Charles Darwin University Pro Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence Award for Most Outstanding Doctor of Philosophy Thesis (2015)
Eric Anderson Award 2021: Ainsworth GB, Burns GL (2020) ‘Although I use science, it’s an emotional thing’: conservation practitioners’ use of positive affect to frame messages about threatened birds Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 27:351-377 doi:10.1080/14486563.2020.1830446
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.
Ainsworth, G.B., P. Pita, J. Garcia Rodrigues, C. Pita, K. Roumbedakis, T. Fonseca, D. Castelo, C. Longo, A.M. Power, G.J. Pierce and S. Villasante. In press. Disentangling global market drivers for cephalopods to foster transformations towards sustainable seafood systems. People and Nature.
Ainsworth, G.B., P. Pita, J. Garcia-Rodrigues, F. Matos, S. Monteiro, C. Pita, K. Roumbedakis, C. Longo and S. Villasante. In Preparation. Developing a value chain analysis protocol for sustainable cephalopod fisheries. People and Nature.
Ainsworth, G.B., P. Pita, C. Pita, K. Roumbedakis, G.J. Pierce, C. Longo, G. Verutes, T. Fonseca, D. Castelo, C. Montero-Castaño, J. Valeiras, F. Rocha, L. García-De-La-Fuente, J.L. Acuña, M. Del Pino Fernández Rueda, A. Martín Aristín, A. Garazo Fabregat and S. Villasante. In press. Identifying priorities for sustainability measures among value chain actors in artisanal common octopus fisheries. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries.
Ospina-Alvarez, A., S. De Juan, P. Pita, G.B. Ainsworth, F.L. Matos, C. Pita and S. Villasante. 2022. A network analysis of global cephalopod trade. Scientific Reports 12, no 1: 322.
Pita, P., G.B. Ainsworth, B. Alba, A.B. Anderson, M. Antelo, J. Alós, I. Artetxe, J. Baudrier, J.J. Castro, B. Chicharro, K. Erzini, K. Ferter, M. Freitas, L. García-De-La-Fuente, J.A. García-Charton, M. Giménez-Casalduero, A.M. Grau, H. Diogo, A. Gordoa, F. Henriques, K. Hyder, D. Jiménez-Alvarado, P.K. Karachle, J. Lloret, M. Laporta, A.M. Lejk, A.L. Dedeu, P. Martín-Sosa, L. Martínez, A.M. Mira, B. Morales-Nin, E. Mugerza, H.J. Olesen, A. Papadopoulos, J. Pontes, J.J. Pascual-Fernández, A. Purroy, M. Ramires, M. Rangel, J.A. Reis-Filho, J.L. Sánchez-Lizaso, V. Sandoval, V. Sbragaglia, L. Silva, C. Skov, I. Sola, H.V. Strehlow, M.A. Torres, D. Ustups, T. Van Der Hammen, P. Veiga, L.A. Venerus, T. Verleye, S. Villasante, M.S. Weltersbach and L. Zarauz. 2021. First assessment of the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic on global marine recreational fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, no 1533.
Pita, P., G.B. Ainsworth, M. Antelo, L. Gouveia, R. Martínez-Escauriaza, A. Tubío and S. Villasante. 2022. Economic contribution and social welfare of recreational charter boat fisheries in the northeast atlantic: The cases of galicia (spain) and madeira archipelago (portugal). Frontiers in Marine Science 9.
Pita, P., M.O. Gribble, M. Antelo, G. Ainsworth, K. Hyder, M. Van Den Bosch and S. Villasante. 2022. Recreational fishing, health and well-being: Findings from a cross-sectional survey. Ecosystems and People 18, no 1: 530-46.
Villasante, S., A. Tubío, G. Ainsworth, P. Pita, M. Antelo and J.M. Da-Rocha. 2021. Rapid assessment of the covid-19 impacts on the galician (nw spain) seafood sector. Frontiers in Marine Science.
Ainsworth, G.B. and G.L. Burns. 2020. ‘Although i use science, it’s an emotional thing’: Conservation practitioners’ use of positive affect to frame messages about threatened birds. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 27, no 4: 351-77.
