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  1. Arisco, N., Rice, B. L., Tantely, L. M., Girod, R., Emile, G. N., Randriamady, H. J., Castro, M. C. & Golden, C. D. 2019. Deforestation and malaria in Madagascar: a new framework to explore linkages in the absence of robust health reporting infrastructure. The Lancet Planetary Health3, S14.
  2. Morelli, T.L., A. Smith , A. Mancini , E. Balko , C. Borgerson , R. Dolch , Z. Farris , S. Federman , C. D. Golden, S. Holmes, M. Irwin, R. Jacobs, S. Johnson, T. King, S. Lehman, E. Louis, A. Murphy, N. T. Randriahaingo, H. L. L. Randrianarimanana, J. Ratsimbazafy, O. Razafindratsima. The fate of Madagascar’s rainforest habitat. Nature Climate Change. In press.
  3. Borgerson, C., Razafindrapaoly, D., Rajaona, B., Rasolofoniaina, B. J. R. and C. D. Golden. 2019. Food Insecurity and the Unsustainable Hunting of Wildlife in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 3, 99.
  4. Annapragada, A., Borgerson, C., Iams, S., Miharifetra, A., Crawford, G. C., Helin, M., and Golden, C.D. 2019. Modeling the impact of Newcastle disease virus vaccinations on chicken production systems in Northeastern Madagascar. Frontiers in Veterinary Science6, 305. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00305
  5. Golden, C.D., B. Vaitla, L. Ravaoliny, M.A. Vonona, E.J.G. Anjaranirina, H.J. Randriamady, R.P. Glahn, S.E. Guth, L.C.H. Fernald, and S.S. Myers. 2019. Seasonal trends of nutrient intake in rainforest communities of north-eastern Madagascar. Public Health Nutrition 22(12): 2200-2209.
  6. Naidoo, R., D. Gerkey, D. Hole, A. Pfaff, A.M. Ellis, C.D. Golden, D. Herrera, K. Johnson, M. Mulligan, T.H. Ricketts, B. Fisher. 2019. Evaluating the impacts of protected areas on human well-being across the developing world. Science Advances 5(4), eaav3006.
  7. Pasolli, E., F. Asnicar, S. Manara, M. Zolfo, N. Karcher, F. Armanini, F. Beghini, P. Manghi, A. Tett,             B. L. Rice, C. DuLong, X. C. Morgan, C. D. Golden, C. Huttenhower, and N. Segata. 2019. The human microbiome explored by over 150,000 genomes from geographically diverse metagenomes. Cell 176(3), 649-662
  8. Marushka, L., T-A. Kenny, M. Batal, W.W.L. Cheung, K. Fediuk, C.D. Golden, A.K. Salomon, T. Sadik, L. V. Weatherdon, H.M. Chan. 2019. Impacts of climate-related decline of seafood harvest on nutritional status of coastal First Nations in British Columbia, Canada. PLoS ONE 14(2), e0211473.
  9. Vaitla, B., D. Collar, MR Smith, SS Myers, BL Rice, and CD Golden. 2018. Predicting nutrient content of ray-finned fishes using phylogenetic information. Nature Communications.
  10. Bustamante, N.D., D. Golden, J.F. Randrianasolo, P. Parmar. 2018. A Qualitative Evaluation of Healthcare in the Maroantsetra Region of Madagascar. International Health.
  11. Herrera, J., C. Borgerson, L. Tongasoa, P. Andriamahazorivosoa, B.J.R. Rasolofoniaina, E.R. Rakotondrafarasata, J.F. Randrianasolo, S.E. Johnson, P.C. Wright, D. Golden. 2018. Estimating the population size of lemurs based on their mutualistic food trees. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13409
  12. Brook, C. E., Herrera, J. P., Borgerson, C., Fuller, E., Andriamahazoarivosoa, P., Rasolofoniaina, B. R., … & Golden, C. D. 2019.  Population viability and harvest sustainability for Madagascar lemurs. Conservation Biology.
  13. D. J. McCauley, C. Jablonicky, E. H. Allison, C. D. Golden, F. H. Joyce, J. Mayorga, D. Kroodsma. 2018. Wealthy countries dominate industrial fishing. Science Advances 4, eaau2161.
