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  Subjects -> CONSERVATION (Total: 128 journals)
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Conservation Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 279)
Biological Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 247)
Biodiversity and Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 194)
Ecological Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 142)
Ecology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 100)
Global Ecology and Biogeography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65)
Environmental Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63)
Ecology and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 50)
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 48)
Animal Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Functional Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Restoration Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Aquatic Conservation Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Diversity and Distributions     Open Access   (Followers: 43)
Landscape and Urban Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Nature Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 35)
Conservation Science     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
Environmental and Resource Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal for Nature Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Journal of the Institute of Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Conservation Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Ecological Restoration     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Forest Policy and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Rural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Oryx     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Resources, Conservation & Recycling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Industrial Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Wildlife Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
African Journal of Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Studies in Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Nature Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Lakes & Reservoirs Research & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Global Ecology and Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African Journal of Range & Forage Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Wildfowl     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Arid Land Research and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Business Strategy and the Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Challenges in Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
African Journal of Wildlife Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Aquaculture, Aquarium, Conservation & Legislation - International Journal of the Bioflux Society     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Ideas in Ecology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Earth's Future     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of East African Natural History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Natural Resources Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Advanced Sustainable Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Environmental and Sustainability Indicators     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Natural Resources and Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American Journal of Rural Development     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Architectural Heritage: Conservation, Analysis, and Restoration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Urban Ecology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Environment and Planning E : Nature and Space     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Ethnobiology and Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of the American Institute for Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Archeomatica     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Environment Conservation Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
AICCM Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ecological Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Sustainable Mining     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Southern Forests : a Journal of Forest Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Neotropical Biology and Conservation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Paper Conservation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Sustainability and Social Responsibility     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Pacific Conservation Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Soil and Water Conservation Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sustainable Earth     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Madagascar Conservation & Development     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Eastern European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Rural Sustainability Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conservation Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Threatened Taxa     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Rangeland Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Resources, Conservation & Recycling : X     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Forum Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Tropical Conservation Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Conservación Vegetal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Park Watch     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Wildlife Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Countryside     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
In Situ. Revue des patrimoines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
npj Urban Sustainability     Open Access  
Recursos Rurais     Open Access  
Madera y Bosques     Open Access  
Intervención     Open Access  
Soil Ecology Letters     Hybrid Journal  
Tropical Ecology     Hybrid Journal  
Socio-Ecological Practice Research     Hybrid Journal  
Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability     Hybrid Journal  
Water Conservation Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies     Open Access  
VITRUVIO : International Journal of Architectural Technology and Sustainability     Open Access  
Sustainable Environment Agricultural Science (SEAS)     Open Access  
Savana Cendana     Open Access  
Arcada : Revista de conservación del patrimonio cultural     Open Access  
Nusantara Bioscience     Open Access  
Indonesian Journal of Conservation     Open Access  
Indonesian Journal of Sustainability Accounting and Management     Open Access  
One Ecosystem     Open Access  
Revista de Direito e Sustentabilidade     Open Access  
Ambiens. Revista Iberoamericana Universitaria en Ambiente, Sociedad y Sustentabilidad     Open Access  
Revista Meio Ambiente e Sustentabilidade     Open Access  
Revista de Ciencias Ambientales     Open Access  
Recycling     Open Access  
Revista Memorare     Open Access  
Novos Cadernos NAEA     Open Access  
Julius-Kühn-Archiv     Open Access  
Future Anterior     Full-text available via subscription  
Regional Sustainability     Open Access  
Interações (Campo Grande)     Open Access  

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International Journal of Sustainable Development
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.2
Number of Followers: 17  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0960-1406 - ISSN (Online) 1741-5268
Published by Inderscience Publishers Homepage  [439 journals]
  • The international impact of Manfred Max-Neef's scholarship: a
           bibliometric approach

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      Authors: María del Valle Barrera, Patricio Belloy, Benoit Mougenot, Jean Pierre Doussoulin
      Pages: 1 - 29
      Abstract: This study is the first approach to measure and assess the global scholarly impact of Professor Manfred Max-Neef's work (1932-2019). Our research uses bibliometric analysis and the Scopus database to identify the interdisciplinarity and internationalisation of Max-Neef's ideas and recognise their contribution to human and sustainable development. We measure the impact in terms of quantity and quality of citing publications, international collaboration networks, and disciplinary areas influenced by Max-Neef's work. We acknowledge that this first analysis should be strengthened by adding sources of publications and by expanding the analysis to non-academic spaces, including transition initiatives and other social organisation practices.
      Keywords: Max-Neef; human scale development; HSD; human development; sustainable development; transdisciplinarity; fundamental human needs; bibliometric analysis; wellbeing; ecological economics; transdisciplinary research
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 1 - 29
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126458
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Waste management in rural South Africa - perspectives from Manfred
           Max-Neef's human scale development framework

