Professor of Ecosystem Management
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OPAL is funded

Oil Palm Adaptive Landscapes, a 6-yr research program spanning Indonesia, Cameroon and Colombia, is funded by SNF/SDC. Interdisciplinary & participatory, biodiversity & ecosystem services, livelihoods, policy, and development - we have it all! Starting in 2015, and recruiting soon.

New book

Forests: A Very Short Introduction
- pre-order now at OUP!

Sustainability Blog

The Future of Milk | 2 Sept 2014

Reforestation: a chance for farmers | 3 June 2014

Future farmers | 19 December 2013

Dark side of coffee | 11 November 2013

In the Media

Die Pflanze unseres Lebens (The plants of our lives) | NZZ am Sonntag | 23 February 2014 | Article on our oil palm work (in German).

New Publications

Born, J. et al. (2015) Differential responses of seedlings to microtopography. Biotropica, in press.

Born, J. et al. (2014) Differing life history characteristics support coexistence ... . Biotropica, 46, 58-68.

Braaker, S., et al. (2014) Habitat connectivity shapes urban arthropod communities... Ecology, 95, 1010-1021.

Finger, A. et al. (2014) Genetic connectivity of a moth pollinated tree in a fragmented habitat ... PLOS One. see here

Frei, E., et al. (2014) Plant population differentiation and climate change... Global Change Biology, 20, 441-455.

Ghazoul, J. (2014) Ecological dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology see here

Ismail, S.A., et al. (2014) Forest trees in human modified landscapes... PLOS One, 9, e89437.

Kaiser-Bunbury, C., et al. (2014) ... the structure of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology, in press.

Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series


Prof. Jaboury Ghazoul

You can follow Jaboury on twitter @JabouryGhazoul

Associated Groups

Dr. Claude Garcia (Forest Development)


Ankara M. Chen (Administration)
Kirsti Määttänen (Lab Manager)

Oberassistenten /Group Leaders

Robert Bagchi
Chris Kettle (Group Leader in Conservation Genetics)
Chris Philipson
Andrea Pluess
Florian Knaus

Postdoctoral Researchers

Josephine Haase
Chue Poh Tan
Ainhoa Magrach

PhD Students

John Garcia-Ulloa
Lisa King
Claire Tito de Morais
James Margrove
Emma Morgan
Maike Nesper
James Smith
Charlotte Pavageau

External PhD Students

Christoph Bachofen, WSL


Prof. Lian Pin Koh
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE)
Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Seychelles Island Foundation
University of Aberdeen and Sabah Forestry Department
Imperial College London

Former Members

Boreux, Virginie, Dr.
Born, Julia, Dr.
Ditt, Eduardo
Finger, Aline, Dr.
Frei, Maja
Hahn, Thomas, Dr.
Hennig, Ernest, Dr.
Humbert, Jean-Yves, Dr.
Huschauer, Viola
Ismail, Sasha, Dr.
Kaiser-Bunbury, Christopher, Dr.
Kipfer, Tabea
Klank, Charlotte, Dr.
Krishnan, Smitha, Dr.
Matter, Philippe, Dr.
Maycock, Colin, Dr.
Lee, S.H. Janice, Dr.
Leuenberger, Jörg
Pluess, Andrea, Dr.
Richter, Sarah
Rist, Lucy, Dr.
Sereke, Firesenai, Dr.


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