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Newbold, T., Boakes, E.H., Hill, S.L.L., Harfoot, M.B.J. & Collen, B. (2017). The present and future effects of land use on ecological assemblages in tropical grasslands and savannas in Africa. Oikos 126: 1760-1769. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04338. Open version.
Hudson, L.N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S.L.L., Lysenko, I., De Palma, A. Phillips, H.R.P., [hundreds of data collators and contributors], Collen, B., Ewers, R.M., Mace, G.M., Purves, D.W., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purvis, A. (2017). The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology & Evolution 7: 145-188. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2579 (Open access).
Jung, M., Hill, S.L.L., Platts, P.J., Marchant, R., Siebert, S., Fournier, A., Munyekenye, F.B., Purvis, A., Burgess, N.D. & Newbold, T. (2017). Local factors mediate the response of biodiversity to land use on two African mountains. Animal Conservation 20: 370-381. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12327. Open version.
Phillips, H.R.P., Newbold, T. & Purvis, A. (2017). Land-use effects on local biodiversity in tropical forests vary between continents. Biodiversity & Conservation 26: 2251-2270. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-017-1356-2 (Open access).
Thaxter, C.B., Buchanan, G.M., Carr, J., Butchart, S.H.M., Newbold, T., Green, R.E., Tobias, J.A., Foden, W.B., O'Brien, S. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. (2017). Bird and bat species’ global vulnerability to collision mortality at wind farms revealed through a trait-based assessment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 284: 20170829. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0829. Open version.


Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Arnell, A.P., Contu, S., De Palma, A., Ferrier, S., Hill, S.L.L., Hoskins, A.J., Lysenko, I., Phillips, H.R.P., Burton, V.J., Chng, C.W.T., Emerson, S., Gao, D., Pask-Hale, G., Hutton, J., Jung, M., Sanchez-Ortiz, K., Simmons, B.I., Whitmee, S., Zhang, H., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purvis, A. (2016). Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment. Science 353: 288-291. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf2201. Open version. Coverage.
Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Hill, S.L.L., Contu, S., Gray, C.L., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Börger, L., Phillips, H.R.P., Sheil, D., Lysenko, I. & Purvis, A. (2016). Global patterns of terrestrial assemblage turnover within and among land uses. Ecography 39: 1151-1163. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01932 (Open access).
Gray, C.L., Hill, S.L.L., Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Börger, L., Contu, S., Hoskins, A.J., Ferrier, S., Purvis, A. & Scharlemann, J.P.W. (2016). Local biodiversity is higher inside than outside terrestrial protected areas worldwide. Nature Communications 7: 12306. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12306 (Open access). Coverage.
Echeverría-Londoño, S., Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Contu, S., Hill, S., Lysenko, I., Arbeláez-Cortés, E., Armbrecht, I., Boekhout, T., Cabra-García, J., Dominguez-Haydar, Y., Nates-Parra, G., Gutierrez-Lamus, D., Higuera, D., Isaacs-Cubides, P.J., López-Quintero, C.A., Martinez, E., Miranda-Esquivel, D.R., Navarro-Iriarte, L.E., Noriega, J.A., Otavo, S.E., Parra-H, A., Poveda, K., Ramirez-Pinilla, M.P., Rey-Velasco, J.C., Rosselli, L., Smith-Pardo, A., Stiles, G., Urbina-Cardona, J.N. & Purvis, A. (2016). Modelling and projecting the response of Colombian biodiversity to land-use change. Diversity & Distributions 22: 1099-1111. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12478. Open version.
Bartlett, L.J., Newbold, T., Purves, D.W., Tittensor, D.P., Harfoot, M.B.J. (2016). Synergistic impacts of habitat loss and fragmentation on model ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 283: 20161027. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1027 (Open access).
Seppelt, R., Beckmann, M., Ceasu, S., Cord, A.F., Gerstner, K., Gurevitch, J., Kambach, S., Klotz, S., Mendenhall, C., Phillips, H.R.P., Powell, K., Verburg, P.H., Verhagen, W., Winter, M. & Newbold, T. (2016). Harmonizing biodiversity conservation and productivity in the context of increasing demands on landscapes. Bioscience 66: 890-896. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw004 (Open access).
Hill, S.L.L., Harfoot, M., Purvis, A., Purves, D.W., Collen, B., Newbold, T., Burgess, N.D. & Mace, G.M. (2016). Reconciling biodiversity indicators to guide understanding and action. Conservation Letters 9: 405-412. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12291 (Open access).


Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Hill, S.L.L., Contu, S., Lysenko, I., Senior, R.A., Börger, L., Bennett, D.J., Choimes, A., Collen, B., Day, J., De Palma, A., Díaz, S., Echeverria-Londoño, S., Edgar, M.J., Feldman, A., Garon, M., Harrison, M.L.K., Alhusseini, T., Ingram, D.J., Itescu, Y., Kattge, J., Kemp, V., Kirkpatrick, L., Kleyer, M., Laginha Pinto Correia, D., Martin, C.D., Meiri, S., Novosolov, M., Pan, Y., Phillips, H.R.P., Purves, D.W., Robinson, A., Simpson, J., Tuck, S.L., Weiher, E., White, H.J., Ewers, R.M., Mace, G.M., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purvis, A. (2015). Global effects of land use on local terrestrial biodiversity. Nature 520: 45-50. DOI: 10.1038/nature14324. Open version. Coverage.
De Palma, A., Kuhlmann, M., Roberts, S.P.M., Potts, S.G., Borger, L., Hudson, L.N., Lysenko, I., Newbold, T. & Purvis, A. (2015). Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1567-1577. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524 (Open access). Coverage.


Newbold, T., Hudson, L.N., Phillips, H.R.P., Hill, S.L.L., Contu, S., Lysenko, I., Blandon, A., Butchart, S.H.M., Booth, H.L., Day, J., De Palma, A., Harrison, M.L.K., Kirkpatrick, L., Pynegar, E., Robinson, A., Simpson, J., Mace, G.M., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purvis, A. (2014). A global model of the response of tropical and sub-tropical forest biodiversity to anthropogenic pressures. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 281: 20141371. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1371 (Open access).
Newbold, T., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Butchart, S.H.M., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Joppa, L., Alkemade, R. & Purves, D.W. (2014). Functional traits, land-use change and the structure of present and future bird communities in tropical forests. Global Ecology & Biogeography 23: 1073-1084. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12186.
Harfoot, M., Newbold, T., Tittensor, D.P., Emmott, S., Hutton, J., Lyutsarev, V., Smith, M.J., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purves, D.W. (2014). Emergent global patterns of ecosystem structure and function from a mechanistic General Ecosystem Model. PLoS Biology 12: e1001841. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001841 (Open access). Coverage.
Hudson, L.N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S.L.L., Lysenko, I., De Palma, A., Phillips, H.R.P., Senior, R.A., Bedford, F., Bennett, D., Booth, H., Choimes, S., Laginha Correia Pinto, D., Day, J., Echeverría-Londoño, S., Garon, M., Harrison, M.L.K., Ingram, D.I., Jung, M., Kemp, V., Kirkpatrick, L., Martin, C., Pan, Y., Robinson, A., White, H., [hundreds of data contributors], Collen, B., Ewers, R.M., Mace, G.M., Purves, D.W., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Purvis, A. (2014). The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology & Evolution 4: 4701–4735. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1303 (Open access).
Tittensor, D.P., Walpole, M., Hill, S.L.L., Boyce, D.G., Britten, G.L., Burgess, N.D., Butchart, S.H.M., Leadley, P.W., Regan, E.C., Alkemade, R., Baumung, R., Bellard, C., Bouwman, L., Bowles-Newark, N., Chenery, A.M., Cheung, W.W.L., Christensen, V., Cooper, H.D., Crowther, A.R., Dixon, M.J.R., Galli, A., Gaveau, V., Gregory, R.D., Gutierrez, N.L., Hirsch, T.L., Höft, R., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Karmann, M., Krug, C.B., Leverington, F.J., Loh, J., Kutsch Lojenga, R., Malsch, K., Marques, A., Morgan, D.H.W., Mumby, P.J., Newbold, T., Noonan-Mooney, K., Pagad, S.N., Parks, B.C., Pereira, H.M., Robertson, T., Rondinini, C., Santini, L., Scharlemann, J.P.W., , Schindler, S., Sumaila, U.R., Teh, L.S.L., van Kolck, J., Visconti, P. & Ye, Y. (2014). A mid-term analysis of progress towards international biodiversity targets. Science 346: 241-244. DOI: 10.1126/science.1257484. Coverage.
Harfoot, M., Tittensor, D.P., Newbold, T., McInerny, G., Smith, M. & Scharlemann, J.P.W. (2014). Integrated assessment models: the present and the future. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 124-143. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12100.
Marques, A., Pereira, H.M., Krug, C., Leadley, P.W., Visconti, P., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Krug, R.M., Alkemade, R., Bellard, C., Cheung, W.W.L., Christensen, V., Cooper, H.D., Hirsch, T., Hoft, R., van Kolck, J., Newbold, T., Noonan-Mooney, K., Regan, E.C., Rondinini, C., Sumaila, U.R, Teh, L.S.L. & Walpole, M. (2014). A framework to identify enabling and urgent actions for the 2020 Aichi Targets. Basic & Applied Ecology 15: 633-638. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2014.09.004.


