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Peer-reviewed Article
In PLOS ONE
Author:
Hafeza
Nujaira
Kumar Arun
Prasad
Ali P.
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
L. N.
Gupta
Tonni Agustiono
Kurniawan
Haroon
Sajjad
Ram
Avtar

Despite Bangladesh being one of the leading countries in aquaculture food production
worldwide, there is a considerable lack of updated scientific information about aquaculture
activities in remote sites, making it difficult to manage sustainably. This study explored the
use of geospatial and field data to monitor spatio-temporal changes in...

Research Report

This report presents findings from a project jointly implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The project reviewed 50 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 36 Asia and the Pacific countries from 2016 to 2021. In this...

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Issue Brief
  • The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmosphere
Author:
Harikesh
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Sachchidanand
Singh
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Vishal
Sharma
Majid
Farooq
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh

To monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), India, during the last week
of March 2020, imposed national restrictions on the movement of its citizens (lockdown). Although
India’s economy was shut down due to restrictions, the nation observed a sharp decline in particulate
matter (PM) concentrations. In recent years, Delhi has...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources
Author:
Majid
Farooq
Fayma
Mushtaq
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Ankita
Gupta
Deepak
Singh
Ram
Avtar

Rapid urbanization has led to the emergence of slums in many developing and industrialized
nations. It degrades the quality of life and burdens the urban amenities resulting in uneven
distribution of slums. The majority of people in the developing world live in squatter settlements
and these random gatherings disrupt the economic and social...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmosphere
Author:
Arti
Choudhary
Pradeep
Kumar
Saroj Kumar
Sahu
Chinmay
Pradhan
Pawan Kumar
Joshi
Sudhir Kumar
Singh
Cyrille A.
Mezoue
Abhay Kumar
Singh
Bhishma
Tyagi

Manufacturing and mining sectors are serious pollution sources and risk factors that
threaten air quality and human health. We analyzed pollutants at two study sites (Talcher and
Brajrajnagar) in Odisha, an area exposed to industrial emissions, in the pre-COVID-19 year (2019) and
consecutive pandemic years, including lockdowns (2020 and 2021)...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of The Total Environment
Author:
Peiyi
Yin
Xuecao
Li
Jiafu
Mao
Bingyu
Wang
Jianxi
Huang

The response of land surface phenology (LSP) to the urban heat island effect (UHI) is a useful biological indicator for understanding how vegetated ecosystems will be affected by future climate warming. However, vegetation cover in rural areas is often dominated by cultivated land, whose phenological timing is considerably influenced by...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water Supply
Author:
Nguyen Van
Xuan
Nguyen Ngoc Long
Giang
Tran Van
Ty
Nigel K.
Downes
Nguyen Dinh Giang
Nam
Nguyen Vo Chau
Ngan
Lam Van
Thinh
Dinh Van
Duy
Ram
Avtar
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh

This paper examines the impact of the dike systems on river flows in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD). The study combined a hydrological
change index method and the Mann–Kendall test to assess the temporal dynamics of both discharge and water levels along the main rivers of
the VMD. Results highlight that the system of rivers and canals helps...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Tran Van
Ty
Kim
Lavane
Phan Chi
Nguyen
Nigel K.
Downes
Nguyen Dinh Giang
Nam
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh

Agriculture in the Global South is innately susceptible to climatic variability and change.
In many arid and semi-mountainous regions of the developing world, drought is regularly cited as
a significant threat to agricultural systems. The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of
climate change on drought and land use and land cover...