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This vignette contains a list of publications that have cited or used the prioritizr R package. It may be useful if you are looking for case studies or examples of specific functionality. We would love to hear from you if you have used the package in your own work. Please post an issue on GitHub so we can add your work to this list.

Research articles

2024

  • d’Albertas F, Sparovek G, Pinto L-FG, Hohlenwerger C, Metzger J-P (2024) Yield increases mediated by pollination and carbon payments can offset restoration costs in coffee landscapes. One Earth, 7: 110–122.
  • Fourchault L, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Dunn DC, Everett JD, Hanson JO, Buenafe KCV, Neubert S, Dabalà A, Yapa KKAS, Cannicci S, and Richardson AJ (2024) Generating affordable protection of high seas biodiversity through cross-sectoral spatial planning. One Earth, 7: 253–264.
  • Kim J, Shin W, Kim S, Choe H, Tanaka T, Song Y (2024) Use of ecosystem services and land ownership to prioritize conservation areas on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. Ecosystem Services 66: 101605.
  • Neugarten RA, Chaplin-Kramer R, Sharp RP, Schuster R, Strimas-Mackey M, Roehrdanz PR, Mulligan M, van Soesbergen A, Hole D, Kennedy CM, Oakleaf JR, Johnson JA, Kiesecker J, Polasky S, Hanson JO, and Rodewald AD (2024) Mapping the planet’s critical areas for biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people. Nature Communications, 15: 261.
  • von Takach B, Cameron SF, Cremona T, Eldridge MDB, Fisher DO, Hohnen R, Jolly CJ, Kelly E, Phillips BL, Radford IJ, Rick K, Spencer PBS, Trewella GJ, Umbrello LS, and Banks SC (2024) Conservation prioritisation of genomic diversity to inform management of a declining mammal species. Biological Conservation 291: 110467.

2023

  • Algador D (2022) Effective conservation planning of Iberian amphibians based on a regionalization of climate driven range shifts. Conservation Biology, 37: e14026.
  • Alves F, Banks SC, Edworthy M, Stojanovic D, Langmore NE, and Heinsohn R (2023) Using conservation genetics to prioritise management options for an endangered songbird. Heredity, 130: 289–301.
  • Aschi F, Dekker SC, van Vuuren DP, Bogaart PW, Rijsdijk KF, and van Loon EE (2023) Costs and benefits of protecting linear landscape elements: Applying systematic conservation planning on a case study in the Netherlands. Journal of Environmental Management, 348: 119262.
  • Boussarie G, Kopp D, Lavialle G, Mouchet M, and Morfin M (2023) Marine spatial planning to solve increasing conflicts at sea: A framework for prioritizing offshore windfarms and marine protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management, 339: 117857.
  • Buenafe KCV, Dunn DC, Everett JD, Brito-Morales I, Schoeman DS, Hanson JO, Dabalà A, Neubert S, Cannicci S, Kaschner K, and Richardson AJ (2023) A metric-based framework for climate-smart conservation planning. Ecological Applications, 33: e2852.
  • Chowdhury S, Fuller RA, Rokonuzzaman M, Alam S, Das P, Siddika A, Ahmed S, Labi MM, Chowdhury SU, Mukul SA, Bohm M, and Hanson JO (2023) Insights from citizen science reveal priority areas for conserving biodiversity in Bangladesh. One Earth, 6: 1315–1325.
  • Chowdhury S, Zalucki MP, Hanson JO, Tiatragul S, Green D, Watson JEM, and Fuller RA (2023) Three quarters of insects are insufficiently covered by protected areas. One Earth, 6: 1–8.
  • Dabalà A, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Dunn DC, Everett JD, Lovelock CE, Hanson JO, Buenafe KVC, Neubert S, and Richardson AJ (2023) Priority areas to protect mangroves and maximise ecosystem services. Nature Communications, 14: 5863.
  • Engert J and Laurance SG (2023) Economics and optics influence funding for ecological restoration in a nation-wide program. Environmental Research Letters, 18: 054020.
  • Faure-Beaulieu N, Lombard AT, Olbers J, Goodall V, da Silva C, Daly R, Jordaan G, Kerwath SE, Kock A, Mann BQ, Murray TS, Albano P, Cliff G, dos Santos NA, Gennari E, Hammerschlag N, Bester-van der Merwe AE, Watson R, Andreotti S, Bernard ATF, Cowley PD, De Vos L, Drobniewska N, Elston C, Fallows C, Rogers TD, Smith G, van Staden M, de Villiers P, Paulet TG, and Harris J (2023). A systematic conservation plan identifying critical areas for improved chondrichthyan protection in South Africa. Biological Conservation, 284: 110163.
  • Finn RJR, Chalifour L, Gergel SE, Hinch SG, Scott DC, and Martin TG (2023) Using systematic conservation planning to inform restoration of freshwater habitat and connectivity for salmon. Conservation Science and Practice, 5: e12973.
  • Giménez J, Waggitt JJ, and Jessopp M (2023) Identification of priority cetacean areas in the north‐east Atlantic using systematic conservation planning. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 33: 1571–1579.
  • Li Y, Zhao X, Xia M, and Hou H (2023). Genetic and epigenetic variation of Trapa bispinosa under slope gradient: A case study in a subtropical freshwater lake. Aquatic Botany, 188: 103679.
  • Li Y, Xia M, Zhao X, and Hou H (2023) Water temperature and chlorophyll a density drive the genetic and epigenetic variation of Vallisneria natans across a subtropical freshwater lake. Ecology and Evolution, 13: e10434.
  • Liczner AR, Schuster R, Richardson LL, and Colla SR (2023) Identifying conservation priority areas for North American bumble bee species in Canada under current and future climate scenarios. Conservation Science and Practice, 5: e12994.
  • Massante JC, de Castro AF, de Medeiros Sarmento PS, da Silva GM, Caldeira CF, Ramos S, and Gastauer M (2023) Species selection for optimizing mine land rehabilitation: Integrating functional traits with the minimum set prioritization technique. Ecological Engineering, 194: 107039.
  • Rick K, Byrne M, Cameron S, Cooper SJB, Dunlop J, Hill B, Lohr C, Mitchell NJ, Moritz C, Travouillon KJ, von Takach B, and Ottewell K (2023). Population genomic diversity and structure in the golden bandicoot: a history of isolation, extirpation, and conservation. Heredity, 131: 374–386.
  • Nielsen ES, Beger M, Henriques R, and von der Heyden S (2023) Integrating environmental, evolutionary, and socioeconomic vulnerability to future-proof coastal conservation planning. Biological Conservation, 286: 110302.
  • Nogales J, Rogéliz-Prada C, Cañon MA, and Vargas-Luna A (2023) An integrated methodological framework for the durable conservation of freshwater ecosystems: a case study in Colombia’s Caquetá River basin. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 11: DOI:10.3389/fenvs.2023.1264392.
  • Shen X, Liu M, Hanson JO, Wang J, Locke H, Watson JEM, Ellis EC, Li S, and Ma K (2023) Countries’ differentiated responsibilities to fulfill area-based conservation targets of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. One Earth, 6: 548–559.
  • Sievers M, Brown CJ, McGowan J, Turschwell MP, Buelow CA, Holgate B, Pearson, RM, Adame MF, Andradi-Brown DA, Arnell A, Mackey BG, zu Ermgassen PSE, Gosling, J, McOwen CJ, Worthington TA, and Connolly RM (2023) Co-occurrence of biodiversity, carbon storage, coastal protection, and fish and invertebrate production to inform global mangrove conservation planning. Science of The Total Environment, 904: 166357.
  • Tack JD, Jakes AF, Jones PF, Hebblewhite M, Naugle DE, Doherty KE, Sather M K, Martin BH, and Pritchert R (2023) Grassland intactness outcompetes species as a more efficient surrogate in conservation design. Conservation Science and Practice, 5: e13020.
  • von Takach B, Sargent H, Penton CE, Rick K, Murphy BP, Neave G, Davies HF, Hill BM, and Banks SC (2023) Population genomics and conservation management of the threatened black-footed tree-rat (Mesembriomys gouldii) in northern Australia. Heredity, 130: 278–288.
  • van Lanen, NJ, Shyvers JE, Duchardt CJ, and Aldridge CL (2023) A multi-ecosystem prioritization framework to balance competing habitat conservation needs of multiple species in decline. Landscape Ecology, 38: 2795–2813.
  • Vyas A, and Dwivedi R (2023) Global Regions, Biological Diversity, and Urban Land to Significance. Applied Science and Engineering Journal for Advanced Research, 2: 1–7.
  • Welch H, Liu OR, Riekkola L, Abrahms B, Hazen EL, and Samhouri JF (2023) Selection of planning unit size in dynamic management strategies to reduce human‐wildlife conflict. Conservation Biology, In press: DOI:10.1111/cobi.14201.

