Theoretical Ecology and Biodiversity Change Lab


Ascensão, F., Fahrig, L., Clevenger, A.P., Corlett, R.T., Haeger, J.A.G., Laurance, W.F., & Pereira, H.M. (2018) Environmental challenges for the Belt and Road Initiative Nature Sustainability 1:206-209. doi:10.1038/s41893-018-0059-3 PDF

Aparício, B.A., Cascalho, J., Cruz, M.J., Borges, P.A., Azevedo, E.B., Elias, R.B., & Ascensão, F. (2018) Assessing the landscape functional connectivity using movement maps: a case study with endemic Azorean insects. Journal of Insect Conservation:1-9. doi:10.1007/s10841-018-0059-7 PDF

D'Amico, M., Catry, I., Martins, R.C., Ascensão, F., Barrientos, R., & Moreira, F. (2018) Bird on the wire: landscape planning considering costs and benefits for bird populations coexisting with power lines. Ambio 24: 1-7. doi:10.1007/s13280-018-1025-z PDF

García-Barón, I., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Verburg, P.H., Marques, T. A., Moreno-Opo, R., Pereira, H.M., Donázar, J.A., & Brotons, L. (2018) How to fit the distribution of apex scavengers into land- abandonment scenarios? The Cinereous vulture in the Mediterranean biome. Diversity and Distributions: 1-14. doi:10.1111/ddi.12743 PDF

Barrientos, R., Martins, R.C., Ascensão, F., D'Amico, M., Moreira, F., Borda-de-Água, L., & Pereira, H.M. (2018) Searcher efficiency and carcass persistence in field experiments: a meta-analysis with guidelines for future trials. Biological Conservation 222: 146-153. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2018.04.014 PDF 

Ceia-Hasse, A., Navarro, L.M., Borda-de-Água, L. & Pereira, H.M. (2018) Population persistence in landscapes fragmented by roads: disentangling isolation, mortality, and the effect of dispersal. Ecological Modelling 375: 45-53. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.01.021 PDF 

Barrientos, R., Ascensão, F., Beja, P., Pereira, H.M., & Borda-de-Água, L. (2018) El impacto de las infraestructuras ferroviarias sobre la fauna. Quercus 384: 78-81 (in Spanish). link PDF 


Ascensão, F., Desbiez, A.L., Medico, E.P., & Bager, A. (2017). Spatial pattersn of road mortality of medium-large mammals in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Wildlife Research 44:135-146. doi:10.1071/WR16108 PDF 

Ascensão, F., Lucasi, P.S., Costai. A., & Bager, A. (2017). The effect of roads on edge permeability and movement patterns for small mammals: a case study with Montane Akodont. Landscape Ecology 32:781-790. doi:10.1007/s10980-017-0485-z PDF 

Borda-de-Água, L., Barrientos, R., Beja, P. & Pereira, H.M. (2017) Railway Ecology. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57496-7 PDF 

Borges, P. A. V., Pimentel, C., Brito, M. R., Borda-de-Água, L. & Gabriel, R. (2017) Arthropod diversity patterns in three coastal marshes in Terceira Island (Azores). Arquipélago: Life and Marine Sciences 34: 61-83. PDF

Borda-de-Água, L., Whittaker, R. J., Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Santos, A. M. C., Amorim, I. R., Parmakelis, A., Triantis, K. A., Pereira, H. M. & Borges, P. A. V. (2017) Dispersal ability determines the scaling properties of species abundance distributions: a case study using arthropods from the Azores. Scientific Reports 7: 3899. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04126-5 PDF

Tiago, P., Pereira, H.M., & Capinha c. (2107) Using citizen science data to estimate climatic niches and species distributions. Basic and Applied Ecology 20: 75-85. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2017.04.0011 PDF

Ceia-Hasse, A., Borda-de-Água, L., Grilo, C. & Pereira, H. M. (2017) Global exposure of carnivores to roads Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 592-600. doi:10.1111/geb.12564 PDF


Morales-Reyes, Z., Pérez-García, J. M., Moleón, M., Botella, F., Carrete, M., Donázar, J. A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Arrondo, E., Moreno-Opo, R., Jiménez, J., Margalida, A. & Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. (2016) Evaluation of the network of protection areas for the feeding of scavengers in Spain: from biodiversity conservation to greenhouse gas emission savings. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 1120-1129. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12833 PDF

