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Mapping the puzzle of herbivore diversity across the Arctic: Functions and relationships matter

 

 

Figure 1 – A phylogenetically diverse Arctic herbivore community including rock ptarmigan and reindeer. Photo: Nicolas Lecomte​

By James D. M. Speed and coauthors

Understanding which species we find where, and why, is...

Passerine assemblages show niche expansion from natural to urban areas

Pictures of six common passerine species in our study locations. Species were increasingly tolerant to habitat transformation from left to right. Left-up: Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea. Left-down: Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia. Middle-up...

New Subject Editor: Simon Creer

Simon Creer is a Professor of Molecular Ecology at Bangor University, North Wales, UK. He is interested in using molecular tools to address questions focusing on the ecology and evolution of a broad array of taxa across the tree of life. He is investigating relationships...

Finding the ‘best’ habitat suitability model

By Edward Gregr and Kai Chan

How is a habitat model’s complexity related to its forecasting skill? Our recent Ecography paper addressed this question using multiple data...

New Subject Editor: Jian Zhang

I am a professor in the School of Ecological and Environmental Sciences at East China Normal University in China. For the last few years, I have been working in diverse ecosystems and taxa and using different approaches to address some fundamental and emerging questions in...