Last week I wrote about my favorite new papers on mountains and phenology after a summer of scientific reading. In the second half of my top ten list, I’m highlighting some plant mysteries and best
The attribution of extreme events to human-induced climate change—what is termed anthropogenic climate change—has been a burgeoning scientific frontier as scientists grapple to understand how our activities are altering the earth system. This past week
#Halloween Flashback: Understanding biological diversity using ghosts and goblins: a spooky ecology lesson!
We’re marking Halloween 2017 with some memorably spooky posts from our seven year PLOSBLOGS archive. Here’s one by PLOS Ecology Community Editor, Jeff Atkins. — Victoria Costello, PLOSBLOGS The neighborhoods and sidewalks of
The above image is by USFWS Midwest (creative commons license). Guest Post by Adam Clark at the University of Minnesota Related PLOS ONE paper: Range Expansion of Moose in Arctic Alaska Linked to Warming and
Existential Questions in Ecology – three simple questions to ask yourself in the treatment of ecological zeroes
The analysis of ecological data can be a difficult endeavor. Ecological data are noisy: some days are windy, some days are hotter than usual, sometimes ants chew through your carefully placed flagging tape, and