Prof Julia Patricia Gordon Jones

Professor in Conservation Science

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I am a conservation scientist interested in conservation impact evaluation (using quasi-experimental approaches, experimental approaches and participatory impact evaluation) and the impacts of conservation interventions (including agri-environment schemes, Payments for Ecosystem Services, community forest management, protected areas and biodiversity offsets). I have a particular focus on the social dimensions of conservation and I greatly enjoy working with people, methods and approaches from across disciplinary divides.

I have a strong interest in Madagascar where I have worked, with many Malagasy colleagues, for 20 years on issues around conservation and development.

I have recently taken over as the director of the Sêr Cymru National Research Network in Low Carbon, Energy and Environment.

I am chair of the College of Engineering and Environmental Science Research Ethics Committee.

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Contact details: Thoday Building, Deniol Road, Bangor University, LL57 2UW, 01248 382650

Twitter: @juliapgjones

Skype: julia.p.g.jones

email: julia.jones@bangor.ac.uk

 

  1. Article › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    Ensuring No Net Loss for people as well as biodiversity: good practice principles

    Bull, J. W., Baker, J., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., 6 Nov 2018, In : SocArXiv.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  4. Published

    A multidisciplinary approach to assessing the sustainability of freshwater crayfish harvesting in Madagascar.

    Jones, J. P. G., Andriahajaina, F. B., Hockley, N. J., Balmford, A. & Ravoahangimalala, O., 1 Dec 2005, In : Conservation Biology. 19, 6, p. 1863-1871

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    A new black-bellied snake (Pseudoxyrhophiinae: Liophidium) from western Madagascar, with notes on the genus Pararhadinaea.

    Franzen, M., Jones, J. P. G., Raselimanana, A. P., Nagy, Z. T., D'Cruze, N., Glaw, F. & Vences, M., 1 Jan 2009, In : Amphibia-Reptilia. 30, 2, p. 173-183

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    A revised conceptual framework for payments for environmental services.

    Sommerville, M., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., 1 Jan 2009, In : Ecology and Society. 14, 2, p. 34

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    An experimental evaluation of the impact of a Payment for Environmental Services programme on deforestation

    Wiik, E., d'Annunzio, R., Pynegar, E., Crespo, D., Asquith, N. & Jones, J. P. G., 15 Apr 2019, In : Conservation Science and Practice. 1, 2, e8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    An unprecedented opportunity for biodiversity conservation? Hopes and fears surrounding international payments for ecosystem services.

    Jones, J. P. G. & Gardner, T., 1 Jan 2008, In : Oryx. 42, 1, p. 17

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Analysis of Patterns of Bushmeat Consumption Reveals Extensive Exploitation of Protected Species in Eastern Madagascar

    Jenkins, R., Keane, A., Rakotoarivelo, A. R., Rakotomboavonjy, V., Randrianandrianina, F. H., Razafimanahaka, H. J., Ralaiarimalala, S. R. & Jones, J. P. G., 14 Dec 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 12, p. e27570

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Being smart about SMART environmental targets

    Maxwell, S. L., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Jones, J. P. G., Knight, A. T., Bunnefeld, N., Nuno, A., Bal, P., Earle, S., Watson, J. E. M. & Rhodes, J. R., 6 Mar 2015, In : Science. 347, 6226, p. 1075-1076

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Botanic gardens can positively influence visitors' environmental attitudes

    Williams, S. J., Jones, J. P. G., Gibbons, J. M. & Clubbe, C., 20 Feb 2015, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 24, 7, p. 1609-1620

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Burning to fish: local explanations for wetland burning in Lac Alaotra, Madagascar.

    Copsey, J. A., Jones, J. P. G., Andrianandrasana, H., Rajaonarison, L. H. & Fa, J. E., 1 Jul 2009, In : Oryx. 43, 3, p. 403-406

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Can REDD+ social safeguards reach the ‘right’ people? Lessons from Madagascar

    Poudyal, M., Ramamonjisoa, B. S., Hockley, N., Rakotonarivo, O. S., Gibbons, J. M., Mandimbiniaina, R., Rasoamanana, A. & Jones, J. P. G., Mar 2016, In : Global Environmental Change. 37, p. 31-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Conservation and human behaviour: lessons from social psychology.