Newbold, T., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Butchart, S.H.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Alkemade, R., Booth, H. & Purves, D.W. (2013). Ecological traits affect the response of tropical forest bird species to land-use intensity. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 280: 20122131. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2131. Coverage.
Purves, D., Scharlemann, J., Harfoot, M., Newbold, T., Tittensor, D.P., Hutton, J. & Emmott, S. (2013). Time to model all life on Earth. Nature 493: 295-297. DOI: 10.1038/493295a. Coverage. Read response.
Evans, M.R., Benton, T.G., Bithell, M., Ernande, B., Grimm, V., Hodgson, D.J., Mace, G., Morecroft, M., Moustakas, A., Murphy, E., Newbold, T., Petchey, O. & Smith, M. (2013). Predictive systems ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 280: 20131452. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1452 (Open access).


Newbold, T., Butchart, S.H.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Purves, D.W. & Scharlemann, J.P.W. (2012). Mapping functional traits: comparing abundance and presence-absence estimates at large spatial scales. PLoS ONE 7: e44019. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044019 (Open access).


Newbold, T., Reader, T., El-Gabbas, A., Berg, W., Shohdi, W.M., Zalat, S., Baha El Din, S. & Gilbert, F. (2010). Testing the accuracy of species distribution models using species records from a new field survey. Oikos 119: 1326-1334. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.18295.x.
Newbold, T. (2010). Applications and limitations of museum data for conservation and ecology, with particular attention to species distribution models. Progress in Physical Geography 34: 3-22. DOI: 10.1177/0309133309355630.


Newbold, T, Gilbert, F., Zalat, S., El-Gabbas, A. & Reader, T. (2009). Climate-based models of spatial patterns of species richness in Egypt’s butterfly and mammal fauna. Journal of Biogeography 36: 2085-2095. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02140.x.
Newbold, T., Reader, T., Zalat, S., El-Gabbas, A. & Gilbert, F. (2009). Effect of characteristics of butterfly species on the accuracy of distribution models in an arid environment. Biodiversity & Conservation 18: 3629-3641. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-009-9668-5.


Newbold, T., Collins, S., Behnke, J., Eales, J., El-Geznawy, A., El-Tohamy, T., Ezzat, R., Farag, D., Gilbert, F., Jobling, S., Marhcant, D., Madaney, D., Mohamed, E., Zalat, H., Taylor, G., Woodward, B. & Zalat, S. (2008). Sentinel behaviour and the watchman's call in the Chukar at St Katherine Protectorate, Sinai, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Biology 10: 42-53. Open access here.


Newbold, T., Meregalli, M., Colonnelli, E., Barclay, M., Elbanna, S., Abu Fandud, N., Flegg, F., Fouad, R., Gilbert, F., Hall, V., Hancock, C., Ismail, M., Osamy, S., Saber, I., Semida, F. & Zalat, S. (2007). Redescription of a weevil Paramecops sinaitus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae) from the Sinai and an ecological study of its interaction with the Sinai milkweed Asclepias sinaica (Gentianales: Asclepiadaceae). European Journal of Entomology 104: 505-515. DOI: 10.14411/eje.2007.071 (Open access).