Shwartz, A., Tzunz, M., Gafter, L., Colléony, A., (2023). One size does not fit all: The complex relationship between biodiversity and psychological well-being. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening,

Denneboom, D.Bar-Massada, A., & Shwartz, A. (2023). Wildlife mortality risk posed by high and low traffic roadsConservation Biology000000

Hahs, A.K., Fournier, B., Aronson, M.F.J. et al. (2023). Urbanisation generates multiple trait syndromes for terrestrial animal taxa worldwide. Nat Commun 14, 4751 (2023).

Fleming, W., Shwartz, A. (2023). Nature interactions and their associations with connection to nature and well-being varies between different types of green spaces. People and Nature. 5(4) 1160-1173.


Weisser, W.W.; Hensel, M.; Barath, S.; Culshaw, V.; Grobman, Y.J.; Hauck, T.E.; Joschinski, J.; Ludwig, F.; Mimet, A.; Perini, K.; et al. (2022). Creating ecologically sound buildings by integrating ecology, architecture and computational design. People and Nature. 20225(1), 4–20

Levontin, L., Gilad, Z., Shuster, B., Chako, S., Land-Zandstra, A., Lavie-Alon, N. and Shwartz, A. (2022). Standardizing the Assessment of Citizen Scientists’ Motivations: A Motivational Goal-Based Approach. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 7(1), p.25.DOI:

Colleony, A., Clayton, S., Shwartz, A. (2022). Impacts of nature deprivations during the COVID-19 pandemic: A pre-post comparison. Biological Conservation. 268. 109520. 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109520.

Teff-Seker, Y., Shwartz, A., Eizenberg, E., Segre, H., Orenstein, D. (2022). Factors influencing farmer and resident willingness to adopt an agri-environmental scheme in Israel. Journal of Environmental Management. 302. 114066. 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.114066.


Segre, H., Carmel, Y., Shwartz, A. (2021). Economic and not ecological variables shape the sparing‐sharing trade‐off in a mixed cropping landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology. 10.1111/1365-2664.14092.

Goddard, M., Davies, Z., Guenat, S., Ferguson, M., Fisher, J., Akanni, A., Ahjokoski, T., Anderson, P., Angeoletto, F., Antoniou, C., Bates, A., Barkwith, A., Berland, A., Bouch, C., Rega-Brodsky, C., Byrne, L., Cameron, D., Canavan, R., Chapman, T., Dallimer, M. (2021). A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 10.1038/s41559-020-01358-z.

Bashan, D., Colleony, A., Shwartz, A. (2021). Urban versus rural? The effects of residential status on species identification skills and connection to nature. People and Nature. 3. 10.1002/pan3.10176.

Colleony, A., Geisler, G., Shwartz, A. (2021). Exploring biodiversity and users of campsites in desert nature reserves to balance between social values and ecological impacts. Science of The Total Environment. 770.

Denneboom, D., Bar-Massada, A., Shwartz, A. (2021). Factors affecting usage of crossing structures by wildlife – A systematic review and meta-analysis. Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 777, 146061.


Colleony, A., Levontin, L., Shwartz, A. (2020). Promoting meaningful and positive nature interactions for visitors to green spaces. Conservation Biology. 34. 1373-1382.

Colleony, A., Shwartz, A. (2019). When the winners are the losers: Invasive alien bird species outcompete the native winners in the biotic homogenization process. Biological Conservation. 241. 108314. 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108314.

Colleony, A., Cohen-Seffer, R., Shwartz, A. (2020). Unpacking the causes and consequences of the extinction of experience. Biological Conservation. 251.

Segre, H., Segoli, M., Carmel, Y., Shwartz, A. (2020). Experimental evidence of multiple ecosystem services and disservices provided by ecological intensification in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology. 57. 10.1111/1365-2664.13713.

Marselle, M., Turbé, A., Shwartz, A., Bonn, A., Colleony, A. (2020). Addressing behavior in pollinator conservation policies to combat the implementation gap. Conservation Biology. 35. 10.1111/cobi.13581.


Segre H., Carmel Y., Segoli M., Tchetchik A., Renan I., Perevolotsky A., Rotem D., Shwartz A., (2019) Cost-effectiveness of uncultivated field-margins and semi-natural patches in Mediterranean areas: A multi-taxa, landscape scale approach, Biological Conservation, Volume 240, 2019, 108262,
ISSN 0006-3207,

Strubbe D, White R, Edelaar P, Rahbek C, Shwartz A (2019) Advancing impact assessments of non-native species: strategies for strengthening the evidence-base. NeoBiota 51: 41–64.

Colléony A. & Shwartz A. (2019) Beyond assuming co-benefits in Nature-based Solutions: A human-centered approach to optimize social and ecological outcomes for advancing sustainable urban planning. Sustainability. 11(18): 4924

Colléony A., White R. & Shwartz A. (2019) The influence of spending time outside on experience of nature and environmental attitudes. Landscape and Urban Planning. 187: 96-104

White RL, Strubbe D, Dallimer M, Davies ZG, Davis AJS, Edelaar P, Groombridge J, Jackson HA, Menchetti M, Mori E, Nikolov BP, Pârâu LG, Pečnikar ZF, Pett TJ, Reino L, Tollington S, Turbé A, Shwartz A (2019) Assessing the ecological and societal impacts of alien parrots in Europe using a transparent and inclusive evidence-mapping scheme. NeoBiota 48: 45–69.

Luna A., Edelaar P., and Shwartz A.  Assessment of social perception of an invasive parakeet among different segments of the public, using a novel visual survey method. NeoBiota 46: 71–89 (2019) doi: 10.3897/neobiota.46.31017. (IF=3.45, Q1 in Biodiversity Conservation 9/57).


Schuttler S., Sorensen A., Cooper K., Jordan R. and Shwartz A. Bridging the Nature Gap: Can Citizen Science Reverse the Extinction of Experience? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2018). 16(7): 405–411, doi: 10.1002/fee.1826 . (IF=8.32, Q1 in Ecology 5/150)


Shwartz A.:  Designing nature in cities to safeguard meaningful experiences of biodiversity in an urbanizing world. In: Niemelä  J. and Ossola A., editors. Urban biodiversity: From research to practice. (2017).

Shwartz A., Davies Z.G., Macgregor N.A., Crick H.Q.P., Clarke D., Eigenbrod F., Gonner C., Chill C.T., Knight A.T., Metcalfe K., Osborne P.E., Phalan B. and Smith R.J. Scaling up from protected areas in England: the value of establishing large conservation areas. Biological Conservation (2017).  (IF=3.95, Q1 in Biodiversity Conservation 7/57)

Luna A., Detlev F., Strubbe D., Shwartz A., Braun M., Hernández- Brito D., Malihi Y., Kaplan A., Mori E., Menchetti M., van Turnhout C.A.M., Parrott D., Chmielewski F.M. and Edelaar P.:  “Reproductive timing as a constraint on invasion success in the Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri)“. Biological Invasions (2017). (IF=2.85, Q1 in Biodiversity Conservation 9/49)

Vanderhoeven, S., Branquart, E., Casaer, J., D’hondt, B., Hulme, P. E., Shwartz, A., … Adriaens, T. (2017). Beyond protocols: improving the reliability of expert-based risk analysis underpinning invasive species policies. Biological Invasions.

Turbé, A., Strubbe, D., Mori, E., Carrete, M., Chiron, F., Clergeau, P., … others. (2017). Assessing the assessments: evaluation of four impact assessment protocols for invasive alien species. Diversity and Distributions, 23(3), 297–307.

Tollington, S., Turbé, A., Rabitsch, W., Groombridge, J. J., Scalera, R., Essl, F., & Shwartz, A. (2017). Making the EU Legislation on Invasive Species a Conservation Success: Invasive alien species policy in Europe. Conservation Letters, 10(1), 112–120.

