John Woinarski

Professor

Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20042018
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Research interests

Professor John Woinarski works in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, specialising in conservation biology. He has authored about 10 books and 300 scientific articles and book chapters, and is a Deputy Director of the Threatened Species Recovery Hub of the National Environmental Science Program. Recognition for his work includes the Eureka Prize for Biodiversity Research, the NT Chief Minister’s Research and Innovation Award, the Serventy Medal (for lifetime contribution to Australian ornithology) and the Society for Conservation Biology’s Distinguished Service Award. He has been a member of many government policy and management committees. John is employed part-time and currently lives in Melbourne.

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Research Output 2004 2018

A framework for evaluating the adequacy of monitoring programs for threatened species

Woinarski, J., Jan 2018, Monitoring threatened species and Ecological Communities. Legge, S., Lindenmayer, D. B., Robinson, N. M., Scheele, B. C., Southwell, D. M. & Wintle, B. (eds.). Australia: CSIRO Publishing, Vol. 9781486307715, p. 13-20 8 p.

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Monitoring

Australian island as 'arks' for biodiversity

Burbidge, A., Legge, S. & Woinarski, J., Feb 2018, Australian Island Arks: Conservation, Management and opportunities. Moro, D., Ball, D. & Bryant, S. (eds.). Clayton South VIC: CSIRO Publishing, p. 99-113 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Australia's mammal fauna requires a strategic and enhanced network of predator-free havens

Ringma, J., Legge, S., Woinarski, J., Radford, J., Wintle, B. & Bode, M., Mar 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 3, p. 410-411 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
mammal
fauna
predator
mammals
predators

Conserving the abundance of nonthreatened species

Baker, D. J., Garnett, S. T., O'Connor, J., Ehmke, G., Clarke, R. H., Woinarski, J. C. Z. & McGeoch, M. A., 25 Jul 2018, In : Conservation Biology. p. 1–10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

extinction
ecosystem services
extinction risk
threatened species
risk assessment

Cyclones, fire, and termites: The drivers of tree hollow abundance in northern Australia's mesic tropical savanna

Woolley, L. A., Murphy, B. P., Radford, I. J., Westaway, J. & Woinarski, J. C. Z., 1 Jul 2018, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 419-420, p. 146-159 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

tree cavities
termite
Isoptera
savanna
cyclone