Skip to main content

Stuart L. Pimm

Doris Duke Distinguished Professor of Conservation Ecology in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences
Environmental Sciences and Policy
Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328
A301 LSRC, Durham, NC

Selected Grants


Elephant Movement and Dispersal Across Southern Africa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pretoria · 2019 - 2022

Consequences of Changing Mangrove Forests in South Asia on the Provision of Global Ecosystem Goods and Services

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2017 - 2021

Big Cats Initiative Assessment Team Completion for Leopard and Cheetah Surveys

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Geographic Society · 2012 - 2016

Sooty Terns Telemetry Research at Dry Tortugas National Park

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Park Service · 2010 - 2016

Elephant Movement and Dispersal Across Southern Africa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pretoria · 2019 - 2022

Consequences of Changing Mangrove Forests in South Asia on the Provision of Global Ecosystem Goods and Services

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2017 - 2021

Big Cats Initiative Assessment Team Completion for Leopard and Cheetah Surveys

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Geographic Society · 2012 - 2016

Sooty Terns Telemetry Research at Dry Tortugas National Park

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Park Service · 2010 - 2016

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Project

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Park Service · 2003 - 2013

Synthesis of Cape Sable Sparrow Research

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Park Service · 2011 - 2013

Remote Sensing of Essential Drivers of White Sand Ecosystems in the Brazilian Amazon: Implications for Plant and Avian Diversity

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2006 - 2010

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Modelling Project

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fish and Wildlife · 2006 - 2008

Biodiversity Characterization and Dynamics of North America Using MODIS 500m Data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by US Geological Survey · 2006 - 2007

Analysis of turtle numbers on the Dry Tortugas

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Park Service · 2005 - 2006

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow Project

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fish and Wildlife · 2005 - 2006

Biodiversity Characterization and Dynamics of North America Using MODIS 500m Data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by US Geological Survey · 2004 - 2005

External Relationships


  • Editorial and Advisory Boards for journals and related publications.
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare
  • International Union for the Conservation of Nature; The Netherlands.
  • Saving Nature
  • University of Pretoria, South Africa

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies, institutions, or organizations listed above. This information is available to institutional leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.