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国際的な自然保護区と住民 : 日本におけるラムサール条約の「ワイズユース」から考える
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subject
Ramsar Convention
wetlands
nature reserves
inhabitants
Japan
NDC
Pollution. Environmental engineering
abstract
This paper discusses the relationship between international nature reserves and local inhabitants through an examination of the wise use debate pertaining to Ramsar wetlands in Japan. Definitions of wise use are abstract, and only concretized through examples of best practice, which wetland stakeholders identify based on their own perceptions of wise use. Practices that existed before registration can be recognized as wise use after registration, thus affirming current practice, resulting in little change following registration, and leading to indifference. However, tourism is recognized as wise use and ecotourism is increasing, as is the tendency to connect registration to regional improvement. Yet when local residents pursue such strategies, there is the potential to deviate from the convention’s original intentions. Although this may render the extra-local logic of the convention meaningless, it may also help residents come to a consensus without contentious debate, thus affirming the relationship between residents and wetlands. The abstract ideals of the convention also inform local environmental education and thereby shape how residents understand their relationship to the wetlands.
description
This work was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant Number 25284164 and 25284166) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
journal title
Japanese Journal of Human Geography
volume
Volume 66
issue
Issue 6
start page
536
end page
551
date of issued
2014-12-29
publisher
人文地理学会
古今書院
issn
0018-7216
1883-4086
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language
eng
nii type
Journal Article
HU type
Journal Articles
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application/pdf
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department
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences