Ecography covers

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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...

January 2015

White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) off the coast of Stewart Island (New Zealand).  Despite new shark species being discovered at accelerating rates, their global diversity...

October 2014

Moor frogs (Rana arvalis) ready to breed in spring. The world is warming faster at higher latitudes. As a result northern populations of amphibians advance their breeding dates...

September 2014

Striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum) leaves and seeds from the southern Appalachians of the United States depict two of three plant functional traits, leaf nitrogen content and...

August 2014

Robinson's mouse opossum (Marmosa robinsoni) in a gallery forest surrounded by savannas in the Venezuelan state of Cojedes.  Ecological niche models of each species indicate...

July 2014

A mangrove swallow Tachycineta albilinea sitting on its nest-box in the New River Lagoon, Hill Bank, Belize, in May 2008. Nest-boxes have allowed detailed studies of breeding...

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