Moravek, J., Soto, T., Brashares, J. S.; Ruhi, A. (2024). Restored off‐channel pond habitats create thermal regime diversity and refuges within a Mediterranean‐climate watershed, Restoration Ecology, e14110 [PDF]

Chapman, M., Goldstein, B. R., Schell, C., Brashares, J. S.; Carter, N. H., Ellis-Soto, D., Faxon, H., Goldstein, J. E., Halpern, B. S., Longdon, J. (2024). Biodiversity monitoring for a just planetary future, Science, 383(6678), 34-36, [PDF]


Gaynor, K., McInturff, A., Abrahms, B., Smith, A., Brashares, J. S. (2023). Data for: Hunting mode and habitat selection mediate the success of human hunters, Methods, 2023, 8-Dec, [Link]

Moravek, J., Getirana, A., Robert, E., Ruhi, A., Brashares, J. S., Molod, A., Spivak, R., Kerr, A., Kumar, S. V., Girotto, M. (2023). Beavers in the Sierra Nevada: modeling the potential of natural dam builders to enhance drought resilience in California, United States, AGU23

Wilkinson, C. E; Xu, W., Solli, A., Brashares, J. S., Chepkisich, C., Osuka, G., Kelly, M. (2023). Spotted hyena navigation of social-ecological landscapes on a coexistence frontier, Authorea Preprints, [PDF]

Xu, L., Rolf, E., Beery, S., Bennett, J. R., Berger-Wolf, T., Birch, T., Bondi-Kelly, E., Brashares, J. S., Chapman, M., Corso, Anthony, (2023). Reflections from the Workshop on AI-Assisted Decision Making for Conservation, arXiv preprint arXiv:2307.08774, [PDF]

Calhoun, K. L., Goldstein, B. R., Gaynor, K. M., McInturff, A., Solorio, L., Brashares, J. S. (2023). Mammalian resistance to megafire in western US woodland savannas, Ecosphere, 14(7), e4613, [PDF]

Connor, T., Tripp, E., Saxon, B., Camarena, J., Goodwin, J., Bean, W. T., Sarna, D., Brashares, J. S. (2023). A spatial, closed integrated population model to estimate wildlife population size and structure, The Journal of Wildlife Management, 87(7), e22459, [PDF]

Chapman, M., Goldstein, B.; Schell, C., Brashares, J. S., Xu, L., Ellis-Soto, D., Norman, K., Longdon, J., Scoville, C., Faxon, H. (2023). The social and political dimensions of biodiversity monitoring, EGU23, EGU23-10547

Parker-Shames, P., Bodwitch, H., Brashares, J. S., Butsic, V. (2023). Where money grows on trees: A socio-ecological assessment of land use change in an agricultural frontier, Landscape and Urban Planning, 237, 104783, [PDF]

Chapman, M., Boettiger, C., Brashares, J. S. (2023). Leveraging private lands to meet 2030 biodiversity targets in the United States, Conservation Science and Practice, 5(4) e12897, [PDF]

Moravek, J. A., Andrews, L. R., Serota, M. W.; Dorcy, J. A.; Chapman, M., Wilkinson, C. E., Parker-Shames, P., Van Scoyoc, A., Verta, G., Brashares, J. S. (2023). Centering 30×30 conservation initiatives on freshwater ecosystems, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 21(4), 199-206, [PDF]

Kurz, D. J., Connor, T., Brodie J. S., Baking, E. L., Szeto, S. H., Hearn, A. J., Gardner, P. C., Wearn O. R., Deith, M. C., Deere, N. J., Ampeng, A., Bernard, H., Goon, J., Granados, A., Helmy, O., Lim, H., Luskin, M. S., Macdonald, D. W., Ross, J., Simpson, B. K., Struebig, M. J., Mohd-Azlan, J., Potts, M. D., Goossens, B., Brashares, J. S. (2023). Socio-ecological factors shape the distribution of a cultural keystone species in Malaysian Borneo, npj Biodiversity, 2(1), 4 [PDF]

Van Scoyoc, A., Smith, J. A., Gaynor, K. M., Barker, K., Brashares, J. S. (2023). The influence of human activity on predator-prey spatiotemporal overlap. The Journal of Animal Ecology, [PDF]


Rasolofoson, R. A., Milner, E. M., Mattah, B. J., Brashares, J. S., Fernald, L. H., Fiorella, K. J. (2022). Pathways between fishery access and early childhood development: a longitudinal cohort study, The Lancet Planetary Health, 6, S11 [PDF]

Calhoun, K. L., Connor, T., Gaynor, K. M., Van Scoyoc, A., McInturff, A., Kreling, S. E., Brashares, J. S. (2022). Behavioral plasticity allows ungulates to balance risk and reward following megafire, EcoEvoRxiv, [PDF]

McLaughlin, J.P., Schroeder, J. W., White, A. M., Culhane, K., Mirts, H. E., Tarbill, G. L., Sire, L., Page, M., Baker, E. J., Moritz, M., Brashares, J. S., Young, H. S., Sollmann, R. (2022). Food webs for three burn severities after wildfire in the Eldorado National Forest, California, Scientific Data, 9(1), 384, [PDF]

Connor T., Tripp, E., Tripp, B., Saxon, B., Camarena, J., Donahue, A., Sarna‐Wojcicki, D., Macaulay, L., Bean, T., Hanbury‐Brown, A., Brashares, J. S. (2022). Karuk ecological fire management practices promote elk habitat in northern California, Journal of Applied Ecology, 59(7) 1874-1883, [PDF]

Connor, T., Tripp, E., Bean, W. T., Saxon, B., Camarena, J., Donahue, A., Sarna-Wojcicki, D., Macaulay, L., Tripp, W., Brashares, J. S. (2022). Estimating wildlife density as a function of environmental heterogeneity using unmarked data, Remote Sensing, 14(5), 1087, [PDF]

Bach. B. H., Quigley, A. B., Gaynor, K. M., McInturff, A., Charles, K.L., Dorcy, J., Brashares, J. S. (2022). Identifying individual ungulates from fecal DNA: a comparison of field collection methods to maximize efficiency, ease, and success, Mammalian Biology, 102(3), 863-874 [PDF]

Parker‐Shames, P., Choi, C., Butsic, V., Green, D., Barry, B., Moriarty, K., Taal, L., Brashares, J. S. (2022). The spatial overlap of small‐scale cannabis farms with aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity, Conservation Science and Practice, 4(2), e602 [PDF]

Calhoun, K. L., Chapman, M., Tubbesing, C., McInturff, A., Gaynor, K. M; Van Scoyoc, A., Wilkinson, C. E., Parker-Shames, P., Kurz, D., Brashares, J. S. (2022). Spatial overlap of wildfire and biodiversity in California highlights gap in non‐conifer fire research and management, Diversity and Distributions, 28(3), 529-541 [PDF]

Gaynor, K. M., McInturff, A., & Brashares, J. S. (2022). Contrasting patterns of risk from human and non‐human predators shape temporal activity of prey. Journal of Animal Ecology91(1), 46-60. [PDF]


Barker, K. J., Xu, W., Van Scoyoc, A., Serota, M. W., Moravek, J. A., Shawler, A. L., Ryan, R. E., & Middleton, A. D. (2021). Toward a new framework for restoring lost wildlife migrations. Conservation Letters, e12850. [PDF]

Parker‐Shames, P., Choi, C., Butsic, V., Green, D., Barry, B., Moriarty, K., Levi, T., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). The spatial overlap of small‐scale cannabis farms with aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity. Conservation Science and Practice, e602. [PDF]

Kreling, S. E., Gaynor, K. M., McInturff, A., Calhoun, K. L., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). Site fidelity and behavioral plasticity regulate an ungulate’s response to extreme disturbance. Ecology and evolution11(22), 15683-15694. [PDF]

Calhoun, K. L., Chapman, M., Tubbesing, C., McInturff, A., Gaynor, K. M., Van Scoyoc, A., Wilkinson, C. E., Parker-Shames, P., Kurz, D., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). Spatial overlap of wildfire and biodiversity in California highlights gap in non‐conifer fire research and management. Diversity and Distributions. [PDF]

