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In Implementing the Satoyama Initiative for the Benefit of Biodiversity and Human Well-being
Author:
Evonne
Yiu
Hiroaki
Takiguchi
The Satoyama Initiative is endorsed by the decision of the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 10) in 2010. It is a global effort with the vision to “realize societies in harmony with nature” through promotion and conservation of “socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes” (SEPLS). The...
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In Implementing the Satoyama Initiative for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being
Author:
Raffaela
Kozar
Primary production, including agriculture, aquaculture, forestry and fisheries is the strongest driver of biodiversity loss globally. It can, however, contribute to biodiversity conservation if wisely managed such as in ‘Satoyama’ and ‘Satoumi’, or socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), where production activities support...
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In Climate Change Governance in Asia
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Asia is an extremely diverse region, in terms of the political regimes of its constituent countries, and of their level of development and the nature of their civil societies. As such, its countries are producing a wide range of governance approaches to climate change. Covering the diversity of climate change governance in Asia, this book presents...
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In 実践版!グリーンインフラ
Author:
琬惠
橋本
丈人
吉田
健太郎
3-20: 流域治水の取り組みが生態系サービスに供給に与える影響 水害リスクの軽減を目的とした住宅地周辺部での水田・森林の保全(宅地転用の抑制)や水害リスクの高い地域における宅地から森林・水田への土地利用誘導をグリーンインフラの導入と位置づけ、政策介入の有無がグリーンインフラの多機能性にどのような影響を与えるか、滋賀県の流域治水条例を例に挙げながら、シナリオ分析の手法によって解明する。
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A few decades ago, the surface waterbodies in Hanoi, Vietnam, were an important source of water for various usages. However, because of the rapid global changes, the current status of most of the river system is very critical from the environmental, aesthetic and commercial usage points of view. Henceforth, this research work focused on assessing...
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In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
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In Managing Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Sustainable Communities in Asia
This chapter contributes to improve an understanding of the effectiveness of different biodiversity science-policy interfaces (SPIs), which play a vital role in navigating policies and actions with sound evidence base. The single comprehensive study that was found to exist, assessed SPIs in terms of their ‘features’—goals, structure, process...
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In Sustainability and the Automobile Industry in Asia Policy and Governance
More and more researchers are working with cities on innovative responses to climate change. Many of these efforts involve purposive experimentation. These experiments entail collaboration between researchers and policymakers in efforts to introduce small-scale initiatives that open opportunities for large-scale transformations. The promise of...
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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Author:
Marlyne
Sahakian
Megha Shenoy
Ashoka
Tammara
Sama
Abigail Marie
Favis
Czarina
Salama
This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...