Laurance, W. F. 1986. Logging and the survival of wildlife in Australia's tropical rainforests. Heritage Australia Magazine. Summer, pp. 5-9.
Laurance, W. F. 1990. The top end of Down Under. Wildlife Conservation Magazine, July/August, pp. 26-45.
Laurance, W. F. 1991. Regenwald-paradies auf abruf? Das Tier Magazine (Germany), pp. 40-47.
Laurance, W. F. 1995. Killer rats of the Queensland rainforest. Nature Australia Magazine, Summer, pp. 38-45.
Laurance, W. F. 1996. Why are Queensland's frogs croaking? Nature Australia Magazine, Autumn, pp. 56-62.
Laurance, W. F. 1997. Frog declines. Nature Australia Magazine, Autumn, p. 5. 36
Laurance, W. F. 1998. Fragments of the forest. Natural History Magazine, July/August, 107(6), pp. 34-38.
Laurance, W. F. 1999. Gaia's lungs: Are rainforests inhaling earth's excess carbon dioxide? Natural History Magazine, March/April, 108 (2), p. 96.
Laurance, W. F. 2000. A whistle-stop tour of the Amazon. Science and Technology Section, PBS Online.
Laurance, W. F. 2000. Confrontation in the Outback: a tropical biologist‟s tale. Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 September, pp. B12-B14.
Laurance, W. F. 2000. New threats to the Amazon. HSO News Forum (http://www.forumhso.pt).
Laurance, W. F. 2005. Razing Amazonia. New Scientist, 15 October, pp. 34-39.
Laurance, W. F. 2006. The value of trees. New Scientist, 14 April, p. 24.
Laurance, W. F. 2007. Road to ruin. New Scientist, 6 June, p. 25.
Laurance, W. F. 2007. Cursing condoms. New Scientist, 1 September, p. 23.
Laurance, W. F. 2008. Expect the unexpected. New Scientist, 12 April, p. 17.
Laurance, W. F. 2008. Tipping the balance. The Ecologist, July/August, pp. 37-41.
Laurance, W. F. 2008. The real cost of minerals. New Scientist, 16 August, p. 16.
Laurance, W. F. 2008. A tropical storm. The Ecologist, November, p. 86.
Laurance, W. F. 2009. Move over, polar bear. New Scientist, 10 November, p. 14
Laurance, W. F. 2009. Reality check for deforestation debate. BBC News Online (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7848200.stm).
Laurance, W. F. 2009. Possum on the rostrum. Natural History Magazine, April, p. 48.
Laurance, W. F. 2009. Possum or polar bear? The Ecologist, April, pp. 32-37.
Laurance, W. F. 2009. Roads to ruin. New Scientist, 29 August, pp. 24-25.
Laurance, W. F. 2010. The way of the possum: What one animal can teach us about global warming. E Magazine, January/February, pp. 16-18.
Laurance, W. F. 2010. I applaud Norway's funding offer to Indonesia, but where will that money go? The Ecologist (http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/other_comments/526301/i_applaud_norways_1bn_funding_offer_to_indonesia_but_where_will_that_money_go.html). 2 July 2010.
Laurance, W. F. 2010. Will carbon trading save vanishing forests? Australian Geographic Online.
Laurance, W. F. 2010. Exploring Gabon's nightlife. Africa Geographic Magazine, October, pp. 31-35.
Laurance, W. F. 2010. Heatshock. New Scientist, 4 December, pp. 37-39.
Laurance, W. F. 2011. China's dubious new honour. Australian Geographic Online http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/chinas-dubious-new-honour.htm
Laurance, W. F. 2011. In praise of the weird. New Scientist,18 June, pp. 30-32.
Laurance, W. F. 2011. Painting the rainforests REDD. Australian Geographic Magazine, 1 August, pp. 102-104.
Laurance, W. F. 2011. The world’s tropical forests are already feeling the heat . Yale Environment 360 Magazine.