Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth
LC Cullen-Unsworth, LM Nordlund, J Paddock, S Baker, LJ McKenzie & RKF Unsworth (accepted June 2013) Seagrass meadows globally as a coupled social-ecological system: implications for human wellbeing, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.06.001
LC Cullen-Unsworth & RFK Unsworth (2013) Seagrass Meadows, Ecosystem Services, and Sustainability, Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 55:3, 14-28, DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2013.785864
LC Cullen-Unsworth, R Hill, JRA Butler & M Wallace (2011) Research Approach for the Integration of Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge for Natural Resource Management: An Example from the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The Geographical Journal DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2011.00451.x
M Gooch, JRA Butler, LC Cullen-Unsworth, D Rigano & C Manning (2011) Community-derived indicator domains for social resilience to water quality decline in a Great Barrier Reef catchment, Australia Society and Natural Resources
LC Cullen-Unsworth, R Hill, JRA Butler & Wallace M (2011) Development of Linked Biophysical and Cultural Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area International Journal of Science in Society
LC Cullen-Unsworth, J Pretty & DJ Smith. (2011) Developing Community-Derived Indicators of the Economic Impact of Conservation Management in the Coral Triangle. Ocean and Coastal Management.
R Hill, LC Cullen-Unsworth, LD Talbot & S McIntyre. (Accepted October 2010) Empowering Indigenous peoples' biocultural diversity through world heritage cultural landscapes: A case study from the Australian tropical forests. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
LC Cullen-Unsworth, JRA Butler, R Hill & Wallace M (2010). Cooperative Research: An Example from Far North Queensland. International Journal of Integrated Social Sciences.5 (6): 139-154.
RKF Unsworth, LC Cullen, JN Pretty, DJ Smith & JJ Bell (2010) Economic and subsistence values of the standing stocks of seagrass fisheries: potential benefits of no-fishing marine protected area management. Ocean and Coastal Management 53 (5-6): 218-224. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2010.04.002
RKF Unsworth & LC Cullen (2010) Recognising the Necessity for Seagrass Conservation. Conservation Letters, 3 (2): 63-73.
J Clifton, LC Cullen, J Haapkylä & RKF Unsworth (2010). Ensuring appropriate and proportionate responses to environmental threats: an example of coral mining in Indonesia. Ocean and Coastal Management.
LC Cullen-Unsworth (2010) The Powers that Be: Global Energy for the 21st Century and Beyond. Books of Note. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development. 52 (6): 28.
K Maclean & LC Cullen (2009) Research methodologies for the co-production of knowledge for environmental management in Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 39 (4): 205-208.
RKF Unsworth, SL Garrard, P Salinas De León, LC Cullen, DJ Smith, KA Sloman & JJ Bell (2009) Structuring of Indo-Pacific fish assemblages along the mangrove-seagrass continuum. Aquatic Biology, 5: 85-95.
LC Cullen, JRA Butler, R Hill & C Margules (2008) Framework for the identification of linkedsocio-cultural and biophysical indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 4 (2): 37-46.
SE Pilgrim, LC Cullen, DJ Smith & J Pretty (2008) Ecological Knowledge is Lost in Wealthier Communities and Countries. Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (4): 1004-1009.
LC Cullen, SE Pilgrim, DJ Smith & J Pretty (2007) The Loss of Local Ecological Knowledge as it relates to Changes in Economic Status: consequences for sustainable self-management of marine natural resources. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2 (1): 289-299.
SE Pilgrim, LC Cullen, DJ Smith and J Pretty (2007) Hidden Harvest or Hidden Revenue? The effect of economic development pressures on local resource use in a remote region of southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 6 (1): 150-159.
LC Cullen (2009). Marine resource dependence & use in a small island community. VDM Verlag, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-639-16697-2.
RKF Unsworth and LC Cullen-Unsworth (forthcoming 2012) Status and prospects for seagrass ecosystem conservation In Coastal Conservation (eds Lockwood and Maslo) Cambridge University Press.
LC Cullen (2010) Marine Resource Dependence and Natural Resource Use Patterns in a Small Indo-Pacific Island Community: Implications for Management. In: Marine Research and Conservation in the Coral Triangle: the Wakatobi Marine National Park (eds J Clifton, R Unsworth and D Smith) Nova Publishers, New York.
DJ Smith, SE Pilgrim & LC Cullen (2007) Coral Reefs and People. In: Sage Handbook on Environment and Society. Editors: Jules Pretty, Andrew Ball, Ted Benton, Julia Guivant, David Lee, David Orr, Max Pfeffer and Hugh Ward. Sage, London, pp 1081-1117.
Technical Reports and Manuals
LC Cullen-Unsworth (2011) Seagrass Training Manual: A tool to build capacity and increase understanding of seagrass ecosystems amongst resource managers and users, Conservation International and World Seagrass Association
LC Cullen-Unsworth (2010). Best Practice and use of Methods for the Development of a Series of Cultural Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Final Report prepared for MTSRF Project 4.9.1. Indigenous Landscapes of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
M Gooch, D Rigano, J Butler & LC Cullen (2010). Developing and refining indicators of community-scale resilience to changing water quality: Report to the Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility, April, 2010. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns.