Donázar, J. A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Fargallo, J. A., Margalida, A., Moleón, M., Morales-Reyes, Z., Moreno-Opo, R, Pérez-García, J. M., Sánchez-Zapata, J. A., Zuberogoitia, I. & Serrano, D. (2016) Roles of raptors in a changing world: from flafships to providers of key ecosystem services. Ardeola 63: 181-234. doi:10.13157/arla.63.1.2016.rp8 PDF

Ascensão, F., Mata. C., Malo, J. E., Ruiz-Capillas, P., Silva, C., Silva, A.P., Santos-Reis, M. & Fernandes, C. (2016) Disentangle the causes of the road barrier effect in small mammals through genetic patterns. PloS ONE 13: e0151500. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151500 PDF

Oliveira, I.S., Rödder, D., Capinha, C., Ahmadzadeh. F., Oliveira, A.K.C. & Toledo, L.F. (2016) Assessing future habitat availability for coastal lowland anurans in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment. [Online early] doi:10.1080/01650521.2016.1160610

Cortés-Avizanda, A. (2016) Redes sociales buitreras. National Geographic March. PDF

Cortés-Avizanda, A., Blanco, G., DeVault, T. L., Markandya, A., Virani. M. Z., Brandt, J., & Donázar, J. A. (2016) Supplementary feeding and endangered avian scavengers: benefits, caveats, and controversies. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14: 191-199. doi:10.1002/fee.1257 PDF


Cortés-Avizanda, A., Colomer, M.A., Margalida, A. Ceballos,O, & Donázar, J.A. (2015) Modeling the consequences of the demise and potential recovery of a keystone-species: wild rabbits and avian scavengers in Mediterranean landscapes. Scientific Reports 5: 17033. doi:10.1038/srep17033 PDF

Fernandez-Bellon,D., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Arenas, R. and Donázar, J.A. (2015) Density-dependent productivity in a colonial vulture at two spatial scales. Ecology 97: 406-416. doi:10.1890/15-0357.1 PDF

Arrondo, E., Cortés-Avizanda, A. and Donázar, J.A. (2015). Temporally unpredictable supplementary feeding may benefit endangered scavengers. Ibis 157: 648-65. doi:10.1111/ibi.12267 PDF

Anastácio, P.M., Banha, F., Capinha, C., Bernardo. J., Costa, A.M., Teixeira, A. & Bruxelas, S. (2015) Indicators of movement and space use for two co-occurring invasive crayfish species. Ecological Indicators 53: 171-181. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.01.019 PDF

Skidmore, A.K., Pettorelli, N., Coops, N.C., Geller, G.N., Hansen, M., Lucas, R., Mücher, C.A., O'Connor, B., Paganini, M., Pereira, H.M., Schaepman, M.E., Turner, W., Wang, T. & Wegmann, M. (2015) Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space. Nature 523: 403-405. doi:10.1038/523403a PDF

Schmeller, D.S., Julliard, R., Bellingham, P.J., Böhm, M., Brummitt, N., Chiarucci, A., Couvet, D., Elmendorf, S., Forsyth, D.M., Moreno, J.G., Gregory, R.D., Magnusson, W.E., Martin, L.J., McGeoch, M.A., Mihoub, J.-B., Pereira, H.M., Proença, V., van Swaay, C.A.M., Yahara, T. & Belnap, J. (2015) Towards a global terrestrial species monitoring program. Journal for Nature Conservation 25: 51–57. doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2015.03.003 PDF

Pereira, H.M. & Navarro, L. (2015) Rewilding European Landscapes. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12039-3 PDF 

Morgado-Santos, M., Pereira, H.M., Vicente, L. & Collares-Pereira, M.J. (2015) Mate Choice Drives Evolutionary Stability in a Hybrid Complex. PloS ONE 10: e0132760. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132760 PDF

