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New Forum Editor: Barry Brook

Please welcome our new Forum editor: Barry Brook!

Barry Brook is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Chair of Environmental Sustainability at the University of Tasmania. His research focuses on wildlife ecology, the impacts of land...

Where are all the hummingbirds? Data fusion can tell us

Figure 1. Two chestnut-breasted coronet (Boissonneaua matthewsii) having a discussion about the recent Ecography paper by Zurell et al. 2020 on ‘A standard protocol for reporting species distribution...

Tradeoffs and (lack of) carry-over effects in whimbrel

By Camilo Carneiro

Many migrants distribute over wide regions during the non-breeding season, with individuals that breed a few hundred...

Special issue in Ecography for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

The world is facing an environmental emergency, manifested through the joint biodiversity and climate crises. To overcome this massive challenge and promote a more sustainable development, the United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2021-2030 as...

Treeline ecotone patterns matter

Abrupt (and discrete) treeline composed of Lophozonia menziesii (Nothofagaceae), southern Alps, New Zealand. Photo by M. Y. Bader.

 

By Johanna Toivonen and Maaike Bader

As treeline researchers, we have been fascinated...

Exploring changes in mammalian population densities in response to humans

By Marlee Tucker

The world is changing. Humans have modified a large proportion of the Earth’s land surface through a range of activities such as urbanisation and the expansion of agriculture. In addition to landscape changes, the presence of...

Climate change - how much land do we need to protect to prevent mass extinctions?

Editor's choice July 2020

For our latest Editor's choice paper, we present this video...

New range estimates for migrating monarch butterflies in Mexico: implementing and interpreting biotic variables and future conservation applications

By Jamie M. Kass, Verónica Juárez-Jaimes, José Juan Flores-Martínez, Víctor Sánchez-Cordero

Range estimates provide crucial and foundational information for conservation assessment and help to delimit areas for prioritization. Even for relatively...

E4 award papers over the years

The E4 Award is given every year to an early-career research scientist who writes an exceptional Review manuscript. The winner receives a 1000 cash prize and the runner-up...

20 000 years of african vegetation change

By Leanne Phelps

Understanding the effects of climate-disturbance-ecosystem interactions is essential for producing accurate predictions of vegetation change. Yet large uncertainties exist in future projections of biodiversity and ecosystem...

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