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July & August 2022

Edition Two

This edition features 35 new resources. Other relevant news –

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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Bennett N and K Chan (2022) The ethics of marine protected areas. In Hale B, Light A and L Lawhon (eds) The Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics. Available here

2. Brittain S, et al (2022) Using scenarios-based interviews to predict changes in wild meat hunting and consumption in response to different alternatives projects. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12777 (Open access)
3. Gatiso T, et al (2022) Effectiveness of protected areas influenced by socio-economic context. Nature Sustainability. DOI: 10.1038/s41893-022-00932-6
4. Holland M, Masuda Y and B Robinson (2022) Land tenure security and sustainable development. Palgrave Macmillan Cham. DOI:
5. Kandel P, Pandit R, White B and M Polyakov (2022) Do protected areas increase household income? Evidence from a Meta-Analysis. World Development. DOI:

6. Stolton S, Timmins H and N Dudley (2022) Building trust with rangers and communities: A scoping report for URSA. Volume 2: Case Studies, Universal Ranger Support Alliance (URSA).
Available here (PDF)

Human-wildlife conflict and coexistence

1. Ashish K, Ramesh T, Kalle R and R Arumugam (2022) Generalisation of threats attributed to large carnivores in areas of high human–wildlife conflict. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13974 (Open access)
2. Baral K, et al (2022) Spatio–temporal pattern of human leopard conflict and mitigation strategy in Baitadi district, mid–hills of Nepal. Banko Janakari. DOI: 10.3126/banko.v32i1.45434 (Open access)
3. Bharathy P, Wijeyamohan S, Suthakar K and S Surendran (2022) Vulnerability of land use/cover associated with human-wildlife conflicts in Mullaitivu District, Sri Lanka. Geocarto International. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2022.2097480
4. Derebe B, Derebe Y and B Tsegaye (2022) Human-wild animal conflict in Banja Woreda, Awi Zone, Ethiopia. International Journal of Forestry Research. DOI: 10.1155/2022/4973392 (Open access)
5. Eustace A, Chambi D, Emmanuel G and M Saigilu (2022) The extent of crop damage by elephants: Does the distance from the protected area matter? Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12768 (Open access)
6. Gopalan R and S Radhakrishna (2022) Moving from coexistence to conflict: A political ecology perspective on human-rhesus macaque conflict in Himachal Pradesh, India. Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-022-00331-7
7. Gross E, et al (2022) Exploring routes to coexistence: Developing and testing a human–elephant conflict-management framework for African elephant-range countries. Diversity. DOI: 10.3390/d14070525 (Open access)
8. Ibrahim M, et al (2022) Perception of Somali pastoralists in Adadle woreda, Eastern Ethiopia, towards wildlife at the human-animal interface, conservation and wildlife population change. African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.13050 (Open access)
9. Kumar V, et al (2022) Living with a large predator: Assessing the root causes of Human–brown bear conflict and their spatial patterns in Lahaul valley, Himachal Pradesh. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.9120 (Open access)
10. Matema A, Eilers C, van der Zijpp A and K Giller (2022) Wetlands in drylands: Use and conflict dynamics at the human–wildlife interface in Mbire District, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.13043 (Open access)
11. Meyer M and J Börner (2022) Rural livelihoods, community-based conservation, and human–wildlife conflict: Scope for synergies? Biological Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109666 (Open access)
12. Oyda S, Tekalign W and A Megaze (2022) Promoting harmony between local people and wild animals around the Humbo Community Managed Forest area, southern Ethiopia. African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.13049
13. Rawat P, Pant B, Pant K and P Pant (2022) Geospatial analysis of alarmingly increasing human-wildlife conflicts in Jim Corbett National Park's Ramnagar buffer zone: Ecological and socioeconomic perspectives. International Journal of Geoheritage and Parks. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgeop.2022.06.002 (Open access)
14. Sargent R, et al (2022) An experimental game to examine pastoralists' preferences for human–lion coexistence strategies. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10393 (Open access)
15. Tavolaro F, et al (2022) Multispecies study of patterns and drivers of wildlife impacts on human livelihoods in communal conservancies. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12773 (Open access)
16. Thant Z, May R and E Røskaft (2022) Human–elephant coexistence challenges in Myanmar: An analysis of fatal elephant attacks on humans and elephant mortality. Journal for Nature Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2022.126260 (Open access)


