Andrew Balmford

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Affiliation: Hills Road
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The worldwide costs of marine protected areas
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9694-7. 2004
  2. pmc The 2010 challenge: data availability, information needs and extraterrestrial insights
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:221-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Farming and the fate of wild nature
    Rhys E Green
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 307:550-5. 2005
  4. pmc Crop expansion and conservation priorities in tropical countries
    Ben Phalan
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e51759. 2013
  5. doi Reconciling food production and biodiversity conservation: land sharing and land sparing compared
    Ben Phalan
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 333:1289-91. 2011
  6. pmc What conservationists need to know about farming
    Andrew Balmford
    Department of Zoology, Conservation Science Group, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2714-24. 2012
  7. pmc Impacts of the live reef fish trade on populations of coral reef fish off northern Borneo
    Helen Scales
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:989-94. 2007
  8. doi Boom-and-bust development patterns across the Amazon deforestation frontier
    Ana S L Rodrigues
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 324:1435-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Bushmeat hunting, wildlife declines, and fish supply in West Africa
    Justin S Brashares
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 306:1180-3. 2004
  10. pmc Global variation in terrestrial conservation costs, conservation benefits, and unmet conservation needs
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1046-50. 2003

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Publications25

  1. pmc The worldwide costs of marine protected areas
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9694-7. 2004
    ..They also ignore potential private gains from improved fisheries and tourism and are dwarfed by likely social gains from increasing the sustainability of fisheries and securing vital ecosystem services...
  2. pmc The 2010 challenge: data availability, information needs and extraterrestrial insights
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:221-8. 2005
    ..The involvement of social and Earth system scientists, as well as biologists, in collaborative research programmes to build and parameterize models of the Earth system to elucidate these mechanisms is a high priority...
  3. ncbi Farming and the fate of wild nature
    Rhys E Green
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 307:550-5. 2005
    ..Empirical data on such density-yield functions are sparse, but evidence from a range of taxa in developing countries suggests that high-yield farming may allow more species to persist...
  4. pmc Crop expansion and conservation priorities in tropical countries
    Ben Phalan
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e51759. 2013
    ....
  5. doi Reconciling food production and biodiversity conservation: land sharing and land sparing compared
    Ben Phalan
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 333:1289-91. 2011
    ..For both taxa in both countries, land sparing is a more promising strategy for minimizing negative impacts of food production, at both current and anticipated future levels of production...
  6. pmc What conservationists need to know about farming
    Andrew Balmford
    Department of Zoology, Conservation Science Group, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2714-24. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Impacts of the live reef fish trade on populations of coral reef fish off northern Borneo
    Helen Scales
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:989-94. 2007
    ..This has crucial implications for future data collection and monitoring if population collapses in other parts of the LRFT and similar wildlife trades are to be successfully detected...
  8. doi Boom-and-bust development patterns across the Amazon deforestation frontier
    Ana S L Rodrigues
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 324:1435-7. 2009
    ..New financial incentives and policies are creating opportunities for a more sustained development trajectory that is not based on the depletion of nature and ecosystem services...
  9. ncbi Bushmeat hunting, wildlife declines, and fish supply in West Africa
    Justin S Brashares
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 306:1180-3. 2004
    ..Our results emphasize the urgent need to develop cheap protein alternatives to bushmeat and to improve fisheries management by foreign and domestic fleets to avert extinctions of tropical wildlife...
  10. pmc Global variation in terrestrial conservation costs, conservation benefits, and unmet conservation needs
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1046-50. 2003
    ..Substantially increased investment in tropical conservation is therefore urgently required if opportunities for cost-effective action are not to be missed...
  11. pmc Quantitative global analysis of the role of climate and people in explaining late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions
    Graham W Prescott
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:4527-31. 2012
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  12. pmc A global perspective on trends in nature-based tourism
    Andrew Balmford
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000144. 2009
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  13. pmc Closing yield gaps: perils and possibilities for biodiversity conservation
    Ben Phalan
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20120285. 2014
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  14. ncbi Economic reasons for conserving wild nature
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Science 297:950-3. 2002
    ..We estimate that the overall benefit:cost ratio of an effective global program for the conservation of remaining wild nature is at least 100:1...
  15. ncbi Fusion or failure? The future of conservation biology
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 20:692-5. 2006
  16. pmc The distribution of cultural and biological diversity in Africa
    Joslin L Moore
    Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1645-53. 2002
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  17. ncbi Ecology: The Convention on Biological Diversity's 2010 target
    Andrew Balmford
    Cambridge University and University of Cape Town
    Science 307:212-3. 2005
  18. doi Knowing but not doing: selecting priority conservation areas and the research-implementation gap
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 22:610-7. 2008
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  19. ncbi Revisiting the links between governance and biodiversity loss
    Robert J Smith
    Conserv Biol 21:899-900; author reply 900-1. 2007
  20. ncbi Comment on "Resource-conserving agriculture increases yields in developing countries"
    Ben Phalan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1054-5; author reply 1056-7. 2007
  21. ncbi Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
    ..We should be able to use PD to identify those key regions that maximize future options, both for the continuing evolution of life on Earth and for the benefit of society...
  22. ncbi Integrating economic costs into conservation planning
    Robin Naidoo
    Conservation Science Program, WWF US, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:681-7. 2006
    ..We assess how costs fit into this new framework and consider prospects for integrating them into conservation planning...
  23. ncbi A nationwide assessment of the biodiversity value of Uganda's important bird areas network
    Herbert Tushabe
    Makerere University Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, P O Box 7298, Kampala, Uganda
    Conserv Biol 20:85-99. 2006
    ..This was mainly because IBA selection considers factors other than area, however which probably improves both the cost-effectiveness of the network and the persistence of represented species...
  24. ncbi Keeping bandits at bay?
    Helen Scales
    Science 313:612-4; author reply 612-4. 2006
  25. ncbi Why conservationists should heed Pokémon
    Andrew Balmford
    Science 295:2367. 2002