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Seasonal cycles of diversity and similarity in a Central American rainforest butterfly community

V. Grøtan, R. Lande, I. A. Chacon and P. J. DeVries

Lowland tropical rainforests harbor the greatest insect diversity on earth, and ecologists have repeatedly shown that wet and dry seasons are correlated with insect abundances. Despite its importance for understanding...

Koalas need to balance their requirements for food and shade

You would think that once a koala found a good tree for feeding, they would stay put. This is not the case according to...

A serious miscalculation on Ecuadorean swamps

Nigel Pitman

Collecting plant specimens in a swamp of Yasuní National Park with a Huaorani friend, 1998. Photo by Tomás Delinks.

 

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Blog by March cover author Williams and Stuart-Smith

Making good conservation decisions with limited data: improvements to simple range maps for biodiversity conservation planning

Rob Williams, University of St...

Energetic costs as potential drivers of cetacean habitats in the southwest Indian Ocean

Cetaceans are large vertebrates which occupy the highest trophic levels of pelagic food webs. At the individual scale, it has been shown that cetaceans select their food on the basis of their energetic costs. Cetaceans with the highest energetic costs select the highest...

New Editor-in-Chief

The Nordic Society Oikos has elected Professor Miguel Araújo as the new Editor-in-Chief of Ecography, after nearly ten years of leadership by Professor...

Geography and juveniles in the marine environment: how do they interact?

Adams et al. is now on Early View. Read their blog post below.

Understanding the structure and dynamics of biological populations is a central aim of ecology. In the case of...

Tundra change at the dawn of drone ecology

Signe Normand, guest editor of an upcoming special issue on demography has won the L’Oréals/UNESCO’s price For...

New home page

With the new home page, you can easily navigate between face book, twitter posts and the blog as well as quickly switch between accepted articles and articles that are published early view. By clicking on the title of an early view article, you will also find altmetrics for...

Our first twitter year

Ecography started with twitter in 2013, and here is an animated summary of what we did so far:

https://www.vizify.com/ecography/twitter-video?s=...

New Subject Editor: Sally Keith

We would like to welcome our new Subject Editor Sally Keith. Read about her research below and follow her on twitter @Sal_Keith

http://sallykeith.weebly.com/index.html
 

New Subject Editor: Zhiheng Wang

Dr Zhiheng Wang is a macroecologist, working on large-scale patterns of species diversity and the responses of species to past and future climatic change. He got his PhD in physical geography from Peking Univ. in 2009. In 2011-2012, he worked as a Marie Curie Fellow in Unive...

Open access versus impact factor

Wiley just recently published their 2013 author survey based on over 8000 replies. It is clear that younger researchers publish more often in Open Access journals than older colleagues, and Impact Factor seems to be less important for young scientista than for more seniour...

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