William J Sutherland

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK Electronic address
    Trends Ecol Evol 29:15-22. 2014
  2. doi request reprint One hundred questions of importance to the conservation of global biological diversity
    W J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 23:557-67. 2009
  3. pmc A collaboratively-derived science-policy research agenda
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31824. 2012
  4. pmc Quantifying the impact and relevance of scientific research
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27537. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2012
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:12-18. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge CB23EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:10-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The need for environmental horizon scanning
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:523-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2010
    William J Sutherland
    Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:1-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2013
    William J Sutherland
    Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:16-22. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Biodiversity conservation: challenges beyond 2010
    Michael R W Rands
    Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1AG, UK
    Science 329:1298-303. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK Electronic address
    Trends Ecol Evol 29:15-22. 2014
    ..The 15 topics include a carbon market induced financial crash, rapid geographic expansion of macroalgal cultivation, genetic control of invasive species, probiotic therapy for amphibians, and an emerging snake fungal disease. ..
  2. doi request reprint One hundred questions of importance to the conservation of global biological diversity
    W J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 23:557-67. 2009
    ..We anticipate that these questions will help identify new directions for researchers and assist funders in directing funds...
  3. pmc A collaboratively-derived science-policy research agenda
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31824. 2012
    ..We expect this exercise to identify important theoretical questions and to help improve the mutual understanding and effectiveness of those working at the interface of science and policy...
  4. pmc Quantifying the impact and relevance of scientific research
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27537. 2011
    ..The process identifies publications that provide high quality evidence relating to issues of strong concern. It can also be used to set future research agendas...
  5. ncbi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2012
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:12-18. 2012
    ..Examples include warming of the deep sea, increased cultivation of perennial grains, burning of Arctic tundra, and the development of nuclear batteries and hydrokinetic in-stream turbines...
  6. doi request reprint Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge CB23EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:10-6. 2011
    ..We identified 15 nascent issues, including new greenhouse gases, genetic techniques to eradicate mosquitoes, milk consumption in Asia and societal pessimism...
  7. doi request reprint The need for environmental horizon scanning
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:523-7. 2009
    ..We outline possible horizon-scanning methods, and also make recommendations as to how horizon scanning could have a more central role in environmental and conservation practice...
  8. doi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2010
    William J Sutherland
    Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Downing Street Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:1-7. 2010
    ..These include the impacts of and potential human responses to climate change, novel biological and digital technologies, novel pollutants and invasive species. We expect to repeat this process and collation annually...
  9. ncbi request reprint A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2013
    William J Sutherland
    Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:16-22. 2013
    ..The 15 topics include the commercial use of antimicrobial peptides, thorium-fuelled nuclear power, and undersea oil production...
  10. doi request reprint Biodiversity conservation: challenges beyond 2010
    Michael R W Rands
    Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1AG, UK
    Science 329:1298-303. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Links between plant species' spatial and temporal responses to a warming climate
    Tatsuya Amano
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA, Ricardo AEA Ltd, Gemini Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell, Didcot OX11 0QR, UK, Institute of Zoology, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 71c, Poznań 60 625, Poland, Fachgebiet für Ökoklimatologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Hans Carl von Carlowitz Platz 2, Freising 85354, Germany, Institute for Advanced Study, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 2a, Garching 85748, Germany, SIGMA, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133017. 2014
    ..These results indicate that even species with high climatic niche conservatism might not show range shifts as instead they track warming temperatures during flowering by advancing their phenology. ..
  12. pmc Four barriers to the global understanding of biodiversity conservation: wealth, language, geographical location and security
    Tatsuya Amano
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122649. 2013
    ..Findings of this study may be broadly applicable to other fields that require the compilation of scientific knowledge at a global level...
  13. pmc Making predictive ecology more relevant to policy makers and practitioners
    William J Sutherland
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:322-30. 2012
    ..However, a key to the limitation in their use is the degree to which ecologists are able to communicate results to policy makers in a clear, useful and timely fashion...
  14. pmc Specialization in plant-hummingbird networks is associated with species richness, contemporary precipitation and quaternary climate-change velocity
    Bo Dalsgaard
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e25891. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Effectiveness of predator removal for enhancing bird populations
    Rebecca K Smith
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Conserv Biol 24:820-9. 2010
    ..Research is needed to provide and synthesize data to determine whether these are effective management practices for future policies on bird conservation...