Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources

(ISSN:2581-6853; CODEN: GJNRA9; DOI: 10.33002) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by The Grassroots Institute.

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Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources

Coordinated and published by the Grassroots Institute, the Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources (GJNR) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in natural resources throughout the world. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists, social scientists, policy analysts, managers and practitioners (on all academic and professional levels) all over the world to promote, discuss and share various new issues and developments in different arenas of natural resources.

VOLUME 4, ISSUE 3 (SEPTEMBER 2021)

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M – 00238 Review Article

Globalization, Greed and Glocal Ecology: A Psychological Perspective

Olena Khrushch

Department of General and Clinical Psychology, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. Email: olena.khrushch@pnu.edu.ua ǀ ORCID: 0000-0002-5126-444X

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 1-12. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040301

M – 00239 Research Article

Farmers’ Trait Preferences for Varietal Replacement: A study to boost rice productivity in Odisha, India

Sk Mosharaf Hossain

Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture Science, Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, India. Email: mosharaf.ximb@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-1164-4229

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 13-23. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040302

M – 00240 Research Article

Adoption of Renewable Energy Technologies and Energy Source Choice of Households

Seble Mulugeta1, Amenu Leta*2

1Department of Department of Rural Development & Agricultural Extension, P.O. Box19, Ambo University, Ethiopia.

Email: sabimulugeta@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-2345-6789

2Department of Agricultural Economics, P.O. Box19, Ambo University, Ethiopia.

Email: amenuleta@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-8350-6861

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 24-33. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040303

M – 00241 Research Article

Application of Introduced Representatives of Lonicera pileata Oliv. in Landscaping of the Right-Bank Forest-Steppe of Ukraine

Liudmyla Varlashchenko*1, Anatolii Balabak2, Valentyna Mamchur3, Valentyn Polishchuk4

1Department of Horticulture, Uman National University of Horticulture, Uman, Chercassy region, Ukraine.

E-mail: ludmilaum@ukr.net | ORCID: 0000-0002-1273-4250

2Department of Horticulture, Uman National University of Horticulture, Uman, Chercassy region, Ukraine.

E-mail: abalabak@meta.ua | ORCID: 0000-0002-1016-4442

3Department of Forestry, Uman National University of Horticulture, Uman, Chercassy region, Ukraine.

E-mail: mamcurvalentina@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-1579-4467

4Department of Horticulture, Uman National University of Horticulture, Uman, Chercassy region, Ukraine.

E-mail: valentyn7613@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-8157-7028

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 34-41. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040304

M – 00242 Research Article

Agroforestry Practices for Climate Change Adaptation and its Contribution to Farmers’ Income

Raju Prasad Bhandari1, Rajeev Joshi*2, Deepa Paudel3

1Tribhuvan University, Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus, Post Box No. 43, Hariyo Kharka-15, Pokhara, Gandaki province, Nepal. Email: rajuprasad2080@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-6749-2490

2Forest Research Institute (Deemed to be) University, Dehradun-248195, Uttarakhand, India; Faculty of Forestry, Amity Global Education (Lord Buddha College), CTEVT, Tokha -11, Kathmandu-44600, Nepal.

Email: joshi.rajeev20@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-1106-9911

3Tribhuvan University, Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus, Post Box No. 43, Hariyo Kharka- 15, Pokhara, Gandaki province, Nepal. Email: skt.deepa@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-6447-1026

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 42-51. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040305

M – 00243 Research Article

Assessment of the Ecological Risks of Landslide Damages in the Carpathian Region

Dmytro Kasiyanchuk*1, Liudmyla Shtohryn2

1Department of Geotechnogenic Safety and Geoinformatics, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine. Email: dima_kasiyanchuk@ukr.net | ORCID: 0000-0003-4761-5320

2Department of Geotechnogenic Safety and Geoinformatics, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine. Email: milashtohryn@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-8381-1236

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 52-61. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040306

M – 00244 Review Article

Articulating Fragrant Agarwood Formation as an Outcome of the Interaction between the Insect Zeuzera conferta and Aquilaria trees – A Review

Arup Khakhlari*1, Supriyo Sen2

1Department of Biosciences, Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia Campus, Sonapur, Assam, India.

Email: arupkhakhlari304@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4660-868X

2Department of Biosciences, Assam Don Bosco University, Tapesia Campus, Sonapur, Assam, India.

