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PCLG Digest 

February 2021

Edition Two

This edition features 27 new resources. Other relevant news –
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In this issue

PCLG's top reads!

1. Carr J, et al (2021) Anticipated impacts of achieving SDG targets on forests - a review. Forest Policy and Economics. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2021.102423 (Open access)
2. Ford A, et al (2021) Understanding and avoiding misplaced efforts in conservation. FACETS. DOI:
10.1139/facets-2020-0058 (Open access)
3. Franco C, et al (2021) Community-based environmental protection in the Brazilian Amazon: Recent history, legal landmarks and expansion across protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management. DOI:
4 United Nations (2021) State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Volume V, Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources. Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations.
Available here (Open access)

Human-wildlife conflict

5. Akinsorotan O, Odelola V, Olaniyi O and B Oguntuase (2021) Human-wildlife conflicts and rural livelihood in Okomu national park, Edo state, Nigeria. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/655/1/012097 (Open access)
6. Akrim F, et al (2021) Livestock depredations by leopards in Pir Lasura National Park, Pakistan: characteristics, control and costs. Wildlife Biology. DOI: 10.2981/wlb.00782 (Open access)
7. Arias M, et al (2021) Complex interactions between commercial and noncommercial drivers of illegal trade for a threatened felid. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12683 (Open access)
8. Badola R, et al (2021) An incentive-based mitigation strategy to encourage coexistence of large mammals and humans along the foothills of Indian Western Himalayas. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-84119-7 (Open access)
9. König H, et al (2021) Human–wildlife coexistence in science and practice. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.401 (Open access)
10. Meena V, et al (2021) Evaluation of human attitudes and factors conducive to promoting human–lion coexistence in the Greater Gir landscape, India. Oryx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605319000760 (Open access)
11. Morapedi M, et al (2021) Outcomes of lion, Panthera leo, translocations to reduce conflict with farmers in Botswana. African Journal of Wildlife Research. DOI: =10.3957/056.051.0006
12. Ostermann‐Miyashita E-F, Pernat N and H König (2021) Citizen science as a bottom‐up approach to address human–wildlife conflicts: From theories and methods to practical implications. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.385 (Open access)
13. Petracca L, et al (2021) Harassment‐induced changes in lion space use as a conflict mitigation tool. Conservation Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.373 (Open access)
14. Randimbiharinirina R, et al (2021) To tell a different story: Unexpected diversity in local attitudes towards Endangered Aye‐ayes Daubentonia madagascariensis offers new opportunities for conservation. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10192 (Open access)
15. Senbeto J, Riechers M, Kansky R and J Fischer (2021) Participatory scenario planning to facilitate human‐wildlife coexistence. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13725 (Open access)
16. Shahi K, et al (2021) Characterizing damages caused by wildlife: Learning from Bardia National Park, Nepal. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2021.1890862
17. van Houdt S, Brown R and L Traill (2021) Stakeholder attitudes toward the incentives used to mitigate human-elephant conflict in southern Africa: A news media content analysis. Journal for Nature Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2021.125982

Hunting (traditional, subsistence, trophy)

18. Di Minin E, et al (2021) Consequences of recreational hunting for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods. One Earth. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2021.01.014 (Open access)
19. Ntuli H, et al (2021) Understanding the drivers of subsistence poaching in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area: What matters for community wildlife conservation? Ecology and Society. DOI: 10.5751/es-12201-260118 (Open access)


20. Bradley A and S Fortuna (2021) Collective tenure rights for REDD+ implementation and sustainable development. FAO, Rome. DOI: 10.4060/cb3521en (Open access)
21. Waruingi E, Mbeche R and J Ateka (2021) Determinants of forest dependent household’s participation in payment for ecosystem services: Evidence from Plantation Establishment Livelihood Improvement Scheme (PELIS) in Kenya. Global Ecology and Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01514 (Open access)

Traditional and cultural knowledge

22. Andrade-Sánchez J, Eaton-Gonzalez R, Leyva-Aguilera C and M Wilken-Robertson (2021) Indigenous Mapping for integrating traditional knowledge to enhance community–based vegetation management and conservation: The Kumeyaay basket weavers of San José de la Zorra, México. International Journal of Geo-Information. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10030124 (Open access)
23. Mikołajczak K, et al (2021) Who knows, who cares? Untangling ecological knowledge and nature connection among Amazonian colonist farmers. People and Nature. DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10183 (Open access)
24. Vásquez-Carrillo C and M Peláez-Ossa (2021) Insights into the ecology of sea turtles and the fisheries of eastern Guajira from the traditional knowledge of fishermen. Fisheries Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2021.105915


25. Godara R, Haider A and S Jafri (2021) Ocean tourism and poverty alleviation in India: An analysis. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government. Available here (PDF)

Wildlife trade (legal and illegal)

26. Gore M and A Bennett (2021) Importance of deepening integration of crime and conservation sciences. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13710 (Open access)
27. Mkono M, Rastegar R and L Ruhanen (2021) Empowering women to protect wildlife in former hunting tourism zones: A political ecology of Akashinga, Zimbabwe. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2021.1900205 (Open access)
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