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Forest Management and Conservation: A collection of CEE Evidence Syntheses

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This collection in Environmental Evidence features evidence syntheses, conducted to CEE standards, covering human impacts or effectiveness of interventions relating to interactions between forest management and conservation.

All manuscripts published in this collection met the journal’s standard editorial criteria for assessment, relevance, and peer review, and underwent the journal’s standard peer review process. They were handled by the journal Editors and Editor-in-Chief. 


  1. Forest harvesting changes forest habitat and impacts forest dependent species. Uneven-aged management is often considered better for biodiversity than even-aged management, but there is an ongoing discourse ov...

    Authors: Sini Savilaakso, Anna Johansson, Matti Häkkilä, Anne Uusitalo, Terhi Sandgren, Mikko Mönkkönen and Pasi Puttonen
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:1
  2. While the effects of prescribed burning on tree regeneration and on pyrophilous and/or saproxylic species are relatively well known, effects on other organisms are less clear. The primary aim of this systemati...

    Authors: Jacqualyn Eales, Neal R. Haddaway, Claes Bernes, Steven J. Cooke, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Jari Kouki, Gillian Petrokofsky and Jessica J. Taylor
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:19

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2016 5:24

  3. Livestock grazing and ‘overabundance’ of large wild herbivores in forested areas have long been perceived as conflicting with the aims of both silviculture and forest conservation; however, certain kinds of he...

    Authors: Claes Bernes, Biljana Macura, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Kaisa Junninen, Jörg Müller, Jennie Sandström, Asko Lõhmus and Ellen Macdonald
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:13

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2016 5:17

  4. Property rights to natural resources comprise a major policy instrument in efforts to advance sustainable resource use and conservation. Debate over the relative effectiveness of different property rights regi...

    Authors: Maria Ojanen, Wen Zhou, Daniel C. Miller, Sue Helen Nieto, Baruani Mshale and Gillian Petrokofsky
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2017 6:12

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2014 3:19

  5. Women often use natural resources differently than men yet frequently have minimal influence on how local resources are managed. An emerging hypothesis is that empowering more women in local resource decision-...

    Authors: Craig Leisher, Gheda Temsah, Francesca Booker, Michael Day, Leah Samberg, Debra Prosnitz, Bina Agarwal, Elizabeth Matthews, Dilys Roe, Diane Russell, Terry Sunderland and David Wilkie
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2016 5:6

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2015 4:13

  6. The biodiversity of forests set aside from forestry is often considered best preserved by non-intervention. In many protected forests, however, remaining biodiversity values are legacies of past disturbances, ...

    Authors: Claes Bernes, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Kaisa Junninen, Asko Lõhmus, Ellen Macdonald, Jörg Müller and Jennie Sandström
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2015 4:25

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2014 3:22

  7. Governance processes and structures that steer social-ecological systems and in situ forest conservation strategies such as protected areas (PAs) can be crucial for effective management and improvement of the ...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Laura Secco and Andrew S. Pullin
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2015 4:24

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2013 2:14