Tropidolaemus subannulatus

Journal Publications

bold = lab members; * = corresponding author

Hu Y, Scheffers B*, Pan X, Hu H, Zhou Z, Liang D, Wenda C, Wen Z, Gibson L*. 2021. Positive abundance-elevational range size relationship weakened from temperate to subtropical ecosystems. Journal of Animal Ecology in press. URL

Ktitorov P, Heim W, Kulikova O, Gibson L*. 2021. Cross the sea where it is narrowest: migrations of Pacific Swifts (Apus pacificus) between Sakhalin (Russia) and Australia. Journal of Ornithology in press. URL

Andersson AA, Gibson L, Baker DM, Cybulski JD, Wang S, Leung B, Chu LM, Dingle C*. 2021. Stable isotope analysis as a tool to detect illegal trade in critically endangered cockatoos. Animal Conservation in press. URL

López-Bosch D*, Huang JCC, Wang Y, Palmeirim AF, Gibson L*, López-Baucells A. 2021. Bat echolocation in continental China: a systematic review and first acoustic identification key for the country. Mammal Research in press. URL

Yong DL*, Heim W, Chowdhury SU, Choi C-Y, Ktitorov P, Kulikova O, Kondratyev A, Round PD, Allen D, Trainor CR, Gibson L, Szabo JK. 2021. The state of migratory landbirds in the East Asian Flyway: Distributions, threats, and conservation needs. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9:613172. URL


Chen Y, Sun Y, Atzeni L, Gibson L, Hua M, Li K, Shi K*, Dudgeon D. 2021. Anthropogenic pressures increase extinction risk of an isolated Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) population in southwestern China, as revealed by a combination of molecular- and landscape-scale approaches. Integrative Zoology in press. URL

Cho Y, Jeong S*, Lee D, Kim S-W, Park RJ, Gibson L, Zheng C, Park C-R. 2021. Foraging trip duration of honeybee increases during a poor air quality episode and the increase persists thereafter. Ecology and Evolution 11:1492-1500. URL


Liu J, Yong DL, Choi C-Y, Gibson L*. 2020. Transboundary frontiers - an emerging priority for biodiversity conservation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35:679-690. URL

Zhang L, Pacifici M, Li BV, Gibson L*. 2020. Drought vulnerability among China's ungulates and mitigation offered by protected areas. Conservation Science and Practice e177. URL

Khwaja H*, Buchan C*, Wearn OR, ...Gibson L, ...Challender DWS. 2019. Pangolins in global camera trap data: Implications for ecological monitoring. Global Ecology and Conservation e00769. URL

Dai Y, Feng L*, Hou X, Choi C-Y, Liu J, Cai X, Shi L, Zhang Y & Gibson L. 2019. Policy-driven changes in enclosure fisheries of large lakes in the Yangtze Plain: Evidence from satellite imagery. Science of the Total Environment 688:1286-1297. URL


Liu J, Coomes D*, Gibson L, Hu G, Liu J, Luo Y, Wu C & Yu M*. 2019. Forest fragmentation in China and its effect on biodiversity. Biological Reviews 94:1636-1657. URL

Coleman JL*, Ascher JS, Bickford D, Buchori D, Cabanban A, Chisholm RA, Chong KY, Christie P, Clements GR, De La Cruz TEE, Dressler W, Edwards DP, Francis CM, Friess DA, Giam X, Gibson L, Huang D, Hughes AC, Jaafar Z, Jain A, Koh LP, Kudavidanage EP, Lee BPYH, Lee J, Lee TM, Leggett M, Leimona B, Linkie M, Luskin M, Lynam A, Meijaard E, Nijman V, Olsson A, Page S, Parolin P, Peh KSH, Posa MR, Prescott GW, Rahman SA, Ramchunder SJ, Rao M, Reed J, Richards DR, Slade EM, Steinmetz R, Tan PY, Taylor D, Todd PA, Vo ST, Webb EL, Ziegler AD, Carrasco LR*. 2019. Top 100 research questions for biodiversity conservation in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation 234:211-220. URL

Guo F, Bonebrake TC & Gibson L*. 2019. Land-use change alters host and vector communities and may elevate disease risk. EcoHealth 16:647-658. URL

