Selected literature

This section includes a selection of references on human-wildlife coexistence, as well as on the methods and tools implemented in the ACL project.

On human-wildlife coexistence

  • Carter, N., Linnell, J. (2016). Co-adaptation is key to coexisting with large carnivores. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31(8), 575-578. Available here
  • Cassidy, L., Salerno, J. (2020). The need for a more inclusive science of elephant conservation. Conservation Letters, 13(5), e12717. Available here
  • Clamote Rodrigues, D. and Fischborn, M. (eds) (2016). Solutions in focus: Transboundary protected area solutions. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 34 pp. Available here
  • König, H., Kiffner, C., Kramer-Schadt, S., Fürst, C., Keuling, O., Ford, A. (2020). Human-wildlife coexistence in a changing world. Conservation Biology, 34 (4), 786-794. Available here
  • IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict & Coexistence Specialist Group (2022). Human Wildlife Conflict & Coexistence Library. Available here
  • McShane, T., Hirsch, P., Trung, T., Songorwa, A., Kinzig, A., Monteferri, B., Mutekanga, D., Van Thang, H., Dammert, J.L., Pulgar-Vidal, M., Welch-Devine, M., Brosius, P., Coppolillo, P., O’Connor, S. (2011). Hard choices: Making trade-offs between biodiversity conservation and human well-being. Biological Conservation, 144, 966-972. Available here
  • Reuter, K.E., Mittermeier, R.A., Williamson, E.A., Jerusalinsky, L., Refisch, J., Sunderland-Groves, J., Byler, D., Konstant, W.R., Eichler Vercillo, U., Schwitzer, C., Rylands, A. Impact and Lessons Learned from A Half-Century of Primate Conservation Action Planning. Diversity. 2022; 14(9):751. Available here
  • Sayer, J., Sunderland, T., Ghazoul, J., Pfund, J.L., Sheil, D., Meijaard, E., Venter, M., Boedhihartono, A.K., Day, M., Garcia, C., van Oosten, C., Buck, L.E. (2013). Ten principles for a landscape approach to reconciling agriculture, conservation, and other competing land uses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(21), 8349-8356. Available here

On system dynamics and participatory modelling approaches

  • Davidsen, P. (2000). Issues in the Design and Use of System-Dynamics-Based Interactive Learning Environments. Simulation and Gaming, 31 (2), Special Issue. Available here
  • Forrester, J. (1987). Lessons from system dynamics modeling. System Dynamics Review, 3(2), 136-149. Available here
  • Sandker, M., Semboli, B.B., Roth, P., Péllisier, C., Ruiz-Pérez, M., Sayer, J., Turkalo, A.K., Omoze, F., Campbell, B. (2011). Logging or Conservation Concession: Exploring Conservation and Development Outcomes in Dzanga-Sangha, Central African Republic. Conservation and Society, 9(4), 299-310. Available here
  • Sterman, J.D. (2000). Business Dynamics – systems thinking and modelling for a complex world. McGraw-Hill, Boston. ISBN: 978-0072389159
  • System Dynamics Bibliography, Available here
  • UNEP. (2014). Using Models for Green Economy Policymaking. Available here
  • Vennix, J. (1996). Group Model-Building: Facilitating Team Learning Using System Dynamics. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0-471-95355-5.
  • Videira, N., Antunes, P., Santos, R. (2017). Participatory Modelling in Ecological Economics: Lessons from Practice, in Spash (Ed.) Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society, Chapter 35, Routledge. Available here

Data sources

The models developed in the ACL project are supported by a wide range of data sources, including information published on scientific articles, personal communications, and several databases and statistics available online, such as: