Boesing, L., Nichols, E., Metzger, J.P (in press). Matrix type, forest cover and edge modulate avian cross-habitat spillover.

Boesing, L., Nichols, E., Metzger, J.P (in press). Taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic thresholds are modulated by matrix quality.

Ribeiro, F. S., Nichols, E., Morato, R., Pardini, R. (Submitted). Disturbance or propagule pressure? Unraveling domestic dog invasion in Atlantic forest landscapes.

Ruggeiro, P., Metzger, J.P, Nichols, E. (Submitted). Payment for ecosystem services programs impact regeneration but not deforestation in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Alarcon, V., Pardini, R, Metzger, J.P, Nichols, E. (Manuscript form). Ecosystem services in novel pasture systems decoupled from native forest cover.


Galetti, M., Mattos, J., Moleón, M, Jordano, P, Pires, M., Guimarães Jr. P., Pape, T., Nichols, E., Hansen, D., Olesen, J., Munk, M, Schweiger, A., Owen-Smith, N., Johnson, C., Svenning, J. (2017). The ghosts of megafauna ecological interactions.  Biological Reviews

Nichols, E., Alarcón, V., Forgie, S., Gomez-Puerta, L.P., Jones, M.S (2017). Coprophagous insects and the ecology of infectious diseases of wildlife.  ILAR Journal 1-7.

Pardini, R, Nichols, E., Püttker, T. (2017). Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Science. Elsevier

Roslin, T., Hardwick,B., Novotny, V., Andrew, N., Asmus, A., Barrio, I., Basset, Y.,  Boesing, A.L., Bonebrake, T., Cameron,E.,Dáttilo, W., Donosov, D., Gray, C., Hik, D., Hill, S., Hopkins, T., Huang, S., Koane, B., Laird-Hopkins, B., Laukkanen, L., Lewis, O., Mwesige, I., Nakamura, A., Nell, C., Nichols, E.,  Petry, W., Prokurat, A., Sam, K., Schmidt, N., Slade, A., Slade, V., Suchankova, A., Nouhuys, S.,  Vandvik, V., Weissflog, A., Zhukovich, V., Slade, E. Higher predation risk for insect prey at low latitudes. Science. 356, 742–744 (2017)

Boesing, L., Nichols, E., Metzger, J.P. (2017). Landscape structure and avian-mediated pest control. Landscape Ecology. 32(5): 931-944

Nichols, E., Peres, C, Hawes J, Naeem, S. (2016). Multitrophic effects of network degradation. Ecology and Evolution.

Naeem, S., J. C. Ingram, A. Varga, T. Agardy, P. Barten, G. Bennett, E. Bloomgarden, L. L. Bremer, P. Burkill, M. Cattau, C. Ching, M. Colby, D. C. Cook, R. Costanza, F. DeClerck, C. Freund, T. Gartner, R. Goldman-Benner, J. Gunderson, D. Jarrett, A. P. Kinzig, A. Kiss, A. Koontz, P. Kumar, J. R. Lasky, M. Masozera, D. Meyers, F. Milano, L. Naughton-Treves, E. Nichols, E. Olander, P. Olmsted, E. Perge, C. Perrings, S. Polasky, J. Potent, C. Prager, F. Quétier, K. Redford, K. Saterson, G. Thoumi, M. T. Vargas, S. Vickerman, W. Weisser, D. Wilkie, and S. Wunder. (2015). Get the science right when paying for nature’s services. Science 347 1206-1207

Gregory, N., Gómez, A., Oliveira, T., Nichols, E. (2015). Big dung beetles dig deeper: trait-based consequences for faecal parasite transmission. International Journal of Parasitology. 45:101-105

Nichols, E., Gómez, A. (2014) Dung beetles and the epidemiology of parasitic nematodes: patterns, mechanisms and questions. Parasitology. 141(05): 614-623

Nichols, E, Uriarte M, Peres CA, Louzada J, Braga RF, Schiffler G, Endo W, Spector S. (2013). Human-induced trophic cascades along the fecal detritus pathway. PLOS ONE 8:e75819

Gómez, A and Nichols, E. (2013). Neglected wild life: parasitic biodiversity as a conservation target. International Journal for Parasitology 2:222-227

Nichols, E. (2013). Fear begets function in the ‘brown’ world of detrital food webs. Journal of Animal Ecology 82:717-720

Nichols, E., Uriarte, M., Bunker, D., Favila, M., Slade, E., Vulinec, K, Larsen, T., Vaz de Mello, F., Louzada, J., Naeem, S, Spector, S. (2013). Trait-dependent response of dung beetle populations to tropical forest conversion at local to regional scales. Ecology 94(1):180-189.

Newton, P., Nichols, E, Endo, W., Peres, C. (2012). Consequences of actor level livelihood heterogeneity for additionality in an undifferentiated payment-based tropical forest PES program. Global Environmental Change. 22(1):127-136.

Nichols, E., Gómez A. (2011). Conservation education needs more parasites. Biological Conservation 114:937–941.

Nichols, E., Gardner, T., Peres, C. A., Spector, S. (2009). Co-declining mammals and dung beetles: an impending ecological cascade. Oikos 118(4):481-487.

Nichols, E., Spector, S., Louzada, J., Larsen, T., Amezquita, S., Favila, M. (2008). Ecological functions and ecosystem services of Scarabaeine dung beetles: a review. Biological Conservation 141(6):1461-1474.

Nichols, E., Larsen, T., Spector, S., Escobar, E., Favila, M., Davis, A., Vulinec, K. (2007). Dung beetle response to tropical forest modification and fragmentation: a quantitative literature review and meta-analysis. Biological Conservation 137:1-19. 3.

Books, educational materials and white papers

Swamy V, Pinedo-Vasquez M, Nichols E. (2013). Status of research on wild meat harvest in tropical forests: knowledge base, gaps and opportunities. CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia

Gómez, A., Nichols, E., Perkins, S. (2012). Parasite Conservation and Ecological Health. In: Aguirre, A., Daszak, P., Ostfeld, R. S. (eds.), Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Nichols, E., and Gardner, T.A. (2011). Dung Beetles as a Candidate Study Taxon in Applied Biodiversity Conservation Research. In: Simmons, L. W. and Ridsdill-Smith, J. (eds.), Dung Beetle Ecology and Evolution. Wiley-Blackwell.

Louzada, J.N.C and Nichols, E. (2011). Detritivorous Insects. In: Bioecologia e Nutrição de Insetos: Base Para o Manejo Integrado de Pragas. Embrapa.

Gómez, A. & Nichols, E. (2010). Biodiversity Conservation and Human Health. Lessons in Conservation. American Museum of Natural History - Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners. http://ncep.amnh.org

Nichols, E., Spector, S. (2008). The Importance of Invertebrate Conservation. Lessons in Conservation. American Museum of Natural History - Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners. http://ncep.amnh.org