CBC Staff Publications


Appleton MR, Barborak JJ, Daltry J, Long B, O’Connell M, Owen N, Singh R, Sparkes E, Sterling EJ, Valencia L. 2021. How should conservation be professionalised? Oryx 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605321000594

Betley ECSigouin APascua PACheng SH, MacDonald KI, Arengo F, Caillon S, Isaac ME, Jupiter SD, Mawyer A, Mejia M, Moore AC, Renard D, Sébastien L, Gazit NSterling EJ. 2021. Assessing human well-being constructs with environmental and equity aspects: A review of the landscape. People and Nature. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10293

Blair ME, Le MD, Xu M. 2022. Species distribution modeling to inform transboundary species conservation and management under climate change: promise and pitfalls. Frontiers of Biogeography 14.1:e54662. https://doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG54662

Cheng SH, Augustin C. 2021. Keep a Human in the Machine and Other Lessons Learned from Deploying and Maintaining Colandr. Chance, 34(3):56-60. https://doi.org/10.1080/09332480.2021.1979818

Cheng SH, Robinson JE, Öckerman SLA, Cox NA, Olsson A, Biggs D, Mascia MB, McKinnon MB. 2022. What is the current state of knowledge and distribution of evidence on established policies and programs to regulate international wildlife trade? A systematic map protocol. SocArcXiv. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/fx8ur/

Cheng SH, Costedoat S, Sterling EJ, Chamberlain C, Jagadish A, Lichtenthal P, Nowakowski AJ, Taylor A, Tinsman J, Canty SW, Holland MB, Jones K, Mills M, Morales-Hidalgo D, Sprenkle-Hyppolite S, Wiggins M, Mascia M, Muñoz Brenes CL. 2022. What evidence exists on the links between natural climate solutions and climate change mitigation outcomes in subtropical and tropical terrestrial regions? A systematic map protocol. Environmental Evidence 11(1):1-17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13750-022-00268-w

Cunha Almeida F, Porzecanski AL, Cracraft JL, Bertelli SB. 2021. The Evolution of Tinamous (Palaeognathae: Tinamidae) in Light of Molecular and Combined Analyses. The Linnean Society of London. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society:1-19. October 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab080

Frau D, Moran BJ, Arengo F, Marconi P, Battauz Y, Mora C, Manzo R, Mayora G, Boutt DF. 2021. Hydroclimatological patterns and limnological characteristics of unique wetland systems on the Argentine High Andean Plateau. Hydrology 8(4):164. https://www.mdpi.com/2306-5338/8/4/164

Gutierrez V, Hallett JG, Ota L, Sterling E, Wilson SJ, Bodin B, Chazdon RL. 2021. Forest and landscape restoration monitoring frameworks: how principled are they? Restoration Ecology: 13572. http://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13572

Hagani JS, Macey SK, Foley JD, Seewagen CL. 2021. Movement ecology of the imperiled wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) in a lower Hudson River watershed. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 20(2):281-289. https://doi.org/10.2744/CCB-1490.1

Kass J, Takashina N, Friedman N, Kusumoto B, Blair M. 2022. Idea Paper: improving forecasts of community composition with lightweight biodiversity monitoring across ecological and anthropogenic disturbance gradients. Ecological Research. http://doi.org/10.1111/1440-1703.12294

Liang CT, Shiels AB, Haines WP, Sandor ME, Aslan CE. 2021. Globally invasive predators reduce pollinator visitation. Ecological Applications 32(2):e2522. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/eap.2522

Marconi P, Arengo F, Clark A. 2022. The arid Andean plateau waterscapes and the lithium triangle: flamingos as flagships for conservation of high-altitude wetlands under pressure from mining development. Wetlands Ecology and Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-022-09872-6.

Mata É, Kihila JM, Wanemark J, Cheng SH, Harris S, Sandkvist F, Nyberg T, Yaramenka K. 2022. Non-technological and behavioral options for decarbonizing buildings–A review of global topics, trends, gaps, and potentials. Sustainable Production and Consumption 29:529-545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2021.10.013.

Merow C, Galante PJ, Kass JM, Aiello-Lammens, ME, Babich Morrow C, Grisales-Betancur V, Moore A, Noguera-Urbano EA, Pinilla- Buitrago, GE, Velasquez-Tibatá J, Anderson RP, Blair ME. 2022. Operationalizing expert knowledge in species' range estimates using diverse data types. Frontiers of Biogeography 14.2:e53589. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/3m7719vv.

