Dobson, A.D.M., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Aebischer, N.J., Beale, C.M., Brozovic, R., Coals, P., Critchlow, R., Dancer, A., Greve, M., Hinsley, A., Ibbett, H., Johnston, A., Kuiper, T., Le Comber, S., Mahood, S.P., Moore, J.F., Nilsen, E.B., Pocock, M.J.O., Quinn, A., Travers, H., Wilfred, P., Wright, J., Keane, A. (2020). Making messy data work for conservation. One World 2(5), 455-465.

Brittain, S., Ibbett, H., de Lange, E., Dorward, L., Hoyte, S., Marino, A., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Newth, J., Rakotonarivo, S.O., Verissimo, D., Lewis, J. (2020). Ethical Considerations when conservation research involves people . Conservation Biology.


Jones, S., Papworth, S., Keane, A., St. John, F. A. V., Smith, E., Flomo, A., & Vickery, J. (2019). Incentives and social relationships of hunters and traders in a Liberian bushmeat system. Biological Conservation, 237, 338-347.

Jones, S., Keane, A., St. John, F. A. V., Vickery, J., & Papworth, S. (2019). Audience segmentation to improve targeting of conservation interventions for hunters. Conservation Biology, 33(4), 895-905.

Santika, T., Wilson, K. A., Budiharta , S., Kusworo , A., Meijaard , E., Law, E. A., Friedman, R., Hutabarat, J.A., Indrawan, T.P., St. John, F. A. V., & Struebig, M. J. (2019). Heterogeneous impacts of community forestry on forest conservation and poverty alleviation: evidence from Indonesia. People and Nature 1(2), 204-219.

Moon, K. , Blackman, D. A., Adams, V. M., Colvin, R. M., Davila, F., Evans, M., Januchowski-Hartley, S. R., Bennett, N. J., Dickinson, H., Sandbrook, C., Sherren, K., St. John, F. A. V., 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, 10(3), 294-302.


 Jones, S., Keane, A., St. John, F. A. V., Vickery, J., & Papworth, S. (2018). Audience segmentation to improve the targeting of hunters by conservation interventions around Gola forest, Liberia. Conservation Biology, 33(4), 895-905.

Hinsley, A., Keane, A., St. John, F. A. V., Ibbett, H., & Nuno, A. (2018). Asking sensitive questions using the unmatched count technique: Applications and guidelines for conservation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10(3), 308-319.

St. John, F. A. V., Steadman, J., Austen, G., & Redpath, S. M. (2018). Value diversity and conservation conflict: Lessons from the management of red grouse and hen harriers in England. People and Nature, 1(1), 6-17.

McKay, J., St. John, F. A. V., Harihar, A., Martyr, D., Leader-Williams, N., Milliyanawati, B., Agustin, I., Anggriawan, Y., Karlina, K., Kartika, K., Mangunjaya, F., Struebig, M., & Linkie, M. (2018). Tolerating tigers: Gaining local and spiritual perspectives on human-tiger interactions in Sumatra. PLoS ONE, 13(11), e0201447.

Robinson, J., Fraser, I., St. John, F. A. V., Randrianantoandro, J., Andriantsimanarilafy, R., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Griffiths, R. A., & Roberts, D. L. (2018). Wildlife supply chains in Madagascar from local collection to global export. Biological Conservation, 226, 144-152.

Williams, S., Gale, S., Hinsley, A., Gao, J., & St. John, F. A. V. (2018). Using consumer preferences to characterize the trade of wild‐collected ornamental orchids in China. Conservation Letters, 11(5), e12569.

Struebig, M. J., Linkie, M., Deere, N. J., Martyr, D. J., Milliyanawati, B., Faulkner, S. C., Le Comber, S. C., Mangunjaya, F. M., Leader-Williams, N., McKay, J. E., & St. John, F. A. V. (2018). Addressing human-tiger conflict using socio-ecological information on tolerance and risk. Nature Communications, 9, 3455.

St. John, F. A. V., Linkie, M., Martyr, D., Milliyanawati, B., McKay, J., Mangunjaya, F., Leader-Williams, N., & Struebig, M. (2018). Intention to kill: Tolerance and illegal persecution of Sumatran tigers and sympatric species. Conservation Letters, 11(4), e12451.

Gálvez, N., Guillera-Arroita, G., St. John, F. A. V., Schüttler, E., MacDonald, D., & Davies, Z. (2018). A spatially integrated framework for assessing socio-ecological drivers of carnivore decline. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(3), 1393-1405.

Meredith, H. M. R., St. John, F. A. V., Collen, B., Black, S. A., & Griffiths, R. A. (2018). Practitioner and scientist perceptions of successful amphibian conservation. Conservation Biology, 32(2), 366-375.

Teel, T. L., Anderson, C. B., Burgman, M. A., Cinner, J., Clark, D., Estevez, R. A., Jones, J. P. G., McClanahan, T. R., Reed, M. S., Sandbrook, C., & St. John, F. A. V. (2018). Publishing social science research in Conservation Biology to move beyond biology. Conservation Biology, 32(1), 6-8.


