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Webb, E.L. A guide to the native ornamental trees of American Samoa.​​
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Webb, E.L. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) 2008. Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities. Sage  Press India.

Any of the journal articles can be downloaded from Edward Webb's ResearchGate page

Journal Articles and Book Chapters


Prescott, G.W., Maung, A.C., Aung, Z., Carrasco, L.R., De Alban, J.D.T., Diment, A., Ko Ko, A., Rao, M., Schmidt-Vogt, D., Soe, Y.M., and Webb, E.L. 2019. Gold, farms, and forests: enforcement and alternative livelihoods are unlikely to disincentivize informal gold mining. Conservation Science and Practice, in press.


Izuddin, M., Yam, T.W. and Webb, E.L. 2019. Germination niches and seed persistence of tropical epiphytic orchids in an urban landscape. Journal of Plant Research. doi: 10.1007/s10265-019-01110-0.


Van der Stoken, T., Wee, A., De Ryck, D., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Friess, D., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Simarc, M., Koedam, N., Webb, E.L.  2019. A general framework for propagule dispersal in mangroves. Biological Reviews. doi: 10.1111/brv.12514.


Coleman, J.L. and 51 others. 2019. Top 100 research questions for biodiversity conservation in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation. 234: 211-220.


Nimlarathna, T.S., Choo, Y.R., Kudavidanage, E.P., Amarasinghe, T.R., Bandara, U.G.S.I., Wanninayaka, W.A.C.L., Ravindrakumar, P., and Webb, E.L. 2019. First photographic record of the rusty-spotted cat Prionailurus rubiginosus (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831) in Horton Plains National Park, montane forest of Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11: 13506–13510. doi: 10.11609/jott.4094.11.4.13506-13510.


De Alban, J.D.T., Prescott, G.W., Woods, K.M., Jamaludin, J., Latt, K.T., Lim, C.L., Maung, A.C., and Webb, E.L.  2019. Integrating analytical frameworks to investigate land-cover regime shifts in dynamic landscapes. Sustainability 11: 1139. doi: 10.3390/su11041139.


Koh, J.J-M., Rheindt, F., Ng, E.Y.X., and Webb, E.L. 2019. Evidence of genetic connectivity between fragmented pig populations in a tropical urban city-state. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 67: 14-31.


Koh, J. J-M., Webb, E.L., Leung, L. K-P. 2018. Using a spatial mark-resight model to estimate the parameters of a wild pig (Sus scrofa) population in Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66: 494–505.


Zhang, Y., Prescott, G.W., Tay, R.E., Dickens, B.L., Webb, E.L., Htun, S., Tizard, R.J., Rao, M., and Carrasco, L.R. 2018. Dramatic cropland expansion in Myanmar following political reforms threatens biodiversity. Scientific Reports 8:16885. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-34974-8.


Niissalo, M.A., Leong-Škorničková, J., Webb, E.L., and Khew, G. 2018. Pedigree analyses and next-generation sequencing reveal critically low regeneration in extremely threatened Zingiber singapurense (Zingiberaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 187: 346-361.


De Alban, J.D.T., Connette, G.M., Oswald, P., and Webb, E.L. 2018. Combined Landsat and L-band SAR data improves land cover classification and change detection in dynamic tropical landscapes. Remote Sensing 10(2), 306; doi:10.3390/rs10020306.


Jain, A., Khew, S.K., Cheong, W.G. and Webb, E.L.2018. Butterfly extirpations, discoveries, and rediscoveries in Singapore in 26 years. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 66: 217–257.


Izuddin, M., Yam, T.W. and Webb, E.L. 2018. Specific niche requirements drive long-term survival and growth of translocated epiphytic orchids in an urbanised tropical landscape. Urban Ecosystems 21: 531-540. doi: 10.1007/s11252-018-0733-2.


Leong, R.C., Friess, D.A., Crase, B., Lee, W.K. and Webb, E.L. 2018. High-resolution pattern of mangrove species distribution is controlled by surface elevation. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 202: 185-192.


Slik, F. et al. 2018.  A phylogenetic classification of the world's tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 115: 1837-1842. doi:10.1073/pnas.1714977115.


Ibanez, T. et al. 2018. Regional forcing explains local species diversity and turnover on tropical islands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 474-486.



