• The Asia‐Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network : 10‐year achievements and new strategies to 2030. 

      Takeuchi, Yayoi; Muraoka, Hiroyuki; Yamakita, Takehisa; Kano, Yuichi; Nagai, Shin; Bunthang, Touch; Costello, Mark John; Darnaedi, Dedy; Diway, Bibian; Ganyai, Tonny; Grudpan, Chaiwut; Hughes, Alice; Ishii, Reiichiro; Lim, Po Teen; Ma, Keping; Muslim, Aidy M.; Nakano, Shin-ichi; Nakaoka, Masahiro; Nakashizuka, Tohru; Onuma, Manabu; Park, Chan-Ho; Pungga, Runi Sylvester; Saito, Yusuke; Shakya, Mangal Man; Sulaiman, Mohd Khairulazman; Sumi, Maya; Thach, Phanara; Trisurat, Yongyut; Xu, Xuehong; Yamano, Hiroya; Yao, Tze Leong; Kim, Eun-Shik; Vergara, Sheila; Yahara, Tetsukazu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (APBON) was launched in 2009, in response to the establishment of the Biodiversity Observation Network under the Group on Earth Observations in 2008. APBON's mission is to ...
    • Biodiversity data synthesis is critical for realizing a functional post-2020 framework 

      Orr, Michael C.; Hughes, Alice C.; Costello, Mark John; Qiao, Huijie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    • 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 ...
    • The distribution of benthic amphipod crustaceans in Indonesian seas 

      Arfianti, Tri; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Amphipod crustaceans are an essential component of tropical marine biodiversity. However, their distribution and biogeography have not been analysed in one of the world’s largest tropical countries nested in the Coral ...
    • 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 biodiversity patterns of marine forests of brown macroalgae 

      Fragkopoulou, Eliza; Serrão, Ester A.; De Clerck, Olivier; Costello, Mark John; Araújo, Miguel B.; Duarte, Carlos M.; Krause-Jensen, Dorte; Assis, Jorge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    • Global biogeography of marine amphipod crustaceans : latitude, regionalisation, and beta diversity 

      Arfianti, Tri; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • 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 global ecological classification of coastal segment units : To complement marine biodiversity observation network assessments 

      Sayre, Roger; Butler, Kevin; Van Graafeiland, Keith; Breyer, Sean; Wright, Dawn; Frye, Charlie; Karagulle, Deniz; Martin, Madeline; Cress, Jill; Allen, Tom; Allee, Rebecca J.; Parsons, Rost; Nyberg, Björn Johan Emil Burr; Costello, Mark John; Harris, Peter; Muller-Karger, Frank E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      A new data layer provides Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS) labels for global coastal segments at 1 km or shorter resolution. These characteristics are summarized for six US Marine Biodiversity ...
    • Introducing the World Register of Introduced Marine Species (WRiMS) 

      Costello, Mark John; Dekeyzer, Stefanie; Galil, Bella S.; Hutchings, Pat; Katsanevakis, Stelios; Pagad, Shyama; Robinson, Tamara B.; Turon, Xavier; Vandepitte, Leen; Vanhoorne, Bart; Verfaille, Kevin; Willan, Richard C.; Rius, Marc (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      A major historical challenge for the management of anthropogenic introductions of species has been the absence of a globally standardised system for species nomenclature. For over a decade, the World Register of Marine ...
    • Marine species turnover but not richness, peaks at the Equator 

      Chaudhary, Chhaya; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    • A modelled global distribution of the kelp biome 

      Jayathilake, Dinusha R.M.; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • Not all biodiversity rich spots are climate refugia 

      Kocsis, Ádám T.; Zhao, Qianshuo; Costello, Mark John; Kiessling, Wolfgang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    • Oceanographic connectivity explains the intra-specific diversity of mangrove forests at global scales 

      Gouvêa, Lidiane P.; Fragkopoulou, Eliza; Cavanaugh, Kyle; Serrão, Ester A.; Araújo, Miguel B.; Costello, Mark John; Westergerling, E. H. Taraneh; Assis, Jorge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The distribution of mangrove intra-specific biodiversity can be structured by historical demographic processes that enhance or limit effective population sizes. Oceanographic connectivity (OC) may further structure ...
    • Over 20% of marine fishes shifting in the North and Barents Seas, but not in the Norwegian Sea 

      Gordo Vilaseca, Francesc; Pecuchet, Laurene Anne Marie; Coll, Marta; Reiss, Henning; Jüterbock, Alexander Oliver; Costello, Mark John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    • Past and future decline of tropical pelagic biodiversity 

      Yasuhara, Moriaki; Wei, Chih-Lin; Kucera, Michal; Costello, Mark John; Tittensor, Derek P.; Kiessling, Wolfgang; Bonebrake, Timothy C.; Tabor, Clay; Feng, Ran; Baselga, Andrés; Kretschmer, Kerstin; Kusumoto, Buntarou; Kubota, Yasuhiro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      A major research question concerning global pelagic biodiversity remains unanswered: when did the apparent tropical biodiversity depression (i.e., bimodality of latitudinal diversity gradient [LDG]) begin? The bimodal LDG ...
    • Sampling biases shape our view of the natural world 

      Hughes, Alice C.; Orr, Michael C.; Ma, Keping; Costello, Mark John; Waller, John; Provoost, Pieter; Yang, Qinmin; Zhu, Chaodong; Qiao, Huijie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    • Six steps for building a technological knowledge base for future taxonomic work 

      Orr, Michael C.; Feijó, Anderson; Chesters, Douglas; Vogler, Alfried P.; Bossert, Silas; Ferrari, Rafael R.; Costello, Mark John; Hughes, Alice C.; Krogmann, Lars; Ascher, John S.; Zhou, Xin; Li, De-Zhu; Bai, Ming; Chen, Jun; Ge, Deyan; Luo, Arong; Qiao, Gexia; Williams, Paul H.; Zhang, Ai-bing; Ma, Keping; Zhang, Feng; Zhu, Chao-Dong (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    • Synergies between COVID-19 and climate change impacts and responses 

      Pelling, Mark; Kerr, Rachel Bezner; Biesbroek, Robert; Caretta, Martina Angela; Cissé, Guéladio; Costello, Mark John; Ebi, Kristie L.; Gunn, Elena Lopez; Parmesan, Camille; Schuster-Wallace, Corinne J.; Tirado, Maria Cristina; Van Aalst, Maarten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The COVID-19 pandemic and anthropogenic climate change are global crises. We show how strongly these crises are connected, including the underlying societal inequities and problems of poverty, substandard housing, and ...
    • Towards a global list of accepted species I. Why taxonomists sometimes disagree, and why this matters. 

      Thiele, Kevin R.; Conix, Stijn; Pyle, Richard L.; Barik, Saroj K.; Christidis, Les; Costello, Mark John; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Kirk, Paul; Lien, Aaron; Thomson, Scott A.; Zachos, Frank E.; Zhang, Zhi-Qiang; Garnett, Stephen T. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Taxonomy—the delimitation, naming, classification and documentation of species and other taxa—is an often-misunderstood discipline. Complex and at times contested, taxonomy occupies a sometimes discomforting intermediate ...