Rhys E Green

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Effectiveness of action to reduce exposure of free-ranging California condors in Arizona and Utah to lead from spent ammunition
    Rhys E Green
    Department of Zoology, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e4022. 2008
  2. pmc The population decline of Gyps vultures in India and Nepal has slowed since veterinary use of diclofenac was banned
    Vibhu Prakash
    Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e49118. 2012
  3. pmc Removing the threat of diclofenac to critically endangered Asian vultures
    Gerry Swan
    Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    PLoS Biol 4:e66. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. pmc Performance of climate envelope models in retrodicting recent changes in bird population size from observed climatic change
    Rhys E Green
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Biol Lett 4:599-602. 2008
  6. pmc Demographic mechanism of a historical bird population collapse reconstructed using museum specimens
    Rhys E Green
    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2381-7. 2008
  7. pmc Rate of decline of the Oriental white-backed vulture population in India estimated from a survey of diclofenac residues in carcasses of ungulates
    Rhys E Green
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e686. 2007
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. pmc Toxicity of diclofenac to Gyps vultures
    Gerry E Swan
    University of Pretoria, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    Biol Lett 2:279-82. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

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Publications23

  1. pmc Effectiveness of action to reduce exposure of free-ranging California condors in Arizona and Utah to lead from spent ammunition
    Rhys E Green
    Department of Zoology, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e4022. 2008
    ..The extension of the existing lead reduction program to cover Zion (Utah), as well as the Kaibab plateau, would be expected to reduce mortality caused by lead substantially and allow the condor population to increase...
  2. pmc The population decline of Gyps vultures in India and Nepal has slowed since veterinary use of diclofenac was banned
    Vibhu Prakash
    Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e49118. 2012
    ..The most recent available information indicates that the elimination of diclofenac from the vultures' food supply is incomplete, so further efforts are required to fully implement the ban...
  3. pmc Removing the threat of diclofenac to critically endangered Asian vultures
    Gerry Swan
    Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa
    PLoS Biol 4:e66. 2006
    ..We conclude that meloxicam is of low toxicity to Gyps vultures and that its use in place of diclofenac would reduce vulture mortality substantially in the Indian subcontinent. Meloxicam is already available for veterinary use in India...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. pmc Performance of climate envelope models in retrodicting recent changes in bird population size from observed climatic change
    Rhys E Green
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Biol Lett 4:599-602. 2008
    ..The demonstration that climate envelope models are able to retrodict species' population trends provides a valuable validation of their use in studies of the potential impacts of future climatic changes...
  6. pmc Demographic mechanism of a historical bird population collapse reconstructed using museum specimens
    Rhys E Green
    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2381-7. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with previous suggestions that the corncrake population decline was caused by adverse effects on breeding productivity caused by the mechanization of the harvesting of hay crops...
  7. pmc Rate of decline of the Oriental white-backed vulture population in India estimated from a survey of diclofenac residues in carcasses of ungulates
    Rhys E Green
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e686. 2007
    ..In this way, the effectiveness of the recent ban in India on the manufacture and importation of diclofenac for veterinary use could be monitored...
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. pmc Toxicity of diclofenac to Gyps vultures
    Gerry E Swan
    University of Pretoria, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa
    Biol Lett 2:279-82. 2006
    ..africanus, which is phylogenetically close to G. bengalensis, would be a suitable surrogate for the safety testing of alternative drugs to diclofenac...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Conservation genetics, foraging distance and nest density of the scarce Great Yellow Bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus)
    Thomas G Charman
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Mol Ecol 19:2661-74. 2010
    ..distinguendus workers appear to forage over above-average distances and nests remain thinly distributed even in current strongholds. These considerations should inform future conservation actions for this and similar species...
  13. 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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  14. pmc The Living Planet Index: using species population time series to track trends in biodiversity
    Jonathan Loh
    WWF International, Avenue du Mont Blanc CH 1196, Gland, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:289-95. 2005
    ..It may be possible to reduce this further by post-stratification and weighting, but new information would first need to be collected for data-poor classes, realms and biomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Resource-conserving agriculture increases yields in developing countries"
    Ben Phalan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1054-5; author reply 1056-7. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Census error and the detection of density dependence
    Robert P Freckleton
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Anim Ecol 75:837-51. 2006
    ..However, it seems likely that these may lack power compared with analyses that are able to explicitly include census error and we review some recently developed methods...
  17. ncbi request reprint Using stable isotopes to investigate migratory connectivity of the globally threatened aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola
    Deborah J Pain
    RSPB, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG192DL, UK
    Oecologia 138:168-74. 2004
    ..The use of stable isotopes provides novel insights into migratory connectivity and migration patterns in this little-known threatened species...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ecology: The Convention on Biological Diversity's 2010 target
    Andrew Balmford
    Cambridge University and University of Cape Town
    Science 307:212-3. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Extinction risk from climate change
    Chris D Thomas
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 427:145-8. 2004
    ..These estimates show the importance of rapid implementation of technologies to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for carbon sequestration...
  20. pmc Diclofenac poisoning is widespread in declining vulture populations across the Indian subcontinent
    Susanne Shultz
    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Lodge, Sandy SG19 2DL, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S458-60. 2004
    ..Hence, veterinary use of diclofenac is likely to have been the major cause of the rapid vulture population declines across the subcontinent...
  21. pmc Potential impacts of climatic change on European breeding birds
    Brian Huntley
    Institute of Ecosystem Science, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1439. 2008
    ..Such estimates are of greatest value when they are made for large ensembles of species and for extensive (sub-continental or continental) regions...
  22. pmc NSAIDs and scavenging birds: potential impacts beyond Asia's critically endangered vultures
    Richard Cuthbert
    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL, UK
    Biol Lett 3:90-3. 2007
    ..The relative safety of meloxicam supports other studies indicating the suitability of this NSAID to replace diclofenac in Asia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Decline of vultures in Asia
    Rhys E Green
    Science 311:1378. 2006