2017
Chen, P.Z., Carrasco, L.R., Ng, P.K.L. (in press) Mangrove crab uses victory display to “browbeat” losers from re-initiating a new fight. Ethology.

L. R. Carrasco, J. Chan, F. L. McGrath, T. P. L. Nghiem (in press) Biodiversity conservation in a telecoupled world. Ecology and Society.

T. Pienkowski, B. L. Dickens, H. Sun, L. R. Carrasco (2017) Empirical evidence of the public health benefits of tropical forest conservation in Cambodia: a generalised linear mixed-effects model analysis. The Lancet Planetary Health. 1: 5, e180-e187. PDF

L. R. Carrasco, E.L. Webb, W.S. Symes, L.P. Koh, N.S. Sodhi (2017) Global economic trade-offs between wild nature and tropical agriculture. PLOS Biology 15(7): e2001657. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2001657. PDF

L. R. Carrasco, T. P. L. Nghiem, Z. Chen, and E. B. Barbier (2017) Unsustainable development pathways caused by tropical deforestation. Science advances 3, 7, e1602602. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602602. PDF

S. K. Papworth, M. Rao, M. M. Oo, K. T. Latt, R. Tizard, T. Pienkowski, L. R. Carrasco (2017) The impact of gold mining and agricultural concessions on the tree cover and local communities in northern Myanmar. Scientific Reports. 7: 46594. PDF

C. N. Cook, A. S. Pullin, W. J. Sutherland, G. B. Stewart, L. R. Carrasco (2017) Considering cost alongside the effectiveness of management in evidence-based conservation: a systematic reporting protocol. Biological Conservation. 209: 508-516. Abstract

K. Y. Chong, M. B. Raphael, L. R. Carrasco, A. T. K. Yee, X. Giam, V. B. Yap, H. T. W. Tan (2017) Reconstructing the invasion history of a spreading, non-native, tropical tree through a snapshot of current distribution, sizes, and growth rates. Plant Ecology. 6: 673-685. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-017-0720-3. Abstract

F.L. McGrath, L.R. Carrasco, B. Leimona (2017) How auctions to allocate payments for ecosystem services contracts impact social equity. Ecosystem Services. 25: 44-55. Abstract

A. Chaudhary, L. R. Carrasco, T. Kastner  (2017) Linking national wood consumption with global biodiversity and ecosystem service losses. Science of the Total Environment. 586: 985-994. Abstract

F.K.S. Lim, L.R. Carrasco, J. McHardy, D.P.  Edwards (2017) Perverse market outcomes from biodiversity conservation interventions. Conservation Letters. PDF

Beria, L., Carrasco, L.R. (2017) Auction winning, social dynamics and non-compliance in a payment for ecosystem services scheme in Indonesia. Land Use Policy. 63: 632-644. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.10.022. Abstract

 

2016

T. Soliman, F.K.S. Lim, J. S. H. Lee, L.R. Carrasco (2016) Closing oil palm yield gaps among Indonesian smallholders through industry schemes, pruning, weeding and improved seeds. Royal Society Open Science.  Open Acces

J.H. Liew, L.R. Carrasco, H.H. Tan, D.C.J. Yeo (2016) Native richness and species level trophic traits predict establishment of alien freshwater fishes. Biological Invasions.  Abstract

B.L. Dickens, J. Yang, A.R. Cook, L.R. Carrasco (2016) Time to empower RIDL and Wolbachia against Zika. Open Forum Infectious Diseases.  Open Access

L.R. Carrasco, S.K. Papworth, J. Reed, W.S. Symes, A. Ickowitz, T. Clements, K.S-H. Peh, T. Sunderland (2016) Five challenges to reconcile agricultural land use and forest ecosystem services in Southeast Asia. Conservation Biology. Abstract  Preprint PDF

Nghiem, T.P.L., Papworth, S. K., Lim, F. K., Carrasco, L. R. (2016). Analysis of the Capacity of Google Trends to Measure Interest in Conservation Topics and the Role of Online News. PLOS ONE, 11(3), e0152802.  Open Access

Larrosa, C., Carrasco, L.R., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2016) Unintended feedbacks: challenges and opportunities for improving conservation effectiveness. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12240. Open Access

Chang, J., Symes, W.S., Lim, F.K., Carrasco, L.R. (2016) International trade causes large net economic losses in tropical countries via the destruction of ecosystem services. Ambio 1-11 doi: 10.1007/s13280-016-0768-7. Abstract  Preprint PDF

Nghiem, T.P.L., Carrasco, L. R. (2016) Mobile Applications to Link Sustainable Consumption with Impacts on the Environment and Biodiversity. BioScience doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw016.  Open Access

Soliman, T.A.A., Nghiem, T.P.L., Papworth, S.K., MacLeod, A., Mumford, J.D., Corlett, R.T., Tan, H.T.W., Carrasco, L.R. (2016) A regional decision support scheme for pest risk analysis in Southeast Asia. Risk Analysis. 36 (5) 904-913.  Abstract  PDF