LC Cullen (2009). Best practice standard two-way research processes: use in the identification of cultural indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Report prepared for MTSRF Project 4.9.1. Indigenous Landscapes of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
LC Cullen (2009). Ecotourism: An Assessment of the Barriers and Opportunities of Development as a Sustainable Indigenous Livelihood. Report for Bana Yarralji Bubu Incorporated. Project supported by the Australian Tropical Forest Institute, Centre for Sustainable Indigenous Communities, James Cook University. Funded by The Christensen Fund.
LC Cullen (2008). Cultural Heritage in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area: a brief review of Heritage Recognition and Protection. Report prepared for MTSRF Project 4.9.1. Indigenous Landscapes of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
R Hill, LC Cullen, N Hedgcock, C George, W Canendo, J McCaul & D Hill (2008). Indigenous Cultural Action for Conservation and Human Wellbeing. Report of the Alliance Workshop held at the Fourth IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona, October 5-9 2008. CSIRO, Cairns.
LC Cullen & J Pretty (2007). Economic status of the Kaledupa sub-district of Wakatobi Marine National Park, Indonesia. Operation Wallacea Annual Report.
LC Cullen & RKF Unsworth (2003) European Joint Masters Degrees: Water and Coastal Management Network Review. Report prepared for European University Association, Brussels, March 2002.
LC Cullen-Unsworth (November 2011) Seagrass meadows provide food security, Science in the Spotlight on SeaWeb http://www.seaweb.org/home.php
RKF Unsworth & LC Cullen-Unsworth (2011) Seagrass Meadows vital for Marine Conservation, Pacific Ecologist, Issue 20, 51-54
RKF Unsworth & LC Cullen-Unsworth (2010) Giving a dollar value to Seagrass, Seagrass-Watch Magazine, Issue 41 June 2010
LC Cullen-Unsworth (2010). Cooperative Research to Identify Linked Cultural and Biophysical Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. International Conference of Integrated Social Sciences 2nd-5th August 2010, Cambridge, UK
LC Cullen-Unsworth (2010) Identification of Linked Biophysical and Cultural Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. In: Proceedings of the Annual Marine and Tropical Research Facility (MTSRF) Conference.18th-20th May 2010, Cairns, Australia.
LC Cullen (2009) Economic performance criteria as a support tool for conservation: A case study from Kaledupa, Indonesia. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 20th Biennial Conference: Estuaries and coasts in a changing world. Session on Science supporting an ecosystem approach to management: social-ecological linkages.1st-5th November 2009, Portland, Oregon, USA.
LC Cullen & M Wallace (2009) Standard two-way research processes: A best practice example using the identification of Linked Cultural and Biophysical Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Conference: Balancing Choices and Effects in a Dynamic World, Session on Indigenous Methodologies, Ethics and Current Research. Cairns, Australia. 28th September - 1st October 2009.
LC Cullen (2008) Invited Speaker. Indigenous Cultural Indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (Cafnec): Sustainability Indicators Workshop, Australian Tropical Forest Institute, James Cook University, Cairns. 28th September 2008. DVD released as educational tool.
R Hill, LC Cullen, N Hedgcock, C George, W Canendo, J McCaul & D Hill (2008) Indigenous Cultural Action for Conservation and Human Wellbeing. Alliances Workshop held at the Fourth IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona, October 5-9 2008.
M Gooch, LC Cullen & C Manning (2008) Developing Indicators of social resilience to changes in water quality: Townsville case study. In: Proceedings of the Second Annual Marine and Tropical Research Facility (MTSRF) Conference. Cairns, 28th April – 1st May 2008.
LC Cullen, SE Pilgrim, DJ Smith & J Pretty (2007) The Loss of Local Ecological Knowledge as it relates to Changes in Economic Status: consequences for sustainable self-management of marine natural resources. The 2nd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, thread session: Natural, Environmental and Health Sciences. Granada, Spain, July 10th-13th 2007.
LC Cullen, DJ Smith and J Pretty (2007). Economic Importance of Marine Resources in the Wakatobi Marine National Park: Ecological-Economic Status. In: Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Ecological Economics: Ecological Sustainability and Human Well-being. New Delhi, India, December 2006.
LC Cullen, DJ Smith & J Pretty (2006) A comparison of the financial value of coral reefs and alternative income sources within the Kaledupa sub-region of the Wakatobi Marine National Park, Indonesia. Reef Conference UK (RCUK), London 9th December 2006.
LC Cullen, DJ Smith & J Pretty (2006) A comparison of the financial value of coral reefs and alternative incomes within the Kaledupa sub-district of Wakatobi Marine National Park, Indonesia. International Society for Reef Studies European Meeting. Bremen 19th-22nd Sept 2006.
LC Cullen (2006) Tropical fieldwork and coral reef monitoring techniques. ISCO conference, January 2006. Lecture and practical session held for National 6th form students.
LC Cullen, A Newton & S Mudge (2003) Biochemical Oxygen Demand and Dissolved Oxygen as indicators of problem areas within the Ria Formosa Lagoon, Portugal. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Southern European Coastal Lagoons: The Influence of River Basin-Coastal Zone Interactions. Castello Estense, Fererra, Italy, 10-12th November 2003.