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PUBLICATIONS

RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION INNOVATION

Quantifying the Reporting, Coverage and Consistency of Key Indicators in Mangrove Restoration Projects

Gatt, Y. M., Andradi-Brown, D.A., Ahmadia G.N., Martin, P. A, Sutherland, W. J., Spalding, M. D., Donnison, A., and Worthington T.A. (2022) Quantifying the Reporting, Coverage and Consistency of Key Indicators in Mangrove Restoration Projects. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5. 

Ambitious targets for coastal ecosystem recovery

Buelow C., Connolly R.M., Turschwell M.P., Adame M.F., Ahmadia G.N., Andradi-Brown, D.A., Bunting P., Canty S.W.J., Dunic J.C., Friess D.A., Lee S.Y., Lovelock C.E., McClure E.C., Pearson R.M., Sievers M., Sousa A.I., Worthington T.A. & Brown C.J. (2022) Ambitious targets for coastal ecosystem recovery. Current Biology

The need, opportunities, and challenges for creating a standardized framework for marine restoration monitoring and reporting

Eger A., Earp H., Friedman K., Gatt Y., Hagger V., Hancock B., Kaewsrikhaw R., McLeod E., Moore A.M., Niner H.J., Razafinaivo F., Sousa A.I., Stankovic M., Worthington T.A., Bayraktarov E., Saunders M., Verges A. & Reeves S. (2022) The need, opportunities, and challenges for creating a standardized framework for marine restoration monitoring and reporting. Biological Conservation, 266, 109429. 

Upscaling tropical restoration to deliver environmental benefits and socially equitable outcomes

Edwards D.P., Cerullo G.R., Chomba S., Worthington T.A., Balmford A.P., Chazdon R.L. & Harrison R.D. (2021) Upscaling tropical restoration to deliver environmental benefits and socially equitable outcomes. Current Biology, 31, R1326-R1341. 

Myanmar’s terrestrial ecosystems: Status, threats and conservation opportunities

Murray N.J., Keith D.A., Duncan A., Tizard R., Ferrer-Paris J.R., Worthington T.A., Armstrong K., Nyan Hlaing Win Thuya Htut, Aung Htat Oo, Kyaw Zay Ya & Grantham H. (2020) Myanmar’s terrestrial ecosystems: Status, threats and conservation opportunities. Biological Conservation, 252, 108834.

Indian Sundarbans mangrove forest considered endangered under Red List of Ecosystems, but there is cause for optimism

Sievers M., Chowdhury M.R., Adame M.F., Bhadury P., Bhargava R., Buelow C., Friess D.A., Ghosh A., Hayes M.A., McClure E.C., Pearson R.M., Turschwell M.P., Worthington T.A. & Connolly R.M. (2020) Indian Sundarbans mangrove forest considered endangered under Red List of Ecosystems, but there is cause for optimism. Biological Conservation, 251, 108751. 

Economic and social constraints on reforestation for climate mitigation in Southeast Asia

Zeng Y., Sarira T.V., Carrasco L.R., Chong K.Y., Friess D.A., Lee J.S.H., Taillardat P., Worthington T.A., Zhang Y. & Koh L.P. (2020) Economic and social constraints on reforestation for climate mitigation in Southeast Asia. Nature Climate Change, 10, 842–844. 

Harnessing big data to support the conservation and rehabilitation of mangrove forests globally

Worthington T.A., Andradi-Brown D.A., Bhargava R., Buelow C., Bunting P., Duncan C., Fatoyinbo L., Friess D.A., Goldberg L., Hilarides L., Lagomasino D., Landis E., Longley-Wood K., Lovelock C.E., Murray N.J., Narayan S., Rosenqvist A., Sievers M., Simard M., Thomas N., van Eijk P., Zganjar C. & Spalding M. (2020) Harnessing big data to support the conservation and rehabilitation of mangrove forests globally. One Earth, 2, 429–443. 

Mangrove Restoration Potential: A global map highlighting a critical opportunity

Worthington, T. & Spalding, M. (2018). Mangrove Restoration Potential: A global map highlighting a critical opportunity.

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Brazilian mangroves: Blue carbon hotspots of national and global relevance to natural climate solutions

Rovai A.S., Twilley R.R., Worthington T.A. & Riul P. (2022) Brazilian mangroves: Blue carbon hotspots of national and global relevance to natural climate solutions. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 4, 217. 

