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Research Output

2020

Ecosystem services of Earth's largest freshwater lakes

Sterner, R. W., Keeler, B., Polasky, S., Poudel, R., Rhude, K. & Rogers, M., Feb 2020, In : Ecosystem Services. 41, 101046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Scopus citations

Response

Díaz, S., Settele, J., Brondizio, E., Ngo, H. T., Pfaff, A., Polasky, S., Agard, J., Arneth, A., Balvanera, P., Brauman, K. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Chan, K. M. A., Garibaldi, L. A., Ichii, K., Liu, J., Subramanian, S. M., Midgley, G. F., Miloslavich, P., Molnár, Z., Obura, D. & 8 others, Purvis, A., Razzaque, J., Reyers, B., Chowdhury, R. R., Shin, Y. J., Visseren-Hamakers, I., Willis, K. J. & Zayas, C. N., Apr 24 2020, In : Science. 368, 6489, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Rural household livelihood and tree plantation dependence in the central mountainous region of Hainan island, China: Implications for poverty alleviation

Li, R., Zheng, H., Zhang, C., Keeler, B., Samberg, L. H., Li, C., Polasky, S., Ni, Y. & Ouyang, Z., Feb 1 2020, In : Forests. 11, 2, 248.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Scopus citations

Social dimensions of fertility behavior and consumption patterns in the Anthropocene

Barrett, S., Dasgupta, A., Dasgupta, P., Neil Adger, W., Anderies, J., van den Bergh, J., Bledsoe, C., Bongaarts, J., Carpenter, S., Stuart Chapin, F., Crépin, A. S., Daily, G., Ehrlich, P., Folke, C., Kautsky, N., Lambin, E. F., Levin, S. A., Mäler, K. G., Naylor, R., Nyborg, K. & 6 others, Polasky, S., Scheffer, M., Shogren, J., Jørgensen, P. S., Walker, B. & Wilen, J., Mar 24 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 12, p. 6300-6307 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2019

Air-quality-related health damages of maize

Hill, J., Goodkind, A., Tessum, C., Thakrar, S., Tilman, D., Polasky, S., Smith, T., Hunt, N., Mullins, K., Clark, M. & Marshall, J., May 1 2019, In : Nature Sustainability. 2, 5, p. 397-403 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

A more dynamic understanding of human behaviour for the Anthropocene

Schill, C., Anderies, J. M., Lindahl, T., Folke, C., Polasky, S., Cárdenas, J. C., Crépin, A. S., Janssen, M. A., Norberg, J. & Schlüter, M., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature Sustainability. 2, 12, p. 1075-1082 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Expanding the soy moratorium to Brazil’s Cerrado

Soterroni, A. C., Ramos, F. M., Mosnier, A., Fargione, J., Andrade, P. R., Baumgarten, L., Pirker, J., Obersteiner, M., Kraxner, F., Câmara, G., Carvalho, A. X. Y. & Polasky, S., Jul 17 2019, In : Science advances. 5, 7, eaav7336.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Scopus citations

Fields on fire: Alternatives to crop residue burning in India

Shyamsundar, P., Springer, N. P., Tallis, H., Polasky, S., Jat, M. L., Sidhu, H. S., Krishnapriya, P. P., Skiba, N., Ginn, W., Ahuja, V., Cummins, J., Datta, I., Dholakia, H. H., Dixon, J., Gerard, B., Gupta, R., Hellmann, J., Jadhav, A., Jat, H. S., Keil, A. & 9 others, Ladha, J. K., Lopez-Ridaura, S., Nandrajog, S. P., Paul, S., Ritter, A., Sharma, P. C., Singh, R., Singh, D. & Somanathan, R., Aug 9 2019, In : Science. 365, 6453, p. 536-538 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Five financial incentives to revive the Gulf of Mexico dead zone and Mississippi basin soils

Tallis, H., Polasky, S., Hellmann, J., Springer, N. P., Biske, R., DeGeus, D., Dell, R., Doane, M., Downes, L., Goldstein, J., Hodgman, T., Johnson, K., Luby, I., Pennington, D., Reuter, M., Segerson, K., Stark, I., Stark, J., Vollmer-Sanders, C. & Weaver, S. K., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 233, p. 30-38 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global modeling of nature’s contributions to people

Chaplin-Kramer, R., Sharp, R. P., Weil, C., Bennett, E. M., Pascual, U., Arkema, K. K., Brauman, K. A., Bryant, B. P., Guerry, A. D., Haddad, N. M., Hamann, M., Hamel, P., Johnson, J. A., Mandle, L., Pereira, H. M., Polasky, S., Ruckelshaus, M., Shaw, M. R., Silver, J. M., Vogl, A. L. & 1 others, Daily, G. C., Oct 11 2019, In : Science. 366, 6462, p. 255-258 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Scopus citations

