DSC07411Peer-reviewed articles: (please contact me for copies – I’m happy to send them!!)

Harrison, M.E, Ottay, J.B., D’Arcy, L.J.,…. Thornton, S.A.… and F. J. Frank van Veen (2019). Tropical forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia: Challenges and directions. People and Nature. Early view:

Thornton, S.A., Cook, S., Astiani, D., Hapsari, K.A., Varkkey, H., Cole, L.E.S., Dargie, G.C., Sjogersten, S., Zawawi, N.Z., Page, S.E.  (2019). ”Pushing the limits”: Experiences of Women in Tropical Peatland Research. Marine and Freshwater Research, Special Issue on Women in Freshwater Research:

Thornton, S.A., Dudin, Page, S.E., Upton, C. & Harrison, M.E. (2018): Peatland fish of Sebangau, Borneo: diversity, monitoring and conservation. Mires and Peat, 22(04), 1-25. (Online:; 10.19189/MaP.2017.OMB.313

Husson, S.J., Limin, S., Adul, Boyd, N.S.,…Thornton, S.A. … and Harrison, M.E. (2017)   Biodiversity of the Sabangau Tropical Peat-swamp Forest, Indonesian Borneo. Mires and Peat, 22(05):1-50 (

Wijedasa, L. S., Jauhiainen, J., Könönen, M., Lampela, M., Vasander, H., LeBlanc, M. C., …Thornton, S.A. … and Lupascu, M. (2016). Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences. Global Change Biology, 23(3):977-982. (Online:

Under revision:

Thornton, S.A., Setiana, E., Kris yoyo, Dudin, Yulintine, Page, S.E., Harrison, M.E. and Upton, C. (2020).Towards Biocultural Approaches to Peatland Conservation in Indonesia: The Case for Fish and Livelihoods. Environmental Science and Policy.

In progress:

Thornton, S.A., Carmenta, R., Astiani, D., Tribolet, C. and Page, S.E. (2020). The ‘life of fire’ on Indonesia’s peatlands. International Journal of Wildland Fire.

Thornton, S.A. (2020) What is ‘Interdisciplinary’? Taking the within-individual perspective which fosters more equitable approaches to biocultural conservation. Geoforum.


Conference papers:

Thornton, S.A., Dudin, Limin, S.H., Page, S.E., Upton, C. and Harrison, M.E (2016). Peatland fish of Sabangau, Borneo: Ecology and implications for future monitoring and conservation. International Peatland Congress, 2016, Kuching, Malaysia.

Thornton, S.A., Setiana, E., Kris yoyo, Limin, S.H., Page, S.E., Harrison, M.E. and Upton, C. (2016). Fishing communities of Sabangau, Borneo: Knowledges, practices and values. International Peatland Congress, 2016, Kuching, Malaysia.

Harrison, M.E., Ripoll Capilla, B., Thornton, S.A., Cattau, M.E and Page, S.E. (2016). Impacts of the 2015 fire season on peat-swamp forest biodiversity in Indonesian Borneo. International Peatland Congress, 2016, Kuching, Malaysia.