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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The full list of authors and article titles can be found below:
|Alan Pottinger||The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy – people and|
trees coming together
|Tamiz I. Khan||Time for conservation of Biodiversity in Rajasthan: Post COVID-19|
|Janine Pierce||Forests: A Socio-Ecological Perspective|
|Zoya Buckmire, Nerine Constant, Jonathan A. Hanna, Jane Nurse, Andre Joseph-Witzig and Jody Daniel||Mangroves for Money: ecological and social impacts of recent development projects in the mangrove forests of Grenada, West Indies|
|David Lindenmayer||When forest management needs to transition to forest protection to conserve biodiversity and provide key ecosystem services: a case study from south-eastern Australia|
|Glenn Baldwin||Auroville’s Reafforestation Effort in the Larger Context of Bioregional Conservation|
|Molly R. Gaskin||Wetland forests and their importance for climate change|
|Geeji M Tharanath, Jithin Kothalil and Dinesh Kaippilly||The 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-Iri||The 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. Pereira||Communicating biodiversity – using virtual reality and gamification to sensitize the world to the importance of the Iwokrama Rainforest|
|Ian Douglas||Introductory remarks to the articles on forests and communities in the UK|
|Judy Ling Wong||Unlocking environmental action through attention to personal and cultural relationships|
|Sue James||Why we must take our urban forests seriously|
|Paul Nolan, Michelle Whalley and Rhianna Weston||The evolution of community forests in England and their role in delivering the Queen’s Green Canopy|
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