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      Authors: Rinie Schenck, Derick Blaauw, Charlotte Nell
      Pages: 30 - 52
      Abstract: The impact of limited or non-existing formalised waste management services in rural areas can have severe consequences for both the community and the environment. Unregulated waste management practices often fill the void, such as indiscriminate dumping, littering and burning waste in the open. Using Max-Neef's human scale development theory lens, a case study of a remote rural town in the Free State Province of South Africa was conducted to investigate the linkages and interdependencies between waste management in the town with other poverties experienced by the residents. The results have guided us towards synergic waste solutions and systemic satisfiers to be developed with the communities that can lead to satisfaction in more than one fundamental human need. Waste management solutions as synergic satisfiers should primarily view waste as a potentially valuable resource to enable greater participation in the enhancement of multiple fundamental human needs.
      Keywords: waste management; illegal dumping; littering; Max-Neef; fundamental human needs; FHNs; human-scale development; sustainability; South Africa; sustainable development goals; SDGs
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 30 - 52
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126465
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Fundamental human needs and socio-ecological transformation: a reflection
           on participatory action research in a context of tree plantations in Chile
           

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      Authors: Alejandro Mora-Motta, Till Stellmacher, Maria del Valle Barrera
      Pages: 53 - 77
      Abstract: The strength of the <i>fundamental human needs</i> (<i>FHN</i>) approach, originally developed by Max-Neef and colleagues, relies on the separation of finite needs from context-specific satisfiers and a type of participatory action research (PAR) used to define and assess people's well-being. This paper reflects on the FHN PAR workshop-based method that was adapted and used to study how expanding extractivist tree plantations in Southern Chile affect the well-being of peasant and Mapuche-Williche people. The reflection is based on intensive fieldwork conducted in 2016 and 2017 in La Unión, Southern Chile, which included FHN PAR workshops. The paper presents the practical methodological experiences with FHN PAR from that fieldwork and discusses key data analysis elements. It also relates the FHN PAR approach to the contemporary socio-ecological transformation discussion. The article concludes by illustrating the practical potentials and limitations of the FHN PAR workshop-based method to understand well-being in contexts of socio-ecological transformation.
      Keywords: fundamental human needs; FHN; extractivism; tree plantations; socio-ecological transformation; Chile
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 53 - 77
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126469
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Urban research for sustainability: developing a comparative
           transdisciplinary co-production approach to realise just cities

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      Authors: Henrietta Palmer, David Simon, Jan Riise
      Pages: 78 - 94
      Abstract: This paper engages with Manfred Max-Neef's approach to transdisciplinarity in relation to an innovative international cross-city research program. Given the inadequacies of conventional methods, fundamentally different approaches are required to meet the 'wicked problem' challenges of transition towards sustainable societies. Mistra Urban Futures, a Swedish-based research centre with multi-institutional partnerships in eight cities on four continents, designed a <i>co-produced comparative</i> research program to address the realisation of just cities through a typology enabling the comparison of urgent local priorities. This paper reflects on the approach and its relevance to Max-Neef's call for <i>understanding</i> as central to a transdisciplinary approach. Key findings include how understanding, together with the realisation of just cities, emerges intertwined as methodological outcomes. These outcomes also supported the processes, hence contributing to the discourses on transition and the methodologies of transdisciplinarity and comparative urban research.
      Keywords: transdisciplinarity; co-production; Manfred Max-Neef; Mistra Urban Futures; comparative urban research; realising just cities; RJC; urban justice; urban experiments; self-reflexive learning; multi-stakeholder partnerships
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 78 - 94
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126473
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • A novel tool for quality-of-life assessment in the household
           context

