CHEC Journal – “Human Ecology 32: Forests” Published

CHEC Journal – “Human Ecology 32: Forests” Published

The Commonwealth Human Ecology Council (CHEC) is delighted to announce the launch of Human Ecology 32: Forests. The publication is the latest edition of the CHEC Human Ecology journal. This edition focusses on the importance of forests and looks to celebrate H.M. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, The Queen’s Green Canopy, World Environment Day and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda.

The journal covers a wide range of topics including conservation, biodiversity, mangroves, forest management and wetlands and features articles on India, the West Indies, Australia, Aotearoa and the UK. Edited by CHEC’s Ian Douglas, Human Ecology 32: Forests features a wide range of articles and authors from around the Commonwealth and world.

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CHEC Journal Human Ecology 32 – Forests

The full list of authors and article titles can be found below:

Author(s)Article Title
Ian DouglasIntroduction
Alan PottingerThe Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy – people and
trees coming together
Tamiz I. KhanTime for conservation of Biodiversity in Rajasthan: Post COVID-19
Janine PierceForests: A Socio-Ecological Perspective
Zoya Buckmire, Nerine Constant, Jonathan A. Hanna, Jane Nurse, Andre Joseph-Witzig and Jody DanielMangroves for Money: ecological and social impacts of recent development projects in the mangrove forests of Grenada, West Indies
David LindenmayerWhen forest management needs to transition to forest protection to conserve biodiversity and provide key ecosystem services: a case study from south-eastern Australia
Glenn BaldwinAuroville’s Reafforestation Effort in the Larger Context of Bioregional Conservation
Molly R. GaskinWetland forests and their importance for climate change
Geeji M Tharanath, Jithin Kothalil and Dinesh KaippillyThe impact of anthropogenic pressures on the forests of the Western Ghats on the livelihoods of a river based tribal community in Kerala, India
John L. Innes and Robert J. Dennis Sr.Managing forests on the west coast of Canada in the context of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Peter Bruce-IriThe future of forests in Aotearoa
J.F. Spray. D. Cole. A. Matzari, G.D. Ross, A. Spanellis, L. James, R. Thomas, D. Gobin and R. PereiraCommunicating biodiversity – using virtual reality and gamification to sensitize the world to the importance of the Iwokrama Rainforest
Ian DouglasIntroductory remarks to the articles on forests and communities in the UK
Judy Ling WongUnlocking environmental action through attention to personal and cultural relationships
Sue JamesWhy we must take our urban forests seriously
Paul Nolan, Michelle Whalley and Rhianna WestonThe evolution of community forests in England and their role in delivering the Queen’s Green Canopy

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