Julia Rouet-Leduc


Research interest


I am especially interested in inter- and transdisciplinary research on rewilding, and human-nature relations in nature conservation. In my project GrazeLife, I am exploring the multiple ecosystem services provided by different types of grazing in a European context. While looking at all types of grazing management (intensive, pastoral, etc.), I focus especially on wild grazing and rewilding. My research aims at directly informing policy making, and especially the Common Agricultural Policy. To achieve that I am combining natural and social sciences methods and looking at different types of grazing management through 8 case studies in Europe, part of the Rewilding Europe network, which is also coordinating the project.

Short CV


Since 2019 PhD Student at iDiv in EU Project GrazeLife

2017-2018 Research Communications at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

2015-2017 Msc in Environmental Sciences – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Msc Thesis

2010-2015 Bachelor & Msc in Political Sciences & International Relations - Sciences Po Paris

Publications before iDiv


Rouet-Leduc, J., & von Essen, E. (2019). The Compromises of Rewilding in Swedish Laponia: Implications for Nature Reconciliation. The Journal of Transdisciplinary Environmental Studies, 17(1). Retrieved from www.journal-tes.dk



A. Perino, H. M. Pereira, M. Felipe-Lucia, H. Kim, H. S. Kühl, M. R. Marselle, J. N. Meya, C. Meyer, L. M. Navarro, R. van Klink, G. Albert, C. D. Barratt, H. Bruelheide, Y. Cao, A. Chamoin, M. Darbi, M. Dornelas, N. Eisenhauer, F. Essl, N. Farwig, J. Förster, J. Freyhof, J. Geschke, F. Gottschall, C. Guerra, P. Haase, T. Hickler, U. Jacob, T. Kastner, L. Korell, I. Kühn, G. U. C. Lehmann, B. Lenzner, A. Marques, E. Motivans Švara, L. C. Quintero, A. Pacheco, A. Popp, J. Rouet-Leduc, F. Schnabel, J. Siebert, I. R. Staude, S. Trogisch, V. Švara, J.-C. Svenning, G. Pe'er, K. Raab, D. Rakosy, M. Vandewalle, A. S. Werner, C. Wirth, H. Xu, D. Yu, Y. Zinngrebe and A. Bonn

(2021): Biodiversity post-2020: Closing the gap between global targets and national-level implementation. Conservation Letters

Rouet-Leduc, J., Pe'er, G., Moreira, F., Bonn, A., Helmer, W., Shahsavan Zadeh, S. A. A., Zizka, A. and van der Plas, F.

(2021): Effects of large herbivores on fire regimes and wildfire mitigation. Journal of Applied Ecology
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