bold = lab members; * = corresponding author
Moore JH, Palmeirim AF, Peres CA, Ngoprasert D, Gibson L*. 2022. Invasive rat drives complete collapse of native small mammal communities in insular forest fragments. Current Biology 32:2997-3004. URL
Hu Y, Gibson L, Hu H*, Ding Z, Zhou Z, Li W, Jiang Z, Scheffers BR. 2022. Precipitation drives species accumulation whereas temperature drives species decline in vertebrates of the Himalayas. Journal of Biogeography in press.
Ma Y, Choi C-Y, Thomas A, Gibson L*. 2022. Review of contaminant levels and effects in shorebirds: Knowledge gaps and conservation priorities. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 242:113868. URL | PDF
Wang X, Feng L*, Qi W, Cai X, Zheng Y, Gibson L, Tang J, Song X-P, Liu J, Zheng C, Bryan BA. 2022. Continuous loss of global lake ice across two centuries revealed by satellite observations and numerical modeling. Geophysical Research Letters 49:e2022GL099022. URL
Pereira KS, Gibson L*, Biggs D, Samarasinghe D, Braczkowski AR. 2022. Individual identification of large felids in field studies: common methods, challenges, and implications for conservation science. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10:866403. URL | PDF
Liu J*, Zhang T, Gibson L. 2022. Transboundary conservation's rise. Science 375:154. URL
Choi C-Y, Xiao H, Jia M, Jackson MV, Lai Y-C, Murray NJ, Gibson L*, Fuller RA. 2022. An emerging coastal wetland dilemma between mangrove expansion and shorebird conservation. Conservation Biology in press. URL | PDF
Chen Y, Atzeni L, Gibson L, Sun Y, Yang Z, Shi K*, Dudgeon D. 2022. Urban expansion and infrastructure development reduce habitat suitability for Asian elephants in southwestern China. Journal of Wildlife Management in press. URL
Dehaudt B*, Amir Z, Decoeur H, Gibson L, Pereira Mendes C, Moore J, Nursamsi I, Sovie A, Luskin M. 2022. Common palm civets (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) are positively associated with humans and forest degradation with implications for seed dispersal and zoonotic diseases. Journal of Animal Ecology 91:794-804. URL
Hou X, Feng L*, Dai Y, Hu C, Gibson L, Tang J, Lee Z, Wang Y, Cai X, Liu J, Zheng Y, Zheng C. 2022. Global mapping reveals increase in lacustrine algal blooms over the past decade. Nature Geoscience 15:130-134. URL | PDF
López-Bosch D, Rocha R, López-Baucells A, Wang Y, Si X, Ding P, Gibson L*, Palmeirim AF*. 2022. Passive acoustic monitoring reveals the role of habitat affinity in sensitivity of sub-tropical East Asian bats to fragmentation. Remote Sensing of Ecology and Conservation 8:208-221. URL | PDF
Ktitorov P, Heim W, Kulikova O, Gibson L*. 2022. Cross the sea where it is narrowest: migrations of Pacific Swifts (Apus pacificus) between Sakhalin (Russia) and Australia. Journal of Ornithology 163:19-26. URL
Choi C-Y, Shi X, Shi J, Gan X, Wen C, Zhang J, Jackson MV, Fuller RA, Gibson L*. 2021. China's Ecological Conservation Redline policy is a new opportunity to meet post-2020 protected area targets. Conservation Letters e12853. URL | PDF
Wang X, Feng L*, Gibson L, Qi W, Liu J, Zheng Y, Tang J, Zeng Z, Zheng C. 2021. High-resolution mapping of ice cover changes in over 33,000 lakes across the North Temperate Zone. Geophysical Research Letters 48:e2021GL095614. URL
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 90:2623-2636. URL | PDF
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 24:1021-1031. 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 66:405-416. URL | PDF
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 | PDF
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 | PDF
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 | PDF
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 | PDF
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 | PDF
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 | PDF
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
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 | Nature
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
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.
Sodhi NS, Gibson L & Raven PH (editors). 2013. Conservation Biology: Voices from the Tropics. Wiley. URL
The Conversation. December 16 2021. Hydroelectric dams take toll on endangered big cats, study shows.
The Guardian. December 15 2021. How border walls are triggering ecological disaster.
BBC. December 9 2021. Hydroelectric dams linked to tiger and jaguar losses.
Mongabay. December 9 2021. Tigers, jaguars under threat from tropical hydropower projects: study.
SCMP (South China Morning Post). October 13 2018. Educating Hong Kong youth key to stopping ivory trade, elephant charity says.
Mongabay. September 5 2018. Delay in Hong Kong's ivory ban endangers elephants and is 'legally unnecessary'.
SCMP. September 5 2018. Delay on full ban of ivory trade in Hong Kong could encourage elephant poaching, study shows.
Science. June 8 2018. China takes new steps to lure science talent from abroad.
Mongabay. December 4 2017. The curious case of the phantom hippo teeth.
ScienceDaily. October 25 2017. Among 'green' energy, hydropower is most dangerous.
The Guardian. October 8 2017. Fatal extraction: how demand for hippos' teeth is threatening them with extinction.
Fox News. October 5 2017. Hippos in danger because of desire for their teeth.
SCMP. August 24 2017. Holes in data for hippo teeth imports point to illegal trade in Hong Kong, HKU study finds.
The Straits Times. February 3 2017. Pitch to use S'pore's Javan mynahs for 'rescue' act.
The Guardian. January 9 2017. Let's send home these 'expat' species. Starting with donkeys and rabbits.
Science. January 4 2017. Can escaped pets rescue endangered species?
SCMP. January 4 2017. Hong Kong a sanctuary for cockatoos driven to brink of extinction in native lands.
Mongabay. January 4 2017. Exotic populations hold hope for internationally traded endangered species.
BBC. January 3 2017. New beginning for illegally traded endangered species.
CNBC. February 4 2016. Meet Hong Kong's primate troublemakers.
Reuters. April 13 2014. Multi-year study sees species wiped-out by forest fragmentation.
New York Times. September 26 2013. In fragmented forests, rapid mammal extinctions.
BBC. September 26 2013. Forest fragmentation triggers 'ecological Armageddon'.
The Conversation. September 26 2013. Fragmented forests warn of ecological collapse.
BBC. September 15 2011. 'No substitute' for virgin forest.
BBC. April 5 2011. Big cats prefer the taste of wild flesh.