Volski, L., McInturff, A., Gaynor, K. M., Yovovich, V., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). Social Effectiveness and Human-Wildlife Conflict: Linking the Ecological Effectiveness and Social Acceptability of Livestock Protection Tools. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 42. [PDF]

Wilkinson, C. E., Brashares, J. S., Bett, A. C., & Kelly, M. (2021). Examining Drivers of Divergence in Recorded and Perceived Human-Carnivore Conflict Hotspots by Integrating Participatory and Ecological Data. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 30. [PDF]

Wilkinson, C. E., McInturff, A., Kelly, M., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). Quantifying wildlife responses to conservation fencing in East Africa. Biological Conservation256, 109071. [PDF]

Gaynor, K. M., Daskin, J. H., Rich, L. N., & Brashares, J. S. (2021). Postwar wildlife recovery in an African savanna: evaluating patterns and drivers of species occupancy and richness. Animal Conservation24(3), 510-522. [PDF]

Kurz, D. J., Saikim, F. H., Justine, V. T., Bloem, J., Libassi, M., Luskin, M. S., Withey, L. S., Goosens, B., Brashares, J. S., Potts, M. D. (2021). Transformation and endurance of Indigenous hunting: Kadazandusun‐Murut bearded pig hunting practices amidst oil palm expansion and urbanization in Sabah, Malaysia. People and Nature3(5), 1078-1092. [PDF]

McInturff, A., Miller, J. R. B., Gaynor, K. M., Brashares, J. S. (2021) “Patterns of coyote predation on sheep in California: A socio‐ecological approach to mapping risk of livestock–predator conflict.” Conservation Science and Practice 3.3 (2021): e175. [PDF]


Gaynor, K. M., Brashares, J. S., Gregory, G. H., Kurz, D. J., Seto, K. L., Withey, L. S., & Fiorella, K. J. (2020). Anticipating the impacts of the COVID‐19 pandemic on wildlife. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. [PDF]

McInturff, A., Xu, W., Wilkinson, C. E., Dejid, N., & Brashares, J. S. (2020). Fence ecology: Frameworks for understanding the ecological effects of fences. BioScience. [PDF]

McInturff, A., Miller, J. R., Gaynor, K. M., & Brashares, J. S. (2020). Patterns of coyote predation on sheep in California: A socio‐ecological approach to mapping risk of livestock–predator conflict. Conservation Science and Practice. [PDF]

Gaynor, K. M., Daskin, J. H., Rich, L. N., & Brashares, J. S. (2020). Postwar wildlife recovery in an African savanna: evaluating patterns and drivers of species occupancy and richness. Animal Conservation. [PDF]

Parker-Shames, P., Xu, W., Rich, L., & Brashares, J. S. (2020). Coexisting with cannabis: wildlife response to marijuana cultivation in the Klamath-Siskiyou Ecoregion. Calif. Fish Game. [PDF]

Wilkinson, C. E., McInturff, A., Miller, J. R., Yovovich, V., Gaynor, K. M., Calhoun, K., Karandikar H., Martin J.V., Parker‐Shames P., Shawler A., Van Scoyoc, A. & Brashares, J.S. (2020). An ecological framework for contextualizing carnivore–livestock conflict. Conservation Biology. [PDF]


Chung, E.O., Mattah, B., Hickey, M.D., Salmen, C.R., Milner, E.M., Bukusi, E.A., Brashares, J.S., Young, S.L., Fernald, L.C. and Fiorella, K.J., 2019. Characteristics of Pica Behavior among Mothers around Lake Victoria, Kenya: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health16(14), 2510. [PDF]

Gaynor, K.M., Brown, J.S., Middleton, A.D., Power, M.E., & Brashares, J.S. 2019. Landscapes of fear: spatial patterns of risk perception and response. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, early view online. [PDF]

Grinath, J. B., Larios, L., Prugh, L. R., Brashares, J. S., & Suding, K. N. (2019). Environmental gradients determine the potential for ecosystem engineering effects. Oikos. [PDF]

Rich, L. N., Beissinger, S. R., Brashares, J. S., & Furnas, B. J. 2019. Artificial water catchments influence wildlife distribution in the Mojave Desert. The Journal of Wildlife Management83(4), 855-865. [PDF]

