Publications

An Amazonian rainforest and its fragments as a laboratory of global change.
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 2017 May 30. Epub 2017 May 30.
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science (TESS) and College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University, Cairns, 4878, Australia.

Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences.
Glob Chang Biol 2017 Mar 10;23(3):977-982. Epub 2017 Jan 10.
Environmental Research Institute, University of Highlands and Islands, Castle St., Thurso, KW147JD, UK.

The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project.
Ecol Evol 2017 Jan 16;7(1):145-188. Epub 2016 Dec 16.
Department of Life SciencesNatural History MuseumLondonUK; Department of Life SciencesImperial College LondonAscotUK.

Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome.
Sci Rep 2017 Jan 17;7:39102. Epub 2017 Jan 17.
Plant Systematic and Ecology Laboratory, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.

Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models.
Glob Chang Biol 2016 Dec 19;22(12):3996-4013. Epub 2016 May 19.
School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS6 2QT, UK.

Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology.
Proc Biol Sci 2016 Dec;283(1844)
School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.

Selective logging in tropical forests decreases the robustness of liana-tree interaction networks to the loss of host tree species.
Proc Biol Sci 2016 Mar;283(1826):20153008
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science (TESS) and College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK.


Estimating the global conservation status of more than 15,000 Amazonian tree species.
Sci Adv 2015 Nov 20;1(10):e1500936. Epub 2015 Nov 20.
Jardín Botánico de Missouri, Oxapampa, Pasco, Peru.

Would protecting tropical forest fragments provide carbon and biodiversity cobenefits under REDD+?
Glob Chang Biol 2015 Sep 8;21(9):3455-68. Epub 2015 Jun 8.
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science (TESS) and School of Tropical and Marine Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, Qld, Australia.

An estimate of the number of tropical tree species.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Jun 1;112(24):7472-7. Epub 2015 Jun 1.
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil.

Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling.
Nat Commun 2015 Apr 28;6:6857. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.


Markedly divergent estimates of Amazon forest carbon density from ground plots and satellites.
Glob Ecol Biogeogr 2014 Aug 22;23(8):935-946. Epub 2014 Apr 22.
School of Geography, University of Leeds Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK.



Land-sharing versus land-sparing logging: reconciling timber extraction with biodiversity conservation.
Glob Chang Biol 2014 Jan 11;20(1):183-91. Epub 2013 Nov 11.
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science (TESS) and School of Tropical and Marine Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, Qld, Australia; Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

Continental-scale governance and the hastening of loss of Australia's biodiversity.
Conserv Biol 2013 Dec;27(6):1133-5
Centre for Integrative Ecology and School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia.

Increasing arboreality with altitude: a novel biogeographic dimension.
Proc Biol Sci 2013 Nov 11;280(1770):20131581. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, , 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore, Centre for Tropical Biodiversity and Climate Change, School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University of North Queensland, , Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia, Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science (TESS) and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, , Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia, National Museum of the Philippines, , Padre Burgos Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

Hyperdominance in the Amazonian tree flora.
Science 2013 Oct;342(6156):1243092
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands.

Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas.
Nature 2012 Sep;489(7415):290-4
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia.



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