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 201 - 225 of 2127 titles

Suhardiman, D., Wichelns, D., Lestrelin, G., Hoanh, C.T.
Published: 2013

Payments for ecosystem services often are viewed as an innovative approach toward improving natural resource management, while also providing opportunities for enhancing incomes and livelihoods. Yet not all PES programs are designed and...

Blicharskaa, M., Mikusińskibc, G., Godboled, A., Sarnaikd, J.
Published: 2013

In this paper, we introduce the relatively unknown system of sacred groves in northern Western Ghats to broader scientific community. The social–ecological systems of the sacred groves of this region are areas rich in biodiversity, provide key...

Peh, K.S.H., Balmford, A., , Bradbury, R., , Brown, C., , Butchart, S.,
Published: 2013

Sites that are important for biodiversity conservation can also provide significant benefits (i.e. ecosystem services) to people. Decision-makers need to know how change to a site, whether development or restoration, would affect the delivery of...

Kalaba, F.K., Quinn, C.H., Dougill, A.J.
Published: 2013

This paper investigates the use of forest provisioning ecosystem services (FPES) in coping with stresses and shocks in rural households of Miombo woodland systems. It assesses the influence of socio-economic factors (wealth and gender) in...

Ninan, K.N., Inoue, M.
Published: 2013

Forests ecosystems provide several intangible benefits which policy makers ignore since these values do not register in conventional markets or are difficult to measure. Drawing on results of a case study of a forest reserve in Japan, this paper...

Nackoney, J., Williams, D.
Published: 2013

Including a diverse set of stakeholders in collaborative land use planning processes is facilitated by data and maps that communicate and inform an array of possible planning options and potential scenarios of future land use change. In northern...

Cinner, J., Huchery, C.
Published: 2013

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...

Kabubo-Mariara, J.
Published: 2013

This paper explores the contribution of forests to the livelihoods of local communities in Kenya. The paper uses survey data to explore resource extraction and the economic reliance of households on forests. The results suggest that both rich...

Krause, T., Zambonino, H.
Published: 2013

The gradual disappearance of tropical animal species due to overhunting and habitat loss represents a major risk for biodiversity and tropical rainforest conservation efforts. Uncontrolled hunting and other human-induced declines in diversity...

Jorge, A., Vanak, A., Thaker, M., Begg, C., Slotow, R.
Published: 2013

Sport hunting is often proposed as a tool to support the conservation of large carnivores. However, it is challenging to provide tangible economic benefits from this activity as an incentive for local people to conserve carnivores. We assessed...

Cinner, J.E., Graham, N.A.J., Huchery, C., Macneil, M.A.
Published: 2013

Coral reef fisheries support the livelihoods of millions of people but have been severely and negatively affected by anthropogenic activities. We conducted a systematic review of published data on the biomass of coral reef fishes to explore how...

Robinson, J.Z., , Albers, H.J.,, Meshack, C.,, Lokina, R.B.
Published: 2013

REDD (reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation) aims to slow carbon releases caused by forest disturbance by making payments conditional on forest quality over time. Like earlier policies to slow deforestation, REDD must change the...

Roe, D., Mohammed, E.Y., , Porras, I., Giuliani, A.
Published: 2013

The published literature leads the reader to expect polarization between conservation and development communities as to the relationship between biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation. A survey of over 1,000 conservation and...

Nkemnyi, M.F., de Haas, A., Etiendem, N.D., Ndobegang, F.
Published: 2013

This study evaluates the choices indigenous communities living adjacent areas of conservation interest face when the resources are under conservation consideration. These resources have been their main source of livelihood for decades, and it is...

Ezebilo, E.E.
Published: 2013

In most developing countries, there has been a long-standing conflict between nature conservation and local demands for natural resources. This paper reports a study on the preference of local people for different incentives that could help...

Rentsch, D. , Damon, A.,
Published: 2013

The consumption of meat from wild animals (or bushmeat) occurs throughout Africa and highlights the conflict between two distinct development goals: food security and biodiversity conservation. Growing human populations throughout the greater...

Fox, J., Castella, J-C., Ziegler, A.
Published: 2013

Swidden (also called shifting cultivation) has long been the dominant farming system in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia (MMSEA). Today the ecological bounty of this region is threatened by the expansion of settled agriculture, including the...

Zarsky, L., Stanley, L.
Published: 2013

This article develops a framework to evaluate net benefits from mining and utilizes it to assess the Marlin mine in Guatemala. The framework integrates “weak” and “strong” sustainability principles. Under weak sustainability, a net gain in human...

Larson, A.M, Brockhaus, M., Sunderlin, W.D., Duchelle, A., Babon, A.
Published: 2013

A number of international donors, national governments and project proponents have begun to lay the groundwork for REDD+, but tenure insecurity – including the potential risks of land grabbing by outsiders and loss of local user rights to...

Willemen, L., Drakou, E.G., Dunbar, M.B., Mayaux, P., Egoh, B.N.
Published: 2013

Society has always benefited from ecosystems through the provision of ecosystem services. To ensure a continuous flow of these benefits, different strategies aimed at safeguarding ecosystem services are proposed. In this paper we explore how...

Maekawa, M., Lanjouw, A., Rutagarama, E., Sharp, D.
Published: 2013

Today only around 880 mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) inhabit the Afromontane forests shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In this region, mountain gorillas serve as flagship species, attracting...

Muchapondwa, E., Stage, J.
Published: 2013

Tourism in southern Africa is based on the region's wildlife and nature assets and is generally environmentally sustainable, but the extent to which it contributes to other aspects of sustainable development — overall income generation or...

Hassanali, K.
Published: 2013

In many countries of the Caribbean, tourism is a mainstay to economies. Semi-autonomous Tobago's Buccoo Reef Marine Park (BRMP) was established as one of the island's premier tourist attractions. However, the increasing and poorly regulated...

Coad, L., Schleicher, J., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Starkey, M., Manica, A.
Published: 2013

Despite widespread recognition of the major threat to tropical forest biological diversity and local food security posed by unsustainable bushmeat hunting, virtually no long-term studies tracking the socioecological dynamics of hunting systems...

Mwakaje, A.G., Manyasa, E., Wawire, N., Muchai, M., Ongare, D.
Published: 2013

Protected areas occupy about 27% of Tanzania’s land of 945,000 sq km and contribute 17.5% of its GDP. But who benefits from and pays for the cost of conservation? This study provides insights into these issues based on a survey conducted in the...


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