  14. World Bank. 2018. Climate Change and Health Diagnostic: Madagascar. Risks and Opportunities for Climate-Smart Health and Nutrition Investment. Investing in Climate Change and Health Series. Eds. Bouley, T., Golden, C.D., Guillemot, J., Ebi, K. Washington, DC.
  15. Borgerson, C., Vonona, M. A., Vonona, T., Anjaranirina, E. J. G., Lewis, R., Ralainasolo, F. and Golden, C. D. 201 8. An evaluation of the interactions among household economies, human health, and wildlife hunting in the Lac Alaotra wetland complex of Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 13(1) doi:10.431 4/mcd.v1 3i1 .5
  16. Borgerson, C., Johnson, S.E., Louis, E.E., Holmes, S.M., Anjaranirina, E.J.G., Randriamady, H.J., and Golden, C.D. The use of natural resources to improve household income, health, and nutrition within the forests of Kianjavato, Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 13(1): doi: 10.4314/mcd.v13i1.6
  17. SB Stone, SS Myers, CD Golden, the Planetary Health Education Brainstorm Group. 2018. Cross-cutting principles in planetary health education. Lancet Planetary Health.
  18. Canavan, CR, RA Noor, CD Golden, C Juma, W Fawzi. Sustainable food systems for optimal planetary health. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 111(6): 238-240.
  19. Herrera, D., Ellis, A., Fisher, B., Golden, CD, Johnson, K., Mulligan, M., Pfaff, A., Treuer, T., and Ricketts, TH. 2017. Upstream watershed condition predicts rural children’s health across 35 developing countries. Nature Communications 8:811.
  20. Smith, MR, CD Golden, and SS Myers (2017). Anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions may increase the risk of global iron deficiency. GeoHealth 1, doi: 1002/2016GH000018
  21. Golden, CD, Seto, KL, Chen, OL, Cheung, WWL, Dey, MM, Halpern, BS, McCauley, DJ, Myers, SS, Smith, M, Vaitla, B, Zeller, D, Allison, EH. Does Aquaculture Support the Needs of Nutritionally Vulnerable Countries? Frontiers in Marine Science 4 (159). doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00159
  22. Golden, C. D., Anjaranirina, E. J. G., Fernald, L. C. H., Hartl, D. L., Kremen, C., Ralalason, D. H., Ramihantaniarivo, H., Randriamady, H. J., Rice, B. L., Vaitla, B., Volkman, S. K., Vonona, M. A., and Myers, S. S. 2017. Cohort Profile: The Madagascar Health and Environmental Research (MAHERY) Study in Northeastern Madagascar. International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx071
  23. Almada, AA, Golden, CD, Osofsky, SA, Myers, SS. A Case for Planetary Health/GeoHealth. GeoHealth 1(2): 75-78.
  24. Murphy, A., Farris, Z., Karpanty, S. Kelly, M., Miles, K., Ratelolahy, F., Rahariniaina, R.P., and Golden, C.D. (2017). Using camera traps to examine distribution and occupancy trends of ground-dwelling rainforest birds in north-eastern Madagascar. Bird Conservation International,1-14. doi:10.1017/S0959270917000107
  25. Fisher, B., Herrera, D., Adams, D., Fox, H.E., Gill, D.A., Golden, C.D., Mulligan, M, Myers, S.S., Pfaff, A., Selig, E.R., Ricketts, T.H. (2017). Effect of coastal protection on childhood health: an exploratory study. The Best Abstracts in Planetary Health. The Lancet.
  26. Borgerson, C., Rajaona, D., Razafindrapaoly, B., Rasolofoniaina, BJR, Kremen, C., and Golden, CD. 2017. [Abstract] Links between food insecurity and the unsustainable hunting of wildlife in a UNESCO world heritage site in Madagascar. The Best Abstracts in Planetary Health. The Lancet.
  27. van Vliet, N, Moreno, J., Gómez, J., Zhou, W., Fa, J.E., Golden, C.D., Alves, R.R.N., and Nasi, R. 2017. Bushmeat and human health: assessing the evidence in tropical and sub-tropical forests. Ethnobiology and Conservation 6:3.
