Peer-reviewed scientific papers

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Smith, R.J et al (pre print) Developing a Nature Recovery Network using systematic conservation planning.

O’Leary, B.C. et al., 2021 The nature and extent of evidence on methodologies for monitoring and evaluating marine spatial management measures in the UK and similar coastal waters: a systematic map. Environmental Evidence 10, 13.

Milner-Gulland, E.J., et al, 2021 Four steps for the Earth: mainstreaming the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. One Earth, 4 (1): 75-87.

Addison, P.F. E. et al., 2020 Bringing sustainability to life: A framework to guide biodiversity indicator development for business performance management. Business Strategy and the Environment. 29:3303–3313.

Smith, T. et al., 2019 Biodiversity means business: Reframing global biodiversity goals for the private sector. Conservation Letters.

Bull, J. W. et al., 2019 Net positive outcomes for nature. Nature Ecology and Evolution.

de Silva, G, et al., 2019 The evolution of corporate No Net Loss and Net Positive Impact biodiversity commitments: understanding appetite and addressing challenges. Business Strategy and the Environment.

Cvitanovic, C. et al., 2019 Maximising the benefits of participatory climate adaptation research by understanding and managing the associated challenges and risks. Environmental Science & Policy. 94, pp.20-31.

McQuatters-Gollop, A. et al., 2019 From science to evidence–how biodiversity indicators can be used for effective marine conservation policy and management. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, p.109.

Cvitanovic, C. et al., 2019 Maximising the benefits of participatory climate adaptation research by understanding and managing the associated challenges and risks. Environmental Science & Policy. 94, pp.20-31.

Feger, C. et al 2018 Four priorities for new links between conservation science and accounting research. Conservation Biology.

Bal, P. et al., 2018 Selecting indicator species for biodiversity management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Addison, P. F. E., J. W. Bull, and E. J. Milner-Gulland. 2018. Using conservation science to advance corporate biodiversity accountability. Conservation Biology.

Addison, P. F. E., and J. W. Bull. 2018. Conservation accord: Corporate incentives. Science 360:1195-1196.

Burgass, M. J., Arlidge, W. N. S., Addison, P. F. E., 2018. Overstating the value of the IUCN red list for business decision‐making. Conservation Letters,

Arlidge, W.N.S., et al., 2018. A global mitigation hierarchy for nature conservation. Bioscience,

Bednarek, A. T. et al., 2018. Boundary spanning at the science–policy interface: the practitioners’ perspectives. Sustainability Science:

Addison, P. F. E. et al., 2017 A new wave of marine evidence-based management: emerging challenges and solutions to transform monitoring, evaluating and reporting. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx216

de Bie, K, Addison, P.F.E., Cook, C.N. 2017 Integrating decision triggers into conservation management practice. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.1304

Rose D.C. et al., 2017 Decision support tools in conservation: a workshop to improve user-centred design. Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e21074.

Keeler, B. L. et al., 2017 Society Is Ready for a New Kind of Science—Is Academia?, Bioscience. 67, 591–592.

Addison P.F.E., Flander L.B., Cook C.N. 2017 Towards quantitative condition assessment of biodiversity outcomes: insights from Australian marine protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management. 198, 183–191.

Wells, S. et al., 2016. Using the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas to promote conservation impact through marine protected areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26:24–44.

Addison, P.F.E., Cook, C.N., de Bie, K. (2016) Conservation practitioners’ perspectives on decision triggers for evidence-based management. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53:1351–1357.

Cook, C.N. et al., (2016) Decision triggers are a critical part of evidence-based conservation. Biological Conservation, 195, 46–51.

Addison, P.F.E, de Bie, K., Rumpff, L. 2015 Setting conservation management thresholds using a novel participatory modelling approach. Conservation Biology, 29, 1411–1422.

Addison, P.F.E., Flander, L. B., Cook, C.N. 2015 Are we missing the boat? Current uses of long-term biological monitoring data in the evaluation and management of marine protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management. 149, 148–156.

Addison, P. F. E. et al., 2013 Practical solutions for making models indispensable in conservation decision-making. Diversity and Distributions. Special issue on: Perspectives and tools for conservation risk analysis.  19, 490–502.

O’Hara T. D. et al., 2010. A rapid biodiversity assessment methodology tested on intertidal rocky shores. Aquatic Conservation – Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 20(4), 452-463.

Addison, P. F. E., Knott, N. A., Keough, M. J. 2008 Spatially variable effects of copper over small scales across a marina. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 364, 19–23.

Addison, P. F. E., Koss, R. S. and O’Hara, T. D. 2008 Recreational use of a rocky intertidal reef in Victoria: Implications for ecological research and management. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. 15, 169-179.


