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Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Abubakari
Ahmed
Merle
Naidoo
Alice
Karanja
Kensuke
Fukushi
The aim of this 2-volume book is to highlight how Sustainability Science approaches can help solve some of the pervasive challenges that Africa faces. The volumes collect a number of local case studies throughout Africa that adopt transdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches using methodologies from the natural and the social sciences...
Book
Author:
Binaya
Kumar Mishra
Shamik
Chakraborty
Chitresh
Saraswat
This book presents solutions to address water security in rapidly urbanizing cities, and explores the new paradigms of water security in changing contexts. Highlighting the latest developments in water research, changes in water policy, and current discourses on water security, the book also provides information and tools for local stakeholders...
Book
Editor:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Suneetha
Subramanian
This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as...
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Editor:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Yiu
Evonne
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature”, are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) management. Included here are case studies that demonstrate how...
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Using “the sharing paradigm” as a guiding concept, this book demonstrates that “sharing” has much greater potential to make rural society resilient, sustainable and inclusive through enriching all four sharing dimensions: informal, mediated, communal and commercial sharing. The chapters are divided into two parts, one that focuses on case studies...
Book
Author:
Masago
Yoshifumi
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Shokhrukh-Mirzo
Jalilov
Mohamed
Kefi
Misato
Dilley
Kensuke
Fukushi
Worldwide, scarce freshwater resources are increasingly being used to satisfy the demands of a rapidly increasing population and a growing global economy. One-third of the world’s river basins have reached their capacity for exploitation, and half of the global population is directly affected by water scarcity. Furthermore, the increasing rate of...
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In this volume, we seek to highlight how the sustainable use of biodiversity as practiced in well-managed SEPLS can contribute to effective area-based conservation of biodiversity. The concept of SEPLS includes the idea that integrated and holistic management approaches can have mutual benefits for biodiversity and livelihoods, sustainably...
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Many policymakers are responding to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by integrating multiple economic, social and environmental concerns into their development plans. Much of the recent research on SDGs has sought to help policymakers with this cross-sectoral integration by developing evidence-based models and analytical frameworks that can...
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The 2030 Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets, and 232 indicators, agreed by all countries, are intended to “transform the world”. This report examines the ability of the SDGs to actually trigger this transformation and to suggest some key actions to make the SDGs more transformative. It examines the roles of key...
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 世界の国々は、パリ協定の下、温室効果ガスの排出状況を早期に減少に転じさせ、今世紀後半には脱炭素社会を実現するために、気候変動対策を本格化させている。中でも、温室効果ガスの大規模排出源である都市や企業等といった非国家主体による取組に寄せられる期待は国際社会においても高まっている。非国家主体もまた自らの取組を国内外で広くアピールしながら、国際競争力を高めている。多様な主体が協働することで、世界はこれまで以上にスピード感を持って低炭素で持続可能な社会に向けて動き出している。  環境省は、2013年度から都市間のパートナーシップを活用して低炭素社会の実現を目指す事業として、「低炭素社会実現のための都市間連携事業」を展開してきた。これは...