  28. Pascual, U., Balvanera, P., Diaz, S., Pataki, G.Roth, E., Stenseke, M., Watson, R., Başak Dessane, E., Breslow, S. J., Islar, M., Kelemen, E., Keune, H., Maris, V., Pengue, W., Quaas, M., Subramanian, S. M., Wittmer, H., Mohamed, A. A., Al-Hafedh, Y. S., Asah, S. T., Berry, P., Bilgin, A., Bullock, C., Cáceres, D., Golden, C. D., Gómez-Baggethun, E., González-Jiménez, D., Houdet, J., Kumar, R., May, P. H., Mead, A., O’Farrell, P., Pacheco-Balanza, D., Pandit, R., Pichis-Madruga, R., Popa, F., Preston, S., Saarikoski, H., Strassburg, B. B., Verma, M., Yagi, N., Ahn, S., Amankwah, E., Daly-Hassen, H., Figueroa, E., Ma, K., van den Belt, M., Wickson, F. 2017. Valuing nature’s contributions to people: The IPBES approach. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 26, 7-16.
  29. Myers, S.S., M. R. Smith, S. Guth, D. Golden, B.Vaitla, N. D. Mueller, A. D. Dangour, and P. Huybers. Climate Change and global food systems: potential impacts on food security and undernutrition. Annual Reviews of Public Health 38:14.1-14.9 (2017).
  30. Rice, B. L., Golden, C. D., Anjaranirina, E. J. G., Botelho, C. M., Volkman, S. K., & Hartl, D. L. (2016). Genetic evidence that the Makira region in northeastern Madagascar is a hotspot of malaria transmission. Malaria Journal, 15(1), 596.
  31. Myers, S. S., Golden, C. D., Almada, A. A., Osofsky, S. A., & Pongsiri, M. J. (2016). Research in planetary health: a call for abstracts. The Lancet, 388(10056), 2070.
  32. Golden, CD, Allison, EH, Cheung, WWL, Dey, MM, Halpern, BS, McCauley, DJ, Smith, M, Vaitla, B, Zeller, D, Myers, SS (2016). Fall in fish catch threatens human nutrition. Nature 534: 317-320.
  33. Golden, CD. (2016). Aquaculture: Are farmed fish just for the wealthy? Golden et al. reply. Nature, 538(7624), 171-171.
  34. Golden, CD, Gupta, AC, Vaitla, B, Myers, SS. Ecosystem services and food security: assessing inequality at community, household and individual scales. Environmental Conservation 1–8. doi: 10.1017/S0376892916000163 (2016).
  35. Blasiak, R., Golden, C. D., Jauharee, A. R., McDonald, A., Natori, Y., Okuda, N., Pacheco, E., Saito, H., Sinan, H., Tanaka, T., Yagi, N., Yiu, E (2016) Local and regional experiences with assessing and fostering ocean health. Marine Policy 71: 54-59.
  36. Bayles, B. R., Brauman, K. A., Adkins, J. N., Allan, B. F., Ellis, A. M., Goldberg, T. L., Golden, C. D., Grigsby-Toussaint, D. S., Myers, S. S., Osofsky, S. A., Ricketts, T. H., and Ristaino, J. B. (2016) Ecosystem services connect environmental change to human health outcomes. EcoHealth. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-016-1137-5
  37. Smith MR, Micha R, Golden CD, Mozaffarian D, Myers SS (2016) Global Expanded Nutrient Supply (GENuS) Model: A New Method for Estimating the Global Dietary Supply of Nutrients. PLoS ONE 11(1): doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146976.
  38. Farris, Z. J., Golden, C. D., Karpanty, S., Murphy, A., Stauffer, D., Ratelolahy, F. and Kelly, M. J. (2015). Hunting, Exotic Carnivores, and Habitat Loss: Anthropogenic Effects on a Native Carnivore Community, Madagascar. PloS ONE, 10(9), e0136456.