Yue S*, Bonebrake TC & Gibson L. 2019. Human-snake conflict patterns in a dense urban-forest mosaic landscape. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 14:143-154. URL

Yue S, Bonebrake TC & Gibson L*. 2019. Informing snake roadkill mitigation strategies In Taiwan using citizen science. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:80-88. URL

Gibson L*, Hofford A, Dudgeon D, Song Y, Chen Y, Baker DM & Andersson A. 2018. Hong Kong's delayed ivory ban endangers African elephants. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16:378-380. URL

Hu Y, Ding Z, Jiang Z, Quan Q, Guo K, Tian L, Hu H* & Gibson L*. 2018. Birds in the Himalayas: What drives beta diversity patterns along an elevational gradient? Ecology and Evolution 8:11704-11716. URL


Andersson A & Gibson L*. 2018. Missing teeth: discordances in the trade of hippo ivory between Africa and Hong Kong. African Journal of Ecology 56:235-243. URL

Luskin MS*, Lee JSH, Edwards DP, Gibson L & Potts MD. 2018. Study context shapes recommendations of land-sparing and sharing; a quantitative review. Global Food Security 16:29-35. URL

Gibson L*, Wilman E & Laurance WF. 2017. How green is 'green' energy? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32:922-935. URL +cover

Wijedasa L*, ...Gibson L, et al. (137 authors) 2017. Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences. Global Change Biology 23:977-982. URL


Gibson L*, Yong DL. 2017. Saving two birds with one stone: Solving the quandary of introduced, threatened species. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15:35-41. URL

Rostro-García S, Kamler JF*, Ash E, Clements GR, Gibson L, Lynam AJ, McEwing R, Naing H & Paglia S. 2016. Endangered leopards: range collapse of the Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation 201:293-300. URL | PDF

Gibson L*, Lynam AJ, Bradshaw CJA, He F*, Bickford DP*, Woodruff DS, Bumrungsri S & Laurance WF. 2013. Near-complete extinction of native small mammal fauna 25 years after forest fragmentation. Science 341:1508-1510. URL | PDF


Gibson L*. 2013. Steering conservation on a path towards hope. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28:329-330. URL | PDF


Gibson L* & Koenig A. 2012. Neighboring groups and habitat edges modulate range use in Phayre's leaf monkeys (Trachypithecus phayrei). Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 66:633-643. URL | PDF


Gibson L*, Lee TM*, Koh LP, Brook BW, Gardner TA, Barlow J, Peres CA, Bradshaw CJA, Laurance WF, Lovejoy TE & Sodhi NS. 2011. Primary forests are irreplaceable for sustaining tropical biodiversity. Nature 478:378-381. URL | PDF


Sodhi NS, Butler R, Laurance WF & Gibson L*. 2011. Conservation successes at micro-, meso- and macroscales. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26:585-594. URL | PDF


Bradshaw CJA*, Laurance WF, Gibson L, Ehrlich PR & Brook BW. 2011. Homage to an avant-garde conservation leader, Navjot Sodhi. Conservation Biology 25:1056-1058. URL | PDF


Gibson L*. 2011. Possible shift in macaque trophic level following a century of biodiversity loss in Singapore. Primates 52:217-220. URL | PDF


Gibson L* & Sodhi NS. 2011. Habitats at risk: a step forward, a step back. Science 331:1137. URL | PDF


Singh HS & Gibson L*. 2011. A conservation success story in the otherwise dire megafauna extinction crisis: the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) of Gir forest. Biological Conservation 144:1753-1757. URL | PDF


Larney E*, Whitty T, Gibson L, et al. 2007. Return of wild Phayre's leaf monkey infants to their social group in Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 55:193-196.


Gibson L*. 2006. The role of lethal control in managing the effects of apparent competition on endangered prey species. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:1220-1224. URLPDF

Book Chapters

Koh LP, Kettle CJ, Sheil D, Lee TM, Giam X, Gibson L & Clements GR. 2013. Biodiversity state and trends in Southeast Asia. In: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition):509-527. URL | PDF


Sodhi NS, Gibson L & Raven PH (editors). 2013. Conservation Biology: Voices from the Tropics. Wiley. URL