Nagy C, Ng C, Veverka N, Weckel M. 2022. Assessment of a 15-year white-tailed deer management program and woody recovery in a suburban forest preserve. Forest Ecology and Management 503:e119748. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119748.

Nguyen TA, Cao THN, Galante PJ, Wilcox D, Le M. 2022. Rapid decline and fragmentation of the distribution of an enigmatic small carnivore, the Owston’s Civet, in response to future climate change. Frontiers of Biogeography 14.1:e5320114. https://doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG53201.

Pullin AS, Cheng SH, Jackson JD, Eales J, Envall I, Fada S, Frampton GK, Harper M, Kadykalo AN, Kohl C, Konno K, Livoreil B, Ouédraogo D, O’Leary BC, Pullin G, Randall N, Rees R, Smith A, Sordello R, Sterling E, Twardek WM, Woodcock P. 2022. Standards of conduct and reporting in evidence syntheses that could inform environmental policy and management decisions. Environmental Evidence 11:16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13750-022-00269-9

Trinh-Dinh H, Nguyen TA, Le MD, Li XK, Cao THN, Blair ME. 2022. Assessment of climate change impacts on one of the rarest apes on Earth, the Cao Vit Gibbon Nomascus nasutus. Frontiers of Biogeography 14.1:e53320. https://doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG53320



Ahmadia GN*, Cheng SH*, Andradi-Brown DA, Baez SK, Barnes MD, Bennett NJ, Campbell SJ, Darling ES, Estradivari, Gill D, Gress E, Gurney GG, Horigue V, Jakub R, Kennedy EV, Mahajan SL, Mangubhai S, Matsuda SB, Muthiga NA, Navarro MO, Santodomingo N, Valles H, Veverka L, Villagomez A, Wenger AS, Wosu A. 2021. Limited Progress in Improving Gender and Geographic Representation in Coral Reef Science. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: 731037. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.731037. *joint first authors

Aslan CE, Souther S, Stortz S, Sample M, Sandor ME, Levine C, Samberg L, Gray M, Dickson B. 2021. Land management objectives and activities in the face of projected fire regime change in the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Environmental Management 280: 111644 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111644

Banerjee SM, Stoll JA, Allen CD, Lynch J, Harris H, Kenyon L, Connon RE, Sterling EJ, Naro-Maciel E, McFadden K, Lamont M, Benge J, Fernandez NB, Seminoff JA, Benson S, Lewison RL, Eguchi T, Summers TM, Hapdei JR, Rice MR, Martin S, Jones TT, Dutton PH, Balazs GH, Komoroske LM. 2021. Species and population specific gene expression in blood transcriptomes of marine turtles. BMC Genomics 22:346.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-021-07656-5.

Betley E, Sterling EJ, Akabas S, Gray S, Sorensen A, Jordan R, Eustice C. 2021. Modeling links between corn production and beef production in the United States: a systems thinking exercise using mental modeler. Lessons in Conservation 11: 26–32. https://www.amnh.org/research/center-for-biodiversity-conservation/resources-and-publications/lessons-in-conservation/volume-11.

Betley E, Sterling EJ, Akabas S, Paxton A, Frost L. 2021. Introduction to systems and systems thinking. Lessons in Conservation 11: 9–25. https://www.amnh.org/research/center-for-biodiversity-conservation/resources-and-publications/lessons-in-conservation/volume-11

Betley E, Sterling EJ, Porzecanski AL, editors. 2021. Systems thinking issue. Lessons in Conservation 11. https://www.amnh.org/research/center-for-biodiversity-conservation/resources-and-publications/lessons-in-conservation/volume-11.

Betley E, Sterling EJ,Porzecanski AL. 2021. The value of systems thinking in a rapidly changing world. Lessons in Conservation 11: 5-8. https://www.amnh.org/research/center-for-biodiversity-conservation/resources-and-publications/lessons-in-conservation/volume-11.  

Blair ME, Galante PJ, Ngan TB, Cong LS, Hieu NQ. 2022. Climate change threatens the conservation of one of the world’s most endangered transboundary tree species: Magnolia grandis. Frontiers of Biogeography 14.1: e51059. http://dx.doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG51059.

Blair ME, Nguyễn TA, Le M, Liu Z, Meng T, Horning NSterling EJ, Thach HM, Xu M, Galante PJ. 2021. Karst as an abiotic driver of François’ langur distribution, with predictions for biological communities on karst under climate change. Frontiers in Biogeography 14.1, e51838. https://doi.org/10.21425/F5FBG51838.    

Bremer L, Keeler B, Pascua P, Walker R, Sterling EJ. 2021. Nature-based Solutions, Sustainable Development, and Equity. State of NBS Science and Knowledge. Page 81-99. In Cassin J, Gunn EL, Matthews J, editors. Cassin J, section ed. Nature-based Solutions and Water Security: An Agenda for the 21st Century. Elsevier, Amsterdam. 

Cheng SH, Gold M, Rodriguez N, Barber PH. 2021. Genome-wide SNPs reveal complex fine-scale population structure in the California market squid fishery (Doryteuthis opalescens). Conservation Genetics 22(1): 97-110.

Dawson NM, Coolsaet B, Sterling EJ, Loveridge R, Gross-Camp N, Wongbusarakum S, Sangha KK, Scherl L, Phan HP, Zafra-Calvo N, Lavey G, Byakagaba P, Idrobo CJ, Chenet A, Bennett NJ, Mansourian S, Rosado-May F. 2021. The role of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in effective and equitable conservation. Ecology and Society 26(3):19. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-12625-260319.

Duncan, N, Asher, O, Weckel, M, Nagy, C, Henger, C, Yau, F, Gormanzano, L. 2020. Baseline diet of an urban carnivore on an expanding range front. Journal of Urban Ecology, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020, juaa021, https://doi.org/10.1093/jue/juaa021.   

Fabre P, Bambridge T, Claudet J, Sterling EJ, Mawyer A. 2021. The ‘New’ Rāhul in Taiarapu, French Polynesia: Placing Science in Community-led Conservation. Pacific Conservation Biology.  https://doi.org/10.1071/PC20087.

Friedman WR, Halpern BS, McLeod, E, Beck MW, Duarte CM, Kappel CV, Levine A, Sluka RD, Adler S, O'Hara CC, Sterling EJ, Tapia-Lewin S, Losada IJ, McClanahan TR, Pendleton L, Spring M, Toomey JP, Weiss KR, Possingham HP, Montambault JR. 2020. Research priorities for achieving healthy marine ecosystems and human communities in a changing climate. Special section: Global Change and the Future Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 7 Article 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00005.  

Hagani JS, Kross,S, Clark M, Wynn-Grant R, Blair ME. 2021. Mapping and modeling human-black bear interactions in the Catskills region of New York using resource selection probability functions. PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257716. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257716.   

Hedelin B, Gray S, Woehlke S, BenDor T, Singer A, Jordan R, Zellner M, Giabbanelli P, Glynn P, Jenni K, Jetter A, Kolagani N, Laursen B, Leong K, Schmitt Olabisi L, Sterling EJ. 2021. What’s left before participatory modeling can fully support real world environmental planning processes: A case study review. 2021. Environmental Modelling & Software 143 (2021) 105073.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2021.105073.  

Kass JM, Muscarella R, Galante PJ, Bohl CL, Pinilla‐Buitrago GE, Boria RA, Soley‐Guardia M, Anderson RP. 2021. ENMeval 2.0: redesigned for customizable and reproducible modeling of species’ niches and distributions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 12: 1602-1608. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13628.  

Keenan C, Noon C, McConnell MC, Cheng SH. 2021. A rapid reponse to the COVID-19 outbreak: the meta-evidence project. Journal of European Association for Health Information and Libraries 17(2):16-20. 10.32384/jeahil17464

Kittinger JN, Cheng SH, Neher JH, Scoville-Weaver A, Ahumada J, Tripati A, Lout GE. 2021. Preparing conservation practitioners for the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 19(2): 88-90.

Mata É, Wanemark J, Cheng SH, Broin EÓ, Hennlock M, Sandvall A. 2021. Systematic map of determinants of buildings’ energy demand and CO2 emissions shows need for decoupling. Environmental Research Letters 16(5). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abe5d7.

Marconi P, Arengo F, Castro A, Rocha O, Valqui M, Aguilar S, Barberis I, Castellino M, Castro L., Derlindati E, Michelutti M, Michelutti P, Moschione F, Musmeci L, Ortiz E, Romano M, Sosa H, Sepúlveda D, Sureda AL. 2020. Sixth International Simultaneous Census of three flamingo species in the Southern Cone of South America: Preliminary Analysis. Flamingo e3: 67-75. http://www.flamingo-sg.org/flamingo-2020/.

