Publications

The below is a list of publications, talks and posters from the project and on related work.

Gray, C.L., Simmons, B.I., Fayle, T.M., Mann, D.J. & Slade, E.M. (2016) Are riparian forest reserves sources of invertebrate biodiversity spillover and associated ecosystem functions in oil palm landscapes? Biological Conservation, 194, 176-183.

Kurz, D.J., Turner, E.C., Aryawan, A.A., Barkley, H.C., Caliman, J-P., Konopik, O., Foster, W.A. 2016 Replanting reduces frog diversity in oil palm Biotropica. (doi: 10.1111/btp.12320).

Tao, H-H., Slade, E.M., Willis, K.W., Caliman, J-P., Snaddon, J.L. (2016) Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 218, 133-140. (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.11.012).

Tao, H-H., Snaddon, J.L., Slade, E.M., Wahyu, R., Caliman, J-P., Willis, K.W. (2015) Effects of empty fruit bunch (EFB) application on soil fauna feeding activity in oil palm plantations. In Webb M.J., et al. (eds). Sustainable Management of Soil in Oil Palm Plantings. Proceedings of a workshop held in Medan, Indonesia, 7–8 November 2013. ACIAR Proceedings No. 144. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra. 70 pp.

Savilaakso, S., Garcia, C., Garcia-Ulloa, J., Ghazoul, J., Groom, M., Guariguata, M.R., Laumonier, Y., Nasi, R., Petrokofsky, G., Snaddon, J. and Zrust, M. (2014) Systematic review of effects on biodiversity from oil palm production. Environmental Evidence 2014 3:4.

Foster W.A., Snaddon J.L., Dwi Advento A., Anak Agung Ketut Aryawan, Barclay H., Caliman J-P, Kurniawan C., Kurz D.J., Mann D., Mohd Naim, Purnomo D, Pujianto, T. Dzulfikar S. Rambe, Slade EM, Soeprapto, Suhardi, Sudharto Ps, Ribka Sionita Tarigan, Resti Wahyuningsih, Rudi Harto Widodo and Turner E.C. (2014)The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture (BEFTA) Project. The Planter, Kuala Lumpur, 90, 1061, 581-591.

Slade, E.M., Burhanuddin, M.I., Caliman, J-P., Foster, W.A., Naim, M., Prawirosukarto, S., Snaddon, J.L., Turner, E.C., Mann, D.J. (2014) Can cattle grazing in mature oil palm increase biodiversity and ecosystem service provision? Proceedings of the International Congress on Oil Palm and the Environment (ICOPE) and The Planter, 90 (1062), 655-665.

Gray, C.L., Slade, E.M., Mann, D.J. & Lewis, O.T. (2014) Do riparian reserves support dung beetle biodiversity and ecosystem services in oil palm-dominated tropical landscapes? Ecology and Evolution, 4, 1049-1060.

Fayle T.M., Turner E.C. & Foster W.A. (2013) Ant mosaics occur in SE Asian oil palm plantation but not rain forest and are influenced by the presence of nest-sites and non-native species. Ecography 36, 1051–1057

Turner E.C., Abidin Y.Z., Barlow H., Fayle T.M., Jaafar M.H.H., Chey V.K., Larenus J., Nainar A., Reynolds G., Yusof Y.B., Khoo M.S. & Ewers R.M. (2012) The Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems Project: Investigating The Design Of Human-Modified Landscapes For Productivity And Conservation. The Planter, Kuala Lumpur, 88, 453-468.

Foster W.A., Snaddon J.L., Turner E.C., Fayle T.M., Cockerill T.D., Ellwood M.D.F, Broad G.R., Chung A.Y.C., Eggleton P., Chey V.K. and Yusah K.M. (2011)
 Establishing the evidence base for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem function in the oil palm landscapes of South East Asia. Phil.Trans.R.Soc.Lond.B.366: 3277 – 3291

Ewers R., Didham R.K., Fahrig L., Ferraz G., Hector A., Holt R.D., Kapos V., Reynolds G., Sinun W., Snaddon J.L., and Turner E.C. (2011) A large-scale forest fragmentation experiment: the Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems Project. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B November 27, 2011 366:3292-3302; doi:10.1098/rstb.2011.004

Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Ewers R.M., Fayle T.M. and Foster W.A. (2011). The Impact of Oil Palm Expansion on Environmental Change: Putting Conservation Research in Context. In Bernardes M.A.S. (Ed.) Environmental Impact of Biofuels. InTech Press.