Book chapter

Burgman, M. et al., 2012 An endpoint hierarchy and process control charts for ecological monitoring, in: Lindenmayer, D.B., Gibbons, P. (Eds.), Biodiversity monitoring in Australia. CSIRO, Melbourne, pp. 71-78.

Policy and Practice Notes

KE@ICCS (2018) Advancing corporate biodiversity accounting. University of Oxford.

CBD/COP/14/INF/31 (8 November 2018) Engaging UK based business in the development of a post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Items 13 and 22 of the provisional agenda. Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Fourteenth meeting Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 17-29 November 2018.

KE@ICCS (2017) How conservation science can help progress corporate biodiversity accounting. University of Oxford.

KE@ICCS (2017) Taking business commitment to nature conservation beyond the crossroads. University of Oxford.

KE@ICCS (2016) Introduction to Knowledge Exchange at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science. University of Oxford.


Addison, P. F. E., Carbone, G., McCormick, N. 2018 The development and use of biodiversity indicators in business: an overview. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN

Smith, T. et al., 2018 Mainstreaming international biodiversity goals for the private sector. Main Report & Case Studies, JNCC Report No. 613, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Addison, P. F. E. et al., 2018 Bridging the gap between science and business practice for biodiversity indicator development. Workshop Report. University of Oxford and IUCN.

Addison, P.F.E, Barker, R. 2018 Biodiversity and corporate accounting and reporting workshop report. University of Oxford.

Addison, P.F.E., 2017. The science behind NNL and how this could be applied to BP operations. A report prepared for BP International for consideration and inclusion in their Group Guide on Biodiversity Management.

Carey, J. et al., 2017 Report on Condition of Yaringa Marine National Park – 2002 to 2013. Parks Victoria Technical Series No. 112. 2017, Parks Victoria: Melbourne.

Addison, P., Bull, J.W., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2016) International biodiversity targets and their relevance to business – A report presented to the Convention on Biological Diversity Global Partnership meeting and the Business and Biodiversity forum at the Convention for Biological Diversity COP13 in Mexico.

Addison, P. et al., 2015 Towards an integrated monitoring program: Identifying indicators and existing monitoring programs to effectively evaluate the Long Term Sustainability Plan, Report to the National Environmental Science Programme. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns, Australia.

Addison, P. & Walshe, T. 2015 Summary report: the cost-effectiveness protocol used to assist in the prioritisation of the second phase of Reef Trust investment. Final Report to the Department of the Environment. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.

Addison, P. 2011 A global review of long-term Marine Protected Area monitoring programmes: The application of a good framework to marine biological monitoring. JNCC Report No. 455. A report prepared for JNCC by Prue Addison, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Addison, P. and Carnell, P. 2011 Review of the Intertidal Reef Monitoring Program. An internal report to Parks Victoria.

Addison, P. 2010 NMBAQC Epibiota Questionnaire Summary – A review of current video analysis techniques in the UK.  A report prepared for the National Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control scheme.

Addison, P. 2010 Quality Assurance in Marine Biological Monitoring. A report prepared for the Healthy and Biologically Diverse Seas Evidence Group and the National Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control scheme.

Addison, P. 2008 Variability in Particle Size Analysis methods in the UK.  A summary report based on the NMBAQC’s research of current methods used by government and private PSA laboratories.

Chidgey, S., Crockett, P. and Addison, P. 2008 The Victorian Desalination Project Environmental Effects Statement – Marine Biology Existing Conditions and Impact Assessments. A report prepared by C.E.E. for to GHD.

Addison, P. 2007 The impact of trampling on Hormosira banksii beds on rocky intertidal reefs in central Victoria, Australia. Museum Victoria Technical Report Series.

Magazine pieces

Addison, P., de Bie, K., and Cook, C. (2018). Triggers: linking monitoring to decision making. Decision Point #104 – April 2018.

Kruiniger, S., and Addison, P. (2017). Making clean growth happen. NERC Planet Earth Spring/Summer 2017.

Addison, P. and Cook, C. (2015) Are we missing the boat? Using long-term monitoring data in managing marine protected areas. Decision Point #87 – April 2015.

Cook, C., de Bie, K., Addison, P. (2014) Decision thresholds for management actions. A NERP workshop. Decision Point #81 – August 2014.

Addison, P. (2013) A model solution for good conservation. Making models indispensable in conservation decision-making. Decision Point #74 – October 2013.

Addison, P. (2013) Trampling through the intertidal – A decision framework driven by the decision makers. Decision Point #74 – October 2013.

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