Inequity in consumption of goods and services adds to racial-ethnic disparities in air pollution exposure

Tessum, C. W., Apte, J. S., Goodkind, A. L., Muller, N. Z., Mullins, K. A., Paolella, D. A., Polasky, S., Springer, N. P., Thakrar, S. K., Marshall, J. D. & Hill, J. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 13, p. 6001-6006 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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21 Scopus citations

Optimizing wetland restoration to improve water quality at a regional scale

Singh, N. K., Gourevitch, J. D., Wemple, B. C., Watson, K. B., Rizzo, D. M., Polasky, S. & Ricketts, T. H., May 29 2019, In : Environmental Research Letters. 14, 6, 064006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change

Díaz, S., Settele, J., Brondízio, E. S., Ngo, H. T., Agard, J., Arneth, A., Balvanera, P., Brauman, K. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Chan, K. M. A., Lucas, A. G., Ichii, K., Liu, J., Subramanian, S. M., Midgley, G. F., Miloslavich, P., Molnár, Z., Obura, D., Pfaff, A., Polasky, S. & 8 others, Purvis, A., Razzaque, J., Reyers, B., Chowdhury, R. R., Shin, Y. J., Visseren-Hamakers, I., Willis, K. J. & Zayas, C. N., Dec 13 2019, In : Science. 366, 6471, eaax3100.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Policy design for the Anthropocene

Sterner, T., Barbier, E. B., Bateman, I., van den Bijgaart, I., Crépin, A. S., Edenhofer, O., Fischer, C., Habla, W., Hassler, J., Johansson-Stenman, O., Lange, A., Polasky, S., Rockström, J., Smith, H. G., Steffen, W., Wagner, G., Wilen, J. E., Alpízar, F., Azar, C., Carless, D. & 8 others, Chávez, C., Coria, J., Engström, G., Jagers, S. C., Köhlin, G., Löfgren, Å., Pleijel, H. & Robinson, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Sustainability. 2, 1, p. 14-21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Reply to Comment by Swtizer and Teodoro on “U.S. Urban Water Prices: Cheaper When Drier”

Luby, I. H., Polasky, S. & Swackhamer, D. L., Aug 1 2019, In : Water Resources Research. 55, 8, p. 7436-7438 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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Role of economics in analyzing the environment and sustainable development

Polasky, S., Kling, C. L., Levin, S. A., Carpenter, S. R., Daily, G. C., Ehrlich, P. R., Heal, G. M. & Lubchenco, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 12, p. 5233-5238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

Solve the biodiversity crisis with funding

Malcom, J., Schwartz, M. W., Evansen, M., Ripple, W. J., Polasky, S., Gerber, L. R., Lovejoy, T. E., Talbot, L. M. & Miller, J. R. B., Sep 20 2019, In : Science. 365, 6459, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Unintended habitat loss on private land from grazing restrictions on public rangelands

Runge, C. A., Plantinga, A. J., Larsen, A. E., Naugle, D. E., Helmstedt, K. J., Polasky, S., Donnelly, J. P., Smith, J. T., Lark, T. J., Lawler, J. J., Martinuzzi, S. & Fargione, J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 1, p. 52-62 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Scopus citations

Voluntary sustainability standards could significantly reduce detrimental impacts of global agriculture

Smith, W. K., Nelson, E., Johnson, J. A., Polasky, S., Milder, J. C., Gerber, J. S., West, P. C., Siebert, S., Brauman, K. A., Carlson, K. M., Arbuthnot, M., Rozza, J. P. & Pennington, D. N., Feb 5 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 6, p. 2130-2137 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2018

An attainable global vision for conservation and human well-being

Tallis, H. M., Hawthorne, P. L., Polasky, S., Reid, J., Beck, M. W., Brauman, K. A., Bielicki, J. M., Binder, S., Burgess, M. G., Cassidy, E., Clark, A., Fargione, J., Game, E. T., Gerber, J., Isbell, F., Kiesecker, J., McDonald, R., Metian, M., Molnar, J. L., Mueller, N. D. & 5 others, O'Connell, C., Ovando, D., Troell, M., Boucher, T. M. & McPeek, B., Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 16, 10, p. 563-570 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

An auction mechanism for the optimal provision of ecosystem services under climate change

Lewis, D. J. & Polasky, S., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 92, p. 20-34 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Assessing nature’s contributions to people: Recognizing culture, and diverse sources of knowledge, can improve assessments

