2019. Pan, Da, Willner, Wolfgang, Hülber, Karl, and Schneeweiss, Gerald M. Pleistocene climate fluctuations had profound influence on the biogeographic history of many biota. As large areas in higher latitudes and high mou... Molecular Ecology. University of Vienna.
2021. Fromm, Amir and Meiri, Shai. Aim: Birds have recently undergone a major extinction event which apparently, is ongoing. According to some estimates, humans have caused the extin... Journal of Biogeography. Weizmann Institute of Science and Tel Aviv University.
2019. Losapio, Gianalberto and Schöb, Christian. Ecosystem engineers substantially modify the environment via their impact on abiotic conditions and the biota, resulting in facilitation of associa... Journal of Plant Ecology. ETH Zurich.
2016. Armbruster, Jonathan, Lujan, Nathan, Armbruster, Jonathan W., and Lujan, Nathan K. A new species of the suckermouth armored catfish genus Peckoltia is described from the lower Ventuari River, a tributary of the upper Orinoco River... ZooKeys. Auburn University and Royal Ontario Museum.
2017. Semenov, Georgy A., Scordato, Elizabeth S.C., Khaydarov, David R., Smith, Chris C.R., Kane, Nolan C., Safran, Rebecca J., and Scordato, Elizabeth S. C. Phenotypic differentiation plays an important role in the formation and maintenance of reproductive barriers. In some cases, variation in a few key... Molecular Ecology. University of Arizona, Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, and University of Colorado Boulder.
2019. Latron, Mathilde, Arnaud, Jean-François, Ferla, Héloïse, Godé, Cécile, and Duputié, Anne. Species’ geographical ranges are often restricted due to niche limitation resulting in geographical isolation and reduced population size at range ... Heredity.
2019. Cortés, Andrés J. and Blair, Matthew W. Drought will reduce global crop production by >10% in 2050 substantially worsening global malnutrition. Breeding for resistance to drought will req... Frontiers in Plant Science. University of Gothenburg and Tennessee State University.
2017. Keller, Stephen R., Chhatre, Vikram E., and Fitzpatrick, Matthew C. Local adaptation is pervasive in forest trees, which are characterized by large effective population sizes spanning broad climatic gradients. In ad... Journal of Heredity. University of Vermont and University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences.
2017. Cramer, Katie L., O'Dea, Aaron, Carpenter, Carolina, and Norris, Richard D. Urchins are the last abundant grazers of macroalgae on most Caribbean reefs following the historical overexploitation of herbivorous fishes. The lo... Ecography. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and University of California, San Diego.
2018. Mahall, Bruce E., Fonteyn, Paul J., Callaway, Ragan M., and Schlesinger, William H. 1. In 1977 an experiment was initiated in the Mojave Desert to investigate how shrub interactions affect structure in a community dominated by Ambr... Journal of Ecology. Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Green Mountain College, and University of Montana.
2019. Bicknell, Russell D. C., Klinkhamer, Ada J., Flavel, Richard J., Wroe, Stephen, and Paterson, John R. Limulus polyphemus, an archetypal chelicerate taxon, has interested both biological and paleontological researchers due to its unique suite of anat... PLOS ONE. University of New England.
2018. Scherber, Christoph, Andert, Hagen, Niedringhaus, Rolf, and Tscharntke, Teja. Predictions of species richness by island area are a classical cornerstone in ecology, while the specific features of barrier islands have been lit... Ecology and Evolution. Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster, University of Göttingen, and Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg.
2015. Selwood, Katherine E., Clarke, Rohan H., Cunningham, Shaun C., Lada, Hania, McGeoch, Melodie A., and Mac Nally, Ralph. 1. Climate change alters the frequency and severity of extreme events, such as drought. Such events will be increasingly important in shaping commu... Journal of Animal Ecology. Monash University, University of Canberra, and Deakin University.
2018. Summers, Jennifer L., Bernik, Brittany, Saunders, Colin J., McLachlan, Jason S., and Blum, Michael J. Stratigraphic accretion of dormant propagules in soil can result in natural archives useful for studying ecological and evolutionary responses to e... Evolutionary Applications. Tulane University, Florida International University, Notre Dame University, and University of Notre Dame.
2019. Jiang, Xia, Wells, Alan, Brufsky, Adam, and Neapolitan, Richard. Objective: A Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) that can amass Electronic Health Record (EHR) and other patient data holds promise to provide ... PLOS ONE. University of Pittsburgh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and Northwestern University.