Wee, A.K.S., Teo, J.X.H., Chua, J.L., Takayama, K., Asakawa, T., Meenakshisundaram, S.H., Onrizal, Adjie, B., Ardli, E.R., Sungkaew, S., Suleiman, M., Tung, N.X., Salmo, S.G., III, Yllano, O.B., Saleh, M.N., Soe, K.K., Tateishi, Y., Watano, Y., Tsuda, Y., Kajita, T., and Webb, E.L. 2017. Vicariance and oceanic barriers drive contemporary genetic structure of widespread mangrove species Sonneratia alba in the Indo-West Pacific. Forests  8(12), 483. doi:10.3390/f8120483.


Lim, C.L., Prescott, G.W., De Alban, J.D.T., Ziegler, A.D. and Webb, E.L. 2017. Untangling the proximal and underlying drivers of deforestation and forest degradation to inform conservation policy in transitional Myanmar. Conservation Biology 31: 1362-1372. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12984.


Prescott, G.W., 46 others and Webb, E.L. 2017. Political transition and emergent forest conservation issues in Myanmar. Conservation Biology. 31: 1257-1270. doi: 10.1111/cobi.13021.


Wang, J.W., Poh, C.H., Tan, C.Y.T., Lee, V.N., Jain, A. and Webb, E.L.  2017. Building biodiversity: drivers of bird and butterfly diversity on tropical urban roof gardens. Ecosphere 8(9):e01905. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1905.


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

Jain, A., Lim, F., and Webb, E.L. 2017. Species-habitat relationships and ecological correlates of butterfly abundance in a transformed tropical landscape. Biotropica 49: 355-364.

Niissalo, M.A., Leong-Škorničková, J., Khew, G.S., and Webb, E.L. 2017. Very small, relict populations suggest high extinction debt of gingers in primary forest fragments of a tropical city. American Journal of Botany, 104:182-189.


Ono, J. et al. 2016. Bruguiera hainesii, a critically endangered mangrove species, is a hybrid between B. cylindrica and B. gymnorhiza (Rhizophoraceae). Conservation Genetics 17: 1137. doi:10.1007/s10592-016-0849-y

Niissalo, M.A., Khew, G.S., Webb, E.L., and Leong-Škorničková, J. 2016. Notes on Singaporean native Zingiberales II: revision of Marantaceae, with a new generic record and notes on naturalised and commonly cultivated exotic species. Phytotaxa 289: 201-204.


Yamamoto, T. and 13 others. 2016. Development and characterization of 27 microsatellite markers for the mangrove fern, Achrostichum aureum (Pteridaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 4: 1600042.doi:


Noreen, A.M., Niissalo, M.A., Lum, S.K.Y. and Webb, E.L. 2016. Persistence of long-distance, insect-mediated pollen movement for a tropical canopy tree species in remnant forest patches in an urban landscape. Heredity 117: 472-480.


Phelps, J., Biggs, D. and Webb, E.L. 2016. Tools and terms for understanding illegal wildlife trade. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14: 479-489.


Jain, A., Kunte, K., and Webb, E.L. 2016. Flower specialization of butterflies and impacts of non-native flower use in a transformed tropical landscape. Biological Conservation 201: 184-191.


Lee, J.S.H., Jafaar, Z., Tan, A.K.J., Carrasco, L.R., Ewing, J.J., Bickford, D.P., Webb, E.L., and Koh, L.P. 2016.  Towards Clearer Skies: Challenges in Regulating Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia. Environmental Science & Policy 55: 87-95. PDF





Shivakoti, G.P., Inoue, M., Pulhin, J.M., Sharma, S., Webb, E.L., and Nath, T.K. 2015. Towards an effective policy for forest management in Asia. Chapter 19 in: Inoue, M. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Multi-level Governance in Asia: concepts, challenges and the way forward. Sage Press, India.


Webb, E.L. and Galli, D. 2015. Thailand: Context and outcomes of community forestry in two western provinces. Chapter 12 in: Inoue, M. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Multi-level Governance in Asia: concepts, challenges and the way forward. Sage Press, India.


Izuddin, M. and Webb E.L. 2015. The influence of tree architecture, forest remnants, and dispersal syndrome on roadside epiphyte diversity in a highly urbanized tropical environment. Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 2063-2077.


Phelps, J. and Webb, E.L. 2015. "Invisible" wildlife trades: Southeast Asia's undocumented illegal trade in wild ornamental plants. Biological Conservation 186: 296-305. PDF


Wee, A.K.S. and 20 others. 2015.  Discerning two peas in a pod: Genetic differentiation and phylogeography of partially sympatric species complex Rhizophora mucronata Lam. and R. stylosa Griff. using SSR markers. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:57. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0331-3. PDF


Wee, A.K.S., Low, S.Y., and Webb, E.L. 2015. Pollen limitation affects reproductive outcome in the bird-pollinated mangrove Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (Lam.) in a highly urbanized environment. Aquatic Botany 120: 240-243. PDF


Phelps, J., Shepherd, C.R., Reeve, R., Niissalo, M.A. and Webb, E.L. 2014. No easy alternatives to conservation enforcement: response to Challender and MacMillan. Conserv. Lett. doi: 10.1111/conl.12094 (correspondence)




Blackham, G.V., Webb, E.L., and Corlett. R. 2014. Natural regeneration in a degraded tropical peatland, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia: implications for forest restoration. Forest Ecology and Management 324: 8-15. PDF


Wee, A.K.S., Takayama, K., Asakawa, T., Thompson, B., Onrizal, Sungkaew, S., Tung, N.X., Saleh, M.N., Soe, K.K., Tan, H.T.W., Watano, Y., Baba, S., Kajita, T., and Webb, E.L. 2014. Ocean currents, not land masses, maintain the genetic structure of the mangrove Rhizophora mucronata in Southeast Asia. Journal of Biogeography/ doi:10.1111/jbi.12263. PDF


Friess, D.A. and Webb, E.L. 2014. Variability in rates of mangrove loss: implications for the assessment of global ecology and function. Global Ecology and Biogeography, doi:10.1111/geb.12140. PDF


Webb, E.L., Jachowski, N.R.A., Phelps, J., Friess, D.A., Than, M.M., and Ziegler, A.D. 2014. Deforestation in the Ayeyarwady Delta and the conservation implications of an internationally-engaged Myanmar. Global Environmental Change, doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.10.007. PDF


Webb, E.L., van de Bult, M., Fa’aumu, S., Webb, R.C., Tualaulelei, A., and Carrasco, L. R. 2014. Factors affecting tropical tree damage and survival after catastrophic wind damage. Biotropica, doi: 10.1111/btp.12067. PDF


Phelps J., Carrasco, L.R., and Webb, E.L. 2014. A framework to assess supply-side wildlife conservation. Conservation Biology, doi: 10.1111/cobi.12160. PDF





Noreen, A. and Webb, E.L.High Genetic Diversity in a Potentially Vulnerable Tropical Tree Species Despite Extreme Habitat Loss. PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082632. PDF


Chen, S., Yi, Zhuang-Fang, Campos-Arceiz, A., Chen, M.Y., and Webb, E.L.  2013. Developing a spatially-explicit, sustainable and risk-based insurance scheme to mitigate human-wildlife conflict. Biological Conservation 168: 31-39. PDF


Blackham, G., Thomas, A., Webb, E.L., and Corlett, R.T.  2013. Seed rain into a degraded tropical peatland in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Biological Conservation 167: 215-223. PDF


Webb, E.L., Steinmetz, R., van de Bult, M., Chutipong, W., and Seuaturian, N. 2013. Composition, structure and spatial patterns of the tree community in a fire-influenced, deciduous dipterocarp-oak forest, western Thailand. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 59: 15-37. PDF


Balke, T., Bouma, T.J., Herman, P.M.J., Horstman, E.M., Sudtongkong, C., and Webb, E.L. 2013. Cross-shore gradients of physical disturbance in mangroves: implications for seedling establishment. Biogeosciences, 10: 5411-5419. PDF


Webb, E.L., Friess, D.A., Krauss, K.W., Cahoon, D.R., Guntenspergen, G.R., and Phelps, J. 2013. A global standard for monitoring coastal wetland vulnerability to accelerated sea level rise. Nature Climate Change 3: 458-465. PDF


Takayama, K.,  Tamura, M., Tateshi, Y., Webb, E.L. and Kajita, T. 2013. Strong genetic structure over the American continents and transoceanic dispersal in red mangroves Rhizophora (Rhizophoraceae), revealed by broad-scale nuclear and chloroplast DNA analysis. American Journal of Botany. 100:1191-201. PDF


