Ecography covers

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September 2016

Colouration of insects like of the depicted tiger beetle (Cicindela sylvicola) is supposed to have multifarious reasons ranging from predator avoidance to sexual advertisement....

August 2016

Many widespread species, like this Gallotia galloti lizard on the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands) inhabit a diverse range of environments. Local adaptation of...

July 2016

Brazilian reefs encompass the unique coral reef formations in the South Atlantic Ocean. This shot shows a fan worm on the top of a Montastraea cavernosa coral colony on a coral...

June 2016

Chioglossa lusitanica, or golden-striped salamander, is an amphibian endemic species to the Iberian Peninsula. It is a species of Salamandridae family listed as 'Vulnerable' (VU...

May 2016

Phrynosoma goodei, the Goode's Horned Lizard, with its body buried in sand in the Sonoran Desert of southwestern USA. Many horned lizard species use rapid, lateral-twisting head...

April 2015

The front page of this special issue of software notes, detailing tools for better reproducibility in ecological science, shows the workflow processes of the sdm R package. sdm provides...

March 2016

Jodis lactearia, a moth of the Geometridae family that commonly occurs in deciduous woodland, resting in a floodplain forest in eastern Austria. Terrestrial arthropod...

January 2016

Two polar bear cubs nestled against their mother on the sea ice of the Beaufort Sea. Polar bears travel and hunt on the sea ice, which itself can drift many kilometres per day. We used...

December 2015

Lord Howe Island, home to the southernmost coral reef in the world, is dominated by corals that reproduce by brooding larvae, such as this Porites. In this issue, Keith et al. suggest...

November 2015

Hummingbird species from La Selva–Braulio Carrillo corridor on the Caribbean slope of Costa Rica. Hermit hummingbirds mostly have long and/or curved bill (photo 1, 2 and 3 from top-left...

August 2015

Remote coral reef in the Line Islands Archipelago, central Pacific. Remote, uninhabited coral reefs can teach us about the structure and function of coral reef ecosystems in the absence...

July 2015

Photo taken by a camera attached to a GPS collar of a wild reindeer called 'Bella' in Hardangervidda, Norway. Copyright by Olav Strand and Roy Andersen/NINA.

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June 2015

The golden mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis) has been facing changes in climate and vegetation in its elevation range in and around Yosemite National Park,...

May 2015

Right image: The longhorn beetle Rosalia alpina in a disturbance area in the Alps. Photo by Ralph Martin.

Top left image: The checkered beetle Clerus mutilarius...

April 2015

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pbdb_map_occur function, from the paleobioDB R Package, returns a map of the number of fossil records per cell stored in the Paleobiology Database. In...

March 2015

Shoal of Oblada melanura in the marine protected area of the Bonifacio Strait, Mediterranean Sea. The objective of the Convetion on Biological Diversity is to protect 10% of...

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