Ainsworth, GB, Redpath, SM, Wernham, CV, Wilson, MW, Young, JC (2020). "Integrating scientific and local knowledge to address conservation conflicts: Towards a practical framework based on lessons learned from a Scottish case study." Environmental Science & Policy, 107, 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.02.017
Ainsworth, GB , Kenter, JO, O'Connor, S, Daunt, FHJ, Young, JC (2019). "A fulfilled human life: eliciting sense of place and cultural identity in two UK marine environments through the Community Voice Method." Special Issue on Multiple values for the management and sustainable use of coastal and marine ecosystem services; Ecosystem Services, 39, October, 100992 .
Kiley, HM, Ainsworth, GB, Weston, MA (2019) "Modest levels of interpretability of the term 'biodiversity', mediated by education level, among the Australian public." Pacific Conservation Biology, 25 (2), 208-10. doi:10.1071/PC18056
Watt, A, Ainsworth, G, Balian, E, Cojocaru, G, Darbi, M, Dicks, L, Eggermont, H, Furman, E, Goudeseune, L, Huybrecht, P, Kelemen, E, Koch, F, Konstantinou, Z, Livoreil, B, Locher, K, Lux, A, Mehring, M, Nesshoever, C, Paloniemi, R, Saarikoski, H, Sousa Pinto, I, Vandewalle, M, Varjopuro, R, Varumo, L, Wittmer, H, Young, J (2018). "EKLIPSE: engaging knowledge holders and networks for evidence-informed European policy on biodiversity and ecosystem services." Evidence and Policy. doi:10.1332/174426418X15314036194114
Garnett, ST, Ainsworth, GB, Zander, KK (2018). "Are we choosing the right flagships? The bird species and traits Australians find most attractive." PLoS One, 13 (6), e0199253. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0199253
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).
Ainsworth, G B, and Garnett, S T. (2009). RIMBA: sustainable forest livelihoods in Malaysia and Australia: LESTARI: UKM, Malaysia.
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).
Poseidon, China Ocean Institute, Diatom Consulting and University of Santiago De Compostela. 2022. Blue shark: Economic valuation of the global market for blue shark products and interdependent policy analysis for sustainable management and trade: Oceana.
Niedermüller, S., G. Ainsworth, S. De Juan, R. Garcia, A. Ospina-Alverez, P. Pita and S. Villasante. 2021. The shark and ray meat network: A deep dive into a global affair: WWF.
Pierce, G.J., C. Pita, K. Roumbedakis, R. Mendes, A. Goncalves, S. Villasante, G.B. Ainsworth, P. Pita, G.M. Verutes, J. Garcia Rodrigues, C. Montero, G. Macho, J. Valeiras, J.-P. Robin, A. Larivain and A.M. Power. 2021. Cephs & chefs - a policy brief. Aveiro, Portugal: University of Aveiro.
Roumbedakis, K., C. Pita, C. Longo, C. Monteros-Castano, R. Mendes, A. Goncalves, H. Vieria, G. Macho, G.B. Ainsworth, P. Pita, J. Garcia Rodrigues, G.M. Verutes, S. Villasante, F.L. Matos, S. Monteiro, A. Ospina-Alvarez, A. Larivain, J.-P. Robin, N. Koueta, S. Davoren, A. O'leary, R. Lago, J. Romon, S. Olim, G.J. Pierce and A.M. Power. 2021. Market opportunities for octopus in the atlantic area. Cephs & chefs – octopus, squid, cuttlefish, sustainable fisheries and chefs. Aveiro, Portugal: University of Aveiro.
Villasante, S., G.B. Ainsworth, P. Pita and J. Navacerrada. 2020. Enriqueciendo la cadena de valor de pulpo. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: University of Santiago de Compostela.
Ainsworth, G B. (2019) A whale of a time - stakeholder views on managing the marine environment in the Southwest of England. A report of the Marine Ecosystems Research Programme. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Edinburgh, UK. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.28207.28322
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.
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.
Ainsworth, G B. (2012). Scrubfowl Shenanigans. Nature Territory: Newsletter of the Northern Territory Field Naturalists Club.