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PCLG Digest 

October 2022

Edition Two

This edition features 23 new resources. Other relevant news –
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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Cortés-Capano G, Hausmann A, Di Minin E and T Kortetmäki (2022) Ethics in biodiversity conservation: The meaning and importance of pluralism. Biological Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109759 (Open access)
2. Cronin M, de Wit L and L Martínez-Estévez (2022) Aligning conservation and public health goals to tackle unsustainable trade of mammals. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI:
10.1111/csp2.12818 (Open access)
3. Hohbein R and J Abrams (2022) Conservation, human-wildlife conflict, and decentralised governance: Complexities beyond incomplete devolution. Conservation and Society. DOI:
10.4103/cs.cs_20_97 (Open access)
4. Pacheco A and C Meyer (2022) Land tenure drives Brazil’s deforestation rates across socio-environmental contexts. Nature Communications. DOI:
10.1038/s41467-022-33398-3 (Open access)
5. People not Poaching (2022) Engaging communities to tackle illegal wildlife trade - lessons from Southeast Asia, South America and sub-Saharan Africa. IIED and IUCN SULi London.
Available here (Open access)

Human wellbeing

6. de la Puente, et al (2022) Adoption of sustainable low-impact fishing practices is not enough to secure sustainable livelihoods and social wellbeing in small-scale fishing communities. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105321
7. Harker A, et al (2022) Relationships between livelihoods, well-being, and marine protected areas: Evidence from a community survey, Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya. Coastal Management. DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2022.2126266 (Open access)

Human-wildlife conflict and coexistence

8. Benka V (2022) Expanding the scope of challenges to human-wildlife coexistence, and the implications for conservation: a case study of Laikipia, Kenya. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2022.2136421
9. Liendekiye A, Mahenge F and E Makupa (2022) Implication of consolation scheme in reducing human-wildlife conflict near the Rungwa-Muhesi-Kizigo Game Reserve in Singida, Tanzania. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Available here (Open access)
10. Muneza A, et al (2022) Complex ways in which landscape conditions and risks affect human attitudes towards wildlife. Conservation and Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_112_21 (Open access)
11. Thant Z, May R and E Røskafta (2022) Effect of human–elephant conflict on local attitudes toward the conservation of wild Asian elephants in Myanmar. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2022.2134524 (Open access)


12. Abwage W, et al (2022) Assessment of hunting activities around Sambisa Game Reserve, Borno State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Available here (Open access)


13. Aryal B, Chhetri V and P Khanal (2022) Perception of local people and visitors towards ecotourism development in Jagadishpur reservoir. International Journal of Environment. DOI: 10.3126/ije.v11i2.44768 (Open access)
14. De Zoysa M (2022) Ecotourism development and biodiversity conservation in Sri Lanka: Objectives, conflicts and resolutions. Open Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.4236/oje.2022.1210037 (Open access)
15. Huda Farhana M and P Mohd Parid (2022) Designing an ecotourism initiative to create economic incentives for forest conservation. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts. Available here (PDF)
16. Kunjuraman V (2022) The development of sustainable livelihood framework for community-based ecotourism in developing countries. Tourism and Hospitality Research. DOI: 10.1177/1467358422113554
17. Nguyen T, et al (2022) A multicriteria approach to assessing the sustainability of community-based ecotourism in Central Vietnam. APN Science Bulletin. DOI: 10.30852/sb.2022.1938 (PDF)

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

18. Comolli V and A MacBeath (2022) Exploring the nexus between human vulnerabilities and environmental crime. Journal of Illicit Economies and Development. DOI: 10.31389/jied.154 (Open access)
19. Gogoi D and B Gogoi (2022) Endangering the endangered: The poaching and conservation conundrum facing the Greater Indian one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy. DOI: 10.1080/13880292.2022.2124609
20. Mrosso H, et al (2022) Illegal wildlife trade: Trade flows of wildlife products and facilitation methods in the Ruaha Landscape, Tanzania. Open Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.4236/oje.2022.129033 (Open access)
21. Ribeiro M, et al (2022) Exploring a comprehensive behavioural model to investigate illegal sea turtle trade in Cabo Verde. Conservation and Society. DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_98_21 (Open access)
22. Rojas-Cañizales D, et al (2022) Illegal take of nesting sea turtles in Tortuguero, Costa Rica: Conservation, trade, or tradition? Journal of Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.116408

23. Sackey H, McNamara J, Milner-Gulland E.J. and Y Ntiamoa-Baidu (2022) The bushmeat trade in northern Ghana: Market dynamics, drivers of trade and implications for conservation. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605322000096 (Open access)
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