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Peer-reviewed Article
In Science Advances
Author:
Pedro
Jaureguiberry
Nicolas
Titeux
Martin
Wiemers
Diana
Bowler
Luca
Coscieme
Abigail
Golden
Carlos
Guerra
Ute
Jacob
Josef
Settele
Sandra
Diaz
Zsolt
Molnar
Andy
Purvis

Effective policies to halt biodiversity loss require knowing which anthropogenic drivers are the most important direct causes. Whereas previous knowledge has been limited in scope and rigor, here we statistically synthesize empirical comparisons of recent driver impacts found through a wide-ranging review. We show that land/sea use change has been...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Agronomy
Author:
Bhartendu
Sajan
Varun Narayan
Mishra
Shruti
Kanga
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Land use and land cover change (LULCC) is among the most apparent natural landscape
processes impacted by anthropogenic activities, particularly in fast-growing regions. In India, at present,
due to the impacts of anthropogenic climate change, supplemented by the fast pace of developmental
activities, the areas providing the highest agricultural...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Kim
Lavane
Tran Van
Ty
Nigel K.
Downes
Tran Thi Kim
Hong

The Mekong delta is Vietnam’s premier rice growing region, forming the livelihood basis
for millions of farmers. At the same time, the region is facing various challenges, ranging from extreme
weather events, saline water intrusion, and other anthropogenic pressures. This study examines
how saline water intrusion and drought have affected rice...

Research Report

One emerging issue in Padang City, Indonesia is waste management. In addition to a rise in population, modern lifestyles and tourism development have resulted in burgeoning waste generation, as well as more littering and burning of waste. This problem has exceeded the waste management capacity of the city. Consequently, the Batang Arau river, one...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

The global demand for plastic is expected to double in the next 20 years. The increasing demand for Single-Use Plastic Products (SUPPs) has become one of the main environmental problems in many developing countries, including Sri Lanka, through direct and indirect means, in the way of excessive consumption and the pollution of the environment...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Vikram Gaurav
Singh
Sudhir Kumar
Singh
Nirmal
Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Gupta
Pushpendra Kumar
Singh
Mateo
Gašparovic
Ram Lakhan
Ray

The emerging water crisis in India can be preempted by improving watershed management.
The data scare regions need open access satellite observations to mitigate watershed problems. The
water accounting plus (WA+) and open access earth observation datasets were applied to quantify
the beneficial and non-beneficial water consumption in the Betwa...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
Author:
Kamran
Ganji
Saeid
Gharachelou
Ahmad
Ahmadi

Aq’Qala county has been categorized as a high flood-prone area in Iran, and faced many major flood events in last two decades (e.g. in 2001, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017, and 2019). The main aim of the current study is to produce and validate flood vulnerability rate (FVR) maps of this area relying on geospatial data. Vulnerability criteria were...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Change
Author:
Fatema
Khatun
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Sonia
Afrin
Jeroen
Warner
Reazul
Ahsan
Bishwajit
Mallick

Despite suffering significantly from the adverse impacts of climate change and human-induced hazards, many
people at risk deliberately choose not to migrate from hazard-prone areas in coastal Bangladesh. As many of
them encounter significant challenges in maintaining their livelihoods, ascertaining how and under what circumstances
voluntary non...

Issue Brief

This IGES Issue Brief is an update on policy developments related to sustainable finance in Japan between May 2022 and August 2022.


The Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance under the Financial Services Agency (FSA) published the ‘Second Report by the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance,’ outlining the progress of developments over the past year...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Tran Van
Ty
Ram
Avtar
Kieu Ngoc
Le
Nguyen Vo Chau
Ngan
Luong Huy
Khanh
Nguyen Cong
Nguyen
Nigel K.
Downes

As the backbone of Vietnam’s economy, the country has recently established a number of policies for promoting and investing in smart agriculture in the Mekong Delta, the country’s largest agricultural hub, to foster overall socio-economic development. However, water remains a critical constraint for crop production, with progress being hindered by...