Tomizawa, Y. and  21 others. 2013.  Development of 11 polymorphic microsatellite markers for Xylocarpus granatum (Meliaceae) using next-generation sequencing technology. Conservation Genetics Resources. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-9990-9. PDF


Phelps, J., Carrasco, L.R., Webb, E.L., Koh, L.P., and Pascual, U. 2013. Agricultural intensification escalates future conservation costs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1220070110. PDF​​​​


Lasley Jr. R., Jain A., Kunte K. 2013. Biodiversity's role: Alleviating poverty in India. Science 341: 840-841. PDF


Balke, T., Webb, E.L., van den Elzen, E., Galli, D., Herman, P. and Bouma, T. 2013. Seedling establishment in a dynamic sedimentary environment: a conceptual framework using mangroves. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12067. PDF​​

Franklin, J., Keppel, G., Webb, E.L., Seamon, J.O., Rey, S.J., Steadman, D.W., Wiser, S.K. and Drake, D.R. 2013. Dispersal limitation, speciation, environmental filtering and niche differentiation influence forest tree communities in West Polynesia. Journal of Biogeography 40: 988-999. PDF​​

Wee, A.K.S., Takayama, K., Kajita, T., and Webb, E.L. 2013. Microsatellite loci for Avicennia alba (Avicenniaceae), Sonneratia alba (Lythraceae) and Rhizophora mucronata (Rhizophoraceae). Journal of Tropical Forest Science 25: 131–136. PDF




Nghiem, L.T.P., Webb, E.L. and Carrasco, L.R. 2012. Saving Vietnam’s wildlife through social media. Science 338: 192-193. PDF​

Ziegler, A.D., Phelps, J., Yuen, J.Q., Webb, E.L., Lawrence, D., Fox, J.M., Bruun, T.B., Leisz, S.J., Ryan, C., Dressler, W., Mertz, O., Pascual, U., Padoch, C. and Koh, L.P. 2012. Carbon outcomes of major land-cover transitions in SE Asia: great uncertainties and REDD+ policy implications. Global Change Biology 18: 3087-3099. PDF​​​

Friess, D.A., Phelps, J., Leong, R.C., Lee, W.K., Wee, A.K.S., Sivasothi, N., Oh, R.R.Y., and Webb, E.L. 2012. Mandai mangrove, Singapore: lessons for the conservation of Southeast Asia’s mangroves. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 25: 55-65. PDF​

Webb, E.L., Phelps, J., Friess, D.A., Rao, M., and Ziegler, A.D. 2012. Environment-friendly reform in Myanmar. Science 336: 295. PDF​

Shinmura, Y., Wee, A.K.S., Takayama, K., Meenakshisundaram, S.H., Asakawa, T., Onrizal, Adjie, B., Ardli, E.R., Sungkaew, S., Malekal, N.B., Tung, N.X., Salmo, S.G. III, Yllano, O.B., Saleh, M.N.B., Soe, M.K.K., Oguri, E., Murakami, N., Watano, Y., Baba, S., Webb, E.L., Kajita, T. 2012. Isolation and characterization of 14 microsatellite markers for Rhizophora mucronata (Rhizophoraceae) and their potential use in range-wide population studies. Conservation Genetics Resources 4: 951-954. PDF​

Shinmura, Y., Wee, A.K.S., Takayama, K., Asakawa, T., Yllano, O.B., Salmo, S.G. III, Ardli, E.R., Tung, N.X., Malekal, N.B., Onrizal, Meenakshisundaram, S.H., Sungkaew, S., Saleh, M.N.B., Adjie, B., Soe, M.K.K., Oguri, E., Murakami, N., Watano, Y., Baba, S. Webb, E.L., Kajita, T. 2012. Development and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Sonneratia alba (Lythraceae) using next-generation sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 4: 811-814. PDF​

Phelps, J., Adams, W.M., and Webb, E.L. 2012. Biodiversity Co-benefits in Forest Carbon Emissions Reduction Policy. Nature Climate Change 2: 497-503. PDF​

Phelps, J., Friess, D.A., and Webb, E.L. 2012. Win-win REDD+ approaches belie carbon-biodiversity trade-offs. Biological Conservation 154: 53-60. PDF​




Friess, D.A., Krauss, K.W., Balke, T., Horstman, E., Bouma, T.J., Galli, D., and Webb, E.L. 2011. Are all intertidal wetlands naturally created equal? Thresholds, bottlenecks and physical characteristics of mangrove and saltmarsh ecosystems. Biological Reviews 87: 346-366.

