Bibliographic database

With 2127 titles, this bibliographic database provides a comprehensive list of published literature on conservation-poverty linkages. The database has been maintained since 2012 and is updated monthly with those journal articles and publications that are featured in PCLG News and PCLG Journal Digest. You can search for publications by key word or by theme, and you can download the database into excel.

Displaying 126 - 150 of 2127 titles

Moon, K., Blackman, D.
Published: 2014

Natural scientists are increasingly interested in social research because they recognize that conservation problems are commonly social problems. Interpreting social research, however, requires at least a basic understanding of the philosophical...

Holmes, I., Potvin, C.
Published: 2014

One important debate regarding Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in developing countries concerns the manner in which its implementation might affect local and indigenous communities. New ways to implement this...

Brinkmanna, K., Noromiarilantob, F. , Ratovonamanab, R.Y., Buerkerta, A.
Published: 2014

South-western Madagascar has experienced large reductions in forest cover over the last decades. However, there are major uncertainties in the total extent of the country’s deforestation and particularly in understanding the...

Pascual, U., Phelps, J., Garmendia, E., Brown, K., Corbera, E.
Published: 2014

Although conservation efforts have sometimes succeeded in meeting environmental goals at the expense of equity considerations, the changing context of conservation and a growing body of evidence increasingly suggest that equity considerations...

Norstrom, A.V., Dannenberg, A., McCarney, G., Milkoriet, M., , Diekert, F.
Published: 2014

The purpose of the United Nations-guided process to establish Sustainable Development Goals is to galvanize governments and civil society to rise to the interlinked environmental, societal, and economic challenges we face in the Anthropocene. We...

Shrestha, U.B., Bawa, K.S.
Published: 2014

Harvesting of Chinese caterpillar fungus, one of the most expensive biological commodities in the world, has become an important livelihood strategy for mountain communities of Nepal. However, very little is known about the role of Chinese...

Holmern, T., Roskaft, E.
Published: 2014

Improving the understanding of human–carnivore conflicts is fundamental for the effective management of interventions. However, earlier research has largely focused on conflicts caused by top carnivores, and there is a general lack of knowledge...

Sikor, T., Martin, A., Fisher, J., He, J.
Published: 2014

The 2010 Nagoya Protocol under the Convention on Biological Diversity and recent changes in the policies of major international conservation organizations highlight current interest in revisiting the moral case for conservation. Concerns with...

Mace, G.M.
Published: 2014

Conservation biology is a mission-driven discipline (1) and is therefore subject to both drift and the periodic adoption of fads and fashions (2). Although many basic conservation principles,...

Martinez-Reyes, J.E.
Published: 2014

The establishment of biosphere reserves in Mexico was followed by alternative livelihood conservation/development projects to integrate indigenous groups into Western style conservation under the idea of sustainable development and participation...

Hoffman, D.M.
Published: 2014


In theory, biosphere reserves link biodiversity conservation with development, primarily through sustainable resource utilisation, and alternative, conservation-compatible economies in the buffer and transition zones outside the core...

Bennett, E.L.
Published: 2014

Illegal hunting of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) for ivory is causing rapid declines in their populations. Since 2007, illegal ivory trade has more than doubled. African elephants are facing...

Stephanson, S.L., Mascia, M.B.
Published: 2014

Conservation planning is integral to strategic and effective operations of conservation organizations. Drawing upon biological sciences, conservation planning has historically made limited use of social data. We offer an approach for integrating...

Lopes, A.A.
Published: 2014

Civil unrest and political instability have been associated with endangered species poaching. This paper accounts for a period of civil unrest in Assam, India, which saw a marked increase in rhino poaching. Census data on the greater one-horned...

Hall, J.M., Burgess, N.D., Rantala, S., Vihemaki, H., Jambiya, G.
Published: 2014

Balancing ecological and social outcomes of conservation actions is recognized in global conservation policy but is challenging in practice. Compensation to land owners or users for foregone assets has been proposed by economists as an efficient...

Miller, D.C.
Published: 2014

There is little systematic knowledge about the nature, extent, and trends of international aid for projects that link biodiversity conservation and development goals. This study uses a new dataset to analyze spatial and temporal patterns of such...

Rutten, M., van Dijk, M.
Published: 2014

We present an innovative global-to-local modeling approach to analyze impacts of uncertain and complex futures on Vietnam’s economy via changes in land use patterns. Socio-economic changes are shown to have major implications for the Vietnamese...

Nayak, P.L., Oliveira, L.E., Berkes, F.
Published: 2014

In this study we examine poverty in local fisheries using a social-ecological resilience lens. In assessing why “fishery may rhyme with poverty”, Christophe Béné suggests a typology of impoverishment processes, which includes economic exclusion...

Mackenzie, C.A., Baird, T.D., Hartter, J.
Published: 2014

Biodiversity conservation has been criticized for undermining or ignoring social well-being. Currently efforts to mutually promote social justice, rural development, and biodiversity conservation, which have been contentious and yielded mixed...

Brashares, J.S., Abrahms, B., Fiorella, K.J., Golden, C.D., Hojnowski, C.J.
Published: 2014

U.S. President Obama's recent creation of an interagency task force on wildlife trafficking reflects growing political awareness of linkages between wildlife conservation and national security (1). However, this and similar...

Mamo, D., Bouer, H., Tesfay, Y.
Published: 2014

This study was conducted in Kafta-Sheraro wereda in Northwest Tigray region of Ethiopia to assess community take on crop damage by the African Elephant, to identify visiting time of Elephants to agricultural plots and identify any other animals...

Nykai, A., Gray, S.A., Lepczyk, C.A., Skibins, J.C., Rentsch, D.
Published: 2014

Bushmeat management policies are often developed outside the communities in which they are to be implemented. These policies are also routinely designed to be applied uniformly across communities with little regard for variation in social or...

Meena, V., Macdonald, D.W., Montgomery, R.A.
Published: 2014

The last population of free-ranging Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) has been steadily increasing in response to successful conservation initiatives spanning five decades. With the increasing population size, lions have...

Cinner, J., Huchery, C.
Published: 2014

Collaborative management (often referred to as co-management) is increasingly being used to promote sustainability, equity, compliance, and other desirable outcomes in fisheries. However, little is known about how these outcomes are related to...

Souto, T., Deichmann, J.L., Nunez, C., Alonso, A.
Published: 2014

Community-based conservation (CBC) projects represent one approach to biodiversity conservation when working with indigenous and local people. This method aims to achieve conservation and development goals simultaneously, however whether both...


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