    St John, F., Edwards-Jones, G. & Jones, J. P. G., 22 Dec 2010, In : Wildlife Research. 37, 8, p. 658-667

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Consumption of bushmeat around a major mine, and matched communities, in Madagascar

    Randriamamonjy, V. C., Keane, A., Razafimanahaka, H. J., Jenkins, R. K. & Jones, J. P. G., 19 Mar 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 186

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Cultivation can increase harvesting pressure on overexploited plant populations

    Williams, S., Jones, J. P. G., Annewandter, R. & Gibbons, J. M., Dec 2014, In : Ecological Applications. 24, 8, p. 2050–2062

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Detection of new genetic variants of Betacoronaviruses in Endemic Frugivorous Bats of Madagascar

    Razanajatovo, N. H., Nomenjanahary, L. A., Wilkinson, D. A., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Goodman, S. M., Jenkins, R. K., Jones, J. P. G. & Heraud, J., 12 Mar 2015, In : Virology Journal. 12, 42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Diverse contributions benefit people and nature

    Watson, J. E. M. & Jones, J. P. G., Aug 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 8, p. 1140-1141

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Does community forest management provide global environmental benefits and improve local welfare? Does community forest management provide global environmental benefits and improve local welfare?

    Bowler, D., Buyung-Ali, L., Healey, J. R., Jones, J. P. G., Pullin, A. S. & Knight, T. M., 26 Sep 2011, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10, 1, p. 29-36

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Drivers of the Distribution of Fisher Effort at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar

    Wallace, A. P., Jones, J. P. G., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Wallace, G. E., Young, R. & Nicholson, E., 1 Feb 2016, In : Human Ecology. p. 1-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Effectiveness of Community Forest Management at reducing deforestation in Madagascar

    Rasolofoson, R. A., Ferraro, P. J., Jenkins, C. N. & Jones, J. P. G., 21 Feb 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 184, p. 251-277

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Encounter data in resource management and ecology: pitfalls and possibilities

    Keane, A., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 5, p. 1164-1173

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Evidence for the effects of environmental engagement and education on knowledge of wildlife laws in Madagascar.

    Keane, A., Ramarolahy, A. A., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., 1 Feb 2011, In : Conservation Letters. 4, 1, p. 55-63

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Fishing for the facts: river dolphin bycatch in a small-scale freshwater fishery in Bangladesh

    Richman, N., Jones, J. P. G., Northridge, S., Brook, S., Freeman, R., Jepson, P., Mahood, S. & Turvey, S., Apr 2020, In : Animal Conservation. 23, 2, p. 160-170

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Accepted/In press

    Forest regeneration can positively contribute to local hydrological ecosystem services: implications for forest landscape restoration

    van Meerveld, I., Jones, J. P. G., Ghimire, C. P., Zwartendijk, B. W., Lahitiana, J., Ravelona, M. & Mulligan, M., 14 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Getting what you pay for: the challenge of measuring success in conservation

    Jones, J. P. G., Jun 2012, In : Animal Conservation. 15, 3, p. 227-228

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Global no net loss of natural ecosystems

    Maron, M., Simmonds, J. S., Watson, J. E. M., Sonter, L. J., Bennun, L., Griffiths, V. F., Quétier, F., von Hase, A., Edwards, S., Rainey, H., Bull, J. W., Savy, C. E., Victurine, R., Kiesecker, J., Puydarrieux, P., Stevens, T., Cozannet, N. & Jones, J. P. G., Jan 2020, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 4, 1, p. 46-49 33.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Household economy, forest dependency & opportunity costs of conservation in eastern rainforests of Madagascar

    Poudyal, M., Rakotonarivo, O. S., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Hockley, N. & Jones, J. P. G., 23 Oct 2018, In : Scientific data. 5, 180225.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    How can ecologists help realise the potential of payments for carbon in tropical forest countries?

    Baker, T. R., Jones, J. P. G., Rendón Thompson, O. R., Román Cuesta, R. M., Del Castillo, D., Aguilar, I. C., Torres, J. & Healey, J. R., 1 Dec 2010, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 47, 6, p. 1159-1165

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Human migration to the forest frontier: implications for land use change and conservation management

    Jones, J. P. G., Mandimbiniaina, R., Kelly, R., Ranjatson, P., Rakotojoelina, B., Schreckenberg, K. & Poudyal, M., Jun 2018, In : Geo: Geography and Environment. 5, 1, e00050.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Human well-being impacts of terrestrial protected areas

    Pullin, A. S., Bangpan, M., Dalrymple, S., Dickson, K., Haddaway, N. R., Healey, J. R., Hauari, H., Hockley, N., Jones, J. P. G., Knight, T., Vigurs, C. & Oliver, S., 28 Oct 2013, In : Environmental Evidence. 2, p. article 19

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Identification of 100 fundamental ecological questions

    Sutherland, W. J., Freckleton, R. P., Godfray, H. C. J., Beissinger, S. R., Benton, T., Cameron, D. D., Carmel, Y., Coomes, D. A., Coulson, T., Emmerson, M. C., Hails, R. S., Hays, G. C., Hodgson, D. J., Hutchings, M. J., Johnson, D., Jones, J. P. G., Keeling, M. J., Kokko, H., Kunin, W. E., Lambin, X., Lewis, O. T., Malhi, Y., Mieszkowska, N., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Norris, K., Phillimore, A. B., Purves, D. W., Reid, J. M., Reuman, D. C., Thompson, K., Travis, J. M. J., Turnbull, L. A., Wardle, D. A. & Wiegand, T., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Ecology. 101, 1, p. 58-67

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Identifying indicators of illegal behaviour: carnivore killing in human-managed landscapes

    St John, F., Keane, A., Edwards-Jones, G., Jones, L., Yarnell, R. W. & Jones, J. P. G., 22 Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the royal Society B. 279, 1729, p. 804-812

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Impact of a community-based Payment for Environmental Services intervention on forest use in Menabe, Madagascar

    Sommerville, M., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Rahajaharison, M. & Jones, J. P. G., 1 Dec 2010, In : Conservation Biology. 24, 6, p. 1488-1498

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Impacts of Community Forest Management on human economic well-being across Madagascar

    Rasolofoson, R., Ferraro, P. J., Ruta, G., Rasamoelina, M. S., Randriankolona, P. L., Larsen, H. O. & Jones, J. P. G., May 2017, In : Conservation Letters. 10, 3, p. 346-353

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    In-kind conservation payments crowd in environmental values and increase support for government intervention: A randomized trial in Bolivia

    Grillos, T., Bottazzi, P., Crespo, D., Asquith, N. & Jones, J. P. G., Dec 2019, In : Ecological Economics. 166, 106404.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Insights from two decades of the Student Conference on Conservation Science

    Geldmann, J., Ales-Pinto, H., Amano, T., Bartlett, H., Christie, A. P., Collas, L., Cooke, S. C., Correa, R., Cripps, I., Doherty, A., Finch, T., Garnett, E. E., Hua, F., Jones, J. P. G., Kasoar, T., MacFarlane, D., Martin, P. A., Mukherjee, N., Mumby, H. S., Payne, C., Petrovan, S. O., Rocha, R., Russell, K., Simmons, B. I., Wauchope, H. S., Worthington, T. A., Trevelyan, R., Green, R. & Balmford, A., Mar 2020, In : Biological Conservation. 243, 108478.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Land Change Modelling to Inform Strategic Decisions on Forest Cover and CO2 Emissions in Eastern Madagascar

    Hewson, J., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Wright, T. M., Mandimbiniaina, R., Mulligan, M., Jones, J. P. G., Van Soesbergen, A., Andriamananjara, A., Tabor, K., Rasolohery, A., Razakamanarivo, H., Razafindrakoto, M., Rianahary, A., Razafimbelo, T., Ranaivoson, N. & Harvey, C. A., Mar 2019, In : Environmental Conservation. 46, Special Issue 1, p. 25-33

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Last chance for Madagascar’s biodiversity

    Jones, J. P. G., Ratsimbazafy, J., Ratsifandrihamanana, A. N., Watson, J. E. M., Andrianandrasana, H. T., Cabeza, M., Cinner, J. E., Goodman, S. M., Hawkins, F., Mittermeier, R. A., Rabearisoa, A. L., Rakotonarivo, O. S., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Razafimpahanana, A. R., Wilmé, L. & Wright, P. C., 29 Apr 2019, In : Nature Sustainability . 2, 5, p. 350-352

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Local conditions and policy design determine whether ecological compensation can achieve No Net Loss goals

    Sonter, L. J., Simmonds, J. S., Watson, J. E. M., Jones, J. P. G., Kiesecker, J. M., Costa, H. M., Bennun, L., Edwards, S., Grantham, H. S., Griffiths, V. F., Jones, K., Sochi, K., Puydarrieux, P., Quétier, F., Rainer, H., Rainey, H., Roe, D., Satar, M., Soares-Filho, B. S., Starkey, M., ten Kate, K., Victurine, R., von Hase, A., Wells, J. A. & Maron, M., 29 Apr 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 1, p. 2072

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    Local participation in natural resource monitoring: a characterization of approaches.

    Danielsen, F., Burgess, N. D., Balmford, A., Donald, P. F., Funder, M., Jones, J. P. G., Alviola, P., Balete, D. S., Blomley, T., Brashares, J., Child, B., Enghoff, M., Fjeldsa, J., Holt, S., Hubertz, H., Jensen, A. E., Jensen, P. M., Massao, J., Mendoza, M. M., Ngaga, Y., Poulsen, M. K., Rueda, R., Sam, M., Skielboe, T., Stuart-Hill, G., Topp-Jorgensen, E. & Yonten, D., 1 Feb 2009, In : Conservation Biology. 23, 1, p. 31-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Making Robust Policy Decisions Using Global Biodiversity Indicators

    Nicholson, E., Collen, B., Barausse, A., Blanchard, J. L., Costelloe, B. T., Sullivan, K. M. E., Underwood, F. M., Burn, R. W., Fritz, S., Jones, J. P. G., McRae, L., Possingham, H. P. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., 18 Jul 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 7, e41128.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. E-pub ahead of print

    Mechanisms and impacts of an incentive-based conservation program with evidence from a randomized control trial

    Wiik, E., Jones, J. P. G., Pynegar, E., Bottazzi, P., Asquith, N., Gibbons, J. & Kontoleon, A., 15 Apr 2020, In : Conservation Biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    Mind the gap: the use of research in protected area management in Madagascar

    Rafidimanantsoa, H. P., Poudyal, M., Ramamonjisoa, B. S. & Jones, J. P. G., Dec 2018, In : Madagascar Conservation and Development. 13, 1, p. 15-24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    Modelling the effect of individual strategic behaviour on community-level outcomes of conservation interventions

    Keane, A., Jones, J. P. G. & Milner-Gulland, E. J., Dec 2012, In : Environmental Conservation. 39, 4, p. 305-315

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Monitoring matters: evaluating locally-based biodiversity monitoring in developing countries.

    Danielsen, F., Burgess, N. D., Balmford, A., Fjeldsa, J., Andrianandrasana, H. T., Becker, C. D., Bennun, L., Brashares, J. S., Christiansen, S., Donald, P. F., Eguino, S., Enghoff, M., Funder, M., Gray, M., Huberts, H., Jones, J. P. G., Oetting, I., Poulsen, M. K., Von Rijsoort, J., Stuart-Hill, G., Topp-Jorgensen, E., Townsend, W. R., Uychiaoco, A. J., Whitten, T. & Yonten, D., 1 Jan 2006, In : Oryx. 40, 1, p. 14-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Monitoring species abundance and distribution at the landscape scale.

    Jones, J. P. G., 7 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 1, p. 9-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Moving from biodiversity offsets to a target-based approach for ecological compensation

    Simmonds, J. S., Sonter, L. J., Watson, J. E. M., Bennun, L., Costa, H. M., Dutson, G., Edwards, S., Grantham, H., Griffiths, V. F., Jones, J. P. G., Kiesecker, J., Possingham, H. P., Puydarrieux, P., Quétier, F., Rainer, H., Rainey, H., Roe, D., Savy, C. E., Souquet, M., ten Kate, K., Victurine, R., von Hase, A. & Maron, M., Apr 2020, In : Conservation Letters. 13, 2, e12695.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Multiple drivers of decline in the global status of freshwater crayfish (Decapoda: Astacidea)

    Richman, N., Richman, N. I., Bohm, M., Adams, S. B., Alvarez, F., Bergey, E. A., Bunn, J. S., Burnham, Q., Cordeiro, J., Coughran, J., Crandall, K. A., Dawkins, K. L., DiStefano, R. J., Doran, N. E., Edsman, L., Eversole, A. G., Fureder, L., Furse, J. M., Gherardi, F., Hamr, P., Holdich, D. M., Horwitz, P., Johnston, K., Jones, C. M., Jones, J. P., Jones, R. L., Jones, T. G., Kawai, T., Lawler, S., Lopez-Mejia, M., Miller, R. M., Padraza-Lara, C., Reynolds, J. D., Richardson, A. M., Schultz, M. B., Schuster, G. A., Sibley, P. J., Souty-Grosset, C., Taylor, C. A., Thoma, R. F., Walls, J., Walsh, T. S. & Collen, B., 5 Jan 2015, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370, 1662

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Nature documentaries and saving nature: reflections on the new Netflix series Our Planet

    Jones, J. P. G., Thomas-Walters, L., Rust, N. A. & Verissimo, D., Dec 2019, In : People and Nature. 1, 4, p. 420-425

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Net Gain: Seeking better outcomes for local people when mitigating biodiversity loss from development

    Jones, J. P. G., Bull, J. W., Roe, D., Baker, J., Griffiths, V. F., Starkey, M., Sonter, L. J. & Milner-Gulland, EJ., 25 Oct 2019, In : One Earth. 1, 2, p. 195-201

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published

    New information on the distribution, status and conservation of terrestrial bird species in Grande Terre, New Caledonia.

    Ekstrom, J. M., Jones, J. P. G., Willis, J., Tobias, J., Dutson, G. & Barre, N., 1 Jan 2002, In : Emu. 102, 20, p. 197-207

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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