Stephen Garnett

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1978 …2019
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Stephen Garnett is Professor of Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods in the College of Engineering, Information and the Environment. Much of his research has been on threatened species, particularly birds, but he has studied and written on a wide variety of environmental issues. He is particularly interested in the synergies arising from combining biodiversity conservation and natural resource based livelihoods, particularly Indigenous livelihoods. Stephen is elected Fellow of BirdLife Australia and is elected co-counsellor for birds with the Convention on Migratory Species. He has written about 200 papers, 50 book chapters and written or edited nearly 20 books.

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Research Output 1978 2019

Agriculture, brolgas and Australian sarus cranes on the Atherton Tablelands, Australia

Nevard, T. D., Franklin, D. C., Leiper, I., Archibald, G. & Garnett, S. T., 15 Feb 2019, In : Pacific Conservation Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cropping practice

An Indigenous-Led Approach for Regional Knowledge Partnerships in the Kimberley Region of Australia

Austin, B. J., Robinson, C. J., Mathews, D., Oades, D., Wiggin, A., Dobbs, R. J., Lincoln, G. & Garnett, S. T., Aug 2019, In : Human Ecology. 47, 4, p. 577-588 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ecological system
social system
indigenous knowledge
traditional knowledge

Catastrophic ongoing decline in Cambodia's Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis population

Mahood, S. P., Hong, C., Virak, S. O. N., Sum, P. & Garnett, S. T., 17 May 2019, In : Bird Conservation International. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Climate change–related heat stress and subjective well-being in Australia

Zander, K. K., Moss, S. & Garnett, S. T., Jul 2019, In : Weather, Climate, and Society. 11, 3, p. 505-520 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

climate change

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., Apr 2019, In : Conservation Biology. 33, 2, p. 319-328 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ecosystem services
extinction risk
threatened species
risk assessment


Knowledge integration and Indigenous planning in the Philippines

Author: Ibanez, J. C., 2014

Supervisor: Garnett, S. (Supervisor) & Wallace, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU


Our carbon, their forest: the political ecology of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in Papua New Guinea

Author: Babon, A., 2014

Supervisor: Aslin, H. (Supervisor) & Garnett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU


Peat resource management in Peninsula Malaysia: connections between policy and practice

Author: Kumaran, S., 2014

Supervisor: Garnett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU


The common and the rare: relative abundance and the life history drivers of rarity in tropical reef fish

Author: Wohling-Shaw, M. A., 2011

Supervisor: Meekan, M. (Supervisor), Bradshaw, C. (Supervisor) & Garnett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters by Research - CDU


The impacts of hydropower development on livelihoods of downstream communities: case studies in Laos

Author: Sivongxay, A., 2015

Supervisor: Greiner, R. (Supervisor) & Garnett, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU