Department of Primatology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 299
Technical- and research reports/ thesis (in reverse chronological order)
Campbell, G., Junker, J., Boesch, C. & Kuehl, H. 2012. Global A.P.E.S. status report. A report with information from the A.P.E.S. Project. Internal report compiled on request of the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP).
Arandjelovic, M., Boesch, C., Campbell, G., Head, J., Hohmann, G., Junker, J., Kouakou, Y. C., Kuehl, H., Leendertz, F., Leinert, V., Moebius, Y., Murai, M., Oelze, V., Rabanal, L., Robbins, M., Vergnes, V. & Wagner, O. Pan African Programme. The cultured chimpanzee. Guidelines for research and data collection. Max-Planck Gesellschaft. Wild Chimpanzee Foundation. June 2012.
Junker, J., N’Goran, P., Kouakou, Y. C. & Kuehl, H. Field guide. Survey training workshop Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire, February/March 2009.
Junker, J., N’Goran, P., Kouakou, Y. C. & Kuehl, H. Biomonitoring guide. Survey training workshop Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire, February/March 2009.
Junker, J. 2008. An analysis of numerical trends in African elephant populations. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree MSc in Zoology, at the Conservation Ecology Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Junker, J. 2005. A meta-analysis of elephant (Loxodonta africana) population trends across southern Africa. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the degree BSc(Hons) in Zoology at the Conservation Ecology Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Junker, J. 2001. Experiential Training Report, Etosha National Park. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the National Diploma in Nature Conservation at the Cape Technikon, South Africa.
Junker, J. & Stander, P. 2001. The demography and home ranges of marked lions (Panthera leo) between 1981- 2001 in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Predator Research Programme, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia.
Refereed journal articles and book chapters (in reverse chronological order)
Junker, J., Boesch, C., Mundry, R., Stephens, C., Lormie, M., Tweh, C., Kühl, H. S. (2015). Education and access to fish but not economic development predict chimpanzee and mammal occurrence in West Africa. Biological Conservation, 182, 27-35.
Junker, J., Boesch, C., Freeman, T., Mundry, R., Stephens, C. and Kühl, H.S. (in review). Integrating wildlife conservation with conflicting economic land-use goals in a West African biodiversity hotspot.
Junker, J., Boesch, C., Mundry, R. and Kühl, H. S. 2013. Spatial heterogeneity in socio-economic conditions predicts patterns of large mammal species richness and chimpanzee density across a regional landscape in West Africa. Ecology and Society, in review.
Tweh, C. G., Kouakou, C. Y., Hillers, A., Kühl, H. S., Lormie, M. M. and Junker, J. 2013. Closing the data gap - results of the first nationwide chimpanzee Pan troglodytes verus and mammal survey across Liberia. Oryx, in press.
J. Junker, S. Blake, C. Boesch, G. Campbell, L. du Toit, C. Duvall, A. Ekobo, G. Etoga, A. Galat-Luong, J. Gamys, J. Ganas-Swaray, S. Gatti, A. Ghiurghi, N. Granier, J. Hart, J. Head, I. Herbinger, T. C. Hicks, B. Huijbregts, I. S. Imong, N. Kuempel, S. Lahm, J. Lindsell, F. Maisels, M. McLennan, L. Martinez, B. Morgan, D. Morgan, F. Mulindahabi, R. Mundry, K. P. N’Goran, E. Normand, A. Ntongho, D. T. Okon, C.-A. Petre, A. Plumptre, H. Rainey, S. Regnaut, C. Sanz, E. Stokes, A. Tondossama, S. Tranquilli, J. Sunderland-Groves, P. Walsh, Y. Warren, E. A. Williamson and H. S. Kuehl. 2012. Recent decline in suitable environmental conditions for African great apes. Diversity and Distribution, 18, 1077–1091.
van Aarde, R., Ferreira, S., Page, B., Jackson, T., Junker, J., Gough, K., Ott, T., Trimble, M., Olivier, P., Guldemond, R. and de Beer, Y. 2008. Elephant population biology and ecology. Chapter 2. In: Bob Scholes (Ed.), South African elephant assessment. Wits University Press, Johannesburg.
Junker, J., van Aarde, R. and Ferreira, S. 2008. Temporal trends in elephant Loxodonta africana numbers and densities in northern Botswana: is the population really increasing? Oryx, 42, 58-65. [pdf]
Various media coverage (in reverse chronological order)
Tecee Boley, 17 October 2012. Wildlife at risk: experts warn hunting, deforestation killing Liberia’s future. FrontPageAfrica Newspaper. [pdf]
FM4 ORF.at Radio interview. Apes facing habitat loss. Chris Cummins examines a comprehensive new study that shows an alarming loss of habitat for the world's apes. [Link]
Catherine Vincent, 5 October 2012. L’habitat des grands singes est réduit à peau de chagrin. Le Monde.
Matt Walker (Editor, BBC Nature), 28 September 2012. Great ape habitat in Africa has dramatically declined. BBC Nature. [Link]
Research News – Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 25 September 2012. Dwindling space for Africa’s great apes. The first continent-wide perspective of the distribution of African ape habitat shows dramatic declines in recent years. [Link]
Vaidyanathan, G. 2011. The cultured chimpanzee. Do chimpanzees have traditions? As wild populations dwindle, researchers are racing to find out. Nature 476, 266-269. [pdf]