouani
Mike
Harfoot
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Thomas
Hickler
Tim
Hirsch
Grigory
Kolomytsev
Brian
W. Miller
Haruka
Ohashi
Maria
Gabriela Palomo
Alexander
Popp
Roy
Paco Remme
U. Rashid
Sumalia
Simon
Willcock
Henrique
M. Pereira
The Nature Futures Framework (NFF) is a heuristic tool for co-creating positive futures for nature and people. It seeks to open up a diversity of futures through mainly three value perspectives on nature – Nature for Nature, Nature for Society, and Nature as Culture. This paper describes how the NFF can be applied in modelling to support decision...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecosystem Services
Author:
Yuno
Tajima
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) are non-material benefits that are indispensable for the health and well-being of communities. CES are often spatially explicit and fluctuate according to the knowledge, beliefs, and perception of users of the location. Therefore, understanding the spatial patterns of CES perceived by people from different...