2022

  • André LV, Van Wynsberge S, Chinain M, Gatti CMI, Liao V, and Andréfouët S (2022) Spatial solutions and their impacts when reshuffling coastal management priorities in small islands with limited diversification opportunities. Sustainability, 14: 3871.
  • de Assis Barros L, Venter M, Elkin C, and Venter O (2022) Managing forests for old-growth attributes better promotes the provision of ecosystem services than current age-based old-growth management. Forest Ecology and Management, 511: 120130.
  • Benez-Secanho FJ, Dwivedi P, Ferreira S, Hepinstall-Cymerman J, and Wenger S (2022) Trade-offs between the value of ecosystem services and connectivity among protected areas in the Upper Chattahoochee watershed. Environmental Management, 69: 937–951.
  • Brito-Morales I, Schoeman DS, Everett JD, Klein CJ, Dunn DC, García Molinos J., Burrows MT, Buenafe KCV, Dominguez RM, Possingham HP, and Richardson AJ (2022) Towards climate-smart, three-dimensional protected areas for biodiversity conservation in the high seas. Nature Climate Change, 12: 402–407.
  • Burbano-Girón J, Jantke K, Molina-Berbeo MA, Buriticá-Mejía N, Urbina-Cardona JN, Sánchez-Clavijo LM, and Etter A (2022) An assessment of spatial conservation priorities for biodiversity attributes: Composition, structure, and function of Neotropical biodiversity. Biological Conservation, 265: 109421.
  • Chung HI, Choi Y, Yoo Y, Engler R, Lee K, and Jeon SW (2022) Integrated spatial model based evaluation methodology for optimal invasive species management: common ragweed in the Republic of Korea. Environmental Research Letters, 17: 034047.
  • Daberger M, Kuemmerle T, Khaleghi Hamidi A, Khalatbari L, Abolghasemi H, Mirzadeh HR, and Ghoddousi A (2022) Prioritizing livestock grazing right buyouts to safeguard Asiatic cheetahs from extinction. Conservation Science and Practice, 4: e12832.
  • González-Fernández A, González-Salazar C, Sunny A, Ruíz-Gutiérrez F, and Chávez C (2022) Determination of priority areas for amphibian conservation in Guerrero (Mexico), through systematic conservation planning tools. Journal for Nature Conservation, 68: 126235.
  • Hanson JO, Vincent J, Schuster R, Fahrig L, Brennan A, Martin AE, Hughes JS, Pither R, and Bennett JR (2022) A comparison of approaches for including connectivity in systematic conservation planning. Journal of Applied Ecology, 59: 2507–2519.
  • Henry RC, Arneth A, Jung M, Rabin SS, Rounsevell MD, Warren F, and Alexander P (2022) Global and regional health and food security under strict conservation scenarios. Nature Sustainability, 5: 303–310.
  • Frank F, Volante J, Calamari N, Peri PL, González Chávez B, García Martínez P, Mosciaro MJ, Martín G, Benito Amaro I, Guerrero IP, and Casellas K (2022) A multi-model approach to explore sustainable food and land use pathways for Argentina. Sustainability Science, 18: 347–369.
  • Ladouceur E, McGowan J, Huber P, Possingham H, Scridel D, van Klink R, Poschlod P, Cornelissen JHC, Bonomi C, and Jiménez-Alfaro B (2022) An objective-based prioritization approach tosm support trophic complexity through ecological restoration species mixes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 59: 394–407.
  • Neo L, Tan HT, and Wong KM (2022) Too little, too late? Conservation exigencies for Borneo inferred from biogeographic considerations of its endemic plant genera against intense landscape modifications. Biodiversity and Conservation, 31: 59–76.
  • Paradinas I, Giménez J, Conesa D, López-Quílez A, and Pennino MG (2022) Evidence for spatiotemporal shift in demersal fishery management priority areas in the western Mediterranean. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 79: 1641–1654.
  • Proctor CA, Schuster R, Buxton RT, and Bennett JR (2022) Prioritization of public and private land to protect species at risk habitat. Conservation Science and Practice, 4: e12771.
  • Simkin RD, Seto KC, McDonald RI, and Jetz W (2022) Biodiversity impacts and conservation implications of urban land expansion projected to 2050. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119, e2117297119.
  • Wilson S, Lin H-Y, Schuster R, González AM, Gómez C, Botero‐Delgadillo E, Bayly NJ, Bennett JR, Rodewald AD, Roehrdanz P, and Ruiz Gutierrez V (2022) Opportunities for the conservation of migratory birds to benefit threatened resident vertebrates in the Neotropics. Journal of Applied Ecology, 59: 653–663.
  • de Zwaan DR, Alavi N, Mitchell GW, Lapen DR, Duffe J, and Wilson S (2022) Balancing conservation priorities for grassland and forest specialist bird communities in agriculturally dominated landscapes. Biological Conservation, 265: 109402.