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      Authors: Montagu Murray, Christiaan Pauw
      Pages: 95 - 113
      Abstract: This article describes the development and application of an original quality-of-life assessment tool. Part 1 reflects on how the practical challenges the Nova Institute faces working in the low-income context in South Africa inspired us to develop an original quality-of-life assessment tool. Part 2 examines how this endeavour builds on the insights of quality-of-life studies as a sub-discipline of sociology, but specifically also on the conceptual work of Manfred Max-Neef. Part 3 describes the methods used to design a quality-of-life assessment tool and explains how Max-Neef's concepts are expounded to develop the tool. Part 4 presents an example from the results of a general household survey in more than a thousand households, together with an in-depth quality-of-life assessment in 46 of these households, to illustrate the application of the tool. We conclude that the tool provides a practical way to sensibly combine subjective and objective indicators in quality-of-life analysis.
      Keywords: Max-Neef; needs theory; human scale development; quality of life studies; social indicators; fundamental human needs; quality of life assessment
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 95 - 113
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126474
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Max-Neef and sustainability: theoretical, methodological and
           empirical contributions

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      Authors: Lina I. Brand-Correa, Julia K. Steinberger
      Pages: 114 - 131
      Abstract: The work of Manfred Max-Neef has been hugely influential in many areas of academia. One of those areas has been sustainability studies in general, through to energy studies from a social science perspective more specifically. In this paper, we explore how Max-Neef's work has been used to describe energy, more specifically energy services, as need satisfiers. Moreover, we also describe how the study of energy services as need satisfiers has been undertaken in practice, with urban and rural communities in Colombia, Zambia and Nepal. Our empirical work is based on Max-Neef's workshops, albeit with some adaptations. We have named the adapted approach human scale energy services (HuSES). The HuSES approach has allowed us to understand which energy services are more synergetic for the communities we have worked with, and therefore we consider it to be a useful tool for prioritising energy interventions.
      Keywords: Max-Neef; sustainability; energy; human scale development; HSD; satisfiers; socio-technical provisioning systems
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 114 - 131
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126475
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Self-reflexive practice through the human scale development approach -
           competencies needed for transformative science research

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      Authors: Lina I. Brand-Correa, Julia K. Steinberger
      Pages: 132 - 159
      Abstract: Solution-oriented transformative science (TSc) is increasingly being discussed as a means to produce participatory and actionable knowledge for sustainability transitions. This requires that researchers adopt different roles, competencies and a degree of reflexivity, which thus far, are often not fully applied. This article proposes the human scale development approach (HSDA) of the Chilean economist, Max-Neef and his colleagues, as a valuable framework to engage in self-reflexive research practices. Inspired by autoethnography, I draw on my own sustainability research as a PhD-student, paying close attention to deprivations, potentials that I encountered, exploring how self-reflexive practices enhance the understanding of competencies and elucidating how to adopt and fulfil required research roles and procedures. I show how such a self-reflexive process can be a useful (training) tool not only for early PhD researchers and for supervision, but may add value for TSc scholars in general.
      Keywords: autoethnography; transformative science; TSc; self-reflexive practice; human scale development approach; HSDA; roles of researcher; competencies; values; reflexivity; sustainability science
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 132 - 159
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126477
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
  • Sustainable supply chain intervention: a case-based analysis of the
           economics of land degradation

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      Authors: Gitika Goswami, Supriyo Roy, Satabdi Datta, Srishti Manna
      Pages: 160 - 190
      Abstract: Sustainability has been considered central to developmental issues across the world. The exploitation of natural resources without concern for ecological balance resulted in environmental degradation, a disorder in social structure, and economic instability. Therefore, the focus for sustenance shifted towards retaining a balance between <i>people</i>, <i>planet</i>, and <i>profit</i>. Land is one of the valuable resources, and once degraded, causes loss of productivity, thus making an imbalance to supply chain sustainability. The present study examines the economics of land degradation and its impact on natural, social, and human capital. Domain for the survey is to explore the most degraded areas of the Bundelkhand region in Madhya Pradesh, India. We performed a comparative analysis between intervention and control villages to identify land remediation measures in the concerned villages. The study's findings significantly highlighted the performance variations across intervention and control villages concerning the selected indicators to match the desired Sustainable Development Goals.
      Keywords: land remediation; supply chain intervention; social developmental indicators; economics of land degradation; ELD; sustainability
      Citation: International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022) pp. 160 - 190
      PubDate: 2022-10-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJSD.2022.126453
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 1/2 (2022)
       
 
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