A guest post from Susanna Lidström from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Simon West of the Stockhold Reslience Centre Recently, Russell and Blackburn argued that critique of the invasive alien species (IAS) concept constitutes
I’m Dr. Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, a new PLOS Ecology Community Editor. Last summer I was a PLOS Ecology Reporting Fellow at the 2016 Ecological Society of America meeting and I’m excited to join the team year-round!
This month, we are taking a closer look at some of the articles chosen as part of the PLOS Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Collection. This collection highlights recent articles that specifically address how changing climate
This month, we are taking a closer look at some of the articles chosen as part of the PLOS Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Collection. This collection highlights recent articles that specifically address how changing
When I was a kid growing up in the middle of North Carolina, my grandmother would always encourage me to get out into the field and do my work early in the morning before the
Like many scientists, Jean-François Bastin and colleagues had a question. A question that on its surface seems like it may have an obvious answer, or at least, an obvious way to find out the answer.
I have to admit, at first I didn’t really notice. I live in Virginia, a state in the approximate middle of the east coast of the US. The city I call home is at the
During the 1990s, over 90,000 square kilometers of forest cover in the continental United States were lost—an approximate decline in coverage of nearly 3% or an area roughly equivalent to the size of Maine. Primarily
Above, zebra mussels on a native mussel; it has been estimated that invasive zebra mussels have cost Canada and the United States over 5 billion USD. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons. A guest post from
Science transcends borders, breaks down barriers, and provides new understanding regardless of language. This, anyway, is the ideal. In reality however, it’s often the case that the pressures of funding, teaching, and fieldwork…or simply the