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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Global

Soil salinization is considered a type of global-scale soil degradation, whereby excessive salinity severely diminishes soil health, which is primarily manifested through disrupted soil structures and reduced fertility. Furthermore, plant growth capacity is inhibited, and productivity is diminished.

Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Nigeria

As urbanization accelerates sustainable approaches are necessary to counter the adverse environmental impacts The study investigates the multifaceted challenges of Lagos City due to urbanization and evaluates the effectiveness of sustainable urban development in tackling these problems It employed a mixedmethods approach to provide informed decisions for liveable urban environments Census data

January 2023
Guatemala

This factsheet gives answers on how climate exacerbates root causes of conflict in Guatamala, using a pathway analysis. Two main pathways are identified: 1. Livelihood and Food Insecurity: Climate change impacts may exacerbate socioeconomic conditions leading to vulnerability in households dependent on rain-fed subsistence agriculture, and further contribute to food and livelihood insecurity.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
China

In recent years, with the deepening of the reform of rural economic systems, the demand for disaster risk governance in land production and management is increasing, and it is urgent for the state to develop agricultural insurance to improve land production recovery capacity and ensure national food security.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Global

Plastic bag pollution in the marine environment is an urgent issue that has negatively impacted the sustainability of marine biodiversity. Studying effective ways to design advocacy messages that can promote individuals’ intentions to reduce, reuse, and recycle plastic bags in order to mitigate plastic bag pollution in the effort to help restore marine biodiversity is necessary.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Indonesia

The COVID19 pandemic disrupted the world order from the beginning of 2020 to the end of 2022 The COVID19 pandemic has had a significant impact on changes in healthy living practices such as decreased physical exercise and increased stress compromising psychological wellbeing The psychological impacts of walking and relaxing in urban green spaces on IPB University students are investigated in th

January 2023
Global

Silvopastoral systems in dry areas play a crucial role in enhancing land productivity and resilience, offering environmental benefits, and positively influencing the livelihoods of communities. Sabihia Site, managed by the Forestry Department, serves as a pilot site, shedding light on the challenges and successes of implementing silvopastoral systems.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Brazil

Since the dawn of Brazilian trade, extensive cattle farming has predominated. Brazil’s extensive pasture-based system uses pasture plants adapted to climate and soil conditions with limited use of purchased inputs.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Ethiopia

This study examines the dynamics of fringe land invasion in Birbir Town southern Ethiopia by adopting a descriptive survey design with both qualitative and quantitative data analyses Primary data were acquired through a household survey key informant interviews focus group discussions and observations This study also benefited from relevant secondary sources Using a simple random sampling techn

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Global

Sustainable rural development is a challenging issue considering the pressure of change brought by the demands of globalisation and intensified tourism activities in rural vernacular settlements While studies in this field often focus on historical centres research on the distinctive urban and architectural identity of village development areas in rural vernacular settlements remains scarce To

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