Publications

PhD Thesis

Ainsworth, G B. (2014). Valuing birds: understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna, Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

Journal articles

Ainsworth, GB and Burns, GL. (In preparation). "Affective and effective conservation messages: a case-study of Australian threatened birds".

Young, JC, Ainsworth, GB, Wernham, C, Wilson, M, and Redpath, SM. (In preparation). "Co-producing knowledge in a conflict situation: challenges and opportunities."

Garnett ST, Ainsworth GB, Zander KK (In revision) Are we choosing the right flagships? "An assessment of the birds Australians find most attractive." Human Dimensions of Wildlife.

Ainsworth, GB, Fitzsimons, JA, Weston, MA, and Garnett, ST. (2017). "The culture of bird conservation: Australian stakeholder values regarding iconic, flagship and rare birds." Biodiversity and Conservation, pp1-19. doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1438-1

Wolf, ID, Ainsworth, GB and Crowley, J. (2017). "Transformative travel as a sustainable market niche for protected areas: a new development, marketing and conservation model." Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1-24.

Kiley, HM, Ainsworth, GB, van Dongen, WFD, and Weston, MA. (2017). "Variation in public perceptions and attitudes towards terrestrial ecosystems." Science of the Total Environment, 590-591, 440-451.

Ainsworth, GB, Aslin, HJ, Weston, MW, and Garnett, ST. (2016). "Social values and species conservation: the case of Baudin's and Carnaby's black-cockatoos." Environmental Conservation, 43, 294-305. doi: 10.1017/S0376892916000126.

Ainsworth, GB, Aslin, HJ, Weston, MW, and Garnett, ST. (2016). "Do social values influence levels of conservation effort in threatened species? The case of two Australian Chats." Oryx, 50, 636-645. doi: 10.1017/S0030605315000538.

Zander, KK, Ainsworth, GB, Meyerhoff, J, and Garnett, ST. (2014). "Threatened bird valuation in Australia." PLoS ONE no. 9 (6):e100411. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100411.t001.

Garnett, ST, Williams, G, Ainsworth, GB, and O’Donnell, M. (2010). "Who owns feral camels? Implications for managers of land and resources in central Australia." Special Issue of The Rangelands Journal. no. 32 (1).

Books

Ainsworth, G B, and Garnett, S T. (2009). RIMBA: sustainable forest livelihoods in Malaysia and Australia: LESTARI: UKM, Malaysia.

Book chapters

Ainsworth, G B, Garnett, S T, and Aslin, H. (2012). "The values of wildlife embodied in protected areas." In RIMBA2: Regional Sustainable Development in Malaysia and Australia, edited by M Mokhtar and S A Halim. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: LESTARI: UKM.

Garnett, S, and Ainsworth, G B. (2009). "Joint management and multiple use in a climate change era." In RIMBA: sustainable forest livelihoods in Malaysia and Australia, edited by G. B. Ainsworth and S. Garnett. Malaysia: Institute of Environment and Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Reports

Ainsworth, G., Calladine, J., Martay, B., Park, K., Redpath, S., Wernham, C., Wilson, M. & Young, J. (2016) Understanding predation: a review bringing together natural science and local knowledge of recent wild bird population changes and their drivers in Scotland. Scotland's Moorland Forum, Dumfries, UK.

Wolf, ID, Ainsworth, G, Alimane, C & Bainbridge T (2015). "Transformative Travel: Concepts and Market Opportunities for Protected Areas – Annotated Bibliography." Office of Environment and Heritage, Sydney.

Wolf, ID, Ainsworth, G, & Crowley J (2016). "Transformative Travel: Concepts and Market Opportunities for Protected Areas – Product Review." Office of Environment and Heritage, Sydney.

Carey, R, O’Donnell, M, Ainsworth, G B, Garnett, S, Haritos, H, Williams, G, Edwards, G P, McGregor, M, and Zeng, B. (2008). "Review of legislation and regulations relating to feral camel management (summary)." In DKCRC Report 47. Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre, Alice Springs.

Stacey, Natasha, Petheram, L, and Ainsworth, G B. (2008). NAILSMA/TS - CRC – Dugong and marine turtle project partner feedback survey report. School for Environmental Research, CDU.

Garnett, Stephen, Ainsworth, Gill, and Carey, Rachel. (2007). Analysis of Northern Territory legislation for the protection of threatened species. Darwin, Australia: Charles Darwin University.

Presentations

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H, Garnett, S. T., Weston, M, and Zander, Kerstin K. (2012). From attitudes to action: how understanding public values can increase the success of threatened bird conservation. Paper read at Society for Conservation Biology - Oceania Regional Meeting (21-23 Sept), at Darwin, Australia.

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H, Garnett, S. T., Weston, M, and Zander, Kerstin K. (2012). From attitudes to action: how understanding public values can increase the success of threatened bird conservation. Paper read at Presented to the 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow, Scotland (28 Aug - 1 Sept), 2012, at Glasgow, Scotland.

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H, Garnett, S. T., and Weston, M. (2012). A tale of two white-tails: exploring the social values of Baudin's and Carnaby's Black-cockatoos. Paper read at Presented to Ecological Society of Australia - 2012 Annual Conference, 2012, at Melbourne, Australia (3-7 December).

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H, Garnett, S. T., and Weston, M. (2011). The case of the trumped-up corella: how do human values bias wildlife conservation? Paper read at Presented to the 25th International Congress of Conservation Biology, Auckland, New Zealand (5-9 Dec), at Auckland, New Zealand.

Ainsworth, G. B. (2011). A bird in the hand: worth two in the bush? Paper read at Presented to the CDU Open Day 2011, (28 Aug), 2011, at Darwin, Australia.

Aslin, H, Ainsworth, G B, Garnett, S. T., and Weston, M. (2010). What's the value of a bird? Applying wildlife value typologies to Australian Birds. In The Australian Sociological Association Conference. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Ainsworth, G B, Garnett, S T, and Aslin, H J. (2010). The values of wildlife embodied in protected areas. In RIMBA 2, the CDU-UKM-UNIMAS Regional Symposium and Workshop on Sustainable Natural Resource Management. Malaysia.

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H J, Garnett, S T, and Weston, M. (2010). Twitching for values in the human domain: how do Australians value native birds? In Australasian Wildlife Management Society Conference (1-3 Dec). Torquay, Australia.

Ainsworth, G B, Aslin, H J, Garnett, S T, and Weston, M. (2010). Coins to conservation: how do the values of avifauna to Australian society affect conservation outcomes? In Presented to ESA 2010 Annual Conference (6-10 Dec). Canberra, Australia.

Ainsworth, G.B. (2010) Social values of Australian threatened birds. In Presented to the School for Environmental Research, CDU 25 May, Darwin, Australia.

Garnett, S T, and Ainsworth, G B. (2009). Joint management and multiple use in a climate change era. Paper read at CDU-UKM-UNIMAS Regional Symposium and Workshop on Sustainable Natural Resource Management, 23-24 April 2009, at Bali.

Ainsworth, G B. (2008). Review of legislation and regulations relating to feral camel management. In Camel Science Conference, Desert Knowledge CRC. Canberra.

O’Donnell, M, Ainsworth, G B, and Garnett, S. (2008). Feral camels in Australia: a legislative review. Presented to SER Seminar Series. CDU.

Popular articles

Ainsworth, G B. (2012). Scrubfowl Shenanigans. Nature Territory: Newsletter of the Northern Territory Field Naturalists Club.