Select Publications

Book Chapters

Evans M, 2020, 'Effective engagement of conservation scientists with decision-makers', in Conservation Research, Policy and Practice, Cambridge University Press, pp. 162 - 182, https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/conservation-research-policy-and-practice/effective-engagement-of-conservation-scientists-with-decisionmakers/8E4443F6F45B020DDC017EF8A5478DAE

Journal articles

Maseyk FJF; Maron M; Gordon A; Bull JW; Evans MC, 2020, 'Improving averted loss estimates for better biodiversity outcomes from offset exchanges', ORYX, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605319000528

Moon K; Blackman DA; Adams VM; Colvin RM; Davila F; Evans MC; Januchowski-Hartley SR; Bennett NJ; Dickinson H; Sandbrook C; Sherren K; St. John FAV; van Kerkhoff L; Wyborn C, 2019, 'Expanding the role of social science in conservation through an engagement with philosophy, methodology, and methods', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10, pp. 294 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13126

Evans MC; Cvitanovic C, 2018, 'An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers', Palgrave Communications, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41599-018-0144-2

Evans MC, 2018, '` Economics and Environmental Change: The Challenges We Face', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS, vol. 62, pp. 713 - 715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8489.12281

Evans MC, 2018, 'Effective incentives for reforestation: lessons from Australia's carbon farming policies', Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, vol. 32, pp. 38 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.04.002

Reed SE; Thomas SL; Bednarek AT; DellaSala DA; Evans MC; Lundquist C; Mascia MB; McPherson TY; Watson JEM, 2018, 'Roles for scientific societies to engage with conservation policy', Conservation Biology, vol. 32, pp. 513 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13092

Maron M; Brownlie S; Bull JW; Evans MC; Von Hase A; Quétier F; Watson JEM; Gordon A, 2018, 'The many meanings of no net loss in environmental policy', Nature Sustainability, vol. 1, pp. 19 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41893-017-0007-7

Evans MC; Davila F; Toomey A; Wyborn C, 2017, 'Embrace complexity to improve conservation decision making', Nature Ecology and Evolution, vol. 1, pp. 1588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0345-x

Lindenmayer DB; Crane M; Evans MC; Maron M; Gibbons P; Bekessy S; Blanchard W, 2017, 'The anatomy of a failed offset', Biological Conservation, vol. 210, pp. 286 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.04.022

Reside AE; Beher J; Cosgrove AJ; Evans MC; Seabrook L; Silcock JL; Wenger AS; Maron M, 2017, 'Ecological consequences of land clearing and policy reform in Queensland', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 23, pp. 219 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC17001

Martin N; Evans M; Rice J; Lodhia S; Gibbons P, 2016, 'Using offsets to mitigate environmental impacts of major projects: A stakeholder analysis', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 179, pp. 58 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.04.054

Evans MC; Tulloch AIT; Law EA; Raiter KG; Possingham HP; Wilson KA, 2016, 'Better planning outcomes requires clear consideration of costs, condition and conservation benefits, and access to the best available data: Reply to Gosper et al., 2016', Biological Conservation, vol. 200, pp. 242 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.06.009

Gibbons P; Evans MC; Maron M; Gordon A; Le Roux D; von Hase A; Lindenmayer DB; Possingham HP, 2016, 'A Loss-Gain Calculator for Biodiversity Offsets and the Circumstances in Which No Net Loss Is Feasible', Conservation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 252 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12206

Maron M; Ives CD; Kujala H; Bull JW; Maseyk FJF; Bekessy S; Gordon A; Watson JEM; Lentini PE; Gibbons P; Possingham HP; Hobbs RJ; Keith DA; Wintle BA; Evans MC, 2016, 'Taming a Wicked Problem: Resolving Controversies in Biodiversity Offsetting', BioScience, vol. 66, pp. 489 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw038

Evans MC, 2016, 'Deforestation in Australia: Drivers, trends and policy responses', Pacific Conservation Biology, vol. 22, pp. 130 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PC15052

Maron M; Bull JW; Evans MC; Gordon A, 2015, 'Locking in loss: Baselines of decline in Australian biodiversity offset policies', Biological Conservation, vol. 192, pp. 504 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2015.05.017

Evans MC; Tulloch AIT; Law EA; Raiter KG; Possingham HP; Wilson KA, 2015, 'Clear consideration of costs, condition and conservation benefits yields better planning outcomes', Biological Conservation, vol. 191, pp. 716 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2015.08.023

Evans MC; Carwardine J; Fensham RJ; Butler DW; Wilson KA; Possingham HP; Martin TG, 2015, 'Carbon farming via assisted natural regeneration as a cost-effective mechanism for restoring biodiversity in agricultural landscapes', Environmental Science and Policy, vol. 50, pp. 114 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2015.02.003

Tulloch VJD; Tulloch AIT; Visconti P; Halpern BS; Watson JEM; Evans MC; Auerbach NA; Barnes M; Beger M; Chadès I; Giakoumi S; McDonald-Madden E; Murray NJ; Ringma J; Possingham HP, 2015, 'Why do We map threats? Linking threat mapping with actions to make better conservation decisions', Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 13, pp. 91 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/140022

Miller KL; Trezise JA; Kraus S; Dripps K; Evans MC; Gibbons P; Possingham HP; Maron M, 2014, 'The development of the Australian environmental offsets policy: From theory to practice', Environmental Conservation, vol. 42, pp. 306 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S037689291400040X

Tulloch AIT; Tulloch VJD; Evans MC; Mills M, 2014, 'The Value of Using Feasibility Models in Systematic Conservation Planning to Predict Landholder Management Uptake', Conservation Biology, vol. 28, pp. 1462 - 1473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12403

Wilson KA; Evans MC; di Marco M; Green DC; Boitani L; Possingham HP; Chiozza F; Rondinini C, 2011, 'Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 366, pp. 2670 - 2680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2011.0108

Evans M; Possingham H; Wilson K, 2011, 'Extinctions: Conserve not collate', Nature, vol. 474, pp. 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/474284a

Evans MC; Possingham HP; Wilson KA, 2011, 'What to do in the face of multiple threats? Incorporating dependencies within a return on investment framework for conservation', Diversity and Distributions, vol. 17, pp. 437 - 450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00747.x

Evans MC; Watson JEM; Fuller RA; Venter O; Bennett SC; Marsack PR; Possingham HP, 2011, 'The spatial distribution of threats to species in Australia', BioScience, vol. 61, pp. 281 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/bio.2011.61.4.8

Taylor MFJ; Sattler PS; Evans M; Fuller RA; Watson JEM; Possingham HP, 2011, 'What works for threatened species recovery? An empirical evaluation for Australia', Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 20, pp. 767 - 777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-010-9977-8

Conference Papers

Watson JEM; Evans MC; Carwardine J; Fuller RA; Joseph LN; Segan DB; Taylor MFJ; Fensham RJ; Possingham HP, 2011, 'The Capacity of Australia's Protected-Area System to Represent Threatened Species', in Conservation Biology, pp. 324 - 332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1739.2010.01587.x


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