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!
About a quarter of the over 1,300 species of bat are endemic to islands, meaning they are found there and nowhere else. These island-restricted bats play important roles in island ecosystems through seed dispersal, pollination,
By Emily Benson Ecologists trying to pin down the complex web of connections swirling around a particular species need to start with the basics, things like the size of the population, and whether or not