 

2015

Symes, W.S., Rao, M., Mascia, M.B., Carrasco, L.R. (2015) Why do we lose protected areas? Factors influencing protected area downgrading, downsizing and degazettment (PADDD) in the tropics and sub-tropics. Global Change Biology. 22 (2) 656-665.  Abstract  PDF

Lee, J.S.H., Jaafar, X., Tan, A.K.J., Carrasco, L.R., Ewing, J.J., Bickford, D.P., Webb, E.L., Koh, L.P. (2015) Towards clearer skies: challenges in regulating transboundary haze in Southeast Asia. Environmental Science and Policy. 55: 87-95.  Abstract  PDF

Win, M.K., Soliman, T.A., Lee, L.K., Wong, C.S., Chow, A., Ang, B., Carrasco, L.R., Leo, Y.S. (2015) Review of a two-year methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening program and cost-effectiveness analysis in Singapore. BMC Infectious Diseases. 15(1).  Abstract  PDF

Saw, L.E., Lim, F.K.S., and Carrasco, L.R. (2015) The Relationship between Natural Park Usage and Happiness Does Not Hold in a Tropical City-State.” PLOS ONE. 10 (7): e0133781.  Open Access

Brun, C., Cook, A.R., Lee, J.S.H., Wich, S.A., Koh, L.P., Carrasco, L.R. (2015) Analysis of deforestation and protected area effectiveness in Indonesia: A comparison of Bayesian spatial models. Global Environmental Change. 31: 285-295.  Abstract  PDF

Papworth, S.K., Nghiem, T.P.L., Chimalakonda, D., Posa, M.R.C.,Wijedasa, L.S., Bickford, D., Carrasco, L.R. (2015) Quantifying the role of online news in linking conservation research to Facebook and Twitter. Conservation Biology. 29 (3): 825–833.  Abstract  PDF

 

2014

Carrasco, L.R., Larrosa, C., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Edwards, D.P. (2014) A double-edged sword for tropical forests. Science. 346 (6205): 38-40.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Nghiem, T.P.L., Sunderland, T., Koh, L.P. (2014) Economic valuation of ecosystem services fails to capture biodiversity value of tropical forests. Biological Conservation. 178: 163–170.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Papworth, S.K., (2014) A ranking of net national contributions to climate change mitigation through tropical forest conservation. Journal of Environmental Management. 146: 578-581.  Abstract  PDF

Papworth, S.K., Kang, A., Rao, M., Chin, S. T., Zhao, H., Zhao, X., Carrasco, L.R. (2014) Bear-proof fences reduce livestock losses in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, China. Conservation Evidence. 11: 8-11.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Leo, Y.S., Cook, A.R., Lee, V.J., Thein, T.L., Go, C.J., Lye, D.C. (2014) Predictive tools for severe dengue conforming to World Health Organization 2009 criteria. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8 (7): e2972.  Open Access

Chen, P.Z., Carrasco, L.R., Ng, P.K.L. (2014) Post-contest stridulation used exclusively as a victory display in mangrove crabs. Ethology. 120 (6): 532-539.  Abstract  PDF

Soh, Y.H., Carrasco, L.R., Miquelle, D.G., Jiang, J., Yang, J., Stokes, E.J., Tang, J., Kang, A., Liu, P., Rao, M. (2014) Spatial correlates of livestock depredation by Amur tigers in Hunchun, China: Relevance of prey density and implications for protected area management. Biological Conservation. 169: 117-127.  Abstract  PDF

Webb, E.L., van de Bult, M., Fa’aumu, S., Webb, R.C., Tualaulelei, A., Carrasco, L.R. (2014) Factors affecting tropical tree damage and survival after catastrophic wind disturbance. Biotropica. 46 (1): 32-41.  Abstract  PDF

Phelps, J., Carrasco, L.R., Webb, E.L. (2014) A framework to assess supply-side wildlife conservation. Conservation Biology. 28(1): 244-257.  Abstract  PDF

 

2013

Nghiem, T.P.L., Soliman, T., Yeo, D.C.J., Tan, H.T.W., Evans, T.A., Mumford, J.D., Keller, R.P., Baker, R.H.A., Corlett, R.T., Carrasco, L.R. (2013) Economic and Environmental Impacts of Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in Southeast Asia. PLOS ONE 8(8): e71255.  Open Access

Carrasco, L.R., Jit, M., Chen, M.I., Lee, V.J., Milne, G.J., Cook, A.R. (2013) Trends in parameterization, economics and host behaviour in influenza pandemic modelling: a review and reporting protocol. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 10(3).  Abstract  PDF

Phelps, J., Carrasco, L.R., Webb, E.L., Koh, L.P., Pascual, U. (2013) Agricultural intensification escalates future conservation costs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 110 (19): 7601-7606.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Coker, R., Cook, A.R. (2013) Who should pay for global health, and how much? PLOS Medicine. 10(2): e1001392.  Open Access