Rich, L. N., Furnas, B. J., Newton, D. S., & Brashares, J. S. (2019). Acoustic and camera surveys inform models of current and future vertebrate distributions in a changing desert ecosystem. Diversity & Distributions. [PDF]


Gaynor, K.M., Hojnowski, C.E., Carter, N.H. & J.S. Brashares. 2018. The influence of human disturbance on wildlife nocturnality. Science, 360, 1232- 1235. [PDF]

Grinath, J. B., Deguines, N., Chesnut, J. W., Prugh, L. R., Brashares, J. S., & Suding, K. N. 2018. Animals alter precipitation legacies: Trophic and ecosystem engineering effects on plant community temporal dynamics. Journal of Ecology. [PDF]

Prugh, L. R., Deguines, N., Grinath, J. B., Suding, K. N., Bean, W. T., Stafford, R., & Brashares, J. S. 2018. Ecological winners and losers of extreme drought in California. Nature Climate Change, 8, 819–824.  [PDF]

Stears, K., McCauley, D. J., Finlay, J. C., Mpemba, J., Warrington, I. T., Mutayoba, B. M., … & J.S. Brashares 2018. Effects of the hippopotamus on the chemistry and ecology of a changing watershed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences115(22), E5028-E5037. [PDF]

Yamashita, T.*, Gaynor, K.M., Kioko, J., Brashares, J.S., Kiffner, C. Antipredator behavior of African ungulates around human settlements. African Journal of Ecology, 56(3), 528-536. * UC Berkeley undergraduate [PDF]


Abrahms, B., Hazen, E., Bograd, S., Brashares, J.S., et al. 2017. Climate mediates the success of migration strategies in a marine predator. Ecology Letters. 21(1): 63-71. [PDF]

Abrahms, B. and 10 authors (incl. J.S. Brashares). 2017. Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa. Movement Ecology 5(1): 122. [PDF]

Barnosky, A. and 41 authors (incl. J.S. Brashares). 2017. Merging paleobiology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Science, 355: eaah4787. [PDF]

Brashares, J.SGaynor, K.M. 2017. Eating ecosystems [Perspective]. Science, 356(6334): 136-137. [PDF]

Deguines, N., Brashares, J.S. & L. Prugh. 2017. Precipitation alters interactions in a grassland ecological network. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86(2): 262-272. [PDF]

Fiorella, K. J., Milner, E. M., Salmen, C. R., Hickey, M. D., Omollo, D. O., Odhiambo, A., … & J.S. Brashares. 2017. Human health alters the sustainability of fishing practices in East Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201613260. [PDF]

Luskin, M.S., Brashares, J.S., Ickes, K., Sun, I.F., Fletcher, C., Wright, S.J., Potts, M.D. 2017. Cross-boundary subsidy cascades from oil palm degrade distant tropical forests. Nature Communications 8(1): 2231. [PDF]

Sinclair, A.R.E, and 16 authors (incl. J.S. Brashares). 2017. Predicting and assessing progress in the restoration of ecosystems. Conservation Letters. 00(00): 1–10. [PDF]


Abrahms, B., Jordan, N.R., Golabek, K.A., McNutt, J.W., Wilson, A.M., and Brashares, J.S. 2016. Lessons from integrating behaviour and resource selection: activity-specific responses of African wild dogs to roads. Animal Conservation 19(3): 247-255. [PDF]

Abrahms, B., Sawyer, S.C., Jordan, N.R., McNutt, J.W., Wilson, A.M., and Brashares, J.S. 2016. Does wildlife resource selection accurately inform corridor conservation? Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.12714. [PDF]

Gaynor, K. M., Fiorella, K. J., Gregory, G. H., Kurz, D. J., Seto, K. L., Withey, L. S., & Brashares, J. S. 2016. War and wildlife: linking armed conflict to conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(10), 533–542. [PDF]

McGuire, J.L., J.J. Lawler, B.H. McRae, T.A. Nuñez, and David M. Theobald. 2016. Achieving climate connectivity in a fragmented landscape. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci., 113 (26): 7195-7200. [PDF]

Seto, K. “West Africa & the New European Common Fisheries Policy: Impacts & Implications,” in Twenty Years of Development Under the UNCLOS Regime. eds. C. Esposito, J. Kraska, H. Scheiber and M.Kwon. Boston: Nijhoff Brill Publishers, in press 2015. [PDF]

Seto, K., D. Belhabib, D. Copeland, M. Vakily, H. Seilert., S. Sankoh, A. Baio, I. Turay, S. Harper, D. Zeller, K. Zylich, D. Pauly. “Sierra Leone.” in Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A Critical Appraisal of Catches and Ecosystem Impacts. Eds. D. Pauly and D. Zeller. Washington DC: Island Press. 2016.

