• Conserving threatened marine species and biodiversity requires 40% ocean protection 

      Jefferson, Tamlin; Costello, Mark John; Zhao, Qianshuo; Lundquist, Carolyn J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Global prioritisation of where to locate Marine Protected Areas (MPA) has not considered both a comprehensive range of measures of biodiversity as well as threatened species distributions. Using maps of 974 threatened ...
    • Endemism increases species’ climate change risk in areas of global biodiversity importance. 

      Manes, Stella; Costello, Mark John; Beckett, Heath; Debnath, Anindita; Devenish-Nelson, Eleanor; Grey, Kerry-Anne; Jenkins, Rhosanna; Khan, Tasnuva Ming; Kiessling, Wolfgang; Krause, Cristina; Maharaj, Shobha S.; Midgley, Guy; Price, Jeff; Talukdar, Gautam; Vale, Mariana M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Climate change affects life at global scales and across systems but is of special concern in areas that are disproportionately rich in biological diversity and uniqueness. Using a meta-analytical approach, we analysed >8000 ...
    • Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment. 

      Bates, Amanda E.; Primack, Richard B.; Biggar, Brandy S.; Bird, Tomas J.; Clinton, Mary E.; Command, Rylan J.; Richards, Cerren; Shellard, Marc; Geraldi, Nathan R.; Vergara, Valeria; Acevedo-Charry, Orlando; Colón-Piñeiro, Zuania; Ocampo, David; Ocampo-Peñuela, Natalia; Sánchez-Clavijo, Lina M.; Adamescu, Cristian Mihai; Cheval, Sorin; Racoviceanu, Tudor; Adams, Matthew D.; Kalisa, Egide; Kuuire, Vincent Z.; Aditya, Vikram; Anderwald, Pia; Wiesmann, Samuel; Wipf, Sonja; Badihi, Gal; Henderson, Matthew G.; Loetscher, Hanspeter; Baerenfaller, Katja; Benedetti-Cecchi, Lisandro; Bulleri, Fabio; Bertocci, Iacopo; Maggi, Elena; Rindi, Luca; Ravaglioli, Chiara; Boerder, Kristina; Bonnel, Julien; Mathias, Delphine; Archambault, Philippe; Chauvaud, Laurent; Braun, Camrin D.; Thorrold, Simon R.; Brownscombe, Jacob W.; Midwood, Jonathan D.; Boston, Christine M.; Brooks, Jill L.; Cooke, Steven J.; China, Victor; Roll, Uri; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The global lockdown to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic health risks has altered human interactions with nature. Here, we report immediate impacts of changes in human activities on wildlife and environmental threats during the ...
    • A modelled global distribution of the kelp biome 

      Jayathilake, Dinusha R.M.; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • Where marine protected areas would best represent 30% of ocean biodiversity 

      Zhao, Qianshuo; Stephenson, Fabrice; Lundquist, Carolyn; Kaschner, Kristin; Jayathilake, Dinusha R.M.; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature) World Conservation Congress called for the full protection of 30% of each marine habitat globally andat least 30% of all the ocean. Thus, we quantitatively ...