Conservation Management Publications

Members of our team (past and present) are highlighted in bold.


Harrison, M.E., Ottay, J.B., D’Arcy, L.J., Cheyne, S.M., Anggodo, Belcher, C., Cole, L., Dohong, A., Ermiasi, Y., et al. 2019. Tropical forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia: Challenges and directions. People and Nature.


Ripple, W. J. and 15,371 others (2017) World scientists’ warning to humanity: A second notice. BioScience 67(12): 1026-1028.



Wallace, P., Asa, C., Agnew, M., and Cheyne, S.M.  2016. A review of population control methods in captive housed primates. Anim Welf 25:7–20

de Groot, B. and Cheyne, S.M.  2016. Does mirror enrichment improve primate well-being? Anim Welf 25: 163–170

Wijedasa, L., Jauhainen, J. et al. 2016. Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences. Global Change Biology 23(3): 977-982

Cattau, M.E., Harrison, M.E., Shinyo, I., Tungau, S., Uriartea, M. and DeFries, R. 2016. Sources of anthropogenic fire ignitions on the peat-swamp landscape in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Global Environmental Change 39: 205–219.



Struebig, M.J., Wilting, A., Gaveau, D.L.A., Meijaard, E., Smith, R.J., Abdullah, T., Abram N., Alfred, R., Ancrenaz, M., Augeri, D.M., Belant, J.L., Bernard. H., Bezuijen, M., Boonman, A., Boonratana, R., Boorsma, T., Breitenmoser-Würsten, C., Brodie, J., Cheyne SM, et al. 2015. Targeted Conservation to Safeguard a Biodiversity Hotspot from Climate and Land-Cover Change. Curr Biol 25: 372–378

Campbell, C.O., Cheyne, S.M. and Rawson, B. M. 2015. Best Practice Guidelines for the Rehabilitation and Translocation of Gibbons. IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Gland, Switzerland.

OuTrop. 2015. A Framework Staff Development Programme for Enhancing Local Research and Conservation Capacity. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

OuTrop. 2015. Protection and Restoration of Critical Orangutan Habitat in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Report on Progress of Conservation Activities January to December 2015. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.



Ehlers Smith, D.A. 2014. The effects of land-use policies on the conservation of Borneo’s endemic Presbytis monkeys. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 891–908.

Morrogh-Bernard, H.C., Husson, S.J., Harsanto, F.A. and Chivers, D.J. 2014. Fine-scale habitat use by orang-utans in a disturbed peat swamp forest, Central Kalimantan, and implications for conservation management. Folia Primatologica 85 (3): 135-153.



Harrison, M.E. 2013. Using Conceptual Models to Understand Ecosystem Function and Impacts of Human Activities in Tropical Peat-swamp Forests. Wetlands 33 (2): 257-267.

OuTrop. 2013. Nursery and Reforestation Strategy 2013-15. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.



Cheyne, S.M., Campbell, C.O. and Payne, K.L. 2012. Proposed guidelines for gibbon rehabilitation and reintroduction. International Zoo News 46 (1): 265-281.

Harrison, M.E., Boonman, A., Cheyne, S.M., Husson, S.J., Marchant, N.C. and Struebig, M.L. 2012. Biodiversity monitoring protocols for REDD+: can a one-size-fits all approach really work? Tropical Conservation Science 5 (1): 1-11.

Harrison, M.E., Cheyne, S.M., Husson, S.J., Jeffers, K.A., Smallcombe, J.V. and Ehlers Smith, D.A. 2012. Preliminary Assessment of the Biodiversity and Conservation Value of the Bawan Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project Report, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

Harrison, M.E., Marchant, N.C. and Husson, S.J. 2012. Ecological Monitoring to Support Conservation in Kalimantan’s Forests: Concepts and Design. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project Report, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

Harrison, M.E. and Paoli, G.D. 2012. Managing the risk of biodiversity leakage from prioritising REDD+ in the most carbon-rich forests: the case study of peat-swamp forests in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Tropical Conservation Science 5 (4):426-433.



Harrison, M.E., Cheyne, S.M., Ehlers Smith, D.A., Husson, S.J., Morrogh-Bernard H.C. and Ripoll Capilla, B. 2011. Biodiversity research and conservation in Borneo’s peat-swamp forests. Peatlands International.

Harrison, M.E. and Husson, S.J. 2011. The relevance of biodiversity studies for climate change adaptation and mitigation in Indonesian peat-swamp studies. In: Murdiyarso, D. (Ed) Tropical Wetland Ecosystems of Indonesia: Science Needs to Address Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Centre for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia.

Morrogh-Bernard, H.C. 2011. Effectiveness of Dam Construction, Monitoring and Planting: A Case Study to Restore the Damaged Peatlands of Sabangau to their Natural Hydrological State. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

Morrogh-Bernard, H.C., Santi, S., Salahudin, Puruanto, A., Ripoll Capilla, B. and Marchant, N.C. 2011. Sabangau Seedling Nursery and Reforestation Project. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

Paoli, G.D., Wells, P.L., Meijaard, E., Struebig, M.J., Marshall, A.J., Obidzinski, K., Tan, A., Rafiastanto, A., Yaap, B., Slik, J.W.F., Morel, A., Perumal, B., Wielaard, N., Husson S.J. and D’Arcy, L. 2010. Biodiversity conservation in the REDD. Carbon Balance and Management 5: 7.



Cheyne, S.M. 2009. Challenges and opportunities of primate rehabilitation – gibbons as a case study. Endangered Species Research 9: 159-165.

Cheyne, S.M. 2009. The role of reintroduction in gibbon conservation: opportunities and challenges. In: Lappan, S.M., Whittaker, D.L., and Geissmann, T. (Eds) The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and Population Biology. Springer, New York. pp. 477-496.

Harrison, M.E., Page, S.E. and Limin, S.H. 2009. The global impact of Indonesian forest fires. Biologist 56 (3): 156-163.

Povey, K., Howard, J.G., Sunarto, Priatna, D., Ngoprasert, D., Reed, D., Wilting, A., Lynam, A., Haidai, I., Long, B., Johnson, A., Cheyne, S.M., Breitenmoser, C., Traylor-Holzer, K. and Byers, O. 2009. Clouded Leopard and Small Felid Conservation Summit Final Report. IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, MN., Bangkok, Thailand.



Campbell, C.O., Andayani, N., Cheyne, S.M., Pamungkas, J., Manullang, B., Usman, F., Wedana, M. and Traylor-Holzer, K. 2008. Indonesian Gibbon Conservation and Management Workshop Final Report. IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, MN, USA.

Cheyne, S.M. and Chanee, A.B. 2008. The Kalaweit Gibbon Rehabilitation Project: rescue, reintroduction, protection and conservation of Indonesia’s gibbons. In: Soorae, P.S. (Ed) Global Reintroduction Perspectives: Reintroduction Case Studies from Around the World. IUCN Reintroduction Specialist Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE. pp. 202-206.