Category: Science, Environment and the Humanities


Post-COVID-19 Tourism Revitalization Activities in Japan

As of 2023, the number of people infected with COVID-19 has decreased, and economic and tourism activities are being revitalized on a global scale. In Japan, COVID-19-related immigration restrictions have been lifted, and more foreigners and leisure tourists are entering Japan to enjoy sightseeing. Post-COVID-19, Japan’s representative tourist destinations are attracting attention due to their


How can Bio-Strategies Inform Design for Sustainability?

This study presents a Nature-based Design project developed using Bio-strategies. Biophilia, Biomimicry and Biotechnology were used to explore seaweed-based materials for reusable food packaging. Biophilia is employed to evoke empathy towards Nature and embrace its natural aesthetics. Biomimicry serves as inspiration for a structure’s resilience, hydrophobic properties, and overall system and design. Biotechnology contributes to


The Use of AI-Based Augmented Reality in the Work of Journalists

Over the years, with the development of smartphones, new technologies such as social media and user-generated content have been used in news content. The press and the media are accustomed to using cutting-edge technology to improve news accuracy, help news gathering and increase the efficiency of news production. With the rise of AI technology, more


BreMo: A Mobile Application to Promote Primary Knowledge About Breast Cancer

To promote early diagnosis – an essential pillar of breast cancer management (WHO) – thousands of apps exist on the Google Play Store. Only 13% of all breast cancer apps focus on awareness and self-check and have not been scientifically evaluated. The primary objective of this study was to co-design and develop BreMo for Nepalese


Predictability of Mindfulness and Connectedness to Nature on Pro-environmental Behavior of Undergraduate Students

The purposes of this research were to study the predictability of mindfulness and connectedness to nature on pro-environmental behavior of undergraduate students. The samples were 395 undergraduate students at Chiang Mai University. Three questionnaires including the mindfulness scale, connectedness to nature scale, and pro-environmental behavior scale were used to collect data. Descriptive statistics and multiple


The Role of Omani Women’s Associations in Preserving Women’s Creative Industries

The government of the Sultanate of Oman has been keen to preserve the entity of Omani women and their families through stability and cohesion in the light of the changes in life, whether it was material stability or moral stability. Since the establishment of the first branch of the Omani Women’s Association in 1972 AD


Incorporating Museum Specimens Into the Educational Activities and Training of Environmental Health Students

Medical museums’ history and participation in educational activities date back to antiquity. Medical museums combine medical, artistic, ethical, social, and educational characteristics. For instance, pathological specimens from previous decades, which display diseases no longer present in developed countries but still present in the developing world, are related not only to scientific advances but also to


Can Physical Design Help Improve Self-regulation in Children and Build Resilience: A Theoretical Exploration

The environment is an important component in child development, and it represents the external sources that affect a child’s cognitive, behavioral, mental, and social development. According to Bronfenbrennerʼs ecological system model, it is crucial to understand the interactions between a child and his/her environment. This interaction can influence and shape the development of self-regulation (SR),


Motivational Impact of Perceived Self-sufficiency and Personal Religious Beliefs

In this paper we set out to explore the impact of perceived self-sufficiency and personal religious beliefs on the connection between Motivation to Volunteer (VFI) as theorized by E. Gil Clary and Mark Snyder (1998) and Job Expectations which students possess before entering the workforce for the first time. Our goal is to find out


The Effects of Market Places on the Spatial Variability of the Urban Soundscape: A Case Study in the Department of Cauca (Colombia)

The soundscape paradigm is the emerging alternative to the reductionist vision of noise in all the cities around the world. Thus, the urban sound studies of 21 century focus on integrating physical and perceptual factors, which underlie the interaction between citizenship and its closest acoustic environment. This study examines the soundscape produced by market places


The Guidelines for Development of Agricultural Areas Based on Concepts from Participatory Ecological Agriculture to Solve Environmental Problems

This project is to design and develop agricultural areas in accordance with the concept of participatory agriculture ecology to solve poverty and protect the environment. Using the study of Landscape ecology and agriculture ecology concepts. In-depth interviews were used to explore the problems and impacts of agriculture affecting the economy Society and Environment of Wapi


Theatre in Vietnam as Critique of the Environmental and Social Crisis

Halfway through the 2010s, Vietnam started to face major environmental and social problems in the race for globalization. Vietnamese people have experienced a growing sense of anxiety and discomfort about the state of economy and started to realize that their priorities may include responding to wider environmental issues. Since 2003 a special satirical comedy named