Fayle T.M., Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Chey V.K., Chung A.Y., Eggleton P.E. & Foster W.A. (2010). Oil palm expansion into rain forest greatly reduces ant biodiversity in canopy, epiphytes and leaf litter. Basic and Applied Ecology. 11: 337-345.

Jackson, L., van Noordwijk, M., Bengtsson, J., Foster, W.A., Lipper, L., Said, M., Snaddon, J.L. & Vodouhe, R. (2010). Biodiversity and agricultural sustainagility: from assessment to adaptive management. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 2: 80 – 87.

Turner, E.C. & Foster, W.A. (2009). The impact of forest conversion to oil palm on arthropod abundance and biomass in Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25: 23 -30.

Turner, E.C., Snaddon, J.L., Fayle, T.M . & Foster, W.A. (2008). Oil palm research in context: identifying the need for biodiversity assessment. PloS ONE 3(2) e1572.

Turner, E.C. & Foster, W.A. (2006). Assessing the influence of Bird’s Nest Ferns (Asplenium nidus spp.) on the local microclimate across a range of habitat disturbances in Sabah, Malaysia. Selbyana 27: 195 – 200.

Selected Presentations

Can improved management practices support biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in tropical agriculture? ‘Threats to Tropical Rainforests’ SEARRP meeting London (October 2014)

Biodiversity in the Biofuel: lining biodiversity and ecosystem services in oil palm plantations. Early Career Biomass Network. Southampton, UK. Snaddon, J.L. (April 2014)

Effects of Management Practices on Soil Ecosystems in Indonesian Oil Palm Plantings. 3rd Southeast Asian Studies Symposium. Oxford, UK. Hsiao-Hang Tao (March 2014)

Understanding the Relationship Between Rat Populations and Small Carnivores in Oil Palm Plantations: Prospects for Sustainable Control of Rats ICOPE: 4th International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment. Bali, Indonesia. Mohd Naim, A. A. Ketut Aryawan, Sudharto Ps, Andrew P. Jennings, Geraldine Veron, Aude Verwilghen, Edgar C. Turner and Putri Aulia W. (February 2014)

The Role of beneficial plants on insect diversity and oil palm herbivory ICOPE: 4th International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment. Bali, Indonesia. Hinsch, J, Dedi, Caliman, J-P., Foster, W., Burgess, N., Turner. E.C. (February 2014)

Can Cattle Grazing in Mature Oil Palm Increase Biodiversity and Soil Fertility? ICOPE: 4th International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment, Bail, Indonesia. Slade, E. (February 2014)

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture (BEFTA) Project ICOPE: 4th International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment, Bali, Indonesia. Foster, W.A., Andreas Dwiadvento, Caliman, J-P, Snaddon, J.L., Ir. Sudharto Prawirosukarto, and Turner, E.G. (February 2014) 

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture Project – POSTER, INTECOL Congress, London.Snaddon J.L., Turner E.C. & Foster W.A. (August 2013)

Working with the palm oil industry to improve conservation management. Post Doc seminar series, Department of zoology, Cambridge. Turner E.C. (July 2013)

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture Project. ATBC Asia Pacific Chapter, Bandar Aceh, Indonesia. Foster W.A., Turner E.C. Caliman J.P. & Snaddon J.L., & (March 2013)

The SAFE Project and other stories: investigating the design of multifunctional landscapes. Monash University, Malaysia Campus, Faculty of Science, Sustainable Planet course. Turner E.C. (December 2012)

Jungle fever: the trials and tribulations of running researches project in the rainforest. Cambridge Local Group of the BCN Wildlife Trust. Turner E.C. (October 2012)

Taking account of biodiversity and ecological assessment tools within the oil palm landscape. IPOSC International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Snaddon J.L. (September 2012)

Maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem function within the oil palm landscapes of South East Asia. IPOSC International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Foster W.A., Turner E.C. & Snaddon J.L. (September 2012)

The value of biodiversity to ecosystem services in the oil palm landscape. ICOPE: 3rd International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment, Bali, Indonesia. Snaddon J.L. (February 2012)

The Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystem Project. ICOPE: 3rd International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment, Bali, Indonesia. Turner E.C., Ewers R. & Reynolds G. (February 2012)

Securing sustainable ecosystem services within oil palm landscapes.  Zoological Society of London Symposium – ‘Sustainable palm oil: challenges, a common vision and the way forward’. Snaddon J.L. Turner E.C. & Foster W.A. (May 2011)

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