Taylor, R.A., S.J. Ryan, J.S. Brashares & L.R. Johnson. 2016. Hunting, food subsidies, and mesopredator release: the dynamics of crop-raiding baboons in a managed landscape. Ecology 97: 951–960. [PDF]


Fiorella, K.J., Camlin, C.S., Salmen, C.R., Omondi, R., Hickey, M.D., Omollo, D., Milner, E.M., Bukusi, E.A., Fernald, L.H. & J.S. Brashares. 2015. Transactional fish-for-sex relationships amid declining fish access in Kenya. World Development. 74: 323–332. [PDF]

Fiorella, K.J., Camlin, C.S., Salmen, C.R., Omondi, R., Hickey, M.D., Omollo, D., Milner, E.M., Bukusi, E.A., Fernald, L.H. & J.S. Brashares. 2015. Declining natural resources and women: The case of fish-for-sex relationships around Lake Victoria. World Development. [PDF]

Gurney, C.M., Prugh, L.R. & J.S. Brashares. 2015. Restoration of native plants is reduced by rodent-caused soil disturbance and seed removal. Rangeland Ecology & Management. [PDF]

McCauley, D. J., T. E. Dawson, M. E. Power, J. C. Finlay, M. Ogada, D. B. Gower, K. Caylor, W. D. Nyingi, J. M. Githaiga, J. Nyunja, F. H. Joyce, R. L. Lewison, and J. S. Brashares. 2015. Carbon stable isotopes suggest that hippopotamus-vectored nutrients subsidize aquatic consumers in an East African river. Ecosphere 6(3). [PDF]


Andrade, K., Corbin, C., Diver, S., Eitzel, M.V., Williamson, J., Brashares, J.S. & L. Fortmann. 2014. Finding your way in the interdisciplinary forest: notes on educating future conservation practitioners. Biodiversity & Conservation 10:1-19. (all authors contributed equally). [PDF]

Brashares, J.S., Abrahms, B., Fiorella, K.J., Golden, C.D., Hojnowski, C.E., Marsh, R.A., McCauley, D.J., Nunez, T.A., Seto, K., Withey, L. 2014. Wildlife declines and social conflict. Science 345:376-378. [PDF]

Bean, W.T., Stafford, R., Prugh, L.R., Butterfield, S. & J.S. Brashares. 2014. A multi-scale distribution model for non-equilibrium populations suggests resource limitation in an endangered rodent. PLoS ONE 9: e106638, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106638  [PDF]

Endicott, R.L., Prugh, L.R. & J.S. Brashares. 2014. Surplus killing by endangered San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) is linked to a local population decline of endangered giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens). Southwestern Naturalist. [PDF] 

Bean, W.T., Prugh, L.R., Stafford, R., Butterfield, S., Westphal, M. & J.S. Brashares. 2014. Species distribution models of an endangered rodent offer incomplete measures of habitat quality at multiple scales. Journal of Applied Ecology 4:1116-1125. [PDF]

Fiorella, K.J., Hickey, M. D., Salmen, C. R., Nagata, J. M., Mattah, B., Magerenge, R., Cohen, C. R., Bukusi, E. A., Brashares, J. S., & Fernald, L. H. 2014. Fishing for food? Analyzing links between fishing livelihoods and food security around Lake Victoria, Kenya. Food Security 10:1-10. [PDF]

Danielsen, F., Jensen, P., Burgess, N., Altamirano, R., Alviola, P.A., Andrianandrasana, H., Brashares, J.S., et al. 2014. A multi-country assessment of tropical resource monitoring by local communities. BioScience 64: 236-251. [PDF]

