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 . . .
Why are some animals extremely successful at colonizing and invading new ranges while other, closely related species are not? This . . .
No matter whether you are an ecologist, an evolutionary biologist, a zoologist, botanist, microbiologist, geneticist or whatever, something that most . . .
The received view of Evolution, the so called “Modern Synthesis of Evolution”, developed during the 1920s and 1950s, is a matter . . .
Whittaker’s work on diversity partitioning is doubtless one of the most influential in ecology. As a community/quantitative ecologist, my opinion . . .
The relationship between the richness of a community and its risk of being invaded (invasibility) goes back to Darwin. He . . .
A week or so ago, I wrote a blog post in praise of Hutchinson’s seminal 1961 paper “The Paradox of . . .
I want to preface this post by saying that I am not a theoretician. In fact, I often find long . . .
“The problem that is presented by the phytoplankton is essentially how it is possible for a number of species to . . .