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Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil (2021)
Journal Article
Hobbs, L., Phillips, J., Staff, A., Goss, A., Fogg-Rogers, L., & Ellwood, F. (in press). Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil. Journal of Oil Palm Research, https://doi.org/10.21894/jopr.2021.0033

Despite the superior productivity, utility and economic benefits of palm oil compared with other oil crops, the palm oil industry often receives negative publicity for its environmental impact. As such, there is widespread confusion over the percepti... Read More about Public engagement promotes consumer choice in favour of sustainable palm oil.

Bird's nest ferns promote resource sharing by centipedes (2019)
Journal Article
Phillips, J., Chung, A. Y. C., Edgecombe, G. D., & Ellwood, F. (2020). Bird's nest ferns promote resource sharing by centipedes. Biotropica, 52(2), 335-344. https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12713

Bird's nest ferns (Asplenium spp.) support large numbers of invertebrates, including centipedes. As top invertebrate predators, centipedes drive ecosystem function, for example, by regulating decomposer populations, but we know little of their ecolog... Read More about Bird's nest ferns promote resource sharing by centipedes.

Bird's nest ferns as model systems and conservation tools (2019)
Thesis
Phillips, J. Bird's nest ferns as model systems and conservation tools. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/846445

We are in a race against time to understand the response of natural systems to climate change and anthropogenic disturbances, such as large scale land conversion for oil palm expansion. However, it is incredibly difficult to quantify multi-trophic bi... Read More about Bird's nest ferns as model systems and conservation tools.