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European fish stocks on the move

Map of the northeast Atlantic showing the changes in spatial occurrence per species identified by the presence–absence analysis. In each ICES division, the results are showed with a petal plot. Each petal corresponds to a species, and these are ordered from top to bottom...

Leveraging big citizen science data to understand urban tolerance of bird species

Fig. 1. Three example species, showing their theoretical grouping based on response to urbanization – and their values of VIIRS night-time lights at a continental scale.

By Corey Callaghan

Urbanization is negatively impacting...

Highly cited editors

We are happy to announce that several members on our editorial board have been awarded "Highly Cited Researcher" for 2019. This award is recognizing the world's most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers...

One thousand camera traps reveal that forest mammal communities have a consistent structure and similar vulnerability across the tropics

By Francesco Rovero

That biological communities in similar environments but distant regions share forms and functions is a known pattern of diversity attributed to convergent evolution. For tropical forest mammals, which include some of the most...

New Subject Editor: Susana Clusella-Trullas

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Botany and Zoology at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa. I received my PhD in Ecology and Environmental Science from Drexel University (Philadephia, USA) and moved to South Africa for postdoctoral research...