Terry P Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon world heritage areas
    Terence P Hughes
    Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Ambio 36:586-92. 2007
  2. pmc Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef: a globally significant demonstration of the benefits of networks of marine reserves
    Laurence J McCook
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18278-85. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Rising to the challenge of sustaining coral reef resilience
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:633-42. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Multiscale regime shifts and planetary boundaries
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:389-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Living dangerously on borrowed time during slow, unrecognized regime shifts
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:149-55. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climatic gradient
    Terry P Hughes
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 22:736-41. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Phase shifts, herbivory, and the resilience of coral reefs to climate change
    Terence P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 17:360-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Climate change, human impacts, and the resilience of coral reefs
    T P Hughes
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Science 301:929-33. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleeping functional group drives coral-reef recovery
    David R Bellwood
    Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 16:2434-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Community structure of corals and reef fishes at multiple scales
    Sean R Connolly
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Department of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Science 309:1363-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon world heritage areas
    Terence P Hughes
    Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Ambio 36:586-92. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef: a globally significant demonstration of the benefits of networks of marine reserves
    Laurence J McCook
    Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18278-85. 2010
    ..Given the major threat posed by climate change, the expanded network of marine reserves provides a critical and cost-effective contribution to enhancing the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef...
  3. doi request reprint Rising to the challenge of sustaining coral reef resilience
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:633-42. 2010
    ..Learning how to avoid undesirable phase-shifts, and how to reverse them when they occur, requires an urgent reform of scientific approaches, policies, governance structures and coral reef management...
  4. doi request reprint Multiscale regime shifts and planetary boundaries
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:389-95. 2013
    ..The ongoing disruption of ecosystems and climate, combined with unprecedented breakdown of isolation by human migration and trade, highlights the need to operate within safe planetary boundaries. ..
  5. doi request reprint Living dangerously on borrowed time during slow, unrecognized regime shifts
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:149-55. 2013
    ..In this context, the most important challenge is a social one: convincing enough people to confront business-as-usual before time runs out to reverse unwanted regime shifts even after they have already begun...
  6. doi request reprint Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climatic gradient
    Terry P Hughes
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 22:736-41. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Phase shifts, herbivory, and the resilience of coral reefs to climate change
    Terence P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 17:360-5. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Climate change, human impacts, and the resilience of coral reefs
    T P Hughes
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Science 301:929-33. 2003
    ..International integration of management strategies that support reef resilience need to be vigorously implemented, and complemented by strong policy decisions to reduce the rate of global warming...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleeping functional group drives coral-reef recovery
    David R Bellwood
    Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 16:2434-9. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, reversal is possible. The critical issue is to identify and protect those groups that underpin the resilience and regeneration of complex ecosystems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Community structure of corals and reef fishes at multiple scales
    Sean R Connolly
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Department of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Science 309:1363-5. 2005
    ..Our findings underscore the importance of robust conservation strategies that are appropriately scaled to the broad suite of environmental processes that help sustain biodiversity...
  11. ncbi request reprint No-take areas, herbivory and coral reef resilience
    Terry P Hughes
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:1-3. 2007
    ..No-take areas, where fishing is prohibited, are vital tools for managing food webs, ecosystem function and the resilience of reefs, in a seascape setting that extends far beyond the boundaries of the reefs themselves...
  12. doi request reprint The wicked problem of China's disappearing coral reefs
    Terry P Hughes
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Conserv Biol 27:261-9. 2013
    ..In the South China Sea, changes in policy and legal frameworks, refinement of governance structures, and cooperation among neighboring countries are urgently needed to develop cooperative management of contested offshore reefs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Regional-scale assembly rules and biodiversity of coral reefs
    D R Bellwood
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Department of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Science 292:1532-5. 2001
    ..Low-diversity regions are most vulnerable to human impacts such as global warming, underscoring the urgent need for integrated management at multinational scales...
  14. ncbi request reprint Confronting the coral reef crisis
    D R Bellwood
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Dept of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Nature 429:827-33. 2004
    ..These findings have profound implications for restoration of degraded reefs, management of fisheries, and the focus on marine protected areas and biodiversity hotspots as priorities for conservation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coral communities are regionally enriched along an oceanic biodiversity gradient
    Ronald H Karlson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Nature 429:867-70. 2004
    ..Understanding these historical and biogeographical influences is essential for the effective management and preservation of these endangered communities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Global trajectories of the long-term decline of coral reef ecosystems
    John M Pandolfi
    Department of Paleobiology, MRC 121, National Museum of Natural History, Post Office Box 37012, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Science 301:955-8. 2003
    ..All reefs were substantially degraded long before outbreaks of coral disease and bleaching. Regardless of these new threats, reefs will not survive without immediate protection from human exploitation over large spatial scales...
  17. ncbi request reprint Scale-dependent variation in coral community similarity across sites, islands, and island groups
    Howard V Cornell
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 88:1707-15. 2007
    ..The results suggest that coral species can disperse among islands in an island group as easily as they can among sites on an island over time scales that are relevant to their establishment and persistence on reefs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Aggregation influences coral species richness at multiple spatial scales
    Ronald H Karlson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Ecology 88:170-7. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Coral reef diversity refutes the neutral theory of biodiversity
    Maria Dornelas
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Nature 440:80-2. 2006
    ..Instead, our results support spatio-temporal environmental stochasticity as a major driver of diversity patterns on coral reefs...