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University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

Promoting collaborative research on biodiversity conservation and its impacts

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Professor William Sutherland

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Key Publications

Sutherland WJ, Aveling R, Brooks TM, Clout M, Dicks LV, Fellman L, Fleishman E, Gibbons DW, Keim B, Lickorish F, et al.. A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29(1):15-22 2014 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ, Aveling R, Brooks TM, Clout M, Dicks LV, Fellman L, Fleishman E, Gibbons DW, Keim B, Lickorish F, et al.. A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014.. Trends Ecol Evol 29(1):15-22 Jan 2014 (Journal articleAuthor URL   
Sutherland WJ, Gardner TA, Haider LJ, Dicks LV. How can local and traditional knowledge be effectively incorporated into international assessments?. ORYX 48(1):1-2 2014 (Journal article)   
Gill JA, Alves JA, Sutherland WJ, Appleton GF, Potts PM, Gunnarsson TG. Why is timing of bird migration advancing when individuals are not?. Proc Biol Sci 281(1774):20132161 07 Jan 2014 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Sutherland WJ, Spiegelhalter D, Burgman MA. Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims. NATURE 503(7476):335-337 21 Nov 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL 
Alves JA, Gunnarsson TG, Potts PM, Sutherland WJ, Gill JA. Sex-biases in distribution and resource use at different spatial scales in a migratory shorebird.. Ecol Evol 3(4):1079-1090 Apr 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Sutherland WJ, Bardsley S, Clout M, Depledge MH, Dicks LV, Fellman L, Fleishman E, Gibbons DW, Keim B, Lickorish F, et al.. A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2013. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28(1):16-22 2013 (Journal article)
Clements T, Rainey H, An D, Rours V, Tan S, Thong S, Sutherland WJ, Milner-Gulland EJ. An evaluation of the effectiveness of a direct payment for biodiversity conservation: The Bird Nest Protection Program in the Northern Plains of Cambodia. Biological Conservation 157:50-59 2013 (Journal article)   
Lin Y, Sutherland WJ. Color and degree of interspecific synchrony of environmental noise affect the variability of complex ecological networks. Ecological Modelling 263:162-173 2013 (Journal article)   
Tancell C, Phillips RA, Xavier JC, Tarling GA, Sutherland WJ. Comparison of methods for determining key marine areas from tracking data. Marine Biology 160(1):15-26 2013 (Journal article)   
Sutherland WJ, Mitchell R, Walsh J, Amano T, Ausden M, Beebee TJC, Bullock D, Daniels M, Deutsch J, Griffiths RA, et al..Conservation practice could benefit from routine testing and publication of management outcomes. Conservation Evidence 10:1-3 2013 (Journal article)
Alves JA, Gunnarsson TG, Hayhow DB, Appleton GF, Potts PM, Sutherland WJ, Gill JA. Costs, benefits, and fitness consequences of different migratory strategies.. Ecology 94(1):11-17 Jan 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Cooke IR, Mattison EHA, Audsley E, Bailey AP, Freckleton RP, Graves AR, Morris J, Queenborough SA, Sandars DL, Siriwardena GM, et al.. Empirical test of an agricultural landscape model: The importance of farmer preference for risk aversion and crop complexity. SAGE Open 3(2):1-16 2013 (Journal article)
Amano T, Sutherland WJ. Four barriers to the global understanding of biodiversity conservation: wealth, language, geographical location and security.. Proc Biol Sci 280(1756):20122649 07 Apr 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Dalsgaard B, Trøjelsgaard K, González AMM, Nogués-Bravo D, Ollerton J, Petanidou T, Sandel B, Schleuning M, Wang Z, Rahbek C, et al.. Historical climate-change influences modularity and nestedness of pollination networks. Ecography 2013 (Journal article)   
