Sandberg, M., Jakobsson, S. 2018. Trees are all around us: Farmers' management of wood pastures in the light of a controversial policy. Journal of Environmental Management 212:228-235Article.


Lindgren, J., Lindborg, R., Cousins, S.A.O. 2018. Local conditions in small habitats are important for pollination services, biological pest control and seed predation. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 251:107-113. Article.



Plue, J., Cousins, S.A.O. 2017. Seed dispersal in both space and time is necessary for plant diversity maintenance in fragmented landscapes. OIKOSArticle.


Waldén, E., Öckinger, E., Winsa, M., Lindborg, R. 2017. Effects of landscape composition, species pool and time on grassland specialists in restored semi-natural grasslands. Biological ConservationArticle.


Auffret A.G., Kimperley, A., Plue, J., Skånes, H., Jakobsson, S., Waldén, E., Wennbom, M., Wood, H., Bullock, J.M., Cousins, S.A.O., Gartz, M., Hooftman, D.A.P., Tränk, L. 2017. HistMapR: Rapid digitization of historical land-use maps in R. Methods in Ecology and EvolutionArticle.


Wood, H., Lindborg, R., Jakobsson, S. 2017. European Union tree density limits fo not reflect bat diversity in wood-pastures. Biological Conservation 210:60-71. Article.


Jakobsson S.Lindborg R. 2017. The importance of trees for woody pasture bird diversity and effects of the EU tree density policy. Journal of Applied EcologyArticle.


Auffret A.G., Rico Y., Bullock J.M., Hooftman D.A.P., Pakeman R.J., Soons M.B., Suárez-Esteban A., Traveset A., Wagner H.H., Cousins S.A.O. 2017. Plant functional connectivity – integrating landscape structure and effective dispersal. Journal of Ecology. Article.


Plue J., De Frenne P., Acharya K., Brunet J., Chabrerie O., Decocq G., Diekmann M., Graae B.J., Heinken T., Hermy M., Kolb A., Liira J., Naaf T., Verheyen K., Wulf M., Cousins S.A.O. 2017. Where does the community start, and where does it end? Including the seed bank to reassess forest herb layer responses to the environment. Journal of Vegetation Science. Article.



Plue J., Colas F., Auffret A.G., Cousins S.A.O. 2016. Methodological bias in the seed bank flora holds significant implications for understanding seed bank community functions. Plant Biology. doi: 10.1111/plb.12516. Article.


Kalumanga E., Mpanduji D., Cousins S.A.O. 2016. Geophagic termite mounds as one of the resources for African elephants in Ugalla Game Reserve, Western Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology. doi: 10.1111/aje.12326. Article.


Auffret A., Aggemyr E., Plue, J., Cousins S.A.O., 2016. Spatial scale and specialization affect how biogeography and functional traits predict long-term patterns of community turnover. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12716. Article.


Hugelius, G., Kuhry, P., and Tarnocai, C., 2016. Ideas and perspectives: Holocene thermokarst sediments of the Yedoma region do not increase the northern peatland carbon pool. Biogeosciences, 13, 2003–2010, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-2003-2016. Article.


Waldén E., Lindborg R., 2016. Long Term Positive Effect of Grassland Restoration on Plant Diversity - Success or Not? PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155836. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155836. Article.


Jakobsson, S., Fukamachi, K., Cousins, S.A.O. 2016. Connectivity and management enables fast recovery of plant diversity in new linear grassland fragments. Journal of Vegetation Science 27:19-28. Article.



Jakobsson, S.Lindborg, R., 2015. Governing nature by numbers — EU subsidy regulations do not capture the unique values of woody pastures. Biol. Conserv. 191, 1–9. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.007. Article.


Albert, A., Auffret, A.G., Cosyns, E., Cousins, S.A.O., D'hondt, B., Eichberg, C., Eycott, A.E., Heinken, T., Hoffmann, M., Jaroszewicz, B., Malo, J.E., Mårell, A., Mouissie M., Pakeman, R.J., Picard, M., Plue, J., Poschlod, P., Provoost, S., Schulze K.A., Baltzinger, C., 2015. Seed dispersal by ungulates as an ecological filter: a trait-based meta-analysis. Oikos, 124, 1109-1120. Article.


