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Sleeping with the enemy: elephants alter rest behavior in risky areas

By Laura Keating and George Wittemyer

Sleep has been hypothesized to be fundamental to cognitive functioning, and extreme sleep deprivation can have lethal implications. In addition, sleep is one of the most susceptible times of day for an animal...

Making sense of of community phylogenetic metrics and null models

A rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) and a helmeted friarbird (Philemon buceroides) eye each other warily at a flowering Schefflera actinophylla in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia. Photo by Bryan Suson....

Plant traffic along mountain roads

Gravel road through Torres del Paine National Park in the Chilean Andes

 

Editor's choice March 2017

By Jonas Lembrechts

Roads help us to get from point A to point B. They are extremely useful structures for doing exactly...

New Deputy EiC hanna Tuomisto

I am a botanist interested in many aspects of ecology and biogeography. My research is mainly focused on rain forest ecology in Amazonia, especially to clarify drivers of plant community composition, broad-scale floristic patterns and the evolutionary origin of Amazonian...

Regression commonality analyses on hierarchical genetic distances

By Jerome G. Prunier

Landscape genetics is emerging as an important way of supporting decision-making in landscape management, in response to the deterioration of matrix permeability due to habitat loss and fragmentation. In line with unremitting methodological...