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Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Presentation

Presenting IGES-wide city work at WRI

World Resources Report Expert Roundtable, Washington D.C.
A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.
Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
A new method was developed for mapping forest, agricultural, and urban land cover using remote sensing imagery. It is designed to better detect small land cover objects (e.g. small forest or agricultural patches) and monitor their change (e.g. fine-scale deforestation) using freely-available satellite imagery.
Commissioned Report

適正な国際資源循環を目指した製品中の有害物質及び有用物質の管理のあり方に関する研究(K2116)

Second year research report for the 3 year research project on "management of valuables and hazardous materials in products aiming for environmentally sound international resource circulation" funded by the scientific research grant for promotion of sound material cycle society.
Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
By experiencing the recent price fluctuation of resources, sustainable resource management, including waste management and resource circulation, is becoming a renewed policy concern for both developed and developing countries. Unless material flows are monitored on a regular basis, it is difficult to design policies for improved resource efficiency...
Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous chemicals and valuable metals, and its combination is a challenge for the recycling process due to the potential risks to human health and the environment and value of resources. Safe and efficient resource recovery requires, in turn, that improved information on embedded...
Commissioned Report

『適正な国際資源循環を目指した製品中の有用物質および有害物質の管理のあり方に関する研究』

First year research report for the 3 year research project on " management of valuables and hazardous materials in products aiming for environmentally sound international resource circulation " funded by the waste management research grant of Ministry of the Environment of Japan.