2018. Davalos, Liliana M, Lancaster, Winston C, Nunez Novas, Miguel S, Leon, Yolanda M, Lei, Bonnie R, Flanders, Jon, and Russell, Amy L. Determining the processes responsible for phenotypic variation is one of the central tasks of evolutionary biology. While the importance of acousti... Heredity. California State University, Sacramento, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural Profesor Eugenio De Jesús Marcano. César Nicolás Penson Street esq. Máximo Gómez, Plaza de la Cultura, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic*, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo, Harvard University, University of Bristol, and Grand Valley State University.
2016. Copes, Lynn E., Lucas, Lynn M., Thostenson, James D., Hoekstra, Hopi E., and Boyer, Douglas M. A dataset of high-resolution microCT scans of primate skulls (crania and mandibles) and certain postcranial elements was collected to address quest... Scientific Data. Arizona State University, Duke University, and Harvard University.
2014. Yuan, Na, Comes, Hans-Peter, Cao, Ya-Nan, Guo, Rui, Zhang, Yong-Hua, and Qiu, Ying-Xiong. Elucidating the demographic and landscape features that determine the genetic effects of habitat fragmentation has become fundamental to research i... Heredity. Zhejiang University.
2018. Irwin, Darren E., Milá, Borja, Toews, David P. L., Brelsford, Alan, Kenyon, Haley L., Porter, Alison N., Grossen, Christine, Delmore, Kira E., Alcaide, Miguel, and Irwin, Jessica H. Detailed evaluations of genomic variation between sister species often reveal distinct chromosomal regions of high relative differentiation (i.e., ... Molecular Ecology. University of British Columbia, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Cornell University, University of California System, Queen's University, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, and Simon Fraser University.
2015. Wiser, Michael J. and Lenski, Richard E. In order to characterize the dynamics of adaptation, it is important to be able to quantify how a population’s mean fitness changes over time. Such... PLOS ONE. Michigan State University.
2013. Hammerly, Susan C., Morrow, Michael E., and Johnson, Jeff A. The primary goal of captive breeding programs for endangered species is to prevent extinction, a component of which includes the preservation of ge... Molecular Ecology. University of North Texas and United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
2013. Martin, Thomas E. Causes of evolved differences in clutch size among songbird species remain debated. I propose a new conceptual framework that integrates aspects of... The American Naturalist.
2014. Lusk, Christopher H., Jorgensen, Murray A., and Bellingham, Peter J. 1. A central tenet of forest ecology is that succession and regeneration dynamics are driven by an interspecific trade-off between juvenile growth ... Journal of Ecology. University of Waikato and Landcare Research.
2012. Thornhill, Daniel J., Rotjan, Randi D., Todd, Brian D., Chilcoat, Geoff C., Iglesias-Prieto, Roberto, LaJeunesse, Todd C., Kemp, Dustin W., Reynolds, Jennifer McCabe, Schmidt, Gregory W., Shannon, Thomas, Warner, Mark E., and Fitt, William K. Increased sea-surface temperatures linked to warming climate threaten coral reef ecosystems globally. To better understand how corals and their end... PLoS ONE. New England Aquarium, University of California, Davis, University of Georgia, Pennsylvania State University, Tulane University, and University of Delaware.
2018. Finger, Amanda, Mahardja, Brian, Fisch, Kathleen M., Benjamin, Alyssa, Lindberg, Joan, Ellison, Luke, Ghebremariam, Tewdros, Hung, Tien-Chieh, May, Bernie, Finger, Amanda J, and Fisch, Kathleen M. Genetic adaptation to captivity is a concern for threatened and endangered species held in conservation hatcheries. Here, we present evidence of ge... Journal of Heredity. University of California, Davis.
2014. Mudappa, Divya and Raman, T. R. Shankar. The Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in India is threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, which is likely to impact large-bodied, wide-rangi... Indian Birds. Nature Conservation Foundation.
2019. Xu, Xiaoting, Dimitrov, Dimitar, Shrestha, Nawal, Rahbek, Carsten, and Wang, Zhiheng. Aim: Although the effects of climate on species richness are known, regional processes may lead to different species richness-climate relationships... Global Ecology and Biogeography. Sichuan University, University of Oslo, Peking University, and University of Copenhagen.