Fishers who rely on mangroves: Modelling and mapping the global intensity of mangrove-associated fisheries

zu Ermgassen P.S.E., Mukherjee N., Worthington T.A., Acosta A., Rocha Araujo A.R. da, Beitl C.M., Castellanos-Galindo G.A., Cunha-Lignon M., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Parrett C.L., Dwyer P.G., Gair J.R., Frederick Johnson A., Kuguru B., Savio Lobo A., Loneragan N., Longley-Wood K., Mendonça J.T., Meynecke J.-O., Mandal R.N., Munga C.N., Reguero B.G., Rönnbäck P., Thorley J., Wolff M. & Spalding M. (2020) Fishers who rely on mangroves: Modelling and mapping the global intensity of mangrove-associated fisheries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 247, 106975. 

Mangrove blue carbon stocks and dynamics are controlled by hydrogeomorphic settings and land-use change

Sasmito S.D., Sillanpää M., Hayes M.A., Bachri S., Saragi-Sasmito M.F., Sidik F., Hanggara B.B., Mofu W.Y., Rumbiak V.I., Hendri, Taberima S., Suhaemi, Nugroho J.D., Pattiasina T.F., Widagti N., Barakalla, Rahajoe J.S., Hartantri H., Nikijuluw V., Jowey R.N., Heatubun C.D., zu Ermgassen P., Worthington T.A., Howard J., Lovelock C.E., Friess D.A., Hutley L.B. & Murdiyarso D. (2020) Mangrove blue carbon stocks and dynamics are controlled by hydrogeomorphic settings and land-use change. Global Change Biology, 26, 3028–3039.

National mitigation potential from natural climate solutions in the tropics

Griscom B.W., Busch J., Cook-Patton S.C., Ellis P.W., Funk J., Leavitt S.M., Lomax G., Turner W.R., Chapman M., Engelmann J., Gurwick N.P., Landis E., Lawrence D., Malhi Y., Schindler Murray L., Navarrete D., Roe S., Scull S., Smith P., Streck C., Walker W.S. & Worthington T. (2020) National mitigation potential from natural climate solutions in the tropics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 375, 20190126. 

COASTAL ECOSYSTEM MAPPING

High-resolution mapping of losses and gains of Earth’s tidal wetlands

Murray N.J., Worthington T.A., Bunting P., Duce S., Hagger V., Lovelock C.E., Lucas R., Saunders M.I., Sheaves M., Spalding M. and Waltham N.J. (2022) High-resolution mapping of losses and gains of Earth’s tidal wetlands. Science, 376 (6594), pp.744-749.

Mapping the extent of mangrove ecosystem degradation by integrating an ecological conceptual model with satellite data

Lee C.K.F, Duncan C., Nicholson E., Fatoyinbo T.E., Lagomasino D., Thomas N., Worthington T.A. & Murray N. (2021) Mapping the extent of mangrove ecosystem degradation by integrating an ecological conceptual model with satellite data. Remote Sensing, 13, 2047. 

A global biophysical typology of mangroves and its relevance for ecosystem structure and deforestation

Worthington T.A., zu Ermgassen P.S.E., Friess D.A., Krauss K.W., Lovelock C.E., Thorley J., Tingey R., Woodroffe C.D., Bunting P., Cormier N., Lagomasino D., Lucas R., Murray N.J., Sutherland W.J. & Spalding M. (2020) A global biophysical typology of mangroves and its relevance for ecosystem structure and deforestation. Scientific Reports, 10, 14652. 

GENERAL COASTAL RESEARCH

Novel applications of technology for advancing tidal marsh ecology

Kimball M.E., Connolly R.M., Alford S.B., Colombano D.D., James W.R., Kenworthy M.D., Norris G.S., Ollerhead J., Ramsden S., Rehage J.S., Sparks E.L., Waltham N.J., Worthington T.A. & Taylor M.D. (2021) Novel applications of technology for advancing tidal marsh ecology. Estuaries and Coasts

Geographic variation in salt marsh structure and function for nekton: A guide to finding commonality across multiple scales

Ziegler S.L., Baker R., Crosby S.C., Colombano D.D., Barbeau M.A., Cebrian J., Connolly R.M., Deegan L.A., Gilby B.L., Mallick D., Martin C.W., Nelson J.A., Reinhardt J.F., Simenstad C.A., Waltham N.J., Worthington T.A. & Rozas L.P. (2021) Geographic variation in salt marsh structure and function for nekton: A guide to finding commonality across multiple scales. Estuaries and Coasts