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References cited in An interview with Douglas Sheil – Queen’s Award for Forestry winner 2015 published in the CFA Newsletter, December 2015

Alele, P.O., Sheil, D., Surget-Groba, Y., Lingling, S. & Cannon, C.H. (2014) How does conversion of natural tropical rainforest ecosystems affect soil bacterial and fungal communities in the Nile river watershed of Uganda?

Boissiere, M., Sheil, D. & Basuki, I. (2011) A booming trade? How collection of war residues affects livelihoods and forest in Vietnam. International Forestry Review, 13, 404-415.

Boissière, M., Sheil, D., Basuki, I., Wan, M. & Le, H. (2009) Can engaging local people’s interests reduce forest degradation in Central Vietnam? Biodiversity and Conservation, 18, 2743-2757.

Bongers, F., Poorter, L., Hawthorne, W.D. & Sheil, D. (2009) The intermediate disturbance hypothesis applies to tropical forests, but disturbance contributes little to tree diversity. Ecology Letters, 12, 798-805.

Brooks, T.M., Wright, S.J. & Sheil, D. (2009) Evaluating the success of conservation actions in safeguarding tropical forest biodiversity. Conservation Biology, 23, 1448-1457.

Cunliffe, R.N., Lynam, T.J., Sheil, D., Wan, M., Salim, A., Basuki, I. & Priyadi, H. (2007) Developing a predictive understanding of landscape importance to the Punan-Pelancau of East Kalimantan, Borneo. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 36, 593-599.

Gaveau, D.L., Salim, M.A., Hergoualc'h, K., Locatelli, B., Sloan, S., Wooster, M., Marlier, M.E., Molidena, E., Yaen, H. & DeFries, R. (2014) Major atmospheric emissions from peat fires in Southeast Asia during non-drought years: evidence from the 2013 Sumatran fires. Scientific reports, 4.

Ghazoul, J. & Sheil, D. (2010) Tropical rain forest ecology, diversity & conservation. Oxford University Press.

Ladd, B., Peri, P.L., Pepper, D.A., Silva, L.C., Sheil, D., Bonser, S.P., Laffan, S.W., Amelung, W., Ekblad, A. & Eliasson, P. (2014) Carbon isotopic signatures of soil organic matter correlate with leaf area index across woody biomes. Journal of Ecology, 102, 1606-1611.

Lynam, T., De Jong, W., Sheil, D., Kusumanto, T. & Evans, K. (2007) A review of tools for incorporating community knowledge, preferences, and values into decision making in natural resources management. Ecology and Society, 12, 5.

Makarieva, A., Gorshkov, V., Sheil, D., Nobre, A. & Li, B.-L. (2010) Where do winds come from? A new theory on how water vapor condensation influences atmospheric pressure and dynamics. Atmosperhic Chemistry &. Physics Discussions (online).

Meijaard, E. & Sheil, D. (2008) The persistence and conservation of Borneo’s mammals in lowland rain forests managed for timber: observations, overviews and opportunities. Ecological Research, 23, 21-34.

Meijaard, E. & Sheil, D. (2011) A modest proposal for wealthy countries to reforest their land for the common good. Biotropica, 43, 524–528.

Meijaard, E., Sheil, D., Nasi, R., Augeri, D, Rosenbaum, B., Iskandar, D., Setyawati, T., Lammertink, A., Rachmatika, I., Wong, A. & Soehartono, T. (2005) Life after logging: reconciling wildlife conservation and production forestry in Indonesian Borneo. Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

Mugerwa, B., Sheil, D., Ssekiranda, P., Heist, M. & Ezuma, P. (2012) A camera trap assessment of terrestrial vertebrates in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, 51, 21-31.

Olupot, W. & Sheil, D. (2011) A preliminary assessment of large mammal and bird use of different habitats in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. African Journal of Ecology, 49, 21-30.

Padmanaba, M. & Sheil, D. (2007) Finding and promoting a local conservation consensus in a globally important tropical forest landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 16, 137-151.

Ramage, B.S., Sheil, D., Salim, H.M., Fletcher, C., Mustafa, N.Z.A., Luruthusamay, J.C., Harrison, R.D., Butod, E., Dzulkiply, A.D. & Kassim, A.R. (2013) Pseudoreplication in tropical forests and the resulting effects on biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology, 27, 364-372.

Sassen, M. & Sheil, D. (2013) Human impacts on forest structure and species richness on the edges of a protected mountain forest in Uganda. Forest Ecology and Management, 307, 206-218.

Sassen, M., Sheil, D., Giller, K.E. & ter Braak, C.J. (2013) Complex contexts and dynamic drivers: understanding four decades of forest loss and recovery in an East African protected area. Biological Conservation, 159, 257-268.

Sayer, J., Sunderland, T., Ghazoul, J., Pfund, J.-L., Sheil, D., Meijaard, E., Venter, M., Boedhihartono, A.K., Day, M. & Garcia, C. (2013) Ten principles for a landscape approach to reconciling agriculture, conservation, and other competing land uses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 8349-8356.

Sheil, D. (1995a) A critique of permanent plot methods and analysis with examples from Budongo Forest, Uganda. Forest Ecology and Management, 77, 11-34.

Sheil, D. (1995b) Evaluating turnover in tropical forests. Science, 268, 894.