Robinson, J., Griffiths, R., Fraser, I., Raharimalala, J., Roberts, D., & St. John, F. A. V. (2017). Supplying the wildlife trade as a livelihood strategy in a biodiversity hotspot. Ecology and Society, 23(1), 13.

Hinsley, A., Nuno, A., Ridout, M., & St. John, F. A. V. (2017). Estimating the Extent of CITES Noncompliance among Traders and End-Consumers: Lessons from the Global Orchid Trade. Conservation Letters, 10(5), 602-609.


Gardner, C. J., Gabriel, F. U. L., St. John, F. A. V. & Davies, Z. (2016). Changing livelihoods and protected area management: a case study of charcoal production in south-west Madagascar. Oryx, 50(3) 495-505.

St. John, F. A. V., Brockington, D., Bunnefild, N., Duffy, R., Homewood, K., Jones, J. P. G., Keane, A. M., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Nuno, A., & Razafimanahaka, J. H. (2016). Research ethics: Assuring anonymity at the individual level may not be sufficient to protect research participants from harm. Biological Conservation, 196, 208-209.

Duffy, R., St. John, F. A. V., Buescher, B., & Brockington, D. (2016). Toward a new understanding of the links between poverty and illegal wildlife hunting. Conservation Biology, 30(1), 14-22.


Duffy, R., St. John, F. A. V., Buescher, B., & Brockington, D. (2015). The militarization of anti-poaching: undermining long term goals? Environmental Conservation, 42(4), 345-348.

Robinson, J., St. John, F. A. V., Griffiths, R. A., & Roberts, D. L. (2015). Captive Reptile Mortality Rates in the Home and Implications for the Wildlife Trade. PLoS ONE, 10(11), e0141460.

Nuno, A. & St. John, F. A. V. (2015). How to ask sensitive questions in conservation: A review of specialized questioning techniques. Biological Conservation, 189, 5-15.

Robinson, J., Griffiths, R. A., St. John, F. A. V., & Roberts, D. L. (2015). Dynamics of the global trade in live reptiles: Shifting trends in production and consequences for sustainability. Biological Conservation, 184, 42-50.


St. John, F. A. V., Keane, A. M., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. (2014). FORUM: Robust study design is as important on the social as it is on the ecological side of applied ecological research. Journal of Applied Ecology, 51(6), 1479-1485.

Roberts, D. L. & St. John, F. A. V. (2014). Estimating the prevalence of researcher misconduct: a study of UK academics within biological sciences. PeerJ, 2, e562.


St. John, F. A. V., Keane, A. M., & Milner-Gulland, E. (2013). Effective conservation depends upon understanding human behaviour: Chapter 19. in DW Macdonald & KJ Willis (eds), Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2. Wiley Blackwell, pp. 344-361.

Cross, P., St. John, F. A. V., Khan, S., & Petroczi, A. (2013). Innovative Techniques for Estimating Illegal Activities in a Human-Wildlife-Management Conflict. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e53681.


St. John, F. A. V., Edwards-Jones, G., & Jones, J. P. G. (2012). Opinions of the public, conservationists and magistrates on sentencing wildlife trade crimes in the UK. Environmental Conservation, 39(2), 154-161.

St. John, F. A. V., Keane, A., Edwards-Jones, G., Jones, L., Yarnell, R. W., & Jones, J. P. G. (2012). Identifying indicators of illegal behaviour: carnivore killing in human-managed landscapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279(1729), 804-812.


St. John, F. A. V., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, J. P. G. (2010). Conservation and human behaviour: lessons from social psychology. Wildlife Research, 37(8), 658-667.

St. John, F. A. V., Edwards-Jones, G., Gibbons, J. M., & Jones, J. P. G. (2010).Testing novel methods for assessing rule breaking in conservation. Biological Conservation, 143(4), 1025-1030.



Humle, T., Duffy, R., Roberts, D. L., Sandbrook, C., St John, F. A. V., & Smith, R. J. (2014), Biology’s drones: Undermined by fear. Science, 344(6190), 1351.

Keane, A. M., Nuno, A., & St. John, F. A. V. (2015). Data collected using the randomised response technique must be analysed using specialised statistical methods. Biological Conservation, 187, 279-280.

Newing, H. & St. John, F. A. V. (2013). Wildlife consumption and recall accuracy – but is it recall of hunting, of cooking or of eating? Animal Conservation, 16(6), 606-607.

Smith, R. J., Biggs, D., St. John, F. A. V., & ‘t Sas-Rolfes, M. (2015). Elephant conservation and corruption beyond the ivory trade. Conservation Biology, 29 (3), 953-956.

Smith, R. J., Roberts, D. L., Duffy, R. & St. John, F. A. V. (2013). New rhino conservation project in South Africa to understand landowner decision-making. Oryx, 47(3), 323.