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Increasing temperature may compensate for lower amounts of dead wood in driving richness of saproxylic beetles

Dicerca berolinensis favors sun exposed dead wood of European beech.

By Joerg Muller

Saproxylic insects are strongly influenced by temperature but also require specific dead wood features, and thus interaction between the two factors is likely....

The E4 Award

We are happy to announce an open competition for The Ecography Award for Excellence in Ecology and Evolution (The E4 Award). The recipient of The E4 Award will receive a 1000€ cash award along with the opportunity to publish a prominently featured and freely available...

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...