Lee, L.K., Earnest, A., Carrasco, L.R., Thein, T.L., Gan, V.C., Lee, V.J., Lye, D.C., Leo, Y.S. (2013) Safety and cost savings of reducing adult dengue hospitalization in a tertiary care hospital. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 107 (1): 37-42.  Abstract  PDF

 

2012

Lee, V.J., Chow, A., Zheng, X., Carrasco, L.R., Cook, A.R., Lye, D.C., Leo, Y.S. (2012) Simple clinical and laboratory predictors of chikungunya versus dengue infections in adults. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6 (9): e1786.  Open Access

Cook, A.R., Carrasco, L.R., Lee, V.J., Ooi, E.E. Chen, M.I., Lye, D., Leo, Y.S. (2012) Higher risk of infection with dengue at the weekend among male Singaporeans. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 87 (6): 1116-1118.  Abstract  PDF

Samaan, G., Indriani, R., Carrasco, L.R., Lokuge, K., Cook, A.R., Kelly, P.M., Adjid, R. (2012) Prioritizing live bird markets at risk of avian influenza H5N1 virus contamination for intervention: A simple tool for low resource settings. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 107 (3-4): 280–285.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Cook, D.C., Mumford, J.D., MacLeod, A., Knight, J.D., Baker, R.H.A. (2012) Towards the integration of spread and economic impacts of biological invasions in a landscape of learning and imitating agents. Ecological Economics. 76: 95-103.  Abstract  PDF

Souza Monteiro, D.M., Carrasco, L.R., Cook, A.J.C. and Moffitt, L.J. (2012) Robust surveillance of animal diseases: an application to the detection of bluetongue disease. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 105 (1-2), 17-24.  Abstract  PDF

 

2011

Carrasco, L.R., Lee, L.K., Lee, V.J., Ooi, E.E. Shepard, D.S., Thein, T.L., Gan, V., Cook, A.R., Lye, D., Ng, L.C., Leo, Y.S. (2011) Economic impact of dengue illness and the cost-effectiveness of future vaccination programs in Singapore. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 5 (12): e1426.  Abstract  PDF

Cook, D.C., Carrasco, L.R., Paini, D.R., Fraser, R.W. (2011). Estimating the social welfare effects of New Zealand apple imports. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 55 (4), 599-620.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Lee, V.J., Chen, M.I., Matchar, D.B., Thompson, J.P., Cook, A.R. (2011) Strategies for antiviral stockpiling for future influenza pandemics: a global epidemic-economic perspective. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 8 (62): 1307–1313.  Abstract  PDF

Schaub, L., Furlan, L., Toth, M., Steinger, T., Carrasco, L.R., Toepfer, S. (2011) Efficiency of pheromone traps for monitoring Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. EPPO Bulletin. 41 (2), 189–194.  Abstract  PDF

 

2010

Carrasco, L.R., Mumford, J.D., MacLeod, A., Harwood, T.D., Grabenweger, G., A.W. Leach, Knight, J.D., Baker, R.H.A. (2010) Unveiling human-assisted dispersal mechanisms in invasive alien insects: integration of spatial stochastic simulation and phenology models. Ecological Modelling. 221 (17): 2068-2075.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Mumford, J.D., MacLeod, A., Knight, J.D., Baker, R.H.A. (2010) Comprehensive bioeconomic modelling of multiple harmful non-indigenous species. Ecological Economics. 69 (6), 1303-1312.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Harwood, T.D., Toepfer, S., Levay, N., Kiss, J., Baker, R.H.A., MacLeod, A., Mumford, J.D., Knight, J.D. (2010) Dispersal kernel of the invasive alien Western Corn Rootworm and analysis of the effectiveness of focus and safety zones in eradication programmes in Europe. Annals of Applied Biology. 156 (10), 63-77.  Abstract  PDF

Carrasco, L.R., Baker, R., MacLeod, A., Knight, J.D., Mumford, J.D. (2010) Optimal and robust control of invasive alien species spreading in homogeneous landscapes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 7 (44), 529-540.  Abstract  PDF

 

Book chapters

Rao, M., Nagendra, H., Shahabuddin, G. & Carrasco, L.R. (2016) Integrating Community-Managed Areas into Protected Area Systems: The Promise of Synergies and the Reality of Trade-Offs. Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity?, 169.

Mumford, J.D., Carrasco, L.R. (2014) Economics of Transgenic Insects for Field Release. In: Benedict, M. Q. (Ed.) Transgenic Insects: Techniques and Applications. C.A.B. International, UK.

 

Correspondence

Carrasco LR. 2013. Silver lining of Singapore’s haze. Science. 341 (6144): 342-343.  PDF

Nghiem TPL, Webb EL, Carrasco LR. 2012. Saving Vietnam’s Wildlife Through Social Media. Science. 338: 192-193.  PDF