2021

  • Carroll KA (2021) Systematic prioritization protocol applied to wolverine habitat connectivity. STAR Protocols, 2: 100882.
  • Combes M, Vaz S, Grehan A, Morato T, Arnaud-Haond S, Dominguez-Carrió C, Fox A, González-Irusta JM, Johnson D, Callery O, Davies A, Fauconnet L, Kenchington E, Orejas C, Roberts JM, Taranto G, and Menot L (2021) Systematic conservation planning at an ocean basin scale: Identifying a viable network of deep-sea protected areas in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8: 611358.
  • Delso Á, Fajardo J, and Muñoz J (2021) Protected area networks do not represent unseen biodiversity. Scientific Reports, 11: 12275.
  • Duchardt CJ, Monroe AP, Heinrichs JA, O’Donnell MS, Edmunds DR, and Aldridge CL (2021) Prioritizing restoration areas to conserve multiple sagebrush-associated wildlife species. Biological Conservation, 260: 109212.
  • Carroll KA, Inman RM, Hansen AJ, Lawrence RL, and Barnett K (2021) A framework for collaborative wolverine connectivity conservation. iScience, 24: 102840.
  • Jung M, Arnell A, de Lamo X, García-Rangel S, Lewis M, Mark J, Merow C, Miles L, Ondo I, Pironon S, Ravilious C, Rivers M, Schepashenko D, Tallowin O, van Soesbergen A, Govaerts R, Boyle BL, Enquist BJ, Feng X, Gallagher R, Maitner B, Meiri S, Mulligan M, Ofer G, Roll U, Hanson JO, Jetz W, Di Marco M, McGowan J, Rinnan DS, Sachs JD, Lesiv M, Adams VM, Andrew SC, Burger JR, Hannah L, Marquet PA, McCarthy JK, Morueta-Holme N, Newman EA, Park DS, Roehrdanz PR, Svenning J-C, Violle C, Wieringa JJ, Wynne G, Fritz S, Strassburg BBN, Obersteiner M, Kapos V, Burgess N, Schmidt-Traub G, and Visconti P (2021) Areas of global importance for conserving terrestrial biodiversity, carbon and water. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 5: 1499–1509.
  • Magris RA, Costa MD, Ferreira CE, Vilar CC, Joyeux JC, Creed JC, Copertino MS, Horta PA, Sumida PYG, Francini-Filho RB, and Floeter SR (2021). A blueprint for securing Brazil’s marine biodiversity and supporting the achievement of global conservation goals. Diversity and Distributions, 27: 198-215.
  • Southee FM, Edwards BA, Chetkiewicz CLB, and O’Connor CM (2021) Freshwater conservation planning in the far north of Ontario, Canada: identifying priority watersheds for the conservation of fish biodiversity in an intact boreal landscape. FACETS, 6: 90–117.
  • von Takach B, Penton CE, Murphy BP, Radford IJ, Davies HF, Hill BM, and Banks SC (2021) Population genomics and conservation management of a declining tropical rodent. Heredity, 126: 763–775.
  • Xuereb A, D’Aloia CC, Andrello M, Bernatchez L, and Fortin M-J (2021), Incorporating putatively neutral and adaptive genomic data into marine conservation planning. Conservation Biology, 35: 909–920.
  • Zheng C, Wen Z, Liu Y, Guo Q, Jiang Y, Ren H, Fan Y, and Yang Y (2021) Integrating habitat suitability and the near-nature restoration priorities into revegetation plans Based on potential vegetation distribution. Forests, 12: 218.

