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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Ecology and Conservation
Owing to the huge number of species observations that can be collected by non-professional scientists, “citizen science” has great potential to contribute to scientific knowledge on invasive alien species (IAS). Citizen science has existed for centuries, but the recent adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) in this field (e.g....
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 内側から見た中国最新環境事情 第57回/December 2019 Global Net Series
地球・人間環境フォーラムの月刊環境情報誌、「グローバルネット」に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)北京事務所所長の小柳秀明が、中国の最新環境事情を現地滞在レポートとして偶数月で連載しています。
Briefing Note
*/ In August 2019, the IPCC [1] Special Report on Climate Change and Land [2] (SRCCL), which synthesises the latest available scientific knowledge on the relationship between climate change and land use, was released. When we think about land use, the concept sounds somewhat distant from our day-to-day lives; however, various resources, including...
Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...
Submission to Policy Process
IGES 研究員が、 SDGs 推進本部幹事会が作成し、内閣府と外務省が意見募集した「持続可能な開発目標( SDGs )実施指針(改定版)の骨子」に対して提出したパブリックコメントです。 実施指針(改定版)の骨子は以下よりご覧いただけます。 https://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/sdgs/pdf/jisshi_shishin_r011108.pdf
Briefing Note
*/ ポイント 1.5℃目標を念頭にした2050年ネットゼロ排出が野心度を測る一つのベンチマークとなった。 59カ国が2020年末までにNDC引き上げを行うと表明し、11カ国が既に国内プロセスを開始しているとされる。また、66カ国・地域、10の州、102の都市、87の企業、そして12投資機関が2050年までにネットゼロ排出を達成、あるいはそれに向けた動きを加速すると表明 1 。 島嶼国、後発発展途上国および欧州諸国が排出削減目標の引き上げに向けた動きをけん引しているが、排出量上位国が含まれていない。今後一年間でさらに多くの国が引き上げを実施することが切望される。 世界の排出量の15%以上を占める国、地域、都市が2050年ネットゼロ排出を表明。企業・投資家の動きと合わせて、今後...
Book Chapter

Application of UAVs in plantation health and area management in Malaysia

Author:
Ram
Avtar
Stanley Anak
Suab
P
Yunus Ali
Prashant K
Srivastava
Manish
Ramaiah
Churchill Anak
Juan
The scope of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as “drone technology,” is increasing, with various applications in the field of remote sensing and environment. UAVs not only provide high-resolution, real-time data but also have different applications for end users. They have become an essential tool for land surveyors because traditional...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Policy
Author:
Luca
Coscieme
Håkon
da Silva Hyldmo
Álvaro
Fernández-Llamazares
Ignacio
Palomo
Tuyeni
H. Mwampamba
Odirilwe
Selomane
Nadia
Sitas
Pedro
Jaureguiberry
Michelle
Lim
Maria
P. Barral
Juliana
S. Farinaci
Julio
Diaz-José
Sonali
Ghosh
Joyce
Ojino
Amani
Alassaf
Bernard
N. Baatuuwie
Lenke
Balint
Zeenatul
Basher
Fanny
Boeraeve
Sugeng
Budiharta
Ruishan
Chen
Maylis
Desrousseaux
Gregory
Dowo
Catherine
Febria
Houda
Ghazi
Zuzana
V. Harmáčková
Rodolfo
Jaffe
Mphatso
M. Kalemba
Cosmas
K. Lambini
Felicia
P.S. Lasmana
Assem
A.A. Mohamed
Aidin
Niamir
Patricio
Pliscoff
Rahat
Sabyrbekov
Uttam
B. Shrestha
Aibek
Samakov
Anna
A. Sidorovich
Laura
Thompson
Mireia
Valle
Despite increasing scientific understanding of the global environmental crisis, we struggle to adopt the policies science suggests would be effective. One of the reasons for that is the lack of inclusive engagement and dialogue among a wide range of different actors. Furthermore, there is a lack of consideration of differences between languages,...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Author:
Manish
Ramaiah
Ram
Avtar
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Just a few decades ago, Adyar River in India’s city of Chennai was an important source of water for various uses. Due to local and global changes (e.g., population growth and climate change), its ecosystem and overall water quality, including its aesthetic value, has deteriorated, and the water has become unsuitable for commercial uses. Adverse...
Submission to Policy Process
This submission proposes elements related to common tabular formats (CTFs) for the electronic reporting of the information necessary to track progress made in implementing and achieving nationally determined contributions under Article 4 of the Paris Agreement. Summary of the submission: An additional instruction can be helpful for countries to...