2016. Grealy, Alicia C., McDowell, Matthew C., Scofield, Paul, Murray, Dáithí C., Fusco, Diana A., Haile, James, Prideaux, Gavin J., and Bunce, Michael. When pooled for extraction as a bulk sample, the DNA within morphologically unidentifiable fossil bones can, using next-generation sequencing, yiel... Quaternary Science Reviews. Curtin University, Murdoch University, Flinders University, and Canterbury Museum.
2019. Tomasovych, Adam, Gallmetzer, Ivo, Haselmair, Alexandra, Kaufman, Darrell S., Mavric, Borut, and Zuschin, Martin. Carbonate sediments in non-vegetated habitats on the NE Adriatic shelf are dominated by shells of molluscs. However, the rate of carbonate mollusca... Sedimentology. University of Vienna, Northern Arizona University, and National Institute of Biology.
2018. Zahawi, Rakan A., Oviedo-Brenes, Federico, and Peterson, Chris J. Habitat loss and fragmentation are among the biggest threats to tropical biodiversity and associated ecosystem services. We examined forest dynamic... PLOS ONE. Organization for Tropical Studies and University of Georgia.
2019. Baden, Andrea L. Nest site selection is at once fundamental to reproduction and a poorly understood component of many organisms’ reproductive investment. This study... Ecology and Evolution. Queens College, CUNY and City University of New York.
2018. Bhattacharyya, Sabuj, Dawson, Deborah A., Hipperson, Helen, and Ishtiaq, Farah. Plant-herbivore interactions provide critical insights into the mechanisms that govern the spatiotemporal distributions of organisms. These interac... Molecular Ecology. University of Sheffield and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore.
2013. Quéméré, Erwan, Hibert, Fabrice, Miquel, Christian, Lhuillier, Emeine, Rasolondraibe, Emmanuel, Champeau, Julie, Rabarivola, Clément, Nusbaumer, Louis, Chatelain, Cyrille, Gautier, Laurent, Ranirison, Patrick, Crouau-Roy, Brigitte, Taberlet, Pierre, Chikhi, Lounès, and Lhuillier, Emeline. In tropical regions, most primary ecosystems have been replaced by mosaic landscapes in which species must cope with a large shift in the distribut... PLoS ONE. French National Centre for Scientific Research, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Université de Mahajanga, and University of Antananarivo.
2018. Pieper, Kathleen E., Unckless, Robert L., and Dyer, Kelly A. Selfish genetic elements that manipulate gametogenesis to achieve a transmission advantage are known as meiotic drivers. Sex-ratio X-chromosomes (S... Molecular Ecology. University of Georgia and University of Kansas.
2015. Rhodes, Jonathan R., Lunney, Daniel, Callaghan, John, and McAlpine, Clive A. Roads and vehicular traffic are among the most pervasive of threats to biodiversity because they fragmenting habitat, increasing mortality and open... PLoS ONE. University of Queensland, University of Sydney, and Australian Koala Foundation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia*.
2014. Weeks, Stephen C., Benvenuto, Chiara, Reed, Sadie K., Duff, Robert J., Duan, Zhong-Hui, David, Patrice, David, P., Weeks, S. C., Benvenuto, C., Reed, S. K., Duff, R. J., and Duan, Z.-H. The evolution of hermaphroditism from dioecy is a poorly studied transition. Androdioecy (the coexistence of males and hermaphrodites) has been sug... Journal of Evolutionary Biology. University of Akron, French National Centre for Scientific Research, and Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive.
2018. Sanín, Camilo and Anderson, Robert P. Understanding how abiotic, biotic and historical factors shape species distributions remains a central question in ecology, but studies linking bio... The American Naturalist.
2013. Raeymaekers, Joost A. M., Konijnendijk, Nellie, Larmuseau, Maarten H. D., Hellemans, Bart, De Meester, Luc, and Volckaert, Filip A. M. Genes with major phenotypic effects facilitate quantifying the contribution of genetic vs. plastic effects to adaptive divergence. A classical exam... Molecular Ecology. KU Leuven and University of Basel.
2017. Montano, Valeria, van Dongen, Wouter F.D., Weston, Micheal A., Mulder, Raoul A., Robinson, Randall W., Cowling, Mary, Guay, Patrick-Jean, and Weston, Michael A. Movement of species beyond their indigenous distribution can fundamentally alter the conservation status of the populations involved. If introducti... Evolutionary Applications. University of St Andrews, Victoria University, Deakin University, and University of Melbourne.