Golden, C.D., Bonds, M., Brashares, J.S., Rasolofonaina, B.J.R. & C. Kremen. 2014. An economic valuation of the subsistence harvest of wildlife in Madagascar. Conservation Biology 28: 234-243. [PDF]


Epps, C.W., Wasser, S.K., Keim, J.L., Mutayoba, B.M. & J.S. Brashares. 2013. Quantifying past and present connectivity illuminates a rapidly changing landscape for the African elephant. Molecular Ecology 22: 1574-1588. [PDF]

Estes, J.A., Power, M.E. & J.S. Brashares. 2013. Predicting and detecting reciprocity between indirect ecological interactions and evolution. American Naturalist 181: S76-S99. [PDF]

Golden, C.D., Wrangham, R.W. & J.S. Brashares. 2013. Assessing the accuracy of interviewed recall for rare, highly seasonal events: the case of wildlife consumption in Madagascar. Animal Conservation 16: 597-603. [PDF]

Golden, C.D., Wrangham, R.W. and J.S. Brashares. 2013. Practical directions for the use of recall data in conservation science. Animal Conservation 16: 608-609. [PDF]

Sawyer, S. & J.S. Brashares 2013. Applying resource selection functions at multiple scales to prioritize habitat use by the Cross River gorilla. Diversity & Distributions 19: 943-954. [PDF]

Weinbaum, K.Z., Brashares, J.S., Golden, C.D. & W.M. Getz. 2013. Searching for sustainability: are assessments of wildlife harvests behind the times? Ecology Letters 16: 99-111. [PDF]


Bean, W.T., Stafford, R., Prugh, L.R., Butterfield, S. & J.S. Brashares. 2012. An evaluation of monitoring methods for the endangered giant kangaroo rat. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 587-593.

Burton, A.C., Sam, M.K., Balangtaa, C. & J.S. Brashares. 2012. Hierarchical multi-species modeling of carnivore responses to hunting, habitat and prey in a West African protected area. PLoS ONE 7(5): e38007. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038007. [PDF]

Prugh, L. & J.S. Brashares. 2012. Partitioning the keystone effects of an ecosystem engineer. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 667-678. [PDF]

Rubidge, E.M., Patton, J.L., Lim, M., Burton, A.C., Brashares, J.S., & C.G. Moritz. 2012. Climate-induced range contraction drives genetic erosion in an alpine mammal. Nature Climate Change 2: 285-288. [PDF]

Ryan, S.J., Brashares, J.S., Walsh, C., Milbers, K., Kilroy, C., & C.A. Chapman. 2012. A survey of gastrointestinal parasites of olive baboons (Papio anubis) in human settlement areas of Mole National Park, Ghana. Journal of Parasitology 98: 885-888. [PDF]


Bean, W., R. Stafford and J. Brashares. 2011. The effects of small sample size and sample bias on threshold selection and accuracy assessment of species distribution models. Ecography 35: 250-258. [PDF]

Brashares, J.S., Golden, C., Weinbaum, K., Barrett, C., & G.V. Okello. 2011. Economic and geographic drivers of wildlife consumption in rural Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 108: 13931-13936. [PDF]

Golden, C.D., Fernald, L. C., Brashares, J.S., Rasolofoniaina, B.J.R. & C. Kremen. 2011. Benefits of wildlife consumption to child nutrition in a biodiversity hotspot. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 108: 19653-19656. [PDF]

Epps, C.W., Mutayoba, B.M., Gwin, L.E. & J.S. Brashares. 2011. An empirical evaluation of the African elephant as a focal species for connectivity planning. Diversity & Distributions 17: 603-612. [PDF]

Estes, J., Terborgh, J., Brashares, J.S. et al. 2011. Trophic downgrading of planet earth. Science 333: 301-306. [PDF]

Rubidge, E.M., W.B. Monahan, J.L. Parra, S.E. Cameron, J.S. Brashares. 2011. The role of climate, habitat, and species co-occurrence as drivers of change in small mammal distributions over the past century. Global Change Biology 17: 696-708. [PDF]

Sawyer, J. and S. Sawyer. 2011. Lessons from the Mist: What can International Environmental Law Learn from Gorilla Conservation Efforts? Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. [PDF]

Sawyer, S., C. Epps and J. Brashares. 2011. Placing linkages among fragmented habitats: do least-cost path models reflect how animals use landscapes? Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 668-678. [PDF]


Brashares, J.S. 2010. Filtering wildlife. Science 329: 402-403. [Perspective] [PDF]

Brashares, J. S., C. W. Epps & C. J. Stoner. 2010. Ecological and conservation implications of mesopredator release. In J. Terborgh & J. Estes. Trophic Cascades. Island Press.

