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Welcome Julien Cote - new SE

We have the great pleasure to welcome Julien Cote, University o Tolouse, France, to our Editorial Board. Get to know him on his website http://www.juliencote.fr/ and in the interview below: What's you main research focus at the moment? I currently study the impacts of...

The who, when, where, how and why of partial migration

We were amazed when we first heard rumours that giant tortoises migrated up and down the volcanoes of the Galapagos Islands. Darwin had first mentioned the possibility after discussing with local farmers why tortoise trails went uphill! Later, several researchers found...

Complexity and structure of food webs in the Barents Sea

A food web describes the diversity of species and their feeding relationships, i.e. "who eats whom". Food webs are essential parts of ecology as they summarize who is present in an ecosystem and how species interact with one another, here as consumer and prey. It may...

More species, more genes?

More species, more genes? Why positive correlations between species and genetic diversity might not be the rule Diversity is an essential facet of natural ecosystems that cuts through many organizational scales. The diversity of species observed in a given area (...

Welome Morgan Kelly - new SE

We have the great pleasure to welcome Morgan Kelly, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, to our Editroial Board. Get to know her in the interview below: What's you main research focus at the moment? My research...