  39. Technical Report: Preliminary guide regarding diverse conceptualization of multiple values of nature and its benefits, including biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services. M. Díaz, G. Pataki, E. Roth, R. T. Watson, Y. S. Al-Hafedh, S. Ahn, E. Amankwah, S. Tanyi-Asah, P. Balvanera, S. Breslow, C. Bullock, D. M. Caceres, V. Chobotová, H. Daly-Hasen, E. Başak Dessane, E. Figueroa, C. Golden, E. Gomez-Baggethun, M. Islar, E. Kelemen, R. Kumar, K. Ma, V. Maris, M. Masozera, P. H. May, A. Mead, A. Mohamed, D. Moran, P. O’Farrell, D. Pacheco, R. Pandit, W. A. Pengue, R. Pichs, F. Popa, R. Považan, M. Quaas, T. Rakotobe, H. Saarikoski, B. Strassburg, S. Subramanian, M. van den Belt, M. Verma, X. Wang, F. Wickson, H. Wittmer, N. Yagi, E. B. Barbier, M. Burton, J. Houdet, H. Keune, S. Liu, S. Maynard, R. Portela, M. Spierenburg. Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Bonn, Germany.
  40. World Health Organization and Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. 2015. Connecting global priorities: biodiversity and human health: a state of knowledge review. Editors: C. Romanelli, D. Cooper, D. Campbell-Lendrum, M. Maiero, W. B. Karesh, D. Hunter and C. D. Golden. Montreal, Canada and Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Publications.
  41. Golden, C. D. and J. Comaroff. 2015. The effects of social change on wildlife consumption taboos in northeastern Madagascar. Ecology and Society 20(2): 41.
  42. Golden, C. D. and J. Comaroff. 2015. The human health and conservation relevance of food taboos in northeastern Madagascar. Ecology and Society 20(2): 42.
  43. Miao, D., S. L. Young, S. L. and D. Golden. 2015. A meta-analysis of pica and micronutrient status. American Journal of Human Biology 27(1): 84-93.
  44. Golden, C. D., Rabehatonina, A. Rakotosoa, and M. Moore. Socio-ecological analysis of natural resource use in Betampona Strict Natural Reserve. Madagascar Conservation & Development, North America, 9, Nov. 2014. Available at: <>.
  45. Golden, C. D. 2014. Gratitude, guilt, goodwill and giving back: Lessons from Madagascar [Research note]. Journal of Research Practice, 10(2), Article N6.
  46. Golden, D. 2014. Spiritual roots of the land: hierarchy and relationships of the religious cosmologies of humans and their environment in the Maroantsetra region of Madagascar. Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology 18(3): 255-268.
  47. Golden, D., M. Bonds, J. S. Brashares, B. J. R. Rasolofoniaina and C. Kremen. 2014. Economic valuation of subsistence harvest of wildlife in Madagascar. Conservation Biology 28: 234-243.
  48. Brashares, J., B. Abrahms, K. Fiorella, D. Golden, C. Hojnowski, R. Marsh, D. McCauley, T. Nunez, K. Seto and L. Withey. (2014). Wildlife decline and social conflict. Science 345(6145): 376-378.
  49. Myers, S. S., D. Golden, T. Ricketts, W. R. Turner, R. Ostfeld, K. H. Redford, L. Gaffikin, and S. A. Osofsky. 2013. Human health impacts of ecosystem alteration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 110(47), 18753-18760.
  50. Myers, S. S., Gaffikin, L., Golden, C. D., Ostfeld, R. S., Redford, K. H., Ricketts, T. H., Turner, W. R. & Osofsky, S. A. (2014). Reply to De Coster et al.: Exploring the complexity of ecosystem–human health relationships. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences111(18), E1816-E1816.
  51. Golden, D., R. W. Wrangham and J. S. Brashares. 2013. Assessing the accuracy of interviewed recall for rare, highly seasonal events: the case of wildlife consumption in Madagascar. Animal Conservation 16: 597-603.
  52. Andrianaranjaka, V., J. T. Lin, D. Golden, J. J. Juliano and M. Randrianarivelojosia. 2013. Activation of minority-variant Plasmodium vivax hypnozoites following artesunate + amodiaquine treatment in a 23-year old man with relapsing malaria in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Malaria Journal 12:177.
  53. Prugh, L. R. and D. Golden. 2014. Does moonlight increase predation risk? Meta-analysis reveals divergent responses of nocturnal mammals to lunar cycles. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 504-514.
