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Blue-Green Infrastructure across Asian Countries: Improving Urban Resilience and Sustainability所収
著者:
Chien
Herlin
Fukushi
Kensuke
With the mounting pressure of urbanization, how innovative blue-green infrastructure (BGI) can restore the ecosystem services of urban rivers is a timely issue for any densely populated city seeking to improve its resilience and sustainability through ecosystem-based solutions. Yet, the implementation of BGI is not hazard-free. Its success usually...
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Sustainability Science所収
著者:
Shi
Xiangyun
Matsui
Takanori
Haga
Chihiro
Machimura
Takashi
Hashimoto
Shizuka
Land-use change is a crucial driver for achieving a sustainable future. However, the uncertainties of socioeconomic development could lead to different changes in the future land-use patterns. Using a spatial downscaling framework, this study aims to explore possible land-use patterns that can help achieve sustainable development in the Guangdong...
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Environmental Management所収
著者:
Shoyama
Kikuko
Nishi
Maiko
Hashimoto
Shizuka
Agricultural land accounts for 37% of the world’s terrestrial area, and the multiple functions of agroecosystems—providing food, soil and water retention, and various cultural services—are of great importance for sustainable land management. To ensure that multifunctionality, payment for ecosystem services (PES) schemes have been developed for...
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Urban Sustainability所収
著者:
Jarzebski
Marcin
Elmqvist
Thomas
Gasparatos
Alexandros
Fukushi
Kensuke
Eckersten
Sofia
Haase
Dagmar
Goodness9
Julie
Khoshkar
Sara
Theorell
Töres
Dong
Nannan
Kasuga
Fumiko
Watanabe
Ryugo
Sioen
Giles
Yokohari
Makoto
Pu
Jian
Population ageing and shrinking are demographic phenomena with far-reaching implications for sustainability in the current context of extensive and rapid urbanization. This Perspective rationalizes their interface by (a) identifying the challenges and opportunities that ageing and shrinking urban populations will have for implementing the...
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Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa所収
著者:
Jarzebski
Marcin
Ahmed
Abubakari
Karanja
Alice
Boafo
Yaw
Balde
Boubacar
Chinangwa
Linda
Degefa
Sileshi
Dompreh
Eric
Gasparatos
Alexandros
Various industrial crops have been promoted across sub-Saharan African (SSA) to meet very diverse socioeconomic objectives linked to economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. Even though industrial crop production and food security have received extensive policy attention, we lack a comprehensive...
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Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa所収
著者:
Juju
Denabo
Baffoe
Gideon
Lam
Rodolfo
Karanja
Alice
Naidoo
Merle
Ahmed
Abubakari
Jarzebski
Marcin
Fukushi
Kensuke
Gasparatos
Alexandros
Despite significant progress over the past decades, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the poorest and least developed region in the world. High levels of poverty, food insecurity and environmental degradation, as well as low access to infrastructure and low institutional capacity characterize many areas across the continent. There is a consensus...
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Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa所収
著者:
Lopes
Julia
Somanje
Albert
Velez
Esteban
Lam
Rodolfo
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have recently framed sustainable development priorities in both developed and developing countries. External funding in the form of foreign direct investment (FDI) and official development assistance (ODA) is necessary for achieving practically all of the SDGs and their underlying targets. However, it is not...
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Over the years, the relationship between the environment and disasters has received significant attention. This is largely due to the emerging recognition that environmental changes - climate change, land use and natural resource degradation make communities more vulnerable to disaster impacts. There is a need to break this nexus through...
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Environmental Monitoring and Assessment所収
Finite freshwater sources are facing huge threats both for quality and quantity from uncertain global changes, namely population growth, rapid urbanization, and climate change. These threats are even more prominent in developing countries where institutional capacity of decision-makers in the field of water resources is not sufficient. Attention of...
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Applied Water Science所収
著者:
Saraswat
Chitresh
Avtar
Ram
Bhalani
Prashant
Achieving water security and availability for all is among the principle agenda of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. To achieve the goal of water security, particularly in rapidly expanding cities, identification of safe and sustainable water resources is an absolute necessity. The paper conducts an exploratory investigation in the...