Sheil, D. (1996a) The ecology of long term change in a Ugandan rain forest. University of Oxford.

Sheil, D. (1996b) Species richness, tropical forest dynamics and sampling: questioning cause and effect. Oikos, 587-590.

Sheil, D., Basuki, I., German, L., Kuyper, T.W., Limberg, G., Puri, R.K., Sellato, B., Van Noordwijk, M. & Wollenberg, E. (2012a) Do anthropogenic dark earths occur in the interior of Borneo? Some initial observations from East Kalimantan. Forests, 3, 207-229.

Sheil, D. & Boissière, M. (2006) Local people may be the best allies in conservation. Nature, 440, 868-868.

Sheil, D., Boissière, M. & Beaudoin, G. (2015) Unseen sentinels: local monitoring and control in conservation’s blind spots. Ecology and Society, 20, 39.

Sheil, D. & Burslem, D.F. (2003) Disturbing hypotheses in tropical forests. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 18, 18-26.

Sheil, D. & Ducey, M. (2002) An extreme-value approach to detect clumping and an application to tropical forest gap-mosaic dynamics. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 18, 671-686.

Sheil, D., Ducey, M., Ssali, F., Ngubwagye, J.M., Heist, M.v. & Ezuma, P. (2012b) Bamboo for people, mountain gorillas, and golden monkeys: Evaluating harvest and conservation trade-offs and synergies in the Virunga Volcanoes. Forest Ecology and Management, 267, 163-171.

Sheil, D., Jennings, S. & Savill, P. (2000) Long-term permanent plot observations of vegetation dynamics in Budongo, a Ugandan rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 16, 865-882.

Sheil, D. & Lawrence, A. (2004) Tropical biologists, local people and conservation: new opportunities for collaboration. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 19, 634-638.

Sheil, D. & Liswanti, N. (2006) Scoring the importance of tropical forest landscapes with local people: patterns and insights. Environmental Management, 38, 126-136.

Sheil, D. & May, R.M. (1996) Mortality and recruitment rate evaluations in heterogeneous tropical forests. Journal of Ecology, 91-100.

Sheil, D. & Meijaard, E. (2005) Life after logging. ITTO Tropical Forest Update, 15, 2.

Sheil, D., Meijaard, E., Angelsen, A., Sayer, J. & Vanclay, J.K. (2013) Sharing future conservation costs. Science, 339, 270-271.

Sheil, D., Puri, R., Basuki, I, van Heist, M., M., W., M., Liswanti, N., Rukmiyati, Sardjono, M.A., Samsoedin, I., Sidiyasa, K. & Chrisandini (2002) Exploring biological diversity, environment and local people's perspectives in forest landscapes: methods for a multidisciplinary landscape assessment. Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

Sheil, D., Puri, R., Wan, M., Basuki, I., Heist, M.v., Liswanti, N., Rachmatika, I. & Samsoedin, I. (2006) Recognizing local people's priorities for tropical forest biodiversity. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 35, 17-24.

Sheil, D., Putz, F.E. & Zagt, R.J. (2010) Biodiversity conservation in certified forests. Tropenbos International.

Sheil, D. & Salim, A. (2004) Forest tree persistence, elephants, and stem scars. Biotropica, 36, 505-521.

Sheil, D. & Wunder, S. (2002) The value of tropical forest to local communities: complications, caveats, and cautions. Conservation Ecology, 6, 9.

Sheil, D., Wunder, S., Bongers, F., Dudley, R. & Jansen, P. (2008) Hope for Bohemian ecologists-comments on" A possible role of social activity to explain differences in publication output among ecologists?" by Tomaš Grim, Oikos 2008. Web Ecology, 8, 103-105.

Sist, P., Sheil, D., Kartawinata, K. & Priyadi, H. (2002) Research on logging: reduced-impact logging in Indonesian Borneo: some results confirming the need for new silvicultural prescriptions. ITTO project PD 12/97 Rev. 1 (F): forest, science and sustainability: the Bulungan model forest: technical report phase 1, 1997-2001. CIFOR and ITTO, Bogor, Indonesia.

Slik, J.F., Bernard, C.S., Breman, F.C., Van Beek, M., Salim, A. & Sheil, D. (2008) Wood Density as a Conservation Tool: Quantification of Disturbance and Identification of Conservation�Priority Areas in Tropical Forests. Conservation Biology, 22, 1299-1308.

Ssali, F., Sheil, D. & Nkurunungi, J.B. (2013) How selective are elephants as agents of forest tree damage in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda? African Journal of Ecology, 51, 55-65.

Twongyirwe, R., Sheil, D., Majaliwa, J., Ebanyat, P., Tenywa, M., van Heist, M. & Kumar, L. (2013) Variability of soil organic carbon stocks under different land uses: a study in an afro-montane landscape in southwestern Uganda. Geoderma, 193, 282-289.

Van Nieuwstadt, M.G. & Sheil, D. (2005) Drought, fire and tree survival in a Borneo rain forest, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Journal of Ecology, 93, 191-201.

Vermeulen, S. & Sheil, D. (2007) Partnerships for tropical conservation. Oryx, 41, 434-440.

Wood, P., Sheil, D., Syaf, R. & Warta, Z. (2014) The Implementation and Sustainability of Village Conservation Agreements Around Kerinci Seblat National Park, Indonesia. Society & Natural Resources, 27, 602–620.