Phelps, J., Bickford, D.P., and Webb, E.L. 2012. Work together to crack wildlife trade. Nature 483: 407. (correspondence)

Phelps, J., and Webb, E.L. 2011. Integrating world heritage forests into a future REDD+ mechanism. Pp. 39-41 in: Adapting to Change: the state of conservation of World Heritage Forests in 2011. UNESCO, Paris.

Phelps, J., and Webb, E.L. 2011. What World Heritage can offer REDD+ policy development. Pp. 42-45 in: Adapting to Change: the state of conservation of World Heritage Forests in 2011. UNESCO, Paris.

Friess, D.A., Kudavidanage, E., and Webb, E.L. 2011. The digital globe is our oyster. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9: 542, doi: 10.1890/11.WB.029.

Balke, T., Bouma, T.J., Horstman, E.M., Webb, E.L., Erftemeijer, P.L.A., and Herman, P.M.J. 2011. Windows of opportunity: thresholds to mangrove seedling establishment on tidal flats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 440: 1-9, doi: 10.3354/meps09364

Webb, E.L., Steinmetz, R., Seuaturian, N., Chutipong, W., and van de Bult, M. 2011. Structure and diversity of seasonal mixed evergreen-deciduous tropical forest, western Thailand. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 57: 19-34.

Webb, E.L., Seamon, J.O., and Fa’aumu, S. 2011. Frequent, low-amplitude disturbances drive high tree turnover rates on a remote, cyclone-prone Polynesian island. Journal of Biogeography 38:1240-1252.

Friess, D.A., and Webb, E.L. 2011. Bad data equals bad policy: how to trust estimates of ecosystem loss when there is so much uncertainty? Environmental Conservation 38: 1-5.

Ziegler, A.D., Fox, J.M., Webb, E.L., Padoch, C., Leisz, S., Cramb, R.A., Mertz, O., Bruun, T.B., and Vien, T.D. 2011. Recognizing contemporary roles of swidden agriculture in transforming landscapes of Southeast Asia. Conservation Biology 25(4): 846-848.

Webb, E.L., and Dhakal, A. 2011. Patterns and drivers of fuelwood collection in a middle hill watershed of Nepal. Biomass and Bioenergy 35: 121-132.




Phelps, J., Webb, E.L. and Koh, L.P. 2010. Risky business: an uncertain future for biodiversity conservation finance through REDD+. Conservation Letters. 4(2): 88-94.

*Phelps, J., *Webb, E.L., Bickford, D.P., Nijman, V. and Sodhi, N.S. 2010. Boosting CITES. Science 330: 1752-1753. (*co-first authors).

Kabir, Md. E., Webb, E.L., and Dhar, T.K. 2010. Are home-gardens managed properly in rural Bangladesh? Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development 20(2): 47-68.

Karna, B.K., Shivakoti, G.P., and Webb, E.L. 2010. Resilience of community forestry under conditions of armed conflict in Nepal. Environmental Conservation 37: 201-209.

Phelps, J., Webb, E.L., and Agrawal, A. 2010. Does REDD+ threaten to recentralize forest governance? Science 328: 312-313.

Phelps, J., Guerrero, M.C., Dalabajan, D.A., Young, B., and Webb, E.L. 2010. What makes a ‘REDD’ country? Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions 20: 322-332.

Sodhi, N.S., Lee, T.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Webb, E.L., Prawiradilagam D.M., Lohman, D.J., Pierce, N.E., Diesmos, A.C., and Ehrlich, P.R. 2010. Local people value environmental services provided by forested parks. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 1175-1188.



2009 and earlier

Lhendup, P., and Webb, E.L. 2009. Black-necked Cranes Grus nigricollis in Bhutan: migration routes, threats and conservation prospects. Forktail 25: 125-129.

Webb, E.L., and Kabir, Md. E. 2009. Homegardening for tropical biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology 23(6): 1641-1644.

