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PCLG Digest 

November 2022

Edition One

This edition features 46 new resources. Other relevant news – 

Jobs and research positions

  • Jamma International is looking for an Intern, Conservation and Communities, Africa. Apply by 2 December
  • University of Cambridge are looking for a Research Associate position to work on the new project 'Investigating the social implications of 30x30' funded by the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP), deadline 11 December

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Bennett N, et al (2022) Environmental (in)justice in the Anthropocene ocean. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105383 (Open access)
2. Chaplin-Kramer R, et al (2022) Mapping the planet’s critical natural assets. Nature Ecology and Evolution. DOI:
10.1038/s41559-022-01934-5 (Open access)
3. Germond-Duret C, Heidkamp P and J Morrissey (2022) (In)justice and the blue economy. The Geographic Journal. DOI:
10.1111/geoj.12483 (Open access)
4. Hagger V, et al (2022) Drivers of global mangrove loss and gain in social-ecological systems. Nature Communications. DOI:
10.1038/s41467-022-33962-x (Open access)
5. Woodhouse E, et al (2022) Rethinking entrenched narratives about protected areas and human wellbeing in the Global South. UCL Open Environment.
Available here (Open access)


6. Shephard S, et al (2022) Community-­based monitoring, assessment and management of data-­limited inland fish stocks in North Rupununi, Guyana. Fisheries Management and Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/fme.12604 (Open access)
7. Tang X, Yuan J and X Zeng (2022) Influencing factors of community residents' pro-environmental behaviour in East Dongting Lake National Nature Reserve under the policy intervention. Research Square Preprint. DOI: 10.21203/ (Open access)
8. Zafar S, et al (2022) Role of community-based conservation and natural resource management in building climate resilience among vulnerable mountain societies. Climate and Development. DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2022.2135365

Community-based forest management

9. Aryal K, Maraseni T and A Apan (2022) A call for ‘management authorship’ in community forestry. Environmental Science and Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.10.023 (Open access)
10. Barletti J, Cronkleton P and N Vigil (2022) Using Q-methodology to bridge different understandings on community forest management: Lessons from the Peruvian Amazon. Ecology and Society. DOI: 10.5751/ES-13524-270412 (Open access)
11. Ojha H, et al (2022) Ecosystems services from community forestry: Prospects and challenges for improving local livelihoods in Nepal. In Timsina J, et al (eds) Agriculture, Natural Resources and Food Security. Sustainable Development Goals Series. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-09555-9_19
12. Piabuo S (2022) Community forest enterprises in Cameroon: Tensions, paradoxes and governance challenges. Environmental Development. DOI: 10.1016/j.envdev.2022.100762

Conservation and development

13. Dai Z, Hou Y, Kant S and B Ma (2022) The influence of China’s protected areas policy on households’ risk perception, forest investment, and revenue. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-022-23994-7
14. de Ávila Coelho E and B Gontijo (2022) Monkey, fish, bird and tourists: Local actors and global contexts related to conservation in the Amazon. Ambiente & Sociedade. DOI: 10.1590/1809-4422asoc20210128r1vu2022L3OA (Open access)
15. Gena H and M Jemal (2022) Community based conservation approaches: Implications for biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development of local community in Bale Mountains National Park, south east Ethiopia. Research Square Preprints. DOI: 10.21203/ (Open access)
16. Habel J, et al (2022) Lack of benefit sharing undermines support for nature conservation in an Eastern Afromontane biodiversity hotspot. Ecology and Society. DOI: 10.5751/ES-13325-270403 (Open access)
17. Harivelo R and R Harifidy (2022) A review of environmental protection and sustainable development in Madagascar. J. DOI: 10.3390/j5040035 (Open access)
18. He J and W Zhou (2022) Conservation versus development: Uncovering divergent viewpoints of conservationists on National Parks system by Q methodology in China. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02343 (Open access)
19. Sardjo S, Dharmawan A, Darusman D and E Wahyuni (2022) The agricultural expansion in conservation areas: The case of Gunung Halimun Salak National Park, West Java. Forest and Society. DOI: 10.24259/fs.v6i2.18380 (Open access)
20. Solomon P (2022) Can cooperatives be a tool for poverty reduction? Social capital perspectives of fisher's cooperatives in India. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105373
21. Tilumanywa V (2022) Mountain farmers and ecosystems: Changing land use and livelihoods in Mount Rungwe, Tanzania. Journal of East African Studies. DOI: 10.1080/17531055.2022.2143435


22. Bironga H, Keyombe J, Aura C and C Odoli (2022) Unmasking the impact of COVID-19 on the livelihoods of small-scale fishers along the Kenyan coast for possible interventions. Kenya Aquatic Journal. Available here (PDF)