Moreira. F.D., Ascensão, F., Capinha, C., Rodrigues, D., Segurado, P., Santos-Reis, M. & Rebelo, R. (2015) Modelling the risk of invasion by the red-swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii): incorporating local variables to better inform management decisions. Biological Invasions 17:273-285. doi:10.1007/s10530-014-0725-y PDF

Merckx, T. & Pereira, H.M. (2015) Reshaping agri-environmental subsidies: From marginal farming to large-scale rewilding. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 95–103. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2014.12.003 PDF

Gonçalves, B., Marques, A., Soares, A.M.V.D.M. & Pereira, H.M. (2015) Biodiversity offsets: from current challenges to harmonized metrics. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 14: 61–67. doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2015.03.008 PDF

Geijzendorffer, I.R., Regan, E.C., Pereira, H.M., Brotons, L., Brummitt, N., Gavish, Y., Haase, P., Martin, C.S., Mihoub, J.-B., Secades, C., Schmeller, D.S., Stoll, S., Wetzel, F.T. & Walters, M. (2015) Bridging the gap between biodiversity data and policy reporting needs: An Essential Biodiversity Variables perspective. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12417 PDF

Fernández, M., Navarro, L.M., Apaza-Quevedo, A., Gallegos, S.C., Marques, A., Zambrana-Torrelio, C., Wolf, F., Hamilton, H., Aguilar-Kirigin, A.J., Aguirre, L.F., Alvear, M., Aparicio, J., Apaza-Vargas, L., Arellano, G., Armijo, E., Ascarrunz, N., Barrera, S., Beck, S.G., Cabrera-Condarco, H., Campos-Villanueva, C., Cayola, L., Flores-Saldana, N.P., Fuentes, A.F., García-Lino, M.C., Gómez, M.I., Higueras, Y.S., Kessler, M., Ledezma, J.C., Limachi, J.M., López, R.P., Loza, M.I., Macía, M.J., Meneses, R.I., Miranda, T.B., Miranda-Calle, A.B., Molina-Rodriguez, R.F., R, M.M., Moya-Diaz, M.I., Ocampo, M., Perotto-Baldivieso, H.L., Plata, O., Reichle, S., Rivero, K., Seidel, R., Soria, L., Terán, M.F., Toledo, M., Zenteno-Ruiz, F.S. & Pereira, H.M. (2015) Challenges and opportunities for the Bolivian Biodiversity Observation Network. Biodiversity 0: 1–13. doi:10.1080/14888386.2015.1068710 PDF

Ceausu, S., Hofmann, M., Navarro, L.M., Carver, S., Verburg, P.H. & Pereira, H.M. (2015) Mapping opportunities and challenges for rewilding in Europe. Conservation Biology 29: 1017–1027. doi:10.1111/cobi.12533 PDF

Ceausu, S., Gomes, I. & Pereira, H.M. (2015) Conservation Planning for Biodiversity and Wilderness: A Real-World Example. Environmental Management 55: 1168–1180. doi:10.1007/s00267-015-0453-9 PDF

Capinha, C., Essl, F., Seebens, H., Moser, D., & Pereira, H. M. (2015) The dispersal of alien species redefines biogeography in the Anthropocene. Science 348: 1248-1251. doi:10.1126/science.aaa8913 PDF

Arrondo, E., Cortés-Avizanda, A. & Donázar, J.A. (2015) Temporarily unpredictable supplementary feeding may benefit endangered scavengers. Ibis 157: 648–651. doi:10.1111/ibi.12267


Vicente, J.R., Pereira, H.M., Randin, C.F., Gonçalves, J., Lomba, A., Alves, P., Metzger, J., Cezar, M., Guisan, A. & Honrado, J. (2014) Environment and dispersal paths override life strategies and residence time in determining regional patterns of invasion by alien plants. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16:1-10. doi:10.1016/j.ppees.2013.10.003 PDF