Email: supreosen@gmail.com; supriyo.sen@dbuniversity.ac.in | ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3800-4942

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 62-78. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040307

M – 00245 Review Article

Ecosystem Approach in Dealing with Invasive Alien Species: International, European and Ukrainian Experience of Legal Regulation

Yevhenii Suietnov*1, Elbis Tulina2

1Department of Environmental Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Email: ye.p.suyetnov@nlu.edu.ua | ORCID: 0000-0002-4094-444X

2Department of Environmental Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Email: e.ye.tulina@nlu.edu.ua | ORCID: 0000-0002-8780-5682

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 79-93. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040308

M – 00246 Research Article

Biomass Production and Nutrient Accumulation by Natural Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis Wild. Ex A. Juss.) Müell. Arg. Clones in a Humid Tropical Area in South India

Kannattuvadakkethil Krishnankutty Ambily*1, Arumugham Ulaganathan2

1Agronomy/Soils Division, Rubber Research Institute of India, Rubber Bard P.O, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Email: ambili@rubberboard.org.in | ORCID: 0000-0002-8814-6463

2Agronomy/Soils Division, Rubber Research Institute of India, Rubber Bard P.O, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Email: ulaganathan.aru@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-8814-6463

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 94-110. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040309

M – 00247 Review Article

The Potential Role of the Artificial Intelligence in Combating Climate Change and Natural Resources Management: Political, Legal and Ethical Challenges

Olena Lozo*1, Oleksii Onishchenko2

1Department of Environmental Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

E-mail: aroelmail5@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-2789-533X

2Department of Environmental Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

E-mail: onishchenko.aleksii@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-0369-9334

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 111-131. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040310

M – 00248 Research Article

Detection of Land Use Land Cover Changes Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques in a Secondary City in Bangladesh

Md. Lutfor Rahman1, Syed Hafizur Rahman*2

1Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.

Email: lrrahmanju44@gmail.com | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4289-313X

2Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.

Email: hafizsr@juniv.edu | ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0112-9124

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 132-146. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040311

M – 00249 Research Article

Assessing Local Vulnerability to Climate Change by Using Livelihood Vulnerability Index: A Case Study of Dipang Watershed in Central Himalaya Region of Nepal

Kapil Dhungana1, Harish Bahadur Chand*2, Dinesh Bhandari3, Abhishek Kumar4, Sanjay Singh5, Ramesh Bohara6

1Institute of Forestry, Pokhara, Nepal. Email: kapildhungana3@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-2062-7866

2Forest Research Institute, India. Email: charish0136@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-3098-152X

3Institute of Forestry, Tribhuwan University, Nepal. Email: dbforestry94@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-1758-0059

4Forest Research Institute, India. Email: abhishek259kumar@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-4666-3438

5Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, India. Email: sanjaysingh83@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-4668-7808

6Sahid Bishnu-Dhani Memorial Polytechnic Institute, Nepal. Email: bohararammu2015@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-0586-2748

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 147-163. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040312

M – 00250 Research Article

Assessment of Temporal Variation of Water Quality Parameters and the Trophic State Index in a Subtropical Water Reservoir of Bangladesh

Md. Sirajul Islam*1, Yousuf Ali2, Md. Humayun Kabir3, Rofi Md. Zubaer4, Nowara Tamanna Meghla5, Mausumi Rehnuma6, Mir Md. Mozammal Hoque7

1Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: islammstazu@yahoo.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-7560-9334

2Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: er15039@mbstu.ac.bd | ORCID: 0000-0003-3429-2622

3Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: kabirmh07@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-2351-6275

4Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: zubaer016@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-2196-4901

5Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: nowaratamanna@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-7399-4446

6Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: rehnuma.mausumi@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-4257-104X

7Department of Environmental Science and Resource Management, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail-1902, Bangladesh. Email: huqmbstu@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0001-9108-7735

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 164-184. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040313

M – 00251 Review Article

Comprehensive Overview of REDD+ in India: Status, Opportunities and Challenges

Harish Bahadur Chand*1, Sanjay Singh2, Abhishek Kumar3, Anil Kumar Kewat4, Roshan Bhatt5, Ramesh Bohara6

1Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India. Email: charish0136@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-3098-152X

2Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, India.

Email: sanjaysingh83@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0003-4668-7808

3Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India. Email: abhishek259kumar@gmail.com| ORCID: 0000-0002-4666-3438

4Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India. Email: akewat26@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-6702-2111

5Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Email: rshnbhtt@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-7426-0097

6Sahid Bishnu-Dhani Memorial Polytechnic Institute, Nepal.

Email: bohararammu2015@gmail.com | ORCID: 0000-0002-0586-2748

*Corresponding author

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(3): 185-200. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040314

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