2015. Husemann, Martin, Nguyen, Rachel, Ding, Baoqing, and Danley, Patrick D. We estimated the effective population sizes (Ne) and tested for short-term temporal demographic stability of populations of two Lake Malawi cichlid... Molecular Ecology. Baylor University.
2017. Fried, Tal, Weissbrod, Lior, Tepper, Yotam, and Bar-Oz, Guy. It is widely believed that Byzantine agriculture in the Negev Desert (4th–7th cent. CE), with widespread construction of terraces and dams, altered... Royal Society Open Science. University of Haifa.
2019. Ma, Liang, Buckley, Lauren B., Huey, Raymond B., and Du, Wei-guo. Aim The evolution of viviparity in squamate reptiles has attracted considerable scientific attention since the beginning of last century. The cold... Global Ecology and Biogeography. University of Washington, Zoological Society of London, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2019. Soberón, Jorge. In this work, Grinnellian niche theory (a body of theory about geographic distributions of species in terms of non-interacting niche variables) is ... The American Naturalist.
2019. Harrison, Joshua G., Parchman, Thomas L., Cook, Daniel, Gardner, Dale R., and Forister, Matthew L. 1. Although microbial ecologists are intensely interested in the processes governing microbial community assembly, progress has been limited by a l... Journal of Ecology. University of Nevada Reno and United States Department of Agriculture.
2016. Samnegård, Ulrika, Hambäck, Peter A., Lemessa, Debissa, Nemomissa, Sileshi, and Hylander, Kristoffer. The expansion of pollinator-dependent crops, especially in the developing world, together with reports of worldwide pollinator declines, raises con... Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Lund University, Stockholm University, and Addis Ababa University.
2016. Rappaport, Danielle I., Tambosi, Leandro R., Metzger, Jean Paul, and Metzger, Jean P. 1. The spatial and temporal dynamics of landscape structure yield ecological constraints that may limit or promote the recovery of functioning habi... Journal of Applied Ecology. Yale University and University of Sao Paulo.
2016. Koyama, Kohei, Yamamoto, Ken, and Ushio, Masayuki. Lognormal distributions and self-similarity are characteristics associated with a wide range of biological systems. The sequential breakage model h... Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Ryukoku University and Chuo University.
2019. Diniz-Filho, Jose Alexandre Felizola, Souza, Kelly S., Bini, Luis Mauricio, Loyola, Rafael, Dobrovolski, Ricardo, Rodrigues, Fabrício, Lima-Ribeiro, Matheus de S., Terribile, Levi C., Rangel, Thiago F., Bione, Igor, Freitas, Roniel, Machado, Ibere F., Rocha, Tainá, Lorini, Maria L., Vale, Mariana M., Navas, Carlos A., Maciel, Natan M., Villalobos, Fabricio, Olalla-Tárraga, Miguel A., and Gouveia, Sidney. Despite the widespread use of Ecological Niche Models (ENMs) for predicting the responses of species to climate change, these models do not explici... Ecography. Universidade Federal de Goiás, Inst. de Biologia, Univ. Federal da Bahia Salvador BA Brasil*, Inst. Biotatá and PDJ/CNPq Rio de Janeiro Brasil*, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, University of Sao Paulo, Red de Biología Evolutiva, Inst de Ecología A.C., Xalapa, Veracruz Mexico*, Biodiversity and Macroecology Lab, Dept of Biology and Geology, Physics and Inorganic Chemistry, Rey Juan Carlos Univ Madrid Spain*, and Depto de Ecologia, CCBS, Univ Federal de Sergipe Aracaju, Sergipe Brasil*.
2018. Larkin, Patrick D., Maloney, Tabitha J., Rubiano-Rincon, Sebastian, Barrett, Michael M., Larkin, PD, Maloney, TJ, Rubiano-Rincon, S, and Barrett, MM. Seagrass cover has declined in many areas of the world in a trend that has accelerated over the past several decades. This raises concern for both ... Marine Ecology Progress Series. Texas A&M University.
2012. Bischof, Richard, Loe, Leif Egil, Meisingset, Erling L., Zimmermann, Barbara, Moorter, Bram Van, and Mysterud, Atle. The Forage Maturation Hypothesis (FMH) states that herbivores migrate along a phenological gradient of plant development in order to maximize energ... The American Naturalist.