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The following list contains all publications by WWF's Conservation Science staff. Please find our most current publications featured below, followed by a full bibliography. From this page, you can view abstracts and request copies of publications, link to purchase books, and use the keyword search or the advanced search to find specific publications.

 

  • Bhagabati, N.K., Ricketts, T.H., Sulistyawan, T.B.S., Conte, M., Ennaanay, D., Hadian, O., McKenzie, E., Olwero, N., Rosenthal, A., Tallis, H., Wolny, S. 2014. Ecosystem services reinforce Sumatran tiger conservation in land use plansBiological Conservation 169:147-156
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  • Fisher, B., Edwards, D.P., Wilcove, D.S. 2014. Logging and conservation: Economic impacts of the stocking rates and prices of commercial timber speciesForest Policy and Economics 38:65-71
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  • Mascia, M.B., Pailler, S., Krithivasan, R., Roshchanka, V., Burns, D., Mlotha, M.J., Murray, D.R., Peng, N. 2014. Protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazettement (PADDD) in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean, 1900–2010Biological Conservation 169:355-361
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  • Poor, E.E., Jakes, A., Loucks, C.J., Suitor, M. 2014. Modeling fence location and density at a regional scale for use in wildlife managementPlos One 9(1):e83912
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  • In Press
    Fisher, B., Balmford, A., Ferraro, P.J., Glew, L., Mascia, M.B., Naidoo, R., Ricketts, T.H. In Press. Moving Rio forward and avoiding 10 more years with little evidence for effective conservation policyConservation Biology 
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  • Ruckelshaus, M., McKenzie, E., Tallis, H., Guerry, A., Daily, G.C., Kareiva, P., Polasky, S., Ricketts, T.H., Bhagabati, N.K., Wood, S.A., Bernhardt, J. In Press. Notes from the field: Lessons learned from using ecosystem service approaches to inform real-world decisionsEcological Economics 
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  • Schaafsma, M., Morse-Jones, S., Posen, P., Swetnam, R.D., Balmford, A., Bateman, I.J., Burgess, N.D., Chamshama, S.A.O., Fisher, B., Freeman, T., Geofrey, V., Green, R.E., Hepelwa, A.S., Hernández-Sirvent, A., Hess, S., Kajembe, G.C., Kayharara, G., Kilonzo, M., Kulindwa, K., Lund, J.F., Madoffe, S.S., Mbwambo, L., Meilby, H., Ngaga, Y.M., Theilade, I., Treue, T., van Beukering, P., Vyamana, V.G., Turner, R.K. In Press. The importance of local forest benefits: Economic valuation of Non-Timber Forest Products in the Eastern Arc Mountains in TanzaniaGlobal Environmental Change 
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  • 2014
    Bhagabati, N.K., Ricketts, T.H., Sulistyawan, T.B.S., Conte, M., Ennaanay, D., Hadian, O., McKenzie, E., Olwero, N., Rosenthal, A., Tallis, H., Wolny, S. 2014. Ecosystem services reinforce Sumatran tiger conservation in land use plansBiological Conservation 169:147-156
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  • Danielsen, F., Pirhofer-Walzl, K., Adrian, T.P., Kapijimpanga, D.R., Burgess, N.D., Jensen, P.M., Bonney, R., Funder, M., Landa, A., Levermann, N., Madsen, J. 2014. Linking public participation in scientific research to the indicators and needs of international environmental agreementsConservation Letters 7(1):12–24
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  • Fisher, B., Edwards, D.P., Wilcove, D.S. 2014. Logging and conservation: Economic impacts of the stocking rates and prices of commercial timber speciesForest Policy and Economics 38:65-71
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  • Mascia, M.B., Pailler, S., Krithivasan, R., Roshchanka, V., Burns, D., Mlotha, M.J., Murray, D.R., Peng, N. 2014. Protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazettement (PADDD) in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean, 1900–2010Biological Conservation 169:355-361
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  • Mascia, M.B., Pailler, S., Thieme, M.L., Rowe, A., Bottrill, M.C., Danielsen, F., Geldmann, J., Naidoo, R., Pullin, A.S., Burgess, N.D. 2014. Commonalities and complementarities among approaches to conservation monitoring and evaluationBiological Conservation 169:258-267
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  • Poor, E.E., Jakes, A., Loucks, C.J., Suitor, M. 2014. Modeling fence location and density at a regional scale for use in wildlife managementPlos One 9(1):e83912
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  • 2013
    Cook, C.N., Mascia, M.B., Schwartz, M.W., Possingham, H.P., Fuller, Richard A. 2013. Achieving conservation science that bridges the knowledge–action boundaryConservation Biology 27(4):669–678