Díaz, S., Pascual, U., Stenseke, M., Martín-López, B., Watson, R. T., Molnár, Z., Hill, R., Chan, K. M. A., Baste, I. A., Brauman, K. A., Polasky, S., Church, A., Lonsdale, M., Larigauderie, A., Leadley, P. W., Van Oudenhoven, A. P. E., Van Der Plaat, F., Schröter, M., Lavorel, S., Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y. & 10 others, Bukvareva, E., Davies, K., Demissew, S., Erpul, G., Failler, P., Guerra, C. A., Hewitt, C. L., Keune, H., Lindley, S. & Shirayama, Y., Jan 19 2018, In : Science. 359, 6373, p. 270-272 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

357 Scopus citations

Balancing tradeoffs: Reconciling multiple environmental goals when ecosystem services vary regionally

O'Connell, C. S., Carlson, K. M., Cuadra, S., Feeley, K. J., Gerber, J., West, P. C. & Polasky, S., Jun 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 6, 064008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Benefit relevant indicators: Ecosystem services measures that link ecological and social outcomes

Olander, L. P., Johnston, R. J., Tallis, H., Kagan, J., Maguire, L. A., Polasky, S., Urban, D., Boyd, J., Wainger, L. & Palmer, M., Feb 2018, In : Ecological Indicators. 85, p. 1262-1272 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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40 Scopus citations

Evidence-Based Causal Chains for Linking Health, Development, and Conservation Actions

Qiu, J., Game, E. T., Tallis, H., Olander, L. P., Glew, L., Kagan, J. S., Kalies, E. L., Michanowicz, D., Phelan, J., Polasky, S., Reed, J., Sills, E. O., Urban, D. & Weaver, S. K., Mar 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 3, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Grassland biodiversity can pay

Binder, S., Isbell, F., Polasky, S., Catford, J. A. & Tilman, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 15, p. 3876-3881 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Nudging pro-environmental behavior: evidence and opportunities

Byerly, H., Balmford, A., Ferraro, P. J., Hammond Wagner, C., Palchak, E., Polasky, S., Ricketts, T. H., Schwartz, A. J. & Fisher, B., Apr 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 16, 3, p. 159-168 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

Partnerships to prevent deforestation in the Amazon

Jung, S. & Polasky, S., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 92, p. 498-516 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Reconciling corruption with conservation triage: Should investments shift from the last best places?

Packer, C. & Polasky, S., Aug 31 2018, In : PLoS biology. 16, 8, e2005620.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

U.S. Urban Water Prices: Cheaper When Drier

Luby, I. H., Polasky, S. & Swackhamer, D. L., Sep 2018, In : Water Resources Research. 54, 9, p. 6126-6132 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Coastal wetlands are not well represented by protected areas for endangered birds

Xu, W., Xiao, Y., Zhang, J., Yang, W., Zhang, L., Hull, V., Wang, Z., Zheng, H., Liu, J., Polasky, S., Jiang, L., Xiao, Y., Shi, X., Rao, E., Lu, F., Wang, X., Daily, G. C. & Ouyang, Z., Jul 11 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 28, p. E5493

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Cooperation on climate-change mitigation

Mason, C. F., Polasky, S. & Tarui, N., Oct 2017, In : European Economic Review. 99, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Cost-effective Land Use Planning: Optimizing Land Use and Land Management Patterns to Maximize Social Benefits

Pennington, D. N., Dalzell, B. J., Nelson, E., Mulla, D. J., Taff, S. J., Hawthorne, P. L. & Polasky, S., Sep 1 2017, In : Ecological Economics. 139, p. 75-90 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Future threats to biodiversity and pathways to their prevention

Tilman, D., Clark, M., Williams, D. R., Kimmel, K., Polasky, S. & Packer, C., May 31 2017, In : Nature. 546, 7656, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

174 Scopus citations

Life cycle assessment needs predictive spatial modelling for biodiversity and ecosystem services

Chaplin-Kramer, R. E., Sim, S., Hamel, P., Bryant, B., Noe, R., Mueller, C., Rigarlsford, G., Kulak, M., Kowal, V., Sharp, R., Clavreul, J., Price, E., Polasky, S., Ruckelshaus, M. & Daily, G., Jan 1 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 15065.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Scopus citations

Mainstreaming ecosystem services in state-level conservation planning: Progress and future needs

Noe, R. R., Keeler, B. L., Kilgore, M., Taff, S. J. & Polasky, S., Dec 2017, In : Ecology and Society. 22, 4, 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Natural climate solutions

Griscom, B. W., Adams, J., Ellis, P. W., Houghton, R. A., Lomax, G., Miteva, D. A., Schlesinger, W. H., Shoch, D., Siikamäki, J. V., Smith, P., Woodbury, P., Zganjar, C., Blackman, A., Campari, J., Conant, R. T., Delgado, C., Elias, P., Gopalakrishna, T., Hamsik, M. R., Herrero, M. & 12 others, Kiesecker, J., Landis, E., Laestadius, L., Leavitt, S. M., Minnemeyer, S., Polasky, S., Potapov, P., Putz, F. E., Sanderman, J., Silvius, M., Wollenberg, E. & Fargione, J., Oct 31 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 44, p. 11645-11650 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
255 Scopus citations

