Results 41 - 50 of 7555 (Sorted by date)
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Apisai Vakacegu
Rinamalo
Deha Agus
Umarhadi
Ankita
Gupta
Khaled Mohamed
Khedher
Ali P.
Yunus
Bhupendra P.
Singh
Netrananda
Sahu
Anjar Dimara
Sakti

This study examines land use changes and evaluates the past and projected forest carbon
sequestration and its valuation in Viti Levu Island, Fiji, through a combination of remote sensing
with a geospatial-based modeling approach. Land use classification was performed using Landsat
7 and Landsat 8 imageries of the years 2000 and 2020; then...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Research Letters
Author:
Ronald
Estoque
Karina
Winkler
Valerio
Avitabile
Soe
Myint
Yan
Gao
Makoto
Ooba
Yuji
Murayama
Rodel
Lasco

Forest ecosystems play an indispensable role in addressing various pressing sustainability and social-ecological challenges such as climate change and biodiversity loss. However, global forest loss has been, and still is today, an important issue. Here, based on spatially explicit data, we show that over the past 60 years (1960–2019), the global...

Issue Brief

本稿の目的は、ガイドライン改訂の背景と改訂点について整理するとともに、検討会での議論等も参考として、日本におけるグリーンボンド等市場の質の確保と量の拡大を図っていく上での提言を行うことである。また、本稿により、本ガイドラインが市場関係者に伝えたいメッセージをより明確にできることを期待する。以下は、その提言の概要である。

  • 提言1:グリーンボンドにおいて、個別のグリーンプロジェクトのみならず、同ボンドを発行する企業(事業体)としてのグリーン戦略(あるいはサステナビリティ戦略)等についても情報開示を促進し、さらに資金調達のグリーン化もはかる。
  • 提言2:日本においてトランジション・ファイナンスのニーズが高まるなかで...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Kim
Lavane
Le Thi
Lanh
Lam Van
Thinh
Nguyen Phuoc
Cong
Tran Van
Ty
Nigel K.
Downes

Information on the relationship between rainfall intensity, duration and accumulation frequency or return period (IDF) is commonly utilized in the design and management of urban drainage systems. Can Tho City, located in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, is a city which has recently invested heavily in upgrading its stormwater drainage systems in the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land Degradation and Development
Author:
Mrittika
Basu
Shalini
Dhyani
Shizuka
Hashimoto

Place attachment and ecocentric attitude are the important determinants of conservation behaviour, especially for traditionally managed landscapes. In this paper, we explore the relationship between place attachment and the ecocentric attitude of farmers engaged in Jhum cultivation (aka shifting/slash and burn cultivation) in the Zunheboto district...

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Liang
Zhou
Lei
Ma
Ziyun
Yan
Feixue
Li
Manchun
Li

Accurate urban morphology provided by Local Climate Zones (LCZ), a universal surface classification scheme, offers opportunities for studies of urban heat risk, urban ventilation, and transport planning. In recent years, researchers have attempted to generate LCZ maps worldwide with the World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT). However...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment, Development and Sustainability
Author:
Gemma
Ellis

This study’s objective is to examine how ASEAN countries reported their environment-related policies for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), and a dataset of their environmental policies was developed. This is a necessary first step in analyzing the reasons for insufficient progress on the...

Peer-reviewed Article
In PLOS ONE
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Gowhar
Meraj
Nibedita Das
Pan
Kesar
Chand
Sagar
Debbarma
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Carlo
Gualtieri
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Majid
Farooq
Netrananda
Sahu

A common phenomenon associated with alluvial rivers is their meander evolution, eventually
forming cutoffs. Point bar deposits and ox-bow lakes are the products of lateral bend
migration and meander cutoff. The present study focuses on identifying the meanders of
River Manu and their cutoffs. Moreover, this study compares the temporal evolution...

Policy Report
Author:
Akira
Doi
Yoshiko
Shoji
Haruko
Uchida
Asako
Osaki
Mariko
Saito
Emi
Sugawara
Shinya
Fujino

Based on the results of a survey conducted in October-November 2021, this report provides an analysis of the level of awareness and penetration of the SDGs among GCNJ member companies and organisations, as well as progress on five of the global goals: SDG 5, (Gender Equality), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Human Rights), SDG 13 (Climate Change), and SDG16...

Keywords: