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PCLG Digest 

June 2022

Edition Two

This edition features 25 new resources. Other relevant news –

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Das S, Pullaiah, Ashton E (2022) Mangroves: Biodiversity, livelihoods and conservation. Springer Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-0519-3
2. Massarella K, Krauss J, Kiwango W and R Fletcher (2022) Exploring convivial conservation in theory and practice: Possibilities and challenges for a transformative approach to biodiversity conservation. Conservation & Society. DOI:
10.4103/cs.cs_53_22 (Open access)
3. Matseketsa G, Krüger K and E Gandiwa (2022) Rule-breaking in terrestrial protected areas of sub-Saharan Africa: A review of drivers, deterrent measures and implications for conservation. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI:
10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02172 (Open access)
4. van der Wal J, et al (2022) Safeguarding human–wildlife cooperation. Conservation Letters. DOI:
10.1111/conl.12886 (Open access)

Human-wildlife conflict and coexistence

5. Cavalier R, Pratt E, Serenari C and E Rubino (2022) Human dimensions of crocodilians: A review of the drivers of coexistence. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2021.1953195
6. Cocimano A, Nanni A and A Izquierdo (2022) Co-building knowledge on human-puma conflict: A case study in a village of the Argentine Puna ecoregion. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2021.1954267

7. Fiasco V and K Massarella (2022) Human-wildlife coexistence: Business as usual conservation or an opportunity for transformative change? Conservation & Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_26_21 (Open access)
8. Gebo B, Takele S and S Shibru (2022) Perception and attitude of the local people toward carnivore population and conservation in the Faragosa-Fura landscape of the Southern Rift Valley, Ethiopia. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12705 (Open access)
9. Hsiao E (2022) Conviviality in disrupted socionatural landscapes: Ecological peacebuilding around Akagera National Park. Conservation & Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_24_21 (Open access)
10. Karimullah K, Widdig A, Sah S and F Amici (2022) Understanding potential conflicts between human and non-human-primates: A large-scale survey in Malaysia. Biodiversity Conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-022-02386-w (Open access)
11. Kuswanda W, et al (2022) Can humans and elephants coexist? A review of the conflict on Sumatra Island, Indonesia. Diversity. DOI: 10.3390/d14060420 (Open access)
12. Nayak M and P Swain (2022) Human–elephant interaction: Community perspectives on conflict mitigation and conservation mechanisms. Journal of Public Affairs. DOI: 10.1002/pa.2820
13. Sanare J, et al (2022) A socio-ecological approach to understanding how land use challenges human-elephant coexistence in Northern Tanzania. Diversity. DOI: 10.3390/d14070513 (Open access)
14. Tiller L, et al (2022) “Smelly” elephant repellent: Assessing the efficacy of a novel olfactory approach to mitigating elephant crop raiding in Uganda and Kenya. Diversity. DOI: 10.3390/d14070509 (Open access)
15. Yng T and N Hasan (2022) Human–wildlife conflicts and the impact on local communities’ support for Khao Yai National Park, Thailand. Parks. Available here (PDF)


16. Marques A, et al (2022) Can socioeconomic variables influence bird hunting activity in the Brazil's semi-arid region? Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-022-00330-8

17. Mokgalo L and P van der Merwe (2022) A revised CBT strategy for Botswana: Reflections from experiences of the ban on trophy hunting. Cogent Social Sciences. DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2022.2081109 (Open access)


18. Morgan E, et al (2022) Comparing community needs and REDD+ activities for capacity building and forest protection in the Équateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Land. DOI: 10.3390/land11060918 (Open access)

Social impacts of PAs

19. Gulte E, Tadele H, Haileslassie A and W Mekuria (2022) Perception of local communities on the environmental and socio-economic benefits and management systems of the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Preprint. DOI: 10.21203/ (Open access)
20. Melese G and M Ayalew (2022) Local community attitude towards conservation of afro-alpine ecosystem in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Available here (PDF)


21. Kunjuraman V, Hussin R and R Aziz (2022) Community-based ecotourism as a social transformation tool for rural community: A victory or a quagmire? Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. DOI: 10.1016/j.jort.2022.100524
22. Saarinen J, Lubbe B and N Moswete (2022) Southern African perspectives on sustainable tourism management: Tourism and changing localities. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-99435-8
23. Upadhaya S, et al (2022) Local people’s perception of the impacts and importance of ecotourism in Central Nepal. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268637 (Open access)

Traditional knowledge

24. Akhmar A, et al (2022) Poured from the sky: The story of traditional ecological knowledge in Cérékang forest conservation. Forest and Society. DOI: 10.24259/fs.v6i2.15176 (Open access)

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

25. de Wit L, Fisher B, Naidoo R and T Ricketts (2022) Economic incentives for the wildlife trade and costs of epidemics compared across individual, national, and global scales. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12735 (Open access)
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