Symbol H (Human Geosciences)
» H-GG Geography
[H-GG13] Use and management of natural resources and environment
Wed. May 25, 2016 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall HALL6)
Convener:*Gen Ueda(Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University), Yoshinori OTSUKI(Institute of Geography, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University)
In this session, issues on natural resource use and management from all over the world are discussed based on findings from local-scale fieldwork and their methodological and/or conceptual reflections. Taking human ecological and earth scientific perspectives, a variety of research topics are expected including resource/environmental use and local knowledge, environmental history, environmental geography, environmental degradation through resource use and/or management, related socio-economic changes and implication for livelihood security, political ecology, and the issue of scale gap between local and broader, national and global studies.