Professor David Lindenmayer is an Australian scientist and academic. He is an expert in landscape ecology, conservation and biodiversity. His areas of expertise also include environmental management, forestry management and environment, terrestrial ecology, wildlife and habitat management, environmental monitoring, forestry fire management, natural resource management, zoology and forestry sciences. He currently runs 6 large-scale, long-term research programs in south-eastern Australia, primarily associated with developing ways to conserve biodiversity in reserves, national parks, wood production forests, plantations, and on farm land.
A Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology at The Australian National University's Fenner School of Environment and Society, he has published more than 1255 scientific articles including over 800 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 45 books on a wide range of topics associated with forestry, woodlands, wildlife and biodiversity conservation and ecologically sustainable natural resoith a particular focus on the endangered Leadbeater's possum. His work on wildlife conservation and biodiversity has, for many years, led world research in this area. David's conservation and biodiversity research has been recognised through numerous awards, including the Eureka Science Prize (twice), Whitley Award (10 times), the Serventy Medal for Ornithology, and the Australian Natural History Medallion. He is an Australian Research Council Laureate, a member of the Australian Academy of Science, Fellow of the Ecological Society of Aurce management. His areas of expertise also include environmental management, forestry management and environment, terrestrial ecology, wildlife and habitat management, environmental monitoring, forestry fire management, natural resource management, zoology and forestry sciences, wmerica, and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia "for distinguished service to conservation and the environment in the field of landscape ecology, to tertiary education, and to professional organisations.
Associations between socio-environmental factors and landscape-scale biodiversity recovery in naturally regenerating tropical and subtropical forests
Fostering natural forest regeneration on former agricultural land through economic and policy interventions
Achieving cost-effective landscape-scale forest restoration through targeted natural regeneration
A new approach to map landscape variation in forest restoration success in tropical and temperate forest biomes
Ecological restoration success is higher for natural regeneration than for active restoration in tropical forests
A global meta-analysis on the ecological drivers of forest restoration success
IIS Introduce Restoration Project in South Africa´s Conference