Miller DC, Rana P, Nakamura K, Irwin S, Cheng SH, Ahlroth S, Perge E. 2021. A global review of the impact of forest property rights interventions on poverty. Global Environmental Change 66: 102218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102218.

Moore AC, Schmitz OJ. 2021. Do predators have a role to play in wetland restoration? An experimental study in New England salt marshes. Ecology and Evolution 11:10956–10967. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7880.

Neelakantan A, DeFries R, Sterling EJ, Naeem S. 2020. Contributions of financial, social and natural capital to food security around Kanha National Park in central India. Regional Environmental Change 20: 26. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-020-01589-7.  

Paxton A, Frost L, Betley E, Akabas S, Sterling EJ. 2021. Systems thinking collection: stakeholder analysis exercise. Lessons in Conservation 11: 33-38. https://ncep.amnh.org/index.php/Gallery/21.

Porzecanski ALBravo A, Groom MJ, Dávalos LM, Bynum N, Abraham BJ, Cigliano J, Griffiths C, Stokes D, Cawthorn M, Fernandez D, Freeman L, Leslie T, Theodose T, Vogler D, Sterling EJ. 2021. Critical thinking skills of undergraduate conservation biology students. Case Studies in the Environment 5(1):1536396. https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2021.1536396.

Porzecanski ALSterling EJ, Copsey JA, Appleton MR, Barborak JR, Bruyere BL, Bynum N, Farmer K, Finchum R, Rakotobe D, Stanoss R, Valdés-Velásquez A. 2022. A systems framework for planning and evaluating capacity development in conservation: recommendations for practitioners. Oryx 1-10. 

Rivera, CJ, Macey, SK, Blair, ME, Sterling EJ. 2021. Assessing Ecological and Social Dimensions of Success in a Community-based Sustainable Harvest Program. Environmental Management 67: 731-746. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00267-021-01425-6.   

Rocha O, Pacheco LF, Ayala GR, Varela F, Arengo F. 2021. Trace metals and metalloids in Andean flamingos (Phoenicoparrus andinus) and Puna flamingos (P. jamesi) at two wetlands with different risk of exposure in the Bolivian Altiplano. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 193(8):1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-09340-3

Rose PE, Arengo F, Bechet A., editors. 2021. Flamingo: Newsletter of the IUCN SSC Flamingo Specialist Group e4:1-53. http://www.flamingo-sg.org/flamingo-2021/.

Sampaio E, Cheng SH, Rosa R. 2021. Location probing by males complicates sexual dynamics and successful mate-guarding in squid groups. Ecology e03529. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3529.

Sandor ME, Aslan CE, Pejchar L, Bronstein JL. 2021. A mechanistic framework for understanding the effects of climate change on the link between flowering and fruiting phenology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9:e752110. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.752110.

Sterling EJBetley E, Ahmed S, Akabas S, Clegg DJ, Downs S, Izumi B, Koch P, Kross SM, Spiller K, Teron L, Valley W. 2021. Centering equity in sustainable food systems education. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 5:737434. http://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2021.737434

Sterling EJSigouin ABetley E, Cheek JZ, Solomon JN, Landrigan KPorzecanski AL, Bynum N, Cadena B, Clements KR, Cheng SH, Finchum R, Geresy M, Gomez A, Groom M, Loffeld TAC, Miller DC, Rakotobe D, Rao M, Roberts R, Shinbrot XA, Willigan E, Jones MS. 2021. The state of capacity development evaluation in biodiversity conservation and natural resource management. Oryx 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605321000570

Wood C, Balazs GH, Rice M, Work TM, Jones TT, Sterling E, Summers TM, Brooker J, Kurpita L, King CS, Lynch JM. 2021. Sea turtles across the North Pacific are exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances. Environmental Pollution 279:116875. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116875.

Zichello J, Gupta P, Scott M, Desai B, Cohen R, Halderman L, Perkins S, Porzecanski A, Planet, PJ, Wyner Y, and Blaser M. 2021. A natural history museum visitor survey of perception, attitude and knowledge (PAK) of microbes and antibiotics. Plos one 6(9): e0257085.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257085