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(Lab members are highlighted in bold. † indicates co-first authorship.)

Hua F†, Wang W†, Nakagawa S, Liu S, Miao X, Yu L, ..., Elsen PR. In press. Ecological filtering shapes the impacts of agricultural deforestation on biodiversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution.


Liu M, Chen Y, Dou M, Miao X, Ren XZhang SHua F. In press. Designing goal-appropriate forest restoration at a broader scale. Environmental Research Letters. [Full text link]

Tian Y, Hua F. 2023. Abundance versus vital rates: the extent and predictors of inconsistent conclusions on avian population responses to forest loss and degradation. Biological Conservation 288:110353. [Full text link]

Jiang D†, Miao X†, Yuanli Zhu, Tao Xiong, Jiayan Wang, Hua F. 2023. Advantages and limitations of tree mixtures in enhancing avian diversity in commercial timber plantations: early insights from southern China. Forest Ecology and Management 549:121441. [Link]

Liu M, Miao XHua F. 2023. The perils of measuring biodiversity responses to habitat change using mixed metrics. Conservation Letters 16:e12959. [Full text link]

Meng J, Li Y, Feng Y, Hua F, Shen X, Li S, Shrestha N, Peng S, Rahbek C, Wang Z. 2023. Anthropogenic vulnerability assessment of global terrestrial protected areas with a new framework. Biological Conservation 283:110064. [Link]

Jiang D, Hua F, Goodale E. 2023. Functional traits including interspecific sociality affect mobbing behaviour in a bird community of southern China. Behaviour 160:559–75. [Link]


Sagar HS, Gilroy JJ, Swinfield T, Burivalova Z, Yong DL, Gemita E, Novriyanti N, Lee DC, Janra MN, Balmford A, Hua F. 2023. Avifauna recovers faster in areas less accessible to trapping in regenerating tropical forests. Biological Conservation 279:109901. [Link]


Hua F, Bruijnzeel LA, Meli P, Martin PA, Zhang J, Nakagawa S, Miao X, Wang W, McEvoy C, Peña-Arancibia JL, Brancalion PHS, Smith P, Edwards DP, Balmford A. 2022. The biodiversity and ecosystem service contributions and trade-offs of forest restoration approaches. Science 6595:839844. [Linkfull text courtesy of Science] [Press releases: Peking University & the University of Cambridge; news coverage by Grist, Inverse, Sixth Tone, and Xinhua Net]


Beyer RM, Hua F, Martin PA, Manica A, Rademacher T. 2022. Relocating croplands could drastically reduce the environmental impacts of global food production. Communications Earth & Environment 3:111. [Link[Press release from the University of Cambridge]



Petrovan SO, Aldridge DC, Bartlett H, Bladon AJ, Booth H, Broad S, Broom DM, Burgess ND, Cleaveland S, Cunningham AA, Ferri M, Hinsley A, Hua F, Hughes AC, Jones K, Kelly M, Mayes G,, Radakovic M, Ugwu CA, Uddin N, Veríssimo D, Walzer C, White TB, Wood JL, Sutherland WJ. 2021. Post COVID‐19: a solution scan of options for preventing future zoonotic epidemics. Biological Reviews 96:26942715. [Link]


Sutherland WJ, Taylor NG, Aldridge DC, Martin P, Rhodes C, Shackelford G, Beard S, Belfield H, Bladon AJ, Brick C, Christie AP, Dobson AP, Downey H, Hood ASC, Hua F, Hughes AC, Jarvis RM, MacFarlane D, Morgan WH, Mepepele AC, Marciniak SJ, Nelson C, hÉigeartaigh SÓ, Rojas CR, Sainsbury KA, Smith RK, Sundaram LS, Thornton A, Watkins J, White TB, Willott K, Petrovan SO. 2021. A solution scan of societal options to reduce transmission and spread of respiratory viruses: SARS-CoV-2 as a case study. Journal of Biosafety and Biosecurity 3:84–90. [Link]


Wang L, Ren G, Hua F, SS Young, W Wang, C Yang, J Zhu. 2021. Integrating habitat availability into restoration efforts for biodiversity conservation: Evaluating effectiveness and setting priorities. Biological Conservation 257:109127. [Link]



Liang J, Hu J, Hu S, Zhao J, Zhou K, Jiao Y, Huang C, He X, Wen J, Li L, Hua F, Lee TM. 2020. Understanding and changing      wildlife consumption behavior from a multidisciplinary perspective. Biodiversity Science 28:606620. [Link]

Geldmann J, Alves-Pinto H, Amano T, Barlett H, Christie AP, Collas L. Cooke SC, Correa R, Cripps I, Doherty A, Finch T, Garnett EE,  Hua F, Jones JPG, Kasoar T, MacFarlane D, Martin PA, Mukherjee N, Mumby HS, Payne C, Petrovan SO, Rocha R, Russell K, Simmons BI, Wauchope H, Worthington T, Trevelyan R, Green R, Balmford A. 2020. Insights from two decades of the Student Conference on Conservation Science. Biological Conservation 243:108478. [Link]



Gann GD, McDonald T, Walder B, Aronson J, Nelson CR, Jonson J, Hallett JG, Eisenberg C, Guariguata MR, Liu J, Hua F, Echeverría C, Gonzales E, Shaw N, Decleer K, Dixon KW. 2019. International principles and standards for the practice of ecological restoration. Second edition. Restoration Ecology 27:S1S46. [Link]


