Last month, Nature Ecology & Evolution published Courchamp and Bradshaw’s ‘100 articles every ecologist should read.’ Here, Courchamp and Bradshaw attempt to compile a list of seminal papers as a foundational reading list for ecology
Archives for December 2017
While citations to academic papers are easy to track (see Google Scholar, World of Science), it’s quite informative to see what research people are actually “talking” about. Just yesterday my oldest son was reminding us
Over the last few decades, fungal diseases have decimated populations of animals such as amphibians and bats. Now, a new study sounds the alarm for snakes. The research, published in the journal Science Advances, shows
Increasingly, animals have to share their space with human activities and infrastructure, even in protected nature reserves. Although human activity can often disturb animal populations, it can also be a source of reliable, easy-to-access resources.
Tis the season for student projects! As a postdoc I’m not teaching this year and I’m not pining for a pile of grading, but this is a bit of the academia-phenology that I miss.
Balancing Science and Advocacy in the Face of Climate Denial: A climate scientist reports from COP23
0000-0002-8715-2896 A guest post by John Fleming on a Trump Administration-sponsored session at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn Germany, Nov 13, 2017. As a climate scientist, I came to the United
A recent opinion piece in the Washington Post from Dr. Robert Alexander Pyron has created quite the stir in the conservation and biology communities. Pyron’s piece, We don’t need to save endangered species. Extinction is