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Shirley Atkinson: Additional Details

Publications/Book Chapters

  • Cumming, D. H. M., Osofsky, S. A., Atkinson, S. J. & Atkinson, M. W. 2015. Beyond fences: wildlife, livestock and land use in southern Africa. In: J. Zinsstag, E. Schelling, D. Waltner-Toews, M. Whittaker & M. Tanner (Eds.). One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches. (pp. 243-257). CABI International, Oxfordshire, UK.
  • Dierenfeld, E. S., Atkinson, S. J., Craig, A. M., Walker, K. C., Streich, W.J. & Clauss, M. 2005. Mineral concentrations in serum/plasma and liver tissue of captive and free-ranging rhinoceros species. Zoo Biology, 24, 51-72.
  • Thomson, G. R., Penrith, M.-L., Atkinson, M. W., Atkinson, S. J., Cassidy, D. & Osofsky, S. A. 2013. Balancing livestock production and wildlife conservation in and around southern Africa's transfrontier conservation areas. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 60, 492–506.
  • Thomson, G. R., Penrith, M.-L., Atkinson, M. W., Thalwitzer, S., Mancuso, A., Atkinson, S. J. & Osofsky, S. A. 2013. International trade standards for commodities and products derived from animals: the need for a system that integrates food safety and animal disease risk management. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 60, 507–515.

White Papers, Technical Reports, and other Peer Outreach

General Audience

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  • Atkinson, S. J. 2014. Resolving disease-related conflict at the livestock/wildlife interface in support of transfrontier conservation in southern Africa. In: Proceedings from the Improving Health and Well-being: Health Parks Health stream of the IUCN World Parks Congress (p. 62). Parks Australia, Sydney, Australia.
  • Atkinson, S. J., du Toit, J. & Topps, J. 1997. Maintenance of captive black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) on indigenous browse in Zimbabwe: energetics and nutrition. In: Proceedings of the Second Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition. AZA Nutritional Advisory Group, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Atkinson, S. J., Thomson, G. R., Penrith, M.-L. & Osofsky, S. A. 2014. Transboundary disease management in southern Africa: implications of a One Health approach for transfrontier conservation, agriculture and economic development. In: Abstracts Book for RP-PCP and AHEAD-GLTFCA Conference on Management of Protected Areas and Their Peripheries in Southern Africa: Has Anything Changed with the Creation of TFCAs? (p. 31). Hwange, Zimbabwe.
  • Gureja, N., Atkinson, S., Moorad, J. & Flyman, M. (Eds). 2014. Proceedings of the Botswana wildlife research symposium: bridging the gap between conservation science and management. Prepared for the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Maun, Botswana.

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Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability Faculty Fellow
  • IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group
  • IUCN WCPA Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group
  • Wildlife Disease Association