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PCLG Digest 

April 2021

Edition Two

This edition features 24 new resources. Other relevant news –
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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Chanyandura A, Muposhi A, Gandiwa E and N Muboko (2021) An analysis of threats, strategies, and opportunities for African rhinoceros conservation. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7536 (Open access)
2. Danielsen F, et al (2021) The concept, practice, application, and results of locally based monitoring of the environment. BioScience. DOI:
10.1093/biosci/biab021 (Open access)
3. Gorenflo L and S Romaine (2021) Linguistic diversity and conservation opportunities at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa. Conservation Biology. DOI:
4. Ponta N, et al (2021) Drivers of transgression: What pushes people to enter protected areas. Biological Conservation. DOI:
10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109121 (Open access)

Human wellbeing

5. Karst H and S Nepal (2021) Social-ecological wellbeing of communities engaged in ecotourism: Perspectives from Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2021.1913500

6. Mbaru E, Hicks C, Gurney G and J Cinner (2021) Evaluating outcomes of conservation with multidimensional indicators of well‐being. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13743

Human-wildlife conflict

7. Chen S, et al (2021) A multistakeholder exercise to identify research and conservation priorities for Asian elephants in China. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01561 (Open access)
8. Gataro T and W Tekalign (2021) The attitude of people towards Anubis baboon (Papio anubis) crop foraging activities in sub-Saharan Africa, southern Ethiopia. Primates. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-021-00910-0
9. Schurch M, et al (2021) Wildlife-friendly livestock management promotes mammalian biodiversity recovery on a semi-arid Karoo farm in South Africa. Frontiers in Conservation Science. DOI: 10.3389/fcosc.2021.652415 (Open access)

Hunting (traditional, subsistence, trophy)

10. Pattiselanno F and A Krockenberger (2021) Road development and Indigenous hunting in Tanah Papua: Connecting the facts for future wildlife conservation agendas. Forests and Society. DOI: 10.24259/fs.v5i1.12528 (Open access)
11. Spira C, et al (2021) Assessing the prevalence of protected species consumption by rural communities in Makira Natural Park, Madagascar, through the unmatched count technique. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.441 (Open access)


12. Ece M (2021) Creating property out of insecurity: Territorialisation and legitimation of REDD+ in Lindi, Tanzania. The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law. DOI: 10.1080/07329113.2021.1900512
13. Ranjan R (2021) Can combining two environmental services under a single PES program result in better environmental outcomes and lower costs? Natural Resource Modeling. DOI: 10.1111/nrm.12303 (Open access)
14. Shilland R, et al (2021) A question of standards: Adapting carbon and other PES markets to work for community seagrass conservation. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104574

Traditional knowledge

15. Guerrero-Gatica M, et al (2021) Traditional and local knowledge in Chile: Review of experiences and insights for management and sustainability. Sustainability. DOI: 10.3390/su12051767 (Open access)


16. Bonye S, Yiridomoh G and F Dayour (2021) Do ecotourism sites enhance rural development in Ghana? Evidence from the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary Project in the Upper West Region, Wa, Ghana. Journal of Ecotourism. DOI: 10.1080/14724049.2021.1922423
17. Dowling R and C Pforr (2021) Geotourism – a sustainable development option for Namibia. Journal of Ecotourism. DOI: 10.1080/14724049.2021.1910699
18. Elbaramelgy M, Gammaz S and M Emara (2021) Community based ecotourism strategies: Key indicators for successful practices in developing countries. Journal of Urban Research. 10.21608/JUR.2019.88566 (Open access)
19. Maheshwari A (2021) Attitude and perception of the local community towards community based tourism development in Har Ki Dun Valley Uttarakhand. Ecology, Environment and Conservation. Available here (PDF)
20. Makwindi N and J Ndlovu (2021) Prospects and challenges of community-based tourism as a livelihood diversification strategy at Sehlabathebe National Park in Lesotho. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure. DOI: 10.46222/ajhtl.19770720-104 (Open access)
21. Ramaano A (2021) Potential of ecotourism as a mechanism to buoy community livelihoods: The case of Musina Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa. Journal of Business and Socio-economic Development. DOI: 10.1108/JBSED-02-2021-0020 (Open access)
22. Rao A and S Saksena (2021) Wildlife tourism and local communities: Evidence from India. Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights. DOI: 10.1016/j.annale.2021.100016 (Open access)

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

23. Arias M, et al (2021) Prevalence and characteristics of illegal jaguar trade in north‐western Bolivia. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.444 (Open access)
24. Liew J, et al (2021) International socioeconomic inequality drives trade patterns in the global wildlife market. Science Advances. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abf7679
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