Monthly Research Round-up: December 2018

Bateman L, Yi D, Cacho OJ, and Stringer R. 2018. Payments for environmental services to strengthen ecosystem connectivity in an agricultural landscape. Environment and Development Economics 23(6):635-54.

Dickson BG, Albano CM, Anantharaman R, Beier P, Fargione J, Graves TA, Gray ME, Hall KR, Lawler JJ, Leonard PB, and Littlefield CE. 2018. Circuit‐theory applications to connectivity science and conservation. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13230.

Dutta T, Sharma S, and DeFries R. 2018. Targeting restoration sites to improve connectivity in a tiger conservation landscape in India. PeerJ 6:e5587.

Green SE, Davidson Z, Kaaria T, and Doncaster CP. 2018. Do wildlife corridors link or extend habitat? Insights from elephant use of a Kenyan wildlife corridor. African Journal of Ecology 56(4):860-71.

Hawn CL, Herrmann JD, Griffin SR, and Haddad NM. 2018. Connectivity increases trophic subsidies in fragmented landscapes. Ecology Letters 21(11):1620-8.

Hofman MP, Hayward MW, Kelly MJ, and Balkenhol N. 2018. Enhancing conservation network design with graph-theory and a measure of protected area effectiveness: Refining wildlife corridors in Belize, Central America. Landscape and Urban Planning 178:51-9.

Jakes AF, Jones PF, Paige LC, Seidler RG, and Huijser MP. 2018. A fence runs through it: A call for greater attention to the influence of fences on wildlife and ecosystems. Biological Conservation 227:310-8.

Kremen C and Merenlender AM. 2018. Landscapes that work for biodiversity and people. Science 362 (6412): eaau6020.

Krosby M, Theobald DM, Norheim R, and McRae BH. 2018. Identifying riparian climate corridors to inform climate adaptation planning. PloS ONE 13(11):e0205156.

Liu C, Newell G, White M, and Bennett AF. 2018. Identifying wildlife corridors for the restoration of regional habitat connectivity: A multispecies approach and comparison of resistance surfaces. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0206071.

Luke SH, Slade EM, Gray CL, Annammala KV, Drewer J, Williamson J, Agama AL, Ationg M, Mitchell SL, Vairappan CS, and Struebig MJ. 2018. Riparian buffers in tropical agriculture: scientific support, effectiveness and directions for policy. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.1328.

Peters R, Ripple WJ, Wolf C, Moskwik M, Carreón-Arroyo G, Ceballos G, Córdova A, Dirzo R, Ehrlich PR, Flesch AD, List R, Lovejoy TE,Noss RF, Pacheco J, Sarukhán JK, Soulé ME, Wilson EO, and Miller JRB. 2018. Nature divided, scientists united: US–Mexico border wall threatens biodiversity and binational conservation. BioScience 68(10):740-3.

Pietsch M. 2018. Contribution of connectivity metrics to the assessment of biodiversity–some methodological considerations to improve landscape planning. Ecological Indicators 94:116-27.

Pinaud D, Claireau F, Leuchtmann M, and Kerbiriou C. 2018. Modelling landscape connectivity for greater horseshoe bat using an empirical quantification of resistance. Journal of Applied Ecology 55(6):2600-11.

Rosot MA, Maran JC, da Luz NB, Garrastazú MC, de Oliveira YM, Franciscon L, Clerici N, Vogt P, and de Freitas JV. 2018. Riparian forest corridors: A prioritization analysis to the Landscape Sample Units of the Brazilian National Forest Inventory. Ecological Indicators 93:501-11.

Schüßler D, Lee PC, and Stadtmann R. 2018. Analyzing land use change to identify migration corridors of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in the Kenyan-Tanzanian borderlands. Landscape Ecology 33(12): 2121-36.

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About the Author:

Heather Cayton
Heather Cayton is the Managing Director of and a Research Assistant at Michigan State University. She received her B.S. from the University of Virginia and her M.S. from Virginia Tech, and has spent the past ten years studying corridors and rare butterflies in North Carolina.