2020

  • Bryant BP, Kelsey TR, Vogl AL, Wolny SA, MacEwan DJ, Selmants PC, Biswas T, and Butterfield HS (2020) Shaping land use change and ecosystem restoration in a water-stressed agricultural landscape to achieve multiple benefits. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4: 138.
  • Flower J, Ramdeen R, Estep A, Thomas LR, Francis S, Goldberg G, Johnson AE, McClintock W, Mendes SR, Mengerink K, and O’Garro M (2020) Marine spatial planning on the Caribbean island of Montserrat: Lessons for data-limited small islands. Conservation Science and Practice, 2: e158.
  • Hanson JO, Marques A, Veríssimo A, Camacho-Sanchez M, Velo-Antón G, Martínez-Solano Í, and Carvalho SB (2020) Conservation planning for adaptive and neutral evolutionary processes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57: 2159–2169.
  • Hanson JO, Rhodes JR, Butchart SHM, Buchanan GM, Rondinini C, Ficetola GF, and Fuller RA (2020). Global conservation of species’ niches. Nature, 580: 232–234.
  • Lin H-Y, Robinson KF, and Walter L (2020) Trade-offs among road-stream crossing upgrade prioritizations based on connectivity restoration and erosion risk control. River Research and Applications, 36: 371–382.
  • Lin H-Y, Schuster R, Wilson S, Cooke SJ, Rodewald AD, and Bennett JR (2020) Integrating season-specific needs of migratory and resident birds in conservation planning. Biological Conservation, 252, 108826.
  • Pinsky ML, Rogers LA, Morley JW, and Frölicher TL (2020) Ocean planning for species on the move provides substantial benefits and requires few trade-offs. Science Advances, 6: eabb8428.
  • Schuster R, Hanson JO, Strimas-Mackey M, and Bennett JR (2020) Exact integer linear programming solvers outperform simulated annealing for solving conservation planning problems. PeerJ, 8: e9258.
  • Scriven SA, Williams SH, Ghani MA, Agama AL, Benedick S, Brodie JF, Hamer KC, McClean CJ, Reynolds G, and Hill JK (2020) Assessing the effectiveness of protected areas for conserving range-restricted rain forest butterflies in Sabah, Borneo. Biotropica, 52: 380–391.
  • Visalli ME, Best BD, Cabral RB, Cheung WWL, Clark NA, Garilao C, Kaschner K, Kesner-Reyes K, Lam VWY, Maxwell SM, Mayorga J, Moeller HV, Morgan L, Crespo GO, Pinsky ML, White TD, and McCauley DJ (2020) Data-driven approach for highlighting priority areas for protection in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction. Marine Policy, 122: 103927.
  • Williams SH, Scriven SA, Burslem DF, Hill JK, Reynolds G, Agama AL, Kugan F, Maycock CR, Khoo E, Hastie AY, Sugau JB (2020) Incorporating connectivity into conservation planning for optimal representation of multiple species and ecosystem services. Conservation Biology, 34: 934–942.