Dalsgaard B, Trøjelsgaard K, Martín González AM, Nogués-Bravo D, Ollerton J, Petanidou T, Sandel B, Schleuning M, Wang Z, Rahbek C, et al.. Historical climate-change influences modularity and nestedness of pollination networks. Ecography36(12):1331-1340 2013 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ, Gardner TA, Haider L, Dicks LV. How can local and traditional knowledge be effectively incorporated into international assessments?. Oryx 1-2 2013 (Journal article)   
Sutherland WJ, Freckleton RP, Godfray HCJ, Beissinger SR, Benton T, Cameron DD, Carmel Y, Coomes DA, Coulson T, Emmerson MC, et al.. Identification of 100 fundamental ecological questions. Journal of Ecology 101(1):58-67 2013 (Journal article)   
Dicks LV, Abrahams A, Atkinson J, Biesmeijer J, Bourn N, Brown C, Brown MJF, Carvell C, Connolly C, Cresswell JE, et al..Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence-based conservation of wild insect pollinators: A collaborative cross-sectoral exercise. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6(3):435-446 2013 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ. Review by quality not quantity for better policy.. Nature 503(7475):167 14 Nov 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Walzer C, Kowalczyk C, Alexander JM, Baur B, Bogliani G, Brun JJ, Füreder L, Guth MO, Haller R, Holderegger R, et al.. The 50 most important questions relating to the maintenance and restoration of an ecological continuum in the European Alps.. PLoS One 8(1):e53139 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Tratalos JA, Sugden R, Bateman IJ, Gill JA, Jones AP, Showler DA, Sutherland WJ, Watkinson AR. The Conflict Between Conservation and Recreation When Visitors Dislike Crowding: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Spatial Distribution of Recreational Beach Users. Environmental and Resource Economics 1-19 2013 (Journal article)
Carstensen DW, Dalsgaard B, Svenning J-C, Rahbek C, Fjeldså J, Sutherland WJ, Olesen JM. The functional biogeography of species: Biogeographical species roles of birds in Wallacea and the West Indies. Ecography 2013 (Journal article)   
Carstensen DW, Dalsgaard B, Svenning J-C, Rahbek C, Fjeldså J, Sutherland WJ, Olesen JM. The functional biogeography of species: Biogeographical species roles of birds in Wallacea and the West Indies. Ecography 36(10):1097-1105 2013 (Journal article)
Redpath SM, Young J, Evely A, Adams WM, Sutherland WJ, Whitehouse A, Amar A, Lambert RA, Linnell JDC, Watt A, et al..Understanding and managing conservation conflicts. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28(2):100-109 2013 (Journal article)
Dicks LV, Bardgett BD, Bell J, Benton TG, Booth A, Bouwman J, Brown C, Bruce A, Burgess PJ, Butler SJ, et al.. What do we need to know to enhance the environmental sustainability of agricultural production? A prioritisation of knowledge needs for the UK food system. Sustainability (Switzerland) 5(7):3095-3115 2013 (Journal article)   
Sutherland WJ, Bardsley S, Clout M, Depledge MH, Dicks LV, Fellman L, Fleishman E, Gibbons DW, Keim B, Lickorish F, et al.. A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2013.. Trends Ecol Evol 28(1):16-22 Jan 2013 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Alves JA, Gunnarsson TG, Potts PM, Gelinaud G, Sutherland WJ, Gill JA. Overtaking on migration: does longer distance migration always incur a penalty?. OIKOS 121(3):464-470 Mar 2012 (Journal article)   
Catry I, Amano T, Franco AMA, Sutherland WJ. Influence of spatial and temporal dynamics of agricultural practices on the lesser kestrel. J APPL ECOL 49(1):99-108 Feb 2012 (Journal article)   
