Erick Lundgren

Feral Earth Research

Pre-prints / In Review

J Bergman, RO Pedersen, EJ Lundgren, RT Lemoine, S Monsarrat, MH Schierup, J-C Svenning. Worldwide late-Quaternary population declines in extant megafauna are due to Homo sapiens rather than climate. bioRxiv https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.08.13.503826

L Wang, JPGM Cromsigt, R Buitenwerf, EJ Lundgren, W Li, ES Bakker, J-C Svenning. Megafauna explain tree cover and its heterogeneity in natural ecosystems globally. In Review: Nature Communications

2022

AD Wallach, D Ramp, A Benítez, EIF Wooster, S Carroll, A Carthey, E Rogers, O Middleton, KJA Zawada, J-C Svenning, E Avidor, EJ Lundgren [senior author]. Savviness of prey to introduced predators. Conservation Biology doi:10.1111/cobi.14012 PDF

EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, OM Middleton, EIF Wooster, E Kusch, M Balisi, WJ Ripple, CD Hasselerharm, JN Sanchez, M Mills, and AD Wallach. Novel trophic cascade between cougars and feral donkeys shapes desert wetlands. Journal of Animal Ecology open access. Featured in Research Highlight

EIF Wooster, D Ramp, E Yanco, G Bonsen, EJ Lundgren, and AD Wallach. 2022. Predator protection dampens the landscape of fear. Oikos https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.09059

EJ Lundgren, KT Moeller, MO Clyne, OM Middleton, SM Mahoney, CL Kwapich. Cicada nymphs are important food for desert-dwelling American black bears. Ecology and Evolution 12(3): e8577. open access

2021

EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, JC Stromberg, J Wu, NC Nieto, M Sluk, KT Moeller, and AD Wallach. 2021. Equids engineer desert water availability. Science 372:491-495. PDF

EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, J Wu, M Sluk, KT Moeller, JC Stromberg, AD Wallach. 2021. Feral equids’ varied effects on ecosystems. Science 373: 973-974. PDF

EJ Lundgren, SD Schowanek, O Middleton, J Rowan, RØ Pedersen, AD Wallach, D Ramp, M Davis, CJ Sandom, J-C Svenning. 2021. Functional traits of the world’s late Quaternary large-bodied avian and mammalian herbivores. Nature Scientific Data https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-00788-5 open access

EIF Wooster, D Ramp, EJ Lundgren, AJ O’Neill, and AD Wallach. 2021. Red foxes avoid apex predation without increasing fear. Behavioral Ecology arab053. PDF

SD Schowanek, M Davis, O Middleton, RØ Pedersen, EJ Lundgren, J Rowan, D Ramp, CJ Sandom, J-C Svenning. 2021. Reintroducing extirpated herbivores could partially reverse the late Quaternary decline of large and grazing species. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30:896-908. PDF

2020

EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, J Rowan, O Middleton, Simon D. Schowanek, Oscar Sanisidro, Scott P. Carroll, Matt Davis, Christopher J. Sandom, Jens-Christian Svenning, Arian D. Wallach. Introduced megafauna restore Late Pleistocene ecological functions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1915769117 PDF

AD Wallach, EJ Lundgren, C Batavia, MP Nelson, E Yanco, WL Linklater, SP Carroll, D Celermajer, KJ Brandis, J Steer, D Ramp. 2020. When all life counts in conservation. Conservation Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13447 PDF

Nelson, MP, C Batavia, KJ Brandis, SP Carroll, D Celermajer, W Linklater, EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, J Steer, E Yanco, and AD Wallach. 2020. Challenges at the intersection of conservation and ethics: Reply to Meyer et al. 2021. Conservation Biology https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13666

2019

CJ Sandom, O Middleton, EJ Lundgren, J Rowan, SD Schowanek, J-C Svenning, S Faurby. 2019 Trophic rewilding presents regionally specific opportunities for mitigating climate change. Philosophical Transactions B 20190125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0125

S Mahoney, AN Smith, PJ Motyka, EJ Lundgren, R Winton, B Stevens, MJ Johnson. 2019. Non-native Russian olive-dominated (Elaeagnus angustifolia) habitat supports similar bird communities to native habitat: Implications for biological control. Journal of Arid Environments 167:26-33 PDF

2018

EJ Lundgren, D Ramp, WJ Ripple, AD Wallach. 2018. Introduced megafauna are rewilding the Anthropocene. Ecography http://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03430 PDF Editor's Choice Award

AD Wallach, D Ramp, WJ Ripple, EJ Lundgren. 2018. Invisible megafauna. Conservation Biology 32(4): 962-965 https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13116 PDF

AD Wallach, EJ Lundgren, EJ Yanco, and D Ramp. 2018b. Is the prickly pear a ‘Tzabar’? Diversity and conservation of Israel’s migrant species. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 63(3-4) http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/22244662-06303003 PDF

2017

EJ Lundgren, KT Moeller. 2017. Anti-Predator Strategies of, and Possible Thanatosis in, Juvenile Collared Peccaries (Pecari tajacu). The Southwestern Naturalist 62: 235-237. PDF

KT Moeller, AK Moeller, F Moyano, and EJ Lundgren. 2017. Observation of an American Black Bear eating odonates in Yosemite National Park. Western North American Naturalist 77: 9. PDF

PB Shafroth, KJ Schlatter, M Gomez-Sapiens, EJ Lundgren, MR Grabau, J Ramírez-Hernández, E Rodríguez-Burgueño, KW Flessa. 2017. A large-scale experiment for riparian restoration in the Colorado River delta. Ecological Engineering http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.02.016 PDF

Non-academic publications

2021

EJ Lundgren, AD Wallach, D Ramp,. April 30, 2021. “Feral desert donkeys are digging wells, giving water to parched wildlife”. The Conversation

2019

AD Wallach, C Batavia, D Celermajer, D Ramp, EJ Lundgren, E Yanco. November 28, 2019. “Non-native species should count in conservation – even in Australia”. The Conversation

2017

EJ Lundgren, AD Wallach, D Ramp, W Ripple. October 1, 2017. “From feral camels to ‘cocaine hippos’, large animals are rewilding the world”. The Conversation