Tittensor, D.P., Walpole, M., Hill, S.L.L., Boyce, D.G., Britten, G.L., Burgess, N.D., Butchart, S.H.M., Leadley, P.W., Regan, E.C., Alkemade, R., Baumung, R., Bellard, C., Bouwman, L., Bowles-Newark, N.J., Chenery, A.M., Cheung, W.W.L., Christensen, V., Cooper, H.D., Crowther, A.R., Dixon, M.J.R., Galli, A., Gaveau, V., Gregory, R.D., Gutierrez, N.L., Hirsch, T.L., Höft, R., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Karmann, M., Krug, C.B., Leverington, F.J., Loh, J., Lojenga, R.K., Malsch, K., Marques, A., Morgan, D.H.W., Mumby, P.J., Newbold, T., Noonan-Mooney, K., Pagad, S.N., Parks, B.C., Pereira, H.M., Robertson, T., Rondinini, C., Santini, L., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Schindler, S., Sumaila, U.R., Teh, L.S.L., van Kolck, J., Visconti, P. & Ye, Y. (2014) A mid-term analysis of progress toward international biodiversity targets. Science 346: 241–244. doi:10.1126/science.1257484 PDF

Pereira, H.M., Ziv, G. & Miranda, M. (2014) Countryside Species–Area Relationship as a Valid Alternative to the Matrix-Calibrated Species–Area Model. Conservation Biology 28: 874–876. doi:10.1111/cobi.12289 PDF

Marques, A., Pereira, H.M., Krug, C., Leadley, P.W., Visconti, P., Januchowski-Hartley, S.R., Krug, R.M., Alkemade, R., Bellard, C., Cheung, W.W.L., Christensen, V., Cooper, H.D., Hirsch, T., Hoft, R., van Kolck, J., Newbold, T., Noonan-Mooney, K., Regan, E.C., Rondinini, C., Sumaila, U.R., Teh, L.S.L. & Walpole, M. (2014) A framework to identify enabling and urgent actions for the 2020 Aichi Targets. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 633–638. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2014.09.004 PDF

Martins, I.S., Proença, V. & Pereira, H.M. (2014) The unusual suspect: Land use is a key predictor of biodiversity patterns in the Iberian Peninsula. Acta Oecologica 61: 41–50. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2014.10.005 PDF

Leadley, P., Proença, V., Fernández-Manjarrés, J., Pereira, H.M., Alkemade, R., Biggs, R., Bruley, E., Cheung, W., Cooper, D., Figueiredo, J., Gilman, E., Guénette, S., Hurtt, G., Mbow, C., Oberdorff, T., Revenga, C., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Scholes, R., Smith, M.S., Sumaila, U.R. & Walpole, M. (2014) Interacting Regional-Scale Regime Shifts for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. BioScience 64: 665-679. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu093 PDF

Cullotta, S., Boncina, A., Carvalho-Ribeiro, S. M., Chauvin, C., Farcy, C., Kurttila, M. & Maetzke, F. (2014) Forest planning across Europe: the spatial scale, tools, and inter-sectoral integration in land-use planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. doi:10.1080/09640568.2014.927754 PDF

Cortés-Avizanda, A., Jovani, R., Donázar, J.A. & Grimm, V. (2014) Birds sky networks: How do avian scavengers search for carrion resource? Ecology 95:1799-1808. doi:10.1890/13-0574.1 PDF

Ceia-Hasse, A., Sinervo, B., Vicente, L. & Pereira, H.M. (2014) Integrating ecophysiological models into species distribution projections of European reptile range shifts in response to climate change. Ecography 37:1-10. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00600.x PDF

Capinha, C. & Pateiro-López, B. (2014) Predicting species distributions in new areas or time periods with alpha-shapes. Ecological Informatics 24:231-237. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.06.001 PDF

Capinha C., Vermeulen, J.J., bin Lakim, M., Schilthuizen M. & Kappes H. (2014) Susceptibility of tropical mountain forests to biological invasions from the temperate and subtropical zone, as evidenced by Zonitoides snails (Gastropoda: Gastrodontidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 62:600-609. doi:2161473E-85C0-4179-A83A-531F3DFA87DC PDF

Capinha, C., Rödder, D., Pereira, H.M. & Kappes, H. (2014) Response of non-native European terrestrial gastropods to novel climates correlates with biogeographical and biological traits. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23:857-866. doi:10.1111/geb.12176 PDF

Capinha, C., Rocha. J. & Sousa, C.A. (2014) Macroclimate determines the global range limit of Aedes aegypti. EcoHealth 11:420-428. doi:10.1007/s10393-014-0918-y PDF