2019

  • Bombi P, Gnetti V, D’Andrea E, De Cinti B, Taglianti AV, Bologna MA, and Matteucci G (2019) Identifying priority sites for insect conservation in forest ecosystems at high resolution: the potential of LiDAR data. Journal of Insect Conservation, 23: 689–698.
  • Domisch S, Friedrichs M, Hein T, Borgwardt F, Wetzig A, Jähnig SC, and Langhans SD (2019) Spatially explicit species distribution models: A missed opportunity in conservation planning? Diversity and Distributions, 25: 758–769.
  • Hanson JO, Fuller RA, and Rhodes JR (2019) Conventional methods for enhancing connectivity in conservation planning do not always maintain gene flow. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 913–922.
  • Rodewald AD, Strimas-Mackey M, Schuster R, and Arcese P (2019) Beyond canaries in coal mines: Co-occurrence of Andean mining concessions and migratory birds. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation, 17: 151–156.
  • Rodewald AD, Strimas-Mackey M, Schuster R, and Arcese P (2019) Tradeoffs in the value of biodiversity feature and cost data in conservation prioritization. Scientific Reports 9: 15921.
  • Schuster R, Wilson S, Rodewald A, Arcese P, Fink D, Auer T, and Bennett J (2019) Optimizing the conservation of migratory species over their full annual cycle. Nature Communications, 10: 1754.
  • Tack JD, Jakes AF, Jones PF, Smith JT, Newton RE, Martin BH, Hebblewhite M, and Naugle DE (2019) Beyond protected areas: Private lands and public policy anchor intact pathways for multi-species wildlife migration. Biological Conservation, 234: 18–27.

2017

  • Rosauer DF, Pollock LJ, Linke S, and Jetz W (2017) Phylogenetically informed spatial planning is required to conserve the mammalian tree of life. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 284: 20170627.

Review articles

2023

  • Burns ES, Lopazanski C, Flower J, Thomas LR, Bradley D, and Lester SE (2023) Finding harmony in Marine Protected Area design guidelines. Conservation Science and Practice, 5: e12946.
  • Piczak ML, Robichaud JA, Morrison P, Rous AM, Mulder IM, Hill CJ, Prystay TS, Rosner-Katz H, Robinson KF, Bennett JR, and Cooke SJ (2023) Structured decision making remains underused in ecological restoration despite opportunities. Environment Systems and Decisions, In press: DOI:10.1007/s10669-023-09940-z.

2022

  • Magdalena UR, Gonçalves de Souza GB, and Amorim RR (2022) Spatial analysis guiding decision making in environmental conservation: Systematic conservation planning and ecosystem services. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 47: 123–139.

2021

  • Queffelec B, Bonnin M, Ferreira B, Bertrand S, Teles Da Silva S, Diouf F, Trouillet B, Cudennec A, Brunel A, Billant O, and Toonen H (2021) Marine spatial planning and the risk of ocean grabbing in the tropical Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 78: 1196–1208.

2020

  • Pollock LJ, O’Connor LM, Mokany K, Rosauer DF, Talluto MV, and Thuiller W (2020) Protecting Biodiversity (in all its complexity): New models and methods. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 35: 1119–1128.
  • Velazco SJE, Ribeiro BR, Laureto LMO, and Júnior PDM (2020) Overprediction of species distribution models in conservation planning: A still neglected issue with strong effects. Biological Conservation, 252, 108822.

2019

  • Balbar AC, and Metaxas A (2019) The current application of ecological connectivity in the design of marine protected areas. Global Ecology and Conservation, 17: e00569.

Book chapters

  • Riginos C, Beger M (2022). Incorporating Genetic Measures of Connectivity and Adaptation in Marine Spatial Planning for Corals in Coral Reef Conservation and Restoration in the Omics Age (eds van Oppen MJH and Aranda Lastra M). Coral Reefs of the World. Springer, Cham.

  • Kuemmerle T, Kastner T, Meyfroidt P, and Qin S (2019) Conservation Telecouplings in Telecoupling: Exploring Land-Use Change in a Globalised World, Springer International Publishing (eds Friis C and Nielsen J). Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.