Schuur, E. A. G., McGuire A. D., Schädel C., Grosse G., Harden J. W., Hayes D. J., Hugelius G., Koven C. D, Kuhry P., Lawrence D. M., Natali S. M., Olefeldt D., Romanovsky V. E., Schaefer K., Turetsky M. R., Treat C. C. and Vonk J. E., 2015. Climate change and the permafrost carbon feedback. Nature 520, 171–179. doi:10.1038/nature14338. Article.


Fuchs M., Kuhry P. and Hugelius G., 2015. Low below-ground organic carbon storage in a subarctic Alpine permafrost environment. The Cryosphere 9, 427–438. doi:10.5194/tc-9-427-2015. Article.


Lundell, A., Cousins, S.A.O., Eriksson, 2015, Population size and reproduction in the declining endangered forest plant Chimaphila umbellata in Sweden, Folia Geobotanica, in press. Article.


Plue, J., Vandepitte, K., Honnay, O., Cousins, S.A.O., 2015, Isolation by 454-sequencing and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the tetraploid perennial herb Campanula rotundifolia. Conservation Genetics Resources, in press. Article.


Palmtag J., Hugelius G., Lashchinskiy N., Tamstorf MP., Richter A., Elberling B. and Kuhry, P., 2015 Storage, Landscape Distribution, and Burial History of Soil Organic Matter in Contrasting Areas of Continuous Permafrost. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 47(1), 71-88. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0014-027. Article.      


Malinga, R., Gordon, L.J., Jewitt, G., Lindborg, R., 2015, Mapping ecosystem services across scales and continents - A review. Ecosystem Services, in press. Article.


Winsa, M., Bommarco, R., Lindborg, R., Marini, L, Öckinger E., 2015, Recovery of plant diversity in semi-natural pastures depends on adjacent land use. Applied Vegetation Science, in press.Article.


Elmhagen, B., Destouni, G., Angerbjörn, A., Borgström, S., Boyd, E., Cousins, S.A.O., Dalén, L., Ehrlén, J., Ermold, M., Hambäck, P.A., Hedlund, J., Hylander, K., Jaramillo, F., Lagerholm, V.K., Lyon, S.W., Moor, H., Nykvist, B., Pasanen-Mortensen, M., Plue, J., Prieto, C., Van der Velde, Y., Lindborg, R. 2015. Interacting effects of change in climate, human population, land use, and water use on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Ecology and Society 20: 23. Article.


Carón, MM., De Frenne, P., Brunet, J., Chabrerie, O., Cousins, S.A.O., Decocq, G., Diekmann, M., Graae, B.J., Heinken, T., Kolb, A., Lenoir, J., Naaf, T., Plue, J., Selvi, F.,  Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2015, Divergent regeneration responses of two closely-related tree species to direct abiotic and indirect biotic effects of climate change. Forest Ecology and Management 342: 21-29. Article.


Elmhagen. B., Eriksson, O., Lindborg, R., 2015, Implications of climate and land-use change for landscape processes, biodiversity, ecosystem services and governance. Ambio, 44 (Suppl. 1): 1-5. Article (open access).


Cousins, S.A.O.Auffret, A.G.Lindgren, J., Tränk, L., 2015, Regional-scale land-cover change during the 20th century and its consequences for biodiversity. Ambio, 44 (Suppl. 1): 17-27. Article (open access).


Strandmark, A., Bring, A., Cousins, S.A.O., Destouni, G., Kautsky, H., Kolb, G., de la Torre-Castro, M., Hambäck, P.A., 2015, Climate change effects on the Baltic Sea borderland between land and sea. Ambio, 44 (Suppl. 1): 28-38. Article (open access).


Auffret, A.G.Plue, J.Cousins, S.A.O., 2015, The spatial and temporal components of functional connectivity in fragmented landscapes. Ambio, 44 (Suppl. 1): 51-59. Article (open access).


Carón M.M., De Frenne, P., Brunet, J., Chabrerie, O., Cousins, S.A.O., Backer, L., Decocq, G., Diekmann, M., Heinken, T., Kolb, A., Naaf, T., Plue, J., Selvi, F., Strimbeck G.R., Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2015, Interacting effects of warming and drought on regeneration and early growth of Acer pseudoplatanus and A. platanoides. Plant Biology, 17: 52-62. Article.