Kabir, Md. E., and Webb, E.L. 2009. Household and homegarden characteristics in southwestern Bangladesh. Agroforestry Systems 75: 129-145.

Dung, N.T. and Webb, E.L. 2008. Combining local knowledge and quantitative forest surveys to select indicator species for forest monitoring in Nam Dong district, central Vietnam. Ecological Indicators 8(5): 767-770.

Dung, N.T., and Webb, E.L. 2008. Incentives of the Forest Land Allocation Process: Implications for Forest Management in Nam Dong District, Central Vietnam. Pp. 269-291 in: Webb, E.L. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities: Policy Outcomes in South and Southeast Asia. Sage Press, India.

Kabir, Md. E., and Webb, E.L. 2008. Floristics and structure of southwestern Bangladesh homegardens. International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management 4: 54-64.

Kabir, Md. E. and Webb, E.L. 2008. Can homegardens conserve biodiversity in Bangladesh? Biotropica 40(1): 95-103.

Kijtewachakul, N., Shivakoti, G.P., and Webb, E.L. 2008. Evolution of Community-Based Management and Forest Health in Northern Thailand: Case Study of Nahai and Huai-muang Villages in Sopsai Watershed, Thawangpa District, Nan Province. Pp. 232-268 in Webb, E.L. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities: Policy Outcomes in South and Southeast Asia. Sage Press, India.

Sudtongkong, C., and Webb, E.L. 2008. Outcomes of state- vs. community-based mangrove management in southern Thailand. Ecology and Society 13 (2): 27. [online] URL:

Webb, E.L. 2008. Forest Policy as a Changing Context in Asia. Pp. 21-43 in Webb, E.L. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities: Policy Outcomes in South and Southeast Asia. Sage Press, India.

Webb, E.L., and Dorji, L. 2008. The Evolution of Forest-related Institutions in Bhutan: Adaptations of Local People to the Rising State. Pp. 68-92 in Webb, E.L. and Shivakoti, G.P. (Eds.) Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities: Policy Outcomes in South and Southeast Asia. Sage Press, India.

Thiha, Webb, E.L. and Honda, K. 2007. Biophysical and policy drivers of landscape change in a central Vietnamese district. Environmental Conservation 34(2): 164-172.

Webb, E.L., and Dorji, L. 2007. Efficiency and low costs under non-limiting supply conditions in Bhutan. Pp. 352-369 in Mukhopadhyay, P. et al. (Eds.) Promise, Trust and Evolution. Oxford University Press.

Yonariza and Webb, E.L. 2007. Rural household participation in illegal timber felling in a protected area of West Sumatra, Indonesia. Environmental Conservation 34(1): 73-82.

Kabir, Md. E. and Webb, E.L. 2006. Saving a forest: the composition and structure of a deciduous forest under community management in northeast Thailand. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 54(2): 63-84. [equal authorship]

Bista, S. and Webb, E.L. 2006. Collection and marketing of non-timber forest products in the Far Western Hills of Nepal. Environmental Conservation 33(3): 244-255.

Dorji, L., Webb, E.L., and Shivakoti, G. 2006. Property rights, incentives and forest management in Bhutan. Environmental Conservation 33(2): 141-147.

Webb, E.L., Bult, M. van de, Chutipong, W., and Kabir, Md. E. 2006. Composition and structure of lowland rainforest tree communities on Ta’u, American Samoa. Pacific Science 60(3): 333-354.

Kabir, Md. E., and Webb, E.L. 2005. Suitability and productivity analysis of community forestry woodlot species in Dhaka Forest Division, Bangladesh. Forest Ecology and Management 212: 243-252.

Webb, E.L. and Hossain, S.M.Y. 2005. Dalbergia sissoo (Roxb.) mortality in Bangladesh plantations: correlations with environmental and management parameters. Forest Ecology and Management 206: 61-69.

Webb, E.L., Evangelista, M.A., and Robinson, J.A. 2004. Scanning, compression and land cover classification using astronaut-acquired orbital photographs. International Journal of Remote Sensing 25(3): 653-667.

Webb, E.L., Maliao, R.J., and Siar, S.V. 2004. Using local user perceptions to evaluate outcomes of protected area management: a case study of Sagay Marine Reserve, Philippines. Environmental Conservation 31(2): 138-148.