Wang X, Hua F, Wang L, Wilcove DS, Yu DW. 2019. The biodiversity benefit of native forest over Grain-for-Green plantations. Diversity and Distributions 25:17211735. [Link]


2018 and prior

Balmford A, Amano T, Bartlett H, Chadwick D, Collins A, Edwards D, Field R, Garnsworthy P, Green R, Smith P, Waters H, Whitmore A, Broom D, Chara J, Finch T, Garnett E, Gathorne-Hardy A, Hernandez-Medrano J, Herrero M, Hua F, Latawiec A, Misselbrook T, Phalan B, Simmons B, Takahashi T, Vause J, zu Ermgassen E, Eisner R. 2018. The environmental costs and benefits of high-yield farming. Nature Sustainability 1: 477485. [Link]


Rocha R, Hua F. 2018. Tackle all forms of under-representation in science. Nature, 557, 637. (Correspondence article)


Pillay R, Hua F, Loiselle B, Bernard H, Fletcher RJ Jr. 2018. Multiple stages of tree seedling recruitment are altered in tropical forests degraded by selective logging. Ecology and Evolution 8:82318242. [Link]


Zeng Z, Estes L, Chen A, Searchinger T, Hua F, Guan K, Wood E. 2018. Rapid highland forest loss in Southeast Asia during the early 21st century. Nature Geoscience 11:556. [Link]


Hua F, Wang L, Fisher B, Zheng X, Wang X, Yu DW, Tang Y, Zhu J, Wilcove DS. 2018. Tree plantations displacing native forests: The nature and drivers of apparent forest recovery on former croplands in Southwestern China from 2000 to 2015. Biological Conservation 222:113124. [Link]


Hua F, Xu J, Wilcove DS. 2018. A new opportunity to recover native forests in China. Conservation Letters 11:e12396. [Link]


Malone K, Powell A, Hua F, Sieving KE. Bluebird. 2017. Bluebirds perceive prey switching by Cooper’s hawks across an urban gradient and adjust reproductive effort. Ecoscience 24:2131. [Link]


Tingley MW, Harris JBC, Hua F, Wilcove DS, Yong DL. 2017. The pet trade’s role in defaunation. Science 356:916. (Correspondence article) [Link]


Burivalova Z, Lee TM, Hua F, Lee JTSH, Prawiradilaga DM, Wilcove DS. 2017. Understanding consumer preferences and demography in order to reduce the domestic trade in wild-caught birds. Biological Conservation 209:423431. [Link]


Harris JBC, Tingley MW, Hua F, Yong DL, Adeney JM, Lee TM, Marthy W, Pedhet S, Prawiradilaga DM, Sekercioglu CH, Winarni N, Wilcove DS. 2017. Measuring the impact of the pet trade on Indonesian birds. Conservation Biology 31:394405. [Link]


Burivalova Z, Hua F, Koh LP, Garcia C, Putz F. 2017. A critical comparison of conventional, certified, and community management of tropical forests for timber in terms of environmental, economic, and social variables. Conservation Letters 10:414. [Link]


Hua F, Yong DL, Janra MN, Fitri LM, Prawiradilaga D, Sieving KE. 2016. Functional traits determine heterospecific use of risk-related social information in forest birds of tropical Southeast Asia. Ecology and Evolution 6:84858494. [Link]


Hua F, Wang X, Zheng X, Fisher B, Wang L, Zhu J, Tang Y, Yu DW, Wilcove DS. 2016. Opportunities for biodiversity gains under the world’s largest reforestation programme. Nature Communications 7:12717. [Link]


Hua F, Sieving KE. 2016. Understory avifauna exhibits altered mobbing behavior in tropical forest degraded by selective logging. Oecologia 182:743754. [Link]


Hua F, Hu J, Liu Y, Giam X, Lee TM, Luo H, Wu J, Liang Q, Zhao J, Long X, Pang H, Wang B, Liang W, Zhang Z, Gao X, Zhu J. 2016. Community‐wide changes in inter-taxonomic temporal co‐occurrence resulting from phenological shifts. Global Change Biology 22:17461754. (co-first author) [Link]


Hua F, Sieving KE, Fletcher RJ Jr, Wright CA. 2014. Increased perception of predation risk to adults and offspring alters avian reproductive strategy and performance. Behavioral Ecology 25:509519. [Link]


Hua F, Fletcher RJ Jr, Sieving KE, Dorazio RM. 2013. Too risky to settle: Avian community structure changes in response to perceived predation risk on adults and offspring. Proceedings of Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280:20130762. [Link]


Hua F, Marthy W, Lee D, Janra MN. 2011. Globally threatened Sunda Blue Flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus: Synthesis of global records and recent records from Sumatra. Forktail 27:8385. [PDF]


Iqbal M, Mulyawati D, Fujita MS, Hua F, Zetra B. 2011. A breeding record of the Rufous-bellied Eagle Lophotriorchis (Hieraaetus) kienerii in Sumatra. Kukila 15:2832.


Mulyawati D, Hua F, Zetra B. 2009. First Indonesian record of probable brood parasitism of Chestnut-winged Babbler Stachyris erythroptera by Asian Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris. Kukila 14:5153.Tian Y†, Hua F*. 2023. Abundance versus vital rates: the extent and predictors of inconsistent conclusions on avian population responses to forest loss and degradation. Biological Conservation 288:110353.

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