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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2023
Global

Environmental hazards vary locally and even street to street resulting in microspatial inequities, necessitating climate resilience solutions that respond to specific hyperlocal conditions.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Global

Rapid urbanization is leading to a drastic hike in anthropogenic activities and urban surface alterations As a result there are many repercussions one of them being higher temperatures in urban areas when compared to rural areas This phenomenon is termed Urban Heat Island UHI The impacts of urban surface characteristics climate and population density on UHI have been extensively studied However

Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Nigeria

Recently urban regions are experiencing prolonged heat exposure due to climate change and increased population expansion Physiological psychological and behavioural measures improve residents thermal comfort to solve the overheating issues generated by the scenario However adaptive strategies have not been clearly categorized based on the building construction process This paper systematically

Journal Articles & Books
January 2023
Global

Urban street vending is an integral part of everyday public life and can contribute to vibrant and lively streets Yet few cities formally integrate this activity into public space design This is because street vending is a highly contested although transformative phenomenon that has complex interrelationships with other urban entities This paper systematically and quantitatively assesses the br

Journal Articles & Books
November 2022
Africa
Americas
Eastern Asia
Western Asia
Europe
Global

Efforts to thwart the trafficking of conflict commodities to finance wars constitute an ongoing endeavour. As specific approaches become effective for certain commodities, belligerent actors pursue new forms of exploitation.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2022
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Western Asia
Europe
Oceania
Global

The ongoing use of landscape-based conflict commodities — diamonds and other minerals, timber, wildlife, etc. — to finance wars continues to evolve. The success with which such commodities can be transacted to support militaries, militias and insurgencies has led belligerents to innovate with additional commodities.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2022
Global

Colombo Sri Lankas commercial capital is a forceful creation of European colonialists who occupied the island for over four centuries Its urban structure displays the social fragmentation sought by the rulers Colombo elaborates an extraordinary process of citymaking stratified with its Dutchorigin Britishreshaping and postcolonial adaptation Proclaiming such a contested past as an inheritance r

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2022
Global

Secure land and natural resource rights are key ingredients for rural transformation, social inclusion, and the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals. In many cases, these rights are not formally recorded, and statutory land administration systems are inaccessible to rural communities.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2022
Global

Smart heritage is still novel in heritage discourse with a few relevant review articles In this regard a specific interpretation of smart architectural heritage and a framework for instructing its development is lacking This article reviews the literature on smart heritage in sustainable development to fill the knowledge gap As a methodology for this study the integrative review approach and th

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2022
India

Examining the influence of land use/land cover transformation on meteorological variables has become imperative for maintaining long-term climate sustainability. Rapid growth and haphazard expansion have caused the conversion of prime agricultural land into a built-up area.

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