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PCLG Digest 

August 2020

Edition One

Edition 1 of August’s PCLG Digest features 28 new resources. And other relevant news –

Jobs and research positions

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In this issue

Top reads

1. Estrada A, Garber​​ P and A Chaudhary (2020) Current and future trends in socio-economic, demographic and governance factors affecting global primate conservation. PeerJ. DOI: (Open access)
2. Meehan M, et al (2020) How far have we come? A review of MPA network performance indicators in reaching qualitative elements of Aichi Target 11. Conservation Letters. DOI:
10.1111/conl.12746 (Open access)
3. Moneron S, Armstrong A and D Newton (2020) The people beyond the poaching. TRAFFIC, Cambridge, UK.
Available here (Open access)
4. Morley J, Buchanan G, Mitchard E and A Keane (2020) Implications of the World Bank's environmental and social framework for biodiversity. Conservation Letters. DOI:
10.1111/conl.12759 (Open access)

Biocultural approaches and conservation

5. Thornton S, et al (2020) Towards biocultural approaches to peatland conservation: The case for fish and livelihoods in Indonesia. Environmental Science & Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2020.08.018

Community-based conservation

6. Miller A, et al (2020) Using a participatory impact assessment framework to evaluate a community‐led mangrove and fisheries conservation approach in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10133 (Open access)
7. Pakiding F, et al (2020) Community engagement: An integral component of a multifaceted conservation approach for the transboundary Western Pacific Leatherback. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.549570 (Open access)

8. Smallhorn-West P, et al (2020) Community management yields positive impacts for coastal fisheries resources and biodiversity conservation. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12755 (Open access)

Community-based forest management

9. Harbi J, et al (2020) Three generations of forest peoples’ empowerment in Indonesia: Process towards sustainable and equitable forest management. Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika. DOI: 10.7226/jtfm.26.2.91 (Open access)


10. Woods K and J Naimark (2020) Conservation as counterinsurgency: A case of ceasefire in a rebel forest in southeast Myanmar. Political Geography. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102251

Conservation and development

11. Afonso Mbanze A, et al (2020) A livelihood and farming system approach for effective conservation policies in protected areas of developing countries: The case study of the Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique. Land Use Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105056
12. Bernhard B, et al (2020) Effects of integrated conservation–development projects on unauthorised resource use in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda: A mixed-methods spatio-temporal approach. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605319000735 (Open access)
13. Ekka A, et al (2020) Economic analysis of P.monodon post larvae by-catch in Indian Sundarbans: An impasse between livelihood and conservation. Preprints. DOI: 10.20944/preprints202008.0395.v1 (Open access)
14. Lewis D and D Wilkie (2020) COMACO, from snares to plowshares: A conservation and human wellbeing success story. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.263 (Open access)
15. Matos A (2020) Poverty alleviation, ecotourism, and biodiversity protection in Príncipe Island. In Brandão F, Breda Z, Costa R and C Costa (eds) Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals. IGI Global. Available here
16. Pinheiro S, Granados M and M Assunção (2020) Local incentive structures and the constitution of community-based enterprises in the forest. World Development Perspectives. DOI: 10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100243
17. Thokozile Macheka M, Maharaj P and D Nzima (2020) Choosing between environmental conservation and survival: Exploring the link between livelihoods and the natural environment in rural Zimbabwe. South African Geographical Journal. DOI: 10.1080/03736245.2020.1823875
18. Vezina B, et al (2020) Understanding livelihoods for protected area management: Insights from northern Madagascar. Conservation and Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_19_144


19. Agu H, Andrew C and M Gore (2020) Cracking glass ceilings in conservation crime? An expert elicitation of women in wildlife trafficking. One Earth. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3667145 (Open access)
20. Andole O, Matsui K and A Antwi (2020) The role of women enterprises for the conservation of Kakamega forest, Kenya. Journal of Advanced Research in Social Sciences and Humanities. Available here (PDF)
21. Freitas C, et al (2020) Resource co-management as a step towards gender equity in fisheries. Ecological Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106709

Governance and management

22. Aviyor J, Nyametso J and S Aviyor (2020) Protected area governance and its influence on local perceptions, attitudes and collaboration. Land. DOI: 10.3390/land9090310 (Open access)
23. Curveira‐Santos G, Sutherland C, Santos‐Reis M and L Swanepoel (2020) Responses of carnivore assemblages to decentralized conservation approaches in a South African landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13726
24. Ibrahim A-S, Akanbang B and W Laube (2020) Sustaining decentralized collaborative governance arrangements in Africa: A case study of land management committees in the Upper West Region, Ghana. GeoJournal. DOI: 10.1007/s10708-020-10276-3
25. Moon K, Marsh D and C Cvitanovic (2020) Coupling property rights with responsibilities to improve conservation outcomes across land and seascapes. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12767 (Open access)
26. Vázquez-Villa B, et al (2020) Environmental governance and conservation. Experiences in two natural protected areas of Mexico and Costa Rica. Journal of Land Use Science. DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2020.1817167
27. Wisz M, et al (2020) 100 opportunities for more inclusive ocean research: Cross-disciplinary research questions for sustainable ocean governance and management. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00576 (Open access)


28. Schmeller D, Courchamp F and G Killeen (2020) Biodiversity loss, emerging pathogens and human health risks. Biodiversity and Conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-020-02021-6 (Open access)
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