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Our bibliographic database provides details of the literature on conservation-poverty linkages. It can be searched for publications by key word or by theme. The publications in this page are displayed in reverse order by publishing date.

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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...

Sassen, M., Sheil, D., Giller, K.E., ter Braak, C.J.F.
Published: 2013

Protected forests are sometimes encroached by surrounding communities. But patterns of cover change can vary even within one given setting – understanding these complexities can offer insights into the effective maintenance of forest cover....

Holmes, G.
Published: 2013

The idea that the support of local people is essential for the success of protected areas is widespread in conservation, underpinning various conservation paradigms and policies, yet it has rarely been critically examined. This paper...

Kari, S., Korhonen-Kurki, K
Published: 2013

Conservation can have both positive and negative effects on human well-being by causing changes in ecosystem service flows and reallocation of the distribution of benefits. This can lead to different, sometimes contradictory, outcomes of...

Nolte, C., Agrawal, A., Silvius, K.M., Soares-Filho, B.S.
Published: 2013

Protected areas in tropical countries are managed under different governance regimes, the relative effectiveness of which in avoiding deforestation has been the subject of recent debates. Participants in these debates answer appeals for more...

Pouliot, M. , Treue, T.
Published: 2013

Based on data from 1014 households in Ghana and Burkina Faso, we demonstrate that non-forest environmental products play a crucial role in rural livelihoods, especially for women and the poorest. Forest incomes are generally small but richer...

Saunders, F.P.
Published: 2013

This article argues that conservation agendas need to be informed by a landscape aesthetics that embraces the cultural and material richness of people’s relationship to place to better inform conservation agendas. Historical and contemporary...

Hogarth, N.J.
Published: 2013

Quarterly socioeconomic data from 240 households are used to study the links between forest-related income and rural livelihoods in southern China. Results show average forest-related income shares of 31.5%, which was predominantly derived from...

Moro, M., Fischer, A., Czajkowski, M., Brennan, D., Lowassa, A.
Published: 2013

Bushmeat hunting is perceived as a serious threat to the conservation status of many species in Africa. We use a novel livelihood choice experiment method to investigate the role of illegal hunting within livelihood strategies in the western...

Nghiem, N.
Published: 2013

Biodiversity loss poses a real threat to the livelihoods, food security and health of the poor. In Vietnam, nearly 700 species are threatened with national extinction and over 300 species are threatened with global extinction. Deforestation is...

Miller, D.C., Agrawal, A., Timmons Roberts, J.
Published: 2013

There is little systematic knowledge about the magnitude and allocation of international funding flows to support biodiversity conservation in the developing world. Using the newly released AidData compilation, we present a comprehensive...

Silva, J.A., Mosimane, A.W.
Published: 2013

Using a survey of communal conservancies in Namibia, we find that they provide some direct economic benefits to conservancy members, but that indirect benefits promoting development for all residents have not materialized. This partially...

Dinerstein, E., Varma, E., Wikramanayake, G., Powell, S., Lumpkin, R.
Published: 2013

We propose the wildlife premium mechanism as an innovation to conserve endangered large vertebrates. The performance-based payment scheme would allow stakeholders in lower-income countries to generate revenue by recovering and maintaining...

Scheidel, A.
Published: 2013

Poverty has been increasingly conceptualized as being multidimensional, involving deprivation in many dimensions of life. This paper discusses issues and implications of multidimensional poverty by adopting concepts commonly used in ecological...

Plaganyi, E. E., , van Putten, I., , Hutton, T., , Deng, R. A.,, Dennis, D.,
Published: 2013

Evaluating the success of natural resource management approaches requires methods to measure performance against biological, economic, social, and governance objectives. In fisheries, most research has focused on industrial sectors, with the...

Kahler, J.S., Roloff, G.J., Gore, M.L.
Published: 2013

Poaching can disrupt wildlife-management efforts in community-based natural resource management systems. Monitoring, estimating, and acquiring data on poaching is difficult. We used local-stakeholder knowledge and poaching records to rank and...

Redpath, S.M,, Young, J.,, Evely, A.,, Adams, W.M.,, Sutherland, W.J.
Published: 2013

Conservation conflicts are increasing and need to be managed to minimise negative impacts on biodiversity, human livelihoods, and human well-being. Here, we explore strategies and case studies that highlight the long-term, dynamic nature of...

Suich, H.
Published: 2013

Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) programs aim to link the achievement of conservation objectives with those of rural development and poverty alleviation. However, after more than a decade of implementation in southern Africa,...

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