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Intecol special Issue Q and A

The INTECOL special issue (live 2 April) treats biodiversity, a critical concept for ecology and evolution and one of the most political, with a focus on (1) key factors generating and maintaining biodiversity, (2) the difficult, but crucial issue of spatial scale, and (3)...

New Subject Editor: Jessica Blois

Jessica Blois kestrelsJessica Blois— Biography Dr Jessica Blois is an Assistant Professor in Life and Environmental Sciences at UC Merced. Dr Blois received her undergraduate degree in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution from the University of California, San Diego and then worked for a few years...

Local human impacts decouple natural biophysical relationships on Pacific coral reefs

Remote coral reefs of the Pacific Ocean. Remote, uninhabited reefs such as these give us a glimpse into the natural structuring forces of ecological communities in a world without humans and highlight the important fact that not all coral reefs look the same. Natural...

Niche models and translocation experiments: do they predict different responses to climate change?

A metapopulation model had three stages: seeds, rosettes, and juveniles. The model included vital rates of Carlina vulgaris individuals when grown in their home territory. To incorporate responses of life history traits to climate change, these rates were altered...
 

Species’ roles in food webs show fidelity across a highly variable oak forest

Silk button galls formed by the gall wasp (Neuroterus numismalis) located on the leaves of European Oak. Photo by Riikka Kaartinen.