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In Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
This chapter uses the Japan National Report on Disaster Reduction to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (Kobe, Japan) in 2005 and the National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013) premised on the Hyogo Framework for Action priority areas format to assess the status of disaster risk...
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In Envisioning futures for environmental and sustainability education
Author:
Sachi
Ninomiya-Lim
Shinichi
Furihata
Yui
Kaminaga
Following The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, environmental educators in Japan needed to face a tough introspection – what could environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) have done to prevent, or reduce, its disastrous damages. In this context, promoting resilience of communities to confront disasters emerged...
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In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater has been a traditional source of water supply in Japan for a long period of time. After the country entered a rapid phase of industrialization and urbanization, there was an obvious increase in the pressures on the groundwater environment. Uncontrolled abstraction of groundwater soon led to the emergence of problems such as drawdown of...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Sangam Shrestha
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater is a key resource in the process of socioeconomic development, as it constitutes above one fourth of the total renewable water resources in the entire subregion. Due to a lack of understanding and previous poor governance, environmental issues relating to groundwater such as depletion of groundwater resources and well yield (e.g.,...
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In "Economic Instruments to Combat Climate Change in Asian countries: Choice between Emission Trading Scheme and Carbon Tax."
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he Republic of Korea (hereinafter referred as Korea) was the world’s seventh largest CO2 emitter in 2010. Its greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions have greatly accelerated since 1990 and this upward trend are far more significant than in other OECD countries (OEDC: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development). Korea entered the United Nations...
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日中連携による畜産由来温室効果ガス削減の取組状況

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