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Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Probert, W. J.M., Maloney, R.F., Butchart. S.H.M., Bennett, J.R., Donald, P., McCarthy, D., Joseph, L.N., Tulloch, A.I.T., Possingham, H.P. Prioritizing the conservation of threatened bird species using the Project Prioritization Protocol framework.

Rhodes, J. R., Di Fonzo, M.M.I., McDonald-Madden, E., Stephens P., Traill, L.W., and Wilson, H. Re-evaluating the ‘one-size-fits-all’ minimum viable population target paradigm under limited conservation resources.


Rose, D.C., Sutherland, W.J., Amano, T., Dias, M., Di Fonzo, M.M.I. + 13 authors. 2018. The major barriers to evidence‐informed conservation policy and possible solutions. Conservation Letters, e12564

Straka, T., Bal, P., Corrigan, C., Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Butt, N. 2018. Conservation leadership must account for cultural differences.  Journal for Nature Conservation, 43, 111-116

Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Nicol, S., Possingham, H. P., Flakus, S., West, J. G., Failing, L., Long, G., and Walshe, T. 2017. Cost-Effective Resource Allocator: A decision support tool for threatened species management. PARKS 23.1, 101-113, doi: 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2017.PARKS-23-1MMIDF.en 

Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Collen. B., Chauvenet, A.L.M. and Mace, G.M.  Patterns of mammalian population decline inform conservation action. 2016. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53(4), 1046–1054

Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Possingham, H. P., Probert, W.J.M., Bennett, J.R., O’Connor, S., Densem, J., Joseph, L.N., Tulloch, A.I.T., and Maloney, R.F. 2016. Evaluating trade-offs between target persistence levels and numbers of species conserved. Conservation Letters. 9(1), 51–57 

Turvey, S. T., Crees, J. J., and Di Fonzo, M.M.I. 2015. Historical data as a baseline for conservation: reconstructing long-term faunal extinction dynamics in Late Imperial–modern China. Early online view in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Walshe, T., Estevez, R., Knapp, Z. and Di Fonzo, M. 2015. Sacred values and filthy lucre – taboo trade-offs in conservation. A perspective on the triage debate. Australian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, 23 ( 4), 20-21

Tallis, H., Lubchenco, J.,  Adams, V.M., Adams-Hosking, C., Agostini, V. N., Andelman S.J.,  Arkema, K., Balvanera, P., Ban, N., Berger, M., Bennett, E., Biggs, R., Blanchette, C., , Dee Boersma, P., Bottrill, M.C., Brauman, K. A., Bremer, L. L., Brosnan, D., Buchori, D., Butt, N., Capps, K., Carrington, E., Carwardine, J., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Coll, M., Corrigan, C., Cross, M.S., Daily, G., DeFries, R., Di Fonzo, M.M.I. +208 signatories. 2014. A call for inclusive conservation. Nature 515, 27-28

Tulloch, A.I.T., Maloney, R.F., Joseph, L.N., Bennett, J.R., Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Probert, W.J.M., O’Connor, S, Densem, J, and Possingham, H.P. 2014. The influence of risk aversion on prioritizing conservation projects. Conservation Biology 29, 513-524

Bennett, J.R., Elliott, G., Mellish, B., Joseph, L.N., Tulloch, A.I.T., Probert, W.J.M., Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Monks, J.M., Possingham, H.P., and Maloney, R.F. 2014. Balancing phylogenetic diversity and species numbers in conservation prioritization, using a case study of threatened species in New Zealand. Biological Conservation 174: 47-54

Murray, K.A., Verde Arregoitia, L.D., Davidson, A., Di Marco, M. and Di Fonzo, M.M.I. 2014. Threat to the point: improving the value of comparative extinction risk analysis for conservation action. Global Change Biology. 20: 483-494.

Di Fonzo, M., Collen. B., and Mace, G.M.  2013. A new method for identifying rapid decline dynamics in wild vertebrate populations. Ecology and Evolution 3 (7): 2378-23

Di Fonzo, M.M.I., Pelletier, F., Pemberton, J.M., Clutton-Brock, T.H. and Coulson, T. 2011. The population growth consequences of variation in individual heterozygosity. PLoS ONE 6 (5): e19667

Policy briefing

Di Fonzo, M. and Wentworth, J. 2011. Water in Production and Products. Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology, UK;

Non peer-reviewed articles

Di Fonzo, M. and Cranston, G. 2017). ‘Healthy Ecosystem metric framework: Biodiversity impact, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Working Paper 02/2017

Di Fonzo, M. and Hime, S. 2017. How businesses measure their impacts on nature: A gap analysis. University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Working Paper 01/2017

Di Fonzo, M. and Murray, K. 2014. Threat information and extinction risk. Improving comparative extinction risk analysis. Decision Point 78, April 2014, retrieved from: 

Di Fonzo, M. 2016. On target to save more species. Decision Point 95, April 2016, retrieved from: 

Chauvenet, A., Davis, K., Salguero-Gómez, R., Di Fonzo, M., Biggs, D., Barnes, M. and Wilson, K. 2016. Addressing unconscious bias in science. Decision Point 95, April 2016, retrieved from:


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