Siriwardena GM, Cooke IR, Sutherland WJ. Landscape, cropping and field boundary influences on bird abundance. ECOGRAPHY 35(2):162-173 Feb 2012 (Journal article)   
Alves JA, Sutherland WJ, Gill JA. Will improving wastewater treatment impact shorebirds? Effects of sewage discharges on estuarine invertebrates and birds. ANIM CONSERV 15(1):44-52 Feb 2012 (Journal article)   
Sandel B, Arge L, Dalsgaard B, Davies RG, Gaston KJ, Sutherland WJ, Svenning JC. Global Endemism Needs Spatial Integration Response. SCIENCE 335(6066):285-286 20 Jan 2012 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ, Freckleton RP. Making predictive ecology more relevant to policy makers and practitioners.. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367(1586):322-330 19 Jan 2012 (Journal articleAuthor URL    
Sutherland WJ, Bellingan L, Bellingham JR, Blackstock JJ, Bloomfield RM, Bravo M, Cadman VM, Cleevely DD, Clements A, Cohen AS, et al.. A collaboratively-derived science-policy research agenda. PLoS ONE 7(3) 2012 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ, Bellingan L, Bellingham JR, Blackstock JJ, Bloomfield RM, Bravo M, Cadman VM, Cleevely DD, Clements A, Cohen AS, et al.. A collaboratively-derived science-policy research agenda.. PLoS One 7(3):e31824 2012 (Journal article)Author URL    
Amano T, Szekely T, Koyama K, Amano H, Sutherland WJ. A framework for monitoring the status of populations: An example from wader populations in the East Asian-Australasian flyway (vol 143, pg 2238, 2010). BIOL CONSERV145(1):278-295 Jan 2012 (Journal article)   
Sutherland WJ, Aveling R, Bennun L, Chapman E, Clout M, Côté IM, Depledge MH, Dicks LV, Dobson AP, Fellman L, et al.. A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2012.. Trends Ecol Evol 27(1):12-18 Jan 2012 (Journal articleAuthor URL   
Sutherland WJ, Alves JA, Amano T, Chang CH, Davidson NC, Max Finlayson C, Gill JA, Gill RE, González PM, Gunnarsson TG, et al.. A horizon scanning assessment of current and potential future threats to migratory shorebirds. Ibis 154(4):663-679 2012 (Journal article)   
Carstensen DW, Dalsgaard B, Svenning JC, Rahbek C, Fjeldsa J, Sutherland WJ, Olesen JM. Biogeographical modules and island roles: a comparison of Wallacea and the West Indies. J BIOGEOGR 39(4):739-749 Apr 2012 (Journal article)   
Tancell C, Phillips RA, Xavier JC, Tarling GA, Sutherland WJ. Comparison of methods for determining key marine areas from tracking data. Marine Biology 1-12 2012 (Journal article)
Sutherland WJ, Allison H, Aveling R, Bainbridge IP, Bennun L, Bullock DJ, Clements A, Crick HQP, Gibbons DW, Smith S, et al.. Enhancing the value of horizon scanning through collaborative review. ORYX 46(3):368-374 2012 (Journal article)   
Dalsgaard B, Carstensen DW, Kirkconnell A, Gonzalez AMM, Martinez Garcia O, Timmermann A, Sutherland WJ. FLORAL TRAITS OF PLANTS VISITED BY THE BEE HUMMINGBIRD (MELLISUGA HELENAE). ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 23(1):143-149 2012 (Journal articleAuthor URL 
Amano T, Okamura H, Carrizo SF, Sutherland WJ. Hierarchical models for smoothed population indices: The importance of considering variations in trends of count data among sites. ECOL INDIC 13(1):243-252 Feb 2012 (Journal article)   
Dicks LV, Abrahams A, Atkinson J, Biesmeijer J, Bourn N, Brown C, Brown MJ, Carvell C, Connolly C, Cresswell JE, et al..Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence-based conservation of wild insect pollinators: A collaborative cross-sectoral exercise. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2012 (Journal article)   
Catry I, Franco AMA, Sutherland WJ. Landscape and weather determinants of prey availability: implications for the Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni. IBIS 154(1):111-123 Jan 2012 (Journal article)