17. Bastos da Silva A, et al (2022) Patterns of wildlife hunting and trade by local communities in eastern Amazonian floodplains. Ethnobiology and Conservation. DOI: 10.15451/ec2022-07-11.16-1-19 (Open access)
18. Datta-Roy A (2022) Spatial and temporal patterns of large mammal hunting in a changing swidden system of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Human Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-022-00327-3
19. Lynch M and L Genco (2022) Hunting as a crime? A cautionary note concerning how ecological biodiversity and anti-hunting arguments contribute to harms against indigenous peoples and the rural poor. Green Criminology. Available here (Open access)

20. Robinson J, et al (2022) Use of native animals by local communities in Madagascar. Environmental Challenges. DOI: 10.1016/j.envc.2022.100577 (Open access)
21. Valsecchi J, et al (2022) Community-based monitoring of wild felid hunting in Central Amazonia. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12811  

Local ecological knowledge

22. Jones B, et al (2022) Local ecological knowledge reveals change in seagrass social–ecological systems. Oceans. DOI: 10.3390/oceans3030028 (Open access)


23. Pham V, Roongtawanreongsri S, Ho T and P Tran (2022) Impact of payments for forest environmental services on households' livelihood: A case study in the central highlands of Vietnam. Environment and Development Economics. DOI: 10.1017/S1355770X22000146
24. Thuy P, Duong P and L Thuy (2022) Impacts of payment for forest ecosystem services on local livelihoods in A Luoi District, Thua Thien Hue Province, Viet Nam. Forest and Society. DOI: 10.24259/fs.v6i2.18808 (Open access)

Poverty-environment linkages

25. Simmance F, et al (2022) Proximity to small-scale inland and coastal fisheries is associated with improved income and food security. Communications Earth & Environment. DOI:  10.1038/s43247-022-00496-5 (Open access)

Social impacts of PAs

26. He X, Li A, Li J and Y Zhuang (2022) Conservation and development: Spatial identification of relative poverty areas affected by protected areas in China and its spatiotemporal evolutionary characteristics. Land. DOI: 10.3390/land11071048 (Open access)
27. Parker B, et al (2022) Towards equitable conservation: Social capital, fear and livestock loss shape perceived benefit from a protected area. Journal of Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115676 (Open access)
28. Vilela T, Harb A and C Vergara (2022) The impact of protected areas on poverty: Evidence from Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural. DOI: 10.1186/s40693-022-00110-0 (Open access)


29. Booth H, Mourato S and E.J. Milner-Gulland (2022) Investigating acceptance of marine tourism levies, to cover the opportunity costs of conservation for coastal communities. Ecological Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2022.107578 (Open access)
30. Katswera J, Mutekanga N and C Twesigye (2022) Community-based tourism and biodiversity conservation in Kibale and Queen Elizabeth Conservation Areas in Uganda. African Journal of Education, Science and Technology. Available here (Open access)

31. Lobry de Bruyn L, et al (2022) The role of livelihood initiatives in reducing non-wood forest product reliance in protected areas of southern Vietnam: Opportunities and challenges. In Rashid A, Khan N and M Hossain (eds) Non-Wood Forest Products of Asia. World Forests, Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-99313-9_10
32. Muriithi J (2022) Role of conservancy-based tourism in the management of natural ecosystem services in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. In Gowreesunkar V, Maingi S and F Ming'ate (eds) Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context. Available here

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

33. Bitariho R, Akampurira E and B Mugerwa (2022) Long-term funding of community projects has contributed to mitigation of illegal activities within a premier African protected area, Bwindi impenetrable National Park, Uganda. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12761 (Open access)
34. Mouafo A, et al (2022) Not just an issue in forested regions: Investigating the consumption and trade of pangolins in a forest-savannah mosaic area of Cameroon. Tropical Conservation Science. DOI: 10.1177/19400829221114845 (Open access)

35. van Vliet N, Puran A, David O and R Nasi (2022) From the forest to the coast: The wild meat trade chain on the Coast of Guyana. Ethnobiology and Conservation. DOI: 10.15451/ec2022-08-11.17-1-13 (Open access)
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