Protected Area Management and Conservation
Lindsey, P., J. R. B. Miller*, L. S. Petracca, et al. 2018. More than $1 billion needed annually to secure Africa’s protected areas with lions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Free download here. *Shared first authorship.
Baghai, M.*, J. R. B. Miller*, L. J. Blanken, H. T. Dublin, K. H. Fitzgerald, P. Gandiwa, K. Laurenson, J. Milanzi, A. Nelson, and P. Lindsey. 2018. Models for the collaborative management of African protected areas. Biological Conservation. *Shared first authorship. Free on ResearchGate.
Rogan, M., J. R. B. Miller, P. Lindsey, J. W. McNutt. Socioeconomic drivers of illegal bushmeat hunting in a Southern Africa savanna. 2018. Biological Conservation.
Border Walls and Fences
Pekor, A., J. R. B. Miller, M. V. Flyman, S. Kasiki, K. M. Kesch, S. Miller, K. Uiseb, V. van der Merve, P. Lindsey. 2018. Fencing Africa’s protected areas: costs, benefits, and management issues. Biological Conservation (in press).
Peters, R., W. J. Ripple, C. Wolf, M. Moskwik, G. Carreón-Arroyo, G. Ceballos, A. Córdova, R. Dirzo, P. R. Ehrlich, A. D. Flesch, R. List, T. E. Lovejoy, R. F. Noss, J. Pacheco, J. K. Sarukhán, M. E. Soulé, E. O. Wilson, J. R. B. Miller and >2,800 scientist signatories from 43 countries. 2018. Nature divided, scientists united: U.S.-Mexico border wall threatens biodiversity and binational conservation. BioScience. Endorse this article as a scientist signatory!
Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence
van Eeden, L. M.*, A. Eklund*, J. R. B. Miller*, et al., A. Treves*. 2018. The best available science for preventing carnivore predation on livestock. PLOS Biology. *Shared first authorship.
- Press release on EurekAlert! with summary video
- Coauthored article in The Conversation
- Covered by the Sacramento Bee and international media outlets
Miller, J.R.B., J. D. C. Linnell, V. Athreya, and S. Sen. 2017. The humanity of human-wildlife conflict. Economic & Political Weekly. Free on ResearchGate.
Miller, J.R.B., K.J. Stoner, M.R. Cejtin, T.K. Meyer, A.D. Middleton, O.J. Schmitz. 2016. Effectiveness of contemporary techniques for reducing livestock depredations by large carnivores. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Free download here.
Miller, J.R.B., Y.V. Jhala, J. Jena, O.J. Schmitz. 2016. Human perceptions mirror realities of carnivore attack risk for livestock: Implications for mitigating human-carnivore conflict. PLOS ONE. Free download.
- Press release from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
- Featured in the Yale Daily News and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies News
Miller, J.R.B. 2015. Mapping attack hotspots to mitigate human–carnivore conflict: approaches and applications of spatial predation risk modeling. Biodiversity and Conservation. Free on ResearchGate.
Miller, J. R. B., R. T. Pitman, G. K. H. Mann, A. K. Fuller, and G. A. Balme. 2018. Lions and leopards show no spatial, temporal or demographic consequences of intraspecific competition. J of Animal Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
Balme, G., R. Pitman, H. Robinson, J.R.B. Miller, P. Funston, and L. Hunter. 2017. Leopard distribution and abundance is unaffected by interference competition with lions. Behavioral Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
Balme, G., J.R.B. Miller, R. Pitman, L. Hunter. 2017. Caching reduces kleptoparasitism in a solitary, large felid. Journal of Animal Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
- Feature article by the BBC Earth
Sustainable Lion Trophy Hunting
Begg, C., J.R.B. Miller, K. Begg. 2017. Effective implementation of age restrictions increases selectivity of sport hunting of the African lion. Journal of Applied Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
Miller, J. R. B., G. Balme, P.A. Lindsey, A. J. Loveridge, M. S. Becker, C. Begg, H. Brink, S. Dolrenry, J. E. Hunt, I. Jansson, D. W. Macdonald, R. L. Mandisodza-Chikerema, A. Oriol Cotterill, C. Packer, D. Rosengren, K. Stratford, M. Trinkel, P. A. White, C. Winterbach, H. E. K. Winterbach and P. J. Funston. 2016. Aging traits and sustainable trophy hunting of African lions. Biological Conservation. Free download here.
- Outreach website on aging lions, AgingTheAfricanLion.org. Test your lion aging accuracy!
- Featured on Panthera's blog, Field Notes
Predator Effects on Prey Space Use and Activity
Schmitz, O.J., J.R.B. Miller, A.M. Trainor, B. Abrahms. 2017. Toward a community ecology of landscapes: predicting multiple predator-prey interactions across geographic space. Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
Miller, J.R.B., J.M. Ament, and O.J. Schmitz. 2014. Fear on the move: predator hunting mode predicts variation in prey mortality and plasticity in prey spatial response. Journal of Animal Ecology. Free on ResearchGate.
- Data available on Dryad and downloaded more than 65 times
Bird Ecology and Conservation
Miller, J.R.B. 2010. Survey of Western Tragopan, Koklass Pheasant, and Himalayan Monal populations in the Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh, India. Indian Birds. Free on ResearchGate.
Miller, J.R.B. 2009. New vocalizations by the Koklass pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha. International Journal of Galliforms Conservation. Free on ResearchGate.
Frog Ecology and Conservation
Miller, J.R.B., and D.A. McFarlane. 2008. A preliminary investigation into Hayne Estimates of poison dart frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae) densities in recovering tropical forest habitats, southwest Costa Rica. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. Free on ResearchGate.