Borda-de-Água, L., Grilo, C. & Pereira, H.M. (2014) Modeling the impact of road mortality on barn owl (Tyto alba) populations using age-structured models. Ecological Modelling 276: 29-37. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.12.022 PDF

Beilin, R., Lindborg, R., Stenseke, M., Pereira, H.M., Llausàs, A., Slätmo, E., Cerqueira, Y., Navarro, L., Rodrigues, P., Reichelt, N., Munro, N. & Queiroz, C. (2014) Analysing how drivers of agricultural land abandonment affect biodiversity and cultural landscapes using case studies from Scandinavia, Iberia and Oceania. Land Use Policy 36: 60?72. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.07.003 PDF

Anastácio, P.M., Ferreira, M.P., Banha, F., Capinha C. & Rabaça J. (2014) Waterbird-mediated passive dispersal is a viable process for crayfish (Procambarus clarkii). Aquatic Ecology40:1-10. doi:10.1007/s10452-013-9461-0 PDF


García-Heras, M.-S., Cortés-Avizanda, A. & Donázar, J.-A. (2013) Who Are We Feeding? Asymmetric Individual Use of Surplus Food Resources in an Insular Population of the Endangered Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus PLoS ONE 8: e80523. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080523 PDF

Guilherme, J.L. & Pereira, H.M. (2013) Adaptation of Bird Communities to Farmland Abandonment in a Mountain Landscape. PLoS ONE 8: e73619. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073619 PDF

Proenca, V. and Pereira, H.M. (2013) Species-area models to assess biodiversity change in multi-habitat landscapes: the importance of species habitat affinity. Basic and Applied Ecology 14:102-114. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2012.10.010 PDF Suppl. Material

Pereira, H.M. and Borda de Água, L. (2013) Modelling biodiversity dynamics in countryside and native habitats. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd ed pp. 321-328. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-384719-5.00334-8 PDF

Proenca, V. and Pereira, H.M. (2013) Comparing Extinction Rates: Past, Present and Future. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd ed pp. 167-176. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-384719-5.00411-1 PDF

Honrado, J.P., Vieira, C., Soares, C., Monteiro, M.B., Marcos, B., Pereira, H.M. and Partidário, M. do R. (2013) Can we infer about ecosystem services from EIA and SEA practice? A framework for analysis and examples from Portugal. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 40:14-24. PDF

Slade, E.M., Merckx, T., Riutta, T., Bebber, D.P., Redhead, D., Riordan, P. and Macdonald, D.W. (2013) Life-history traits and landscape characteristics predict macro-moth responses to forest fragmentation. Ecology  94:1519?1530. doi:10.1890/12-1366.1 PDF

Corley, M.F.V., Merckx, T., Marabuto, E.M., Arnscheid, W. & Maravalhas, E. (2013) New and interesting Portuguese Lepidoptera records from 2012 (Insecta: Lepidoptera). SHILAP Revta. lepid. 41: 449?477. PDF

Pereira, H.M., Ferrier, S., Walters, M., Geller, G.N., Jongman, R.H.G., Scholes, R.J., Bruford, M.W., Brummitt, N., Butchart, S.H.M., Cardoso, A.C., Coops, N.C., Dulloo, E., Faith, D.P., Freyhof, J., Gregory, R.D., Heip, C., Höft, R., Hurtt, G., Jetz, W., Karp, D., McGeoch, M.A., Obura, D., Onoda, Y., Pettorelli, N., Reyers, B., Sayre, R., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Stuart, S.N., Turak, E., Walpole, M. and Wegmann, M. (2013) Essential Biodiversity Variables. Science, 339:277-278. PDF doi:10.1126/science.1229931


Pereira, H.M., Navarro, L.M. & Martins, I.S. (2012) Global Biodiversity Change: The Bad, the Good, and the Unknown. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 37:25-50. doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-042911-093511 PDF

Santos, M., Souto Cruz, C., Louro Alves, F., Metelo, I., Bogalho, V., Pereira, H.M., Mathias, M.L., Cabral, M., Almeida, J. and Sousa, M. (2012) Biodiversidade Na Cidade de Lisboa: Uma Estratégia Para 2020. Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, Lisboa. PDF