Burton, A.C., E.B. Buedi, C. Balangtaa, D.G. Kpelle, M.K. Sam and J.S. Brashares. 2010.The decline of lions in Ghana’s Mole National Park. African Journal of Ecology 49: 122-126. [PDF]

Fiorella, K., C. Gurney, M. Leong, and T. Stillinger. 2010. Nature’s matrix: linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 34: 923-925. [PDF]

Fiorella, K., A. Cameron, W. Sechrest, R. Winfree, and C. Kremen. 2010. Methodological considerations in reserve system selection: a case study of Malagasy Lemurs. Biological Conservation 143: 963-973. [PDF]

Prugh, L.R., and J.S. Brashares. 2010. Basking in the moonlight? Illumination increases the capture success of the endangered giant kangaroo rat. Journal of Mammalogy 91: 1205-1212. [PDF]

Prugh, L.R., A.R.E. Sinclair, K.E. Hodges, A.L. Jacob, D.S. Wilcove. 2010. Reducing threats to species: threat reversibility and links to industry. Conservation Letters 3: 267-276. [PDF]

Richmond, O., McEntee, J., Hijmans, R. & J.S. Brashares. 2010. Is the climate right for Pleistocene rewilding? PLoS ONE 5: e12899 [PDF]

Sinclair, A.R.E., S. Mduma & J.S. Brashares. 2010. Trophic cascades in tropical savannas. In J. Terborgh & J. Estes, eds. Trophic Cascades. Island Press.


Brashares, J.S. & P. Arcese. 2009. The Oribi. In: The Mammals of Africa, J. Kingdon, D. Happold & T. Butynski, eds. Academic Press, London.

Danielsen, F., Burgess, N.D., Funder, M., Blomley, T. & J. S. Brashares. 2009. Counting what matter in species-rich but economically poor areas. In: Taking Stock of Nature, A. Lawrence, ed. Cambridge University Press.

Danielsen, F. et al. 2009. Local participation in natural resource monitoring: a characterization of approaches. Conservation Biology 23: 31-42. [PDF]

Prugh, L.R., C.J. Stoner, C.W. Epps, W.T. Bean, W.J. Ripple, A.S. Laliberte, J.S. Brashares. 2009. The rise of the mesopredator. BioScience 59: 779-791. [PDF]


Prugh, L.R., K. Hodges, A.R.E. Sinclair & J.S. Brashares. 2008. Effect of habitat area and isolation on fragmented animal populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 105: 20770-20775. [PDF]

Prugh, L.R., S.M. Arthur, C.E. Ritland. 2008. Use of faecal genotyping to determine individual diet. Wildlife Biology 14: 318-330. [PDF]

Wittemyer, G., P. Elsen, W.T. Bean, A.C.O. Burton and J.S. Brashares. 2008. Accelerated human population growth at protected area edges. Science: 321:123-126. [PDF]


Mooers, A. O., L. R. Prugh, M. Festa-Bianchet, and J. A. Hutchings. 2007. Biases in legal listing under Canadian endangered species legislation. Conservation Biology 21:572-575. [PDF]

Stoner, C.J., Caro, T.M., Mduma, S., Mlingwa, C., Sabuni, G., and M. Borner. 2007. Assessment of effectiveness of protection strategies in Tanzania based on a decade of survey data for large herbivores. Conservation Biology 21: 635-646. [PDF]

Stoner, C.J., Caro, T.M., Mduma, S., Mlingwa, C., Sabuni, G., Borner, M. and C. Schelten. 2007. Changes in large herbivore populations across large areas of Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 45: 202-215. [PDF]