Selected publications​




  • Meijaard E, Brooks TM, Carlson KM, Slade EM, Garcia-Ulloa J, ..... Sheil D (2020). The environmental impacts of palm oil in context. Nature Plants 6: 1418-1426.

  • Drinkwater R, Jucker T, Potter JHT, Swinfield T, Coomes DA, Slade EM, ..... Rossiter SJ (2020). Leech blood‐meal invertebrate‐derived DNA reveals differences in Bornean mammal diversity across habitats.  Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.15724.

  • Williamson J, Slade EM, Luke SH, Swinfield T, Chung AYC, ..... Struebig MJ (2020). Riparian buffers act as microclimatic refugia in oil palm landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13784.

  • Powers J, Carlo TA, Slade EM (2020). Biotropica requests permit numbers. Biotropica 52: 794.

  • Ong XR, Slade EM, Lim MLM (2020). Dung beetle-megafauna trophic in Singapore's fragmented forests. Biotropica 52: 818-824.

  • Luke SH, Dwi Advento A, Dow RA, Aryawan AAK, Barclay H, Eycott AE, .....Slade EM, ..... Turner EC (2020). Complexity within an oil palm monoculture: The effects of habitat variability and rainfall on adult dragonfly (Odonata) communities. Biotropica 52: 366-378.

  • Luke SH, Dwi Advento A, Aryawan AAK, Adhy DN, Ashton-Butt A, Barclay H, .....Slade EM, ..... Turner EC (2020). Managing Oil Palm Plantations More Sustainably: Large-Scale Experiments Within the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Tropical Agriculture (BEFTA) Programme. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2: 75.

  • Watling JI, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Pfeifer M, Baeten L, Banks-Leite C, Cisneros LM, .....Slade EM, ..... Fahrig L (2020). Support for the habitat amount hypothesis from a global synthesis of species density studies. Ecology Letters 23: 674-681.

  • Jucker T, Jackson TD, Zellweger F, Swinfield T, Gregory N, Williamson J, Slade EM, Phillips JW, Bittencourt PR, Blonder B, Boyle MJ (2020) A research agenda for microclimate ecology in human-modified tropical forests. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2:92.

  • Kerdraon D, Drewer J, Chung AYC, Majalap N, Slade EM, Bréchet L, Wallwork A, Castro-Trujillo B, Sayer EJ (2020) Litter inputs, but not litter diversity, maintain soil processes in degraded tropical forests—a cross-continental comparison. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2: 90.


  • Woodham CR, Aryawan AAK, Luke SH, Manning P, Caliman J-P, Naim M, Turner EC, Slade EM (2019). Effects of Replanting and Retention of Mature Oil Palm Riparian Buffers on Ecosystem Functioning in Oil Palm Plantations. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2: 29.

  • Betts MG, Wolf C, Pfeifer M, Banks-Leite C, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Ribeiro D, .....Slade EM, ..... Ewers RM (2019). Extinction filters mediate the global effects of habitat fragmentation on animals. Science 366(6470): 1236-1239.

  • Chase JM, Liebergesell M, Sagouis A, May F, Blowes SA, Berg Å, .....Slade EM, ..... Ziv V (2019). FragSAD: A database of diversity and species abundance distributions from habitat fragments. Ecology 100(12): e02861.

  • Raine EH, Mikich SB, Lewis OT, Slade EM (2019) Linking dung beetle‐mediated functions to interactions in the Atlantic Forest: Sampling design matters. Biotropica 52: 215-220.

  • Gray REJ, Slade EM, Chung AYC, Lewis OT (2019) Movement of moths through riparian reserves within oil palm plantations. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2: 68.

  • Slade EM, Bagchi R, Keller N, Philipson CD (2019). When Do More Species Maximize More Ecosystem Services? Trends in Plant Science 24(9): 790-793.

  • Parrett JM, Mann DJ, Chung AYC, Slade EM, Knell RJ (2019). Sexual selection predicts the persistence of populations within altered environments. Ecology Letters 22(10): 1629-1637.