Corley, M.F.V., Merckx, T., Cardoso, J.P., Dale, M.J., Marabuto, E., Maravalhas, E. and Pires, P. (2012) New and interesting Portuguese Lepidoptera records from 2011 (Insecta: Lepidoptera). SHILAP Revta. lepid., 40: 489-511. PDF

Merckx, T., Marini, L., Feber, R.E. & Macdonald, D.W. (2012) Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 1396-1404. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02211.x PDF

Navarro, L.M. & Pereira, H.M. (2012) Rewilding abandoned landscapes in Europe. Ecosystems 15: 900-912. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9558-7.x PDF

Barros, F.B., Varela, S.A.M., Pereira, H.M. & Vicente, L.A. (2012) Medicinal use of fauna by a traditional community in the Brazilian Amazonia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8: 37. doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-37  PDF

Bergerot, B., Merckx, T., Van Dyck, H. & Baguette, M. (2012) Habitat fragmentation impacts mobility in a common and widespread woodland butterfly: do sexes respond differently? BMC Ecology 12: 5. doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-5 PDF

Raebel, E.M., Merckx, T., Feber, R.E., Riordan, P., Thompson, D.J. & Macdonald, D.W. (2012) Multi-scale effects of farmland management on dragonfly and damselfly assemblages of farmland ponds. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 161: 80-87. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2012.07.015 PDF

Proença, V., Honrado, J. & Pereira, H. (2012) From Abandoned Farmland to Self-Sustaining Forests: Challenges and Solutions. Ecosystems 15: 881-882. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9557-8 PDF

Borda-de-Água, L., Borges, P.A.V., Hubbell, S.P. & Pereira, H.M. (2012) Spatial scaling of species abundance distributions. Ecography 35: 549-556. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07128.x PDF

Scholes, R.J., Walters, M., Turak, E., Saarenmaa, H., Heip, C.H., Tuama, É.Ó., Faith, D.P., Mooney, H.A., Ferrier, S., Jongman, R.H., Harrison, I.J., Yahara, T., Pereira, H.M., Larigauderie, A. & Geller, G. (2012) Building a global observing system for biodiversity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4: 139-146. doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2011.12.005 PDF

T Merckx, R E Feber, D Hoare, M S Parsons, C Kelly, N A D Bourn, D W Macdonald (2012) Conserving threatened Lepidoptera: towards an effective woodland management policy in landscapes under intense human land-use. Biological Conservation 149: 132-139. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.02.005 PDF

Pereira, H.M., Borda-de-Agua, L. & Martins, I.S. (2012) Geometry and scales in species-area relationships. Nature 482, doi:10.1038/nature10857. PDF


Figueiredo, J. & Pereira, H.M. (2011) Regime shifts in a socio-ecological model of farmland abandonment. Landscape Ecology 26: 737-749. doi:10.1007/s10980-011-9605-3 PDF

Borda-de-Água, L., Navarro, L., Gavinhos, C. & Pereira, H.M. (2011) Spatio-temporal impacts of roads on the persistence of populations: analytic and numerical approaches. Landscape Ecology 26: 253-265. PDF

Jones, J.P.G., Collen, B., Atkinson, G., Baxter, P.W.J., Bubb, P., Illian, J.B., Katzner, T.E., Keane, A., Loh, J., Mcdonald-Madden, E., Nicholson, E., Pereira, H.M., Possingham, H.P., Pullin, A.S., Rodrigues, A.S.L., Ruiz-Gutierrez, V., Sommerville, M. & Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2011) The Why, What, and How of Global Biodiversity Indicators Beyond the 2010 Target. Conservation Biology 25: 450-457. PDF

Barros, F.B., Pereira, H.M. & Vicente, L. (2011) Use and Knowledge of the Razor-billed Curassow Pauxi tuberosa (Spix, 1825)(Galliformes, Cracidae) by a Riverine Community of the Oriental Amazonia, Brazil. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 7: 1. PDF

Proença, V. & Pereira, H.M. (2011) Ecosystem changes, biodiversity loss and human well-being. Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. (ed J.O. Nriagu), pp. 215-224. Elsevier,Burlington. PDF


