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David B. Lindenmayer

David Lindenmayer is Professor of Ecology at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University. He is widely regarded as one of the world's leading ecologists and conservation biologists, contributing significantly to the understanding of biodiversity both within Australia and around the world. He specializes in establishing large-scale, long-term research programs that are underpinned by rigorous experimental design, detailed sampling and innovative statistical analyses.

Lindenmayer is author of Conserving Forest Biodiversity: A Comprehensive Multiscaled Approach, Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change: An Ecological and Conservation Synthesis, Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences, and Towards Forest Sustainability.
Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences

Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences

Salvage logging—removing trees from a forested area in the wake of a catastrophic event such as a wildfire or hurricane—is highly controversial.

Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change

Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change

An Ecological and Conservation Synthesis

Habitat loss and degradation that comes as a result of human activity is the single biggest threat to biodiversity in the world today. Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change is a groundbreaking work that brings together a wealth...

Towards Forest Sustainability

Towards Forest Sustainability

The world's montane forests are vitally important for conservation and water catchment. Because logging regimes have significant impacts on biodiversity as well as water quality and water quantity, the management of these forests has often been a...