Gautam, A.P., Shivakoti, G.P., and Webb, E.L. 2004. A review of forest policies, institutions, and the resource condition in Nepal. International Forestry Review 6(2): 136-148.

Gautam, A.P, Shivakoti, G.P., and Webb, E.L. 2004. Forest cover change, physiography, local economy and institutions in a mountain watershed in Nepal. Environmental Management 33(1): 48-61.

Kijtewachakul, N., Shivakoti, G.P., and Webb, E.L. 2004. Forest health, collective behavior, and management. Environmental Management 33(5):620-636.

Maliao, R, Webb, E., and Jensen, K. 2004. A survey of stock of the donkey’s ear abalone, Haliotis asinina L. in Sagay Marine Reserve, Philippines: evaluating the effectiveness of marine protected area (MPA) enforcement. Fisheries Research 66(2-3): 343-353.

Webb, E.L., and Sah, R.N. 2003. Plant diversity in natural forest, successional forest, and Eucalyptus camaldulensis plantations in the Terai region of Nepal. Forest Ecology and Management 176:337-353.

Dorji, L., Webb, E.L., and Shivakoti, G. 2003. Can a nationalized forest management system uphold local institutions? A case of leaf litter forest (sokshing) management in Bhutan. Asian Studies Review 27(3): 341-359.

Gautam, A.P., Webb, E.L., Shivakoti, G., and Zoebisch, M. 2003. Land use dynamics and landscape change pattern in a mountain watershed in Nepal. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 99: 83-96.

Webb, E.L. and Thiha. 2002. Integrated GIS-aided planning for forestry and conservation activities in rural SE Asia. Environmental Management 30(2): 183-198.

Gautam, A.P., Webb, E.L., and Eiumnoh, A. 2002. Quantifying the impact of community forestry in the Middle Hills of Nepal using GIS techniques. Mountain Research and Development 22(1): 63-69.

Gautam, A.P., Webb, E.L., and Shivakoti, G. 2002. Local participants’ evaluation of community forestry in the Middle Hills of Nepal. Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development 12(2): 60-81.

Webb, E.L. and Gautam, A.P. 2001. Effects of community forest management on the structure and diversity of a successional broadleaf forest in Nepal. International Forestry Review 3(2): 146-157.

Gautam, A.P. and Webb, E.L. 2001. Species diversity and forest structure of pine plantations in the middle hills of Nepal. Banko Janakari 11(2): 13-21.

Webb, E.L., Evangelista, M.A., and Robinson, J.A. 2000. Digital land use lassification using Space Shuttle-acquired orbital photographs: a quantitative comparison with Landsat TM imagery of a coastal environment, Chanthaburi, Thailand. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 66(12): 1439-1450.

Webb, E.L., and Khurshid, M. 2000. Divergent destinies among pine forests in Northern Pakistan: linking ecosystem characteristics with community self-governance and local institutions. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 7: 189-200.

Webb, E.L., and Than, M.M. 2000. Optimizing investment strategies for mangrove plantations by considering biological and economic parameters. Journal of Coastal Conservation 6: 181-190.

Webb, E.L. 1999. Growth ecology of Carapa nicaraguensis Aublet. (Meliaceae): implications for tropical forest management. Biotropica 31(1): 102-110.

Webb, E.L., and Fa’aumu, S. 1999. Diversity and structure of tropical rain forest of Tutuila, American Samoa: effects of site age and substrate. Plant Ecology 144: 257-274.

Webb, E.L., Stanfield, B.J., and Jensen, M. 1999. Effects of topography on rainforest tree community structure and diversity in American Samoa, and implications for frugivore and nectarivore populations. Journal of Biogeography 26: 887-897.

Webb, E.L. 1998. Gap phase regeneration in selectively logged lowland swamp forest of northeastern Costa Rica. Journal of Tropical Ecology 14: 247-260.

Webb, E.L. and Peralta, R. 1998. Tree community diversity of lowland swamp forest in northeast Costa Rica, and changes associated with selective logging. Biodiversity and Conservation 7: 565-583.

Webb, E.L. 1997. Canopy removal and residual stand damage during selective logging in lowland swamp forest of northeast Costa Rica. Forest Ecology and Management 95/2: 117-129.



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