Below is the first installment in another two-part series of posts on the philosophical and ecological values of biodiversity motivated . . .
A few years ago, a great frenzy took over the Brazilian media and some social circles; the three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes . . .
Advice to new graduate students in ecology: the Equilibrium Theory of Island Biogeography will almost undoubtedly appear on your general . . .
Forest trees have a long-standing niche in ecologists’ quest to unravel how so many species can coexist on so little . . .
Several months ago, I watched an eagerly-anticipated head-to-head forum on invasion management featuring Dan Simberloff and Mark Davis. The two . . .
An article published back in 2008 in Science by Chivian et al. details the discovery of the only known instance . . .
The Latitudinal Diversity Gradient (LDG), i.e., the increase in species richness, from high to low latitudes, is the most enduring . . .
On October 29, 2013, graduate students Rob Heckman, Claire Fieseler, and I sat down with Dr. Tony Ives, Plaenert-Bascom Professor . . .
How can we tell when a community is saturated with species? Such a community is in some sense “full” and . . .
It’s no surprise that climate fluctuations influence the geographic distributions of many species. I myself traded in my heavy winter . . .