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What is the future of biotic homogenization?


A red junglefowl, (Gallus gallus) on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, where G. gallus is naturalized.

 

By Kyle Rosenblad

Since McKinney and Lockwood’s (1999) seminal work, a growing body of research has confirmed that human activity...

New Subject Editor Lise Comte

I am a freshwater ecologist with a special interest in how species and communities respond to large-scale anthropogenic disturbances. I am currently a postdoctoral research associate in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington, USA. My...

A simple physical mechanism links the colour-lightness of dragonfly species with their distribution patterns across North America and Europe.

Assemblages of dragonflies are darker coloured in colder regions and lighter coloured in warmer regions! – A general pattern for insects? Photo: Stefan Pinkert.

By Stefan Pinkert

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New Subject Editor Kyle Haynes

I am a Research Associate Professor at the University of Virginia in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Associate Director of Blandy Experimental Farm, a field station for ecological and environmental research in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States and...

Weakening barriers and novel communities expected for North American boreal birds

The Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina), a spruce-budworm specialist that breeds regularly throughout boreal coniferous forests of North America east of the Western Cordillera, is one of 31 species considered likely to expand its range into the Alaskan boreal...