Postigo, J.-L., Shwartz, A., Strubbe, D., & Muñoz, A.-R. (2017). Unrelenting spread of the alien monk parakeet Myiopsitta monachus in Israel. Is it time to sound the alarm?: Spread of the alien monk parakeet in Israel. Pest Management Science, 73(2), 349–353.

Luna, A., Franz, D., Strubbe, D., Shwartz, A., Braun, M. P., Hern?ndez-Brito, D., … Edelaar, P. (2017). Reproductive timing as a constraint on invasion success in the Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri). Biological Invasions.

Lacoeuilhe, A., Prévot, A.-C., & Shwartz, A. (2017). The social value of conservation initiatives in the workplace. Landscape and Urban Planning, 157, 493–501.


Pett, T. J., Shwartz, A., Irvine, K. N., Dallimer, M., & Davies, Z. G. (2016). Unpacking the People–Biodiversity Paradox: A Conceptual Framework. BioScience, 66(7), 576–583.


Shwartz, A., Turbé, A., Simon, L., & Julliard, R. (2014). Enhancing urban biodiversity and its influence on city-dwellers: An experiment. Biological Conservation, 171, 82–90.

Shwartz, A., Turbé, A., Julliard, R., Simon, L., & Prévot, A.-C. (2014). Outstanding challenges for urban conservation research and action. Global Environmental Change, 28, 39–49.

Pe’er, G., Dicks, L. V., Visconti, P., Arlettaz, R., Báldi, A., Benton, T. G., … others. (2014). EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity. Science, 344(6188), 1090–1092.


Shwartz, A., Muratet, A., Simon, L., & Julliard, R. (2013). Local and management variables outweigh landscape effects in enhancing the diversity of different taxa in a big metropolis. Biological Conservation, 157, 285–292.

Shwartz, A., Cheval, H., Simon, L., & Julliard, R. (2013). Virtual Garden Computer Program for use in Exploring the Elements of Biodiversity People Want in Cities: People and Biodiversity in Cities. Conservation Biology, 27(4), 876–886.

Orchan, Y., Chiron, F., Shwartz, A., & Kark, S. (2013). The complex interaction network among multiple invasive bird species in a cavity-nesting community. Biological Invasions, 15(2), 429–445.


Shwartz, A., Cosquer, A., Jaillon, A., Piron, A., Julliard, R., Raymond, R., … Prévot-Julliard, A.-C. (2012). Urban Biodiversity, City-Dwellers and Conservation: How Does an Outdoor Activity Day Affect the Human-Nature Relationship? PLoS ONE, 7(6), e38642.


Zion, M., Spektor‐Levy, O., Orchan, Y., Shwartz, A., Sadeh, I., & Kark, S. (2011). Tracking invasive birds: a programme for implementing dynamic open inquiry learning and conservation education. Journal of Biological Education, 45(1), 3–12.

Strubbe, D., Shwartz, A., & Chiron, F. (2011). Concerns regarding the scientific evidence informing impact risk assessment and management recommendations for invasive birds. Biological Conservation, 144(8), 2112–2118.

Strubbe, D., Chiron, F., & Shwartz, A. (2011). Reply to Kumschick and Nentwig (2010, 2011): Promoting a robust cost-benefit approach for conducting impact risk assessments of invasive species. Biological Conservation, 144(12), 2748.


Shwartz, A., Strubbe, D., Butler, C. J., Matthysen, E., & Kark, S. (2009). The effect of enemy-release and climate conditions on invasive birds: a regional test using the rose-ringed parakeet ( Psittacula krameri ) as a case study. Diversity and Distributions, 15(2), 310–318.


Shwartz, A., Shirley, S., & Kark, S. (2008). How do habitat variability and management regime shape the spatial heterogeneity of birds within a large Mediterranean urban park? Landscape and Urban Planning, 84(3–4), 219–229.