Publications

2017

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.

 

2016

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]

 

2015

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]

 

2014

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., Hojnowski, C., Marsh, R., McCauley, D., Nunez, T., 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]

 

2013

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]

 

2012

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]

 

2011

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]

 

2010

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.

 

2009

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]

 

2008

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]

 

2007

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]

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