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  • Danielsen, F., Adrian, T.P., Brofeldt, S., van Noordwijk, M., Poulsen, Michael K., Rahayu, S., Rutishauser, E., Theilade, I., Widayati, A., An, N.T., Bang, T.N., Budiman, A., Enghoff, M., Jensen, A.E., Kurniawan, Y., Li, Q., Mingxu, Z., Schmidt-Vogt, D., Prixa, S., Thoumtone, V., Warta, Z., Burgess, N.D. 2013. Community monitoring for REDD+: International promises and field realitiesEcology and Society 18(3):41
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  • Dinerstein, E., Varma, K., Wikramanayake, E., Powell, G.V.N., Lumpkin, S., Naidoo, R., Korchinsky, M., Del Valle, C., Lohani, S., Seidensticker, J., Joldersma, D., Lovejoy, T.E., Kushlin, A. 2013. Enhancing conservation, ecosystem services, and local livelihoods through a wildlife premium mechanismConservation Biology 27(1):14-23
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  • Fisher, B. 2013. Life, fish and mangroves: Resource governance in coastal Cambodia - Book reviewOryx 47(1):153-154
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  • Geldmann, J., Barnes, M., Coad, L., Craigie, I.D., Hockings, M., Burgess, N.D. 2013. Effectiveness of terrestrial protected areas in reducing habitat loss and population declinesBiological Conservation 161:230-238
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  • Green, J.M.H., Larrosa, C., Burgess, N.D., Balmford, A., Johnston, A., Mbilinyi, B.P., Platts, P.J., Coad, L. 2013. Deforestation in an African biodiversity hotspot: Extent, variation and the effectiveness of protected areasBiological Conservation 164:62-72
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  • Macdonald, D.W., Boitani, L., Dinerstein, E., Fritz, H., Wrangham, R. 2013. Conserving large mammalsIn Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2.  John Wiley & Sons.
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  • Naidoo, R., Johnson, K. 2013. Community-based conservation reduces sexual risk factors for HIV among menGlobalization and Health 9(1):27
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  • Nelson, E., Bhagabati, N.K., Ennaanay, D., Lonsdorf, E., Pennington, D.N., Sharma, M. 2013. Modeling terrestrial ecosystem servicesIn Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)Levin, S., ed. Academic Press, Waltham, MA
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  • Pennington, D.N., Ricketts, T.H., Naidoo, R. 2013. Priority setting for biodiversity and ecosystem servicesIn Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)Levin, S., ed. Academic Press, Waltham, MA
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  • Pfeifer, M., Platts, P.J., Burgess, N.D., Swetnam, R.D., Willcock, S., Lewis, S.L., Marchant, R. 2013. Land use change and carbon fluxes in East Africa quantified using earth observation data and field measurementsEnvironmental Conservation 40(3):241-252
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  • Platts, P.J., Gereau, R.E., Burgess, N.D., Marchant, R. 2013. Spatial heterogeneity of climate change in an Afromontane centre of endemismEcography 36(4):518–530
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  • Tobler, M.W., Carrillo-Percastegui, S.E., Zúñiga Hartley, A., Powell, G.V.N. 2013. High jaguar densities and large population sizes in the core habitat of the southwestern AmazonBiological Conservation 159:375-381
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  • Tobler, M.W., Powell, G.V.N. 2013. Estimating jaguar densities with camera traps: Problems with current designs and recommendations for future studiesBiological Conservation 159:109-118
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  • Tornabene, L., Ahmadia, G.N., Williams, J.T. 2013. Four new species of dwarfgobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota) from the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas and Society Archipelagos, French PolynesiaSystematics and Biodiversity 11(3):363-380
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  • 2012
    Areendran, G., Raj, M., Raj, K., Mazumdar, S., Forrest, J.L., Munsi, M., Wikramanayake, E. 2012. Modeling impact of economic development projects on tiger conservation landscape – A case study from Nilgiris, IndiaAsian Journal of Geoinformatics 12(1)
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  • Bhagabati, N.K., Barano, T., Conte, M., Ennaanay, D., Hadian, O., McKenzie, E., Olwero, N., Rosenthal, A., Suparmoko, Shapiro, A., Tallis, H., Wolny, S. 2012. A green vision for Sumatra: using ecosystem services information to make recommendations for sustainable land use planning at the provice and district levelThe Natural Capital Project, WWF-US and WWF-International.
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  • Butchart, S.H.M., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Evans, M.I., Quader, S., Arico, S., Arinaitwe, J., Balman, M., Bennun, L.A., Bertzky, B., Besancon, C., Boucher, T.M., Brooks, T.M., Burfield, I.J., Burgess, N.D., Chan, S., Clay, R.P., Crosby, M.J., Davidson, N.C., De Silva, N., Devenish, C., Dutson, G.C.L., Diaz Fernandez, D.F., Fishpool, L.D.C., Fitzgerald, C., Foster, M., Heath, M.F., Hockings, M., Hoffmann, M., Knox, D., Larsen, F.W., L