Ecosystems & Natural Resources


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Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) can contribute to global goals for biodiversity conservation and dealing with climate change, while also contributing...

Issue Brief
English
June 2019 Topics:
In APN Science Bulletin

The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and power generation. Global climate change will affect the water availability in the basin and...

Author: 
Devesh
SHARMA
G.M. Tarekul
ISLAM
Rabin
MALLA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2019 Topics:
In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Deep learning (DL) algorithms have seen a massive rise in popularity for remote-sensing image analysis over the past few years. In this study, the major DL concepts pertinent to...

Author: 
Lei
MA
Yu
LIU
Xueliang
ZHANG
Yuanxin
YE
Gaofei
LIN
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2019 Topics:
Ecosystems-based approaches in G20 countries

Ecosystem-based (EB) approaches have been strongly promoted in various international environmental and development processes. As a result, they are gaining increasing attention...

Discussion Paper
English
May 2019 Topics:
agricultural transformations

Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

The Asia-Pacific region faces a fundamental dilemma. Over recent decades the region has achieved tremendous economic growth that has lifted millions of its people out of poverty and...

Book
English
May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
-If current processes impacting land continue, the region risks transgressing the boundaries of a “safe operating space”.
-A vision of sustainable...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
- Inherent complexity in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a barrier to their application to land management. A better conceptual understanding can...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、...

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Commentary
Japanese
May 2019 Topics:

This Chapter highlights selected resilience and sustainability measures that can be implemented in cities and towns now to ensure that our communities, as well as future generations...

Author: 
Aruna
DIAS
Neil
LOPEZ
Jiyoon
SONG
Yuta
UCHIYAMA
Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:
In Sustainability

Over the last 25 years, the global area of certified forests has grown rapidly and voluntary forest certification has become recognized as an eective tool to engage international...

Author: 
Allison
LEWIN
Karen
MO
Sara
GABAI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Cristobal subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~47% from 2015-2025 due to...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Juan subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~10% from 2015-2025 due to planned...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:
In Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Finite freshwater sources are facing huge threats both for quality and quantity from uncertain global changes, namely population growth, rapid urbanization, and climate change....

Author: 
Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:
In Applied Water Science

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...

Author: 
Chitresh
SARASWAT
Ram
AVTAR
Prashant
BHALANI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
April 2019 Topics:
In Nature Communications

While Southeast Asia’s forests play important roles in biodiversity conservation and global carbon (C) balance, the region is also a deforestation hotspot. Here, we consider the...

Author: 
Ronald C
ESTOQUE
Makoto
OOBA
Valerio
AVITABILE
Yasuaki
HIJIOKA
Takuya
TOGAWA
Yuji
MURAYAMA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
April 2019 Topics:
In Water

Rapid changes in land use and land cover pattern have exerted an irreversible change on different natural resources, and water resources in particular, throughout the world....

Author: 
Mrittika
BASU
Chtiresh
SARASWAT
Binay
MISHRA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
April 2019 Topics:

東南アジア諸国における森林保全政策の概括

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Presentation
Japanese
March 2019 Topics:

平成30年度生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する科学的知見に係る会合運営等業務 業務報告書

平成30年度のIPBES関連国内支援業務の業務報告書です。IPBES第6回総会報告会、IPBES国内連絡会、IPBES評価報告書SPM和訳、IPBESシンポジウム等の成果をとりまとめています。

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2019 Topics:

平成30年度 森林吸収源インベントリ情報整備事業 (パリ協定の詳細ルール合意を見据えた 技術的課題の分析・検討)報告書

平成30年度林野庁委託事業「森林吸収源インベントリ情報整備事業(パリ協定の詳細ルール合意を見据えた技術的課題の分析・検討)」報告書

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2019 Topics:

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