Need for a new protected area category for ecosystem services

Xua, W., Xiao, Y., Zhang, J., Yang, W., Zhang, L., Hull, V., Wang, Z., Zheng, H., Liu, J., Polasky, S., Jiang, L., Xiao, Y., Shi, X., Rao, E., Lu, F., Wang, X., Daily, G. C. & Ouyang, Z., May 30 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 22, p. E4319-E4320

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Range contraction enables harvesting to extinction

Burgess, M. G., Costello, C., Fredston-Hermann, A., Pinsky, M. L., Gaines, S. D., Tilman, D. & Polasky, S., Apr 11 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 15, p. 3945-3950 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Scopus citations

So you want your research to be relevant? Building the bridge between ecosystem services research and practice

Olander, L., Polasky, S., Kagan, J. S., Johnston, R. J., Wainger, L., Saah, D., Maguire, L., Boyd, J. & Yoskowitz, D., Aug 2017, In : Ecosystem Services. 26, p. 170-182 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

Strengthening protected areas for biodiversity and ecosystem services in China

Xu, W., Xiao, Y., Zhang, J., Yang, W., Zhang, L., Hull, V., Wang, Z., Zheng, H., Liu, J., Polasky, S., Jiang, L., Xiao, Y., Shi, X., Rao, E., Lu, F., Wang, X., Daily, G. C. & Ouyang, Z., Feb 14 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 7, p. 1601-1606 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
144 Scopus citations
2016

Bigger is better: Improved nature conservation and economic returns from landscape-level mitigation

Kennedy, C. M., Miteva, D. A., Baumgarten, L., Hawthorne, P. L., Sochi, K., Polasky, S., Oakleaf, J. R., Uhlhorn, E. M. & Kiesecker, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Science Advances. 2, 7, e1501021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Scopus citations

Climate consequences of low-carbon fuels: The United States Renewable Fuel Standard

Hill, J., Tajibaeva, L. & Polasky, S., Oct 1 2016, In : Energy Policy. 97, p. 351-353 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Commercial plant production and consumption still follow the latitudinal gradient in species diversity despite economic globalization

Nelson, E. J., Helmus, M. R., Cavender-Bares, J., Polasky, S., Lasky, J. R., Zanne, A. E., Pearse, W. D., Kraft, N. J. B., Miteva, D. A. & Fagan, W. F., Oct 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 10, e0163002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Global food demand and carbon-preserving cropland expansion under varying levels of intensification

Johnson, J. A., Runge, C. F., Senauer, B. & Polasky, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Land Economics. 92, 4, p. 579-592 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Improvements in ecosystem services from investments in natural capital

Ouyang, Z., Zheng, H., Xiao, Y., Polasky, S., Liu, J., Xu, W., Wang, Q., Zhang, L., Xiao, Y., Rao, E., Jiang, L., Lu, F., Wang, X., Yang, G., Gong, S., Wu, B., Zeng, Y., Yang, W. & Daily, G. C., Jun 17 2016, In : Science. 352, 6292, p. 1455-1459 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

378 Scopus citations

Optimizing land use decision-making to sustain Brazilian agricultural profits, biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Kennedy, C. M., Hawthorne, P. L., Miteva, D. A., Baumgarten, L., Sochi, K., Matsumoto, M., Evans, J. S., Polasky, S., Hamel, P., Vieira, E. M., Develey, P. F., Sekercioglu, C. H., Davidson, A. D., Uhlhorn, E. M. & Kiesecker, J., Dec 3 2016, In : Biological Conservation. 204, p. 221-230 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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38 Scopus citations

Quantifying flood mitigation services: The economic value of Otter Creek wetlands and floodplains to Middlebury, VT

Watson, K. B., Ricketts, T., Galford, G., Polasky, S. & O'Niel-Dunne, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Ecological Economics. 130, p. 16-24 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Scopus citations

Reducing human nitrogen use for food production

Liu, J., Ma, K., Ciais, P. & Polasky, S., Jul 22 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 30104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Scopus citations

Social norms as solutions

Nyborg, K., Anderies, J. M., Dannenberg, A., Lindahl, T., Schill, C., Schlüter, M., Adger, W. N., Arrow, K. J., Barrett, S., Carpenter, S., Chapin, F. S., Crépin, A. S., Daily, G., Ehrlich, P., Folke, C., Jager, W., Kautsky, N., Levin, S. A., Madsen, O. J., Polasky, S. & 6 others, Scheffer, M., Walker, B., Weber, E. U., Wilen, J., Xepapadeas, A. & De Zeeuw, A., Oct 7 2016, In : Science. 354, 6308, p. 42-43 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

133 Scopus citations