Pereira, H.M., Leadley, P.W., Proenca, V., Alkemade, R., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Fernandez-Manjarres, J.F., Araujo, M.B.,Balvanera, P., Biggs, R., Cheung, W.W.L., Chini, L., Cooper, H.D.,Gilman, E.L., Guenette, S., Hurtt, G.C., Huntington, H.P., Mace, G.M.,Oberdorff, T., Revenga, C., Rodrigues, P., Scholes, R.J., Sumaila, U.R.& Walpole, M. (2010) Scenarios for Global Biodiversity in the 21st Century. Science 330:1496-1502 PDF

Proença, V., Pereira, H.M. & Vicente, L. (2010) Resistance to wildfire and early regeneration in natural broadleaved forest and pine plantation. Acta Oecologica 36: 626-633. PDF Appendix

Pereira, H.M., Belnap, J., Brummitt, N., Collen, B., Ding, H.,Gonzalez-Espinosa, M., Gregory, R.D., Honrado, J., Jongman, R.H.,Julliard, R., McRae, L., Proença, V., Rodrigues, P., Opige, M.,Rodriguez, J.P., Schmeller, D.S., van Swaay, C. & Vieira, C. (2010) Global biodiversity monitoring. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 459-460, doi:10.1890/10.WB.23 PDF

Leadley, P.W., Pereira, H.M., Alkemade, R., Fernandez-Manjarrés, J., Proença, V., Scharlemann, J.P.W. & Walpole, M. (2010) Biodiversity Scenarios: Projections of 21st century change in biodiversity and associated ecosystem services. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal. PDF

Proença, V.M., Pereira, H.M., Guilherme, J. & Vicente, L. (2010) Plant and bird diversity in natural forests and in native and exotic plantations in NW Portugal. Acta Oecologica, 36: 219-226.  PDF

Laliberte, E., Wells, J., DeClerck, F.,Metcalfe, D., Catterall, C., Queiroz, C., Aubin, I., Bonser, S., Ding,Y., Fraterrigo, J., McNamara, S., Morgan, J., Merlos, D., Vesk, P.& Mayfield, M. (2010) Land-use intensification reduces functional redundancy and response diversity in plant communities. Ecology Letters 13: 76-86. PDF


Carpenter, S.R., Mooney, H.A., Agard, J., Capistrano, D., DeFries,R.S., Díaz, S., Dietz, T., Duraiappah, A.K., Oteng-Yeboah, A., Pereira,H.M., Perrings, C., Reid, W.V., Sarukhan, J., Scholes, R.J. & Whyte, A. (2009) Science for managing ecosystem services: Beyond the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 1305-1312. PDF

Pereira, H. M., T. Domingos, L. Vicente, and V. Proença (Eds.). (2009). Ecossistemas e Bem-Estar Humano: Avaliação para Portugal do Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Escolar Editora, Lisboa, Portugal. HTML PDF


Proença, V., Pereira, H. M., and Vicente L. (2008). Organismal complexity is an indicator of species existence value. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6: 298-300.PDF

Mooney, H.A., Agard, J., Capristano, D., Carpenter, S.,DeFries, R.,Díaz, S., Dietz, T., Duraiappah, A., Yeboah, A.O., Pereira, H.M.,Perrings, C., Reid, W., Sarukhan, J., Scholes, B. & Whyte, A. (2008) Ecosystem Change and Human Well-being. Research and Monitoring Priorities Based on the Findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. International Council for Science, Paris. PDF


Pereira, H. M., Proença, V., and Vicente L. (2007), Does species diversity really drive speciation? Ecography 30:328-330. PDF


Pereira, H.M., & Daily, G. C. (2006). Modeling Biodiversity Dynamics in Countryside Landscapes. Ecology 87:1877-1885. PDF

Pereira, H.M., & Cooper, D. (2006). Towards the global monitoring of biodiversity loss. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21:123-129. PDF

van Vuuren, D., Sala, O., & Pereira, H.M. (2006) The Future of Vascular Plant Diversity Under Four Global Scenarios. Ecology and Society 11: 25. HTML PDF