  54. Golden, D., R. W. Wrangham and J. S. Brashares. 2013. Practical directions for the use of recall data in conservation science. Animal Conservation 16: 608-609.
  55. Weinbaum, K.Z., Brashares, J.S., Golden, C.D., and W. Getz. 2013. Searching for sustainability: are assessments of wildlife harvests behind the times? Ecology Letters 16(1): 99-111.
  56. Allnut, T., G. Asner, D. Golden, G. Powell. 2013. Mapping recent deforestation and forest disturbance in northeastern Madagascar. Tropical Conservation Science 6: 1-15.
  57. Golden D., Rasolofoniaina BJR, Anjaranirina EJG, Nicolas L, Ravaoliny L, and C. Kremen. (2012) Rainforest Pharmacopeia in Madagascar Provides High Value for Current Local and Prospective Global Uses. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041221
  58. Golden D., Rasolofoniaina BJR, Benjamin R, Young SL. 2012. Pica and Amylophagy Are Common among Malagasy Men, Women and Children. PLoS ONE 7(10): e47129. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047129
  59. Brashares, J.S., D. Golden, K. Weinbaum, C. B. Barrett and G.V. Okello. 2011. Economic and geographic drivers of wildlife consumption in rural Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 108:13931-13936.
  60. Golden, D., L. C. H. Fernald, J. S. Brashares, B. J. R. Rasolofoniaina, and C. Kremen. 2011. Benefits of wildlife consumption to child nutrition in a biodiversity hotspot. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 108:19653-19656.
  61. Golden, D. 2009. Bushmeat hunting and use in the Makira Forest, north-eastern Madagascar: a conservation and livelihoods issueOryx 43: 386-392.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications and Materials

  1. Contributing author in Mittermeier et al. 2006. Lemurs of Madagascar: Second Edition, Tropical Field Guide Series. Washington, DC: Conservation International.
  2. Contributing author in Mittermeier et al. 2010. Lemurs of Madagascar: Third Edition, Tropical Field Guide Series. Washington, DC: Conservation International
  3. Dolch, R., Patel, E. R., Ratsimbazafy, J., Golden, C. D., Ratolojanahary, T., Rafalimandimby, J., & Fiely, J. L. 2010. Distribution of Prolemur simus north of the Mangoro-Nosivolo river–how far north do we really have to look. Lemur News, 15, 32-34.
  4. Schwitzer, C., Baker-Médard, M., Dolch, R., Golden, C. D., Irwin, M., Johnson, S., Patel, E., Raharivololona, B. M., Ratsimbazafy, J., Razafindramanana, J., and Volampeno, S. 2013. Factors contributing to lemur population decline on a national scale, and proposed immediate and longer-term mitigation actions. In: Schwitzer C, Mittermeier RA, Davies N, Johnson S, Ratsimbazafy J, Razafindramanana J, Louis Jr. EE, Rajaobelina S (eds). Lemurs of Madagascar: A Strategy for Their Conservation 20132016. Bristol, UK: IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Bristol Conservation and Science Foundation, and Conservation International. 185 pp.
  5. Golden, C. D., Anjaranirina, E. J. G., Rasolofoniaina, B. J. R., Vonona, M. A. and L. Ravaoliny. 2014. Zavamaniry Tanika Hita Amin’ny Faritra Makira. MAHERY (Madagascar Healthy and Environmental Research), Boston, MA USA. 237pp. This is the first book ever to be published/copyrighted in the Malagasy language by the US Copyright office. It is a field guide pharmacopeia for local people to preserve their knowledge of traditional medicines and pass it on to future generations.
  6. Osofsky, S. A., A. Jacob and C. D. Golden (2014). Analysis of linkages between mental health and ecosystem integrity. One Health Newsletter 7(3): 3-5.
  7. Osofsky, S. A., A. Jacob and C. D. Golden (2014). Analysis of linkages between public health and the vulnerability to extreme events. One Health Newsletter 7(4): 3-5.
  8. Osofsky, S. A., A. Jacob and C. D. Golden (2015). Analysis of linkages between ecosystem degradation and loss of biopharmaceuticals. One Health Newsletter 8(1): 3-5.