Equity and environmental (in)justice

23. Baker S, Constant N and P Nicol (2022) Oceans justice: Trade-offs between Sustainable Development Goals in the Seychelles. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105357 (Open access)
24. Bamwesigye D, Chipfakacha R and E Yeboah (2022) Forest and land rights at a time of deforestation and climate change: Land and resource use crisis in Uganda. Land. DOI: 10.3390/land11112092 (Open access)
25. Giacomini G (2022) Participatory rights, conservation and Indigenous customary law. In Giacomini G (ed) Indigenous Peoples and Climate Justice. Energy, Climate and the Environment. Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-09508-5_5
26. Paredes M and A Kaulard (2022) Forest as ‘nature’ or forest as territory? Knowledge, power, and climate change conservation in the Peruvian Amazon. The Journal of Peasant Studies. DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2022.2134010
27. Wang X and K Lo (2022) Pastoralism and conservation: The politics and notions of environmental justice under the grazing ban policy in Inner Mongolia, China. Political Geography. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2022.102779

Ecosystem services and people

28. Ly S, Uk S, Pham N and C Yoshimura (2022) Ecosystem service of tropical flooded forests and its relation to characteristics of local communities. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-022-01637-4
29. Jerin V, et al (2022) Role of non-timber forest products in income generation of the tribal population: A review. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology. DOI: 10.9734/AJAEES/2022/v40i111711 (PDF)
30. Mafaziya Nijamdeen T, et al (2022) Understanding the ethnobiological importance of mangroves to coastal communities: A case study from Southern and North-western Sri Lanka. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105391
31. Pour M, et al (2022) Analysing forest residents' perception and knowledge of forest ecosystem services to guide forest management and biodiversity conservation. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2022.102866


32. Cook N, Benedum E, Gorti G and S Thapa (2022) Promoting women’s leadership under environmental decentralisation: The roles of domestic policy, foreign aid, and population change. Environmental Science & Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.11.007 (Open access)
33. Golo H and B Erinosho (2022) Tackling the challenges confronting women in the Elmina fishing community of Ghana: A human rights framework. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105349
34. Jalonen R, et al (2022) From within and without: Gender, agency and sustainable management of non-timber forest products in two Indian states. Small-scale Forestry. DOI: 10.1007/s11842-022-09531-x (Open access)

Governance and management

35. Afriyie J, Opar M and P Hejcmanová (2022) Knowledge and perceptions of rural and urban communities towards small protected areas: Insights from Ghana. Ecosphere. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.4257 (Open access)
36. Ahmed S and C Haque (2022) Wetland entitlement and sustainable livelihood of local users in Bangladesh: A case study of Hakaluki Haor Communities. Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-022-01741-5
37. Armenteras D, et al (2022) Local stakeholder perceptions of forest degradation: Keys to sustainable tropical forest management. Ambio. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-022-01797-x
38. Dhliwayo I, Muboko N, Matseketsa G, Gandiwa E (2022) An assessment of local community engagement in wildlife conservation: A case study of the Save Valley Conservancy, south eastern Zimbabwe. ARPHA Preprints. 0.3897/arphapreprints.e97362 (Open access)
39. Gurung P (2022) Governing caterpillar fungus: Participatory conservation as state-making, territorialisation, and dispossession in Dolpo, Nepal. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. DOI: 10.1177/25148486221132236
40. Kurniawan A, Abbas M, Asriani A and A Dian Ahirta (2022) Fisheries resource management of lake tempe based on co-management in Wajo Regency, Southern Sulawesi. Economic and Social of Fisheries and Marine Journal. DOI: 10.21776/ub.ecsofim.2022.010.01.10 (Open access)
41. Ma H, et al (2022) Integrating biodiversity conservation and local community perspectives in China through human dimensions research. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10408 (Open access)
42. Mahfuzul Haque A, Nahiduzzaman M and S Mohan Saha (2022) Can adaptive co-management reduce poverty and inequality in the coastal fishing community? An impact evaluation in the riverine system in Bangladesh. Regional Studies in Marine Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2022.102721
43. Mkonda M (2022) Sustainable management of wetlands in east Africa: A case of Akagera Wetland in the north-western Tanzania. Environmental and Sustainability Indicators. DOI: 10.1016/j.indic.2022.100210 (Open access)
44. Pas A, et al (2022) Alternative perspectives: A bright side of natural resource governance in drylands. In García A, et al (eds) Drylands Facing Change: Interventions, Investments and Identities. Routledge, London. DOI: 10.4324/9781003174486
45. Persson J, Mertz O and J Nielsen (2022) What makes a national park? Multiple environmentalities and politics of scale in governing Laos’ protected areas. Regional Environmental Change. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-022-02000-3
46. Tebkew M and H Atinkut (2022) Impact of forest decentralisation on sustainable forest management and livelihoods in East Africa. Trees, Forests and People. DOI: 10.1016/j.tfp.2022.100346 (Open access)
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