Pereira, H.M., Domingos, T. & Vicente, L. (2006). Assessing ecosystem services at different scales in the Portugal Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.In: Bridging Scales and Knowledge Systems (Reid, W., Berks, F., Wilbanks, T. & Capistrano, D. eds.), pp. 59-80.Island Press, Washington. PDF


Pereira, E., Queiroz, C., Pereira, H. M. & Vicente, L.(2005). Ecosystem Services and Human Well-Being: A participatory study in a mountain community in Northern Portugal. Ecology and Society 10:14. HTML PDF

Pereira, H.M., Reyers, B., Watanabe, M., Bohensky, E., Foale, S.,Lee, M., Palm, C., & Patwardhan, A. (2005). Condition and Trends of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. In Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Multi-scale Assessments (eds C. Samper, D. Capristano, M. Lee & C. Raudsepp-Hearne), Vol. 4,pp.171-203. Island Press, Washington, D.C. PDF

Sala, O.E., van Vuuren, D., Pereira, H.M., Lodge, D., Alder, J., Cumming, G.,Dobson, A., Volters, W., Xenopoulos, M., & Zaitsev, A.S.(2005). Biodiversity across scenarios. In Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Scenarios (eds S.R. Carpenter, L.P. Prabhu, E.M. Bennet & M.B. Zurek), Vol. 2, pp. 375-408. Island Press, Washington. PDF

Gitay, H., Raudsepp-Hearne, C., Musvoto, C., Pereira, H. M., Blanco, H., Garcia, K., & Gokh, Y. (2005). Assessment Process. In: Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Multi-Scales Assessments (eds Capistrano, D. & Samper, C.), Vol 4, pp. 119-140, Island Press, Washington. PDF

Duraiappah, A., Naheem, S., Agardy T., Cooper D., Diaz D., Mace G., McNeely J.,Pereira, H.M., Polasky, S., Prip, C., Samper, C., Schei, P. J.,& van Jaarsveld, A. (2005). Biodiversity Synthesis Report. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. PDF

Mace, G., Delbaere, B., Hanski I., Harrison, J., Novo F. G., Pereira, H.M, Watt A., & Weiner, J. (2005). Biodiversity Indicators. European Academies of Science Advisory Council.PDF


Pereira, H. M., Roughgarden, J. & Daily, G.C. (2004). Aframework for assessing the relative vulnerability of species to land-use change. Ecological Applications, 14:730-742.PDF, Appendix B

Pereira, H.M., Domingos, T. & Vicente, L. (2004). Portugal Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: State of the Assessment Report. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. PDF


Pereira, H., Bergman. A & Roughgarden, J. (2003). Socially Stable Territories:The negotiation of space by interacting foragers. American Naturalist 161:143-152  PDF

Before 2003

Pereira, H., Loarie, S., & Roughgarden, J. (2002).Monogamy, polygyny and interspecific interactions in the lizards Anolis gingivinus and Anolis pogus. Caribbean Journal of Science 38:132-136.PDF

Calapez. A., Pereira, H., Calado, A., Braga, J., Rino, J.,Carvalho, C.,Tavanez, J., Wahle, E. & Carmo-Fonseca, M. (2002). The motion of ribonucleo protein complexes in the nucleus of living cells is ATP-dependent and temperature sensitive. Journal of Cell Biology 159:795-805. PDF

Balvanera, P., Daily, G., Ehrlich, P., Ricketts, T., Bailey, S., Kark,S., Kremen, C., and Pereira, H. (2001). Conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. Science 291: 2047. PDF

Pereira, H. & Gordon, D. (2001). A trade-off in task allocation between sensitivity to the environment and response time. Journal of Theoretical Biology 208:165-184. PDF

Carvalho, C., Pereira, H., Ferreira, J., Pina, C., Medonça,D.,Rosa, A. & Carmo-Fonseca, M. (2001). Chromosomal dark G bands determine the spatial organization of alpha-satellite DNA in the nucleus. Molecular Biology of the Cell 12: 3563-3572. PDF

Gracias N., Pereira, H.M., Lima, J. & Rosa, A. (1996). Gaia: An Artificial Life Environment for Ecological Systems Simulation. In: Artificial Life V: Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (Langton, C. &Shimohara, K. eds), pp. 124-134. Cambridge: MIT Press. PDF