Satoyama–Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Assessing Trends to Rethink a Sustainable Future
Duraiappah, Anantha Kumar, Nakamura, Koji, Takeuchi, Kazuhiko, Watanabe, Masataka and Nishi, Maiko (2010). Satoyama–Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Assessing Trends to Rethink a Sustainable Future. United Nations University Press.
Author Duraiappah, Anantha Kumar
Title Satoyama–Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Assessing Trends to Rethink a Sustainable Future Volume/Issue No. 7 Publication Date 2010-07-26 Place of Publication Yokohama Publisher United Nations University Press Pages 7 Language eng Abstract The Japan Satoyama Satoumi Assessment (JSSA) is a study of the interaction between humans and terrestrial–aquatic ecosystems (satoyama) and marine– coastal ecosystems (satoumi) in Japan. The study examines and analyses changes which have occurred in these ecosystems over the last 50 years and identifies plausible alternative futures of those landscapes in the year 2050 taking into account various drivers such as governmental and economic policy, climate change, technology, and socio-behavioural responses. This brief suggests that the health of satoyama and satoumi ecosystems is interlinked with human well-being and biological diversity. Recommendations for policymakers based on the study’s findings are also presented here. Copyright Holder United Nations University Copyright Year 2010 Copyright type Creative commons ISSN 18148026 ISBN 9789280830897
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