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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Interests in crop-raiding and livestock predation by large mammals.


Key publications: 

Wong, W-M, Leader-Williams, N & Linkie, M (2013) Quantifying changes in sun bear distribution and their forest habitat in Sumatra. Animal Conservation, in press. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00587.x

Inogwabini, B-I & Leader-Williams, N (2012) Effects of epidemic diseases on the distribution of bonobos. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51112. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051112.

Leader-Williams, N, Adams, WA and Smith, RJ (2010) Deciding what to save: trade-offs in conservation. In Trade-offs in Conservation: deciding what to save, edited by N Leader-Williams, WM Adams & RJ Smith, pp. 3-13. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Leader-Williams, N, Adams, WM and Smith, RJ (Eds) (2010) Trade-offs in Conservation: deciding what to save. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwells, in press. ISBN 978-1405193832 [ flyer]

Director of Conservation Leadership, Department of Geography
Fellow of Churchill College
Professor Nigel  Leader-Williams
Not available for consultancy


Departments and institutes: 
Person keywords: 
community-based conservation
law enforcement and illegal use of wildlife
sustainable resource use
conservation strategy and policy
protected area design and management
applied ecology and endangered species management
evaluating success in conservation