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Cover July

July's cover portrays a male puffer adder ( Bitis arietans ) that has located a female (on the right) and is courting her in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, South Africa. Read the full paper by Glaudas et al. (2020) - "The intensity of sexual selection, body size and...

Dialogues & Ignite: Oikos two new paper sections

We are excited to announce that Oikos is broadening its diversity of types of papers to extend our mission of synthesizing ecology. In a nutshell: Dialogues are intended to promote ecological synthesis via critical thinking and the expression of contrasting viewpoints...

Cover May

May's cover! Take a look at those eyes! Is this the face of "I am not sure what I should do next now that mommy is gone"? Read the paper on recently‐weaned grey seal ( Halichoerus grypus ) pups by Carter et al. (2019) - " From pup to predator: generalized hidden Markov...

Cover April

April's cover displays female caribou from the Rivière-aux-Feuilles herd during the fall migration, from a study by Le Corre et al. (2019) - "Where to spend the winter? The role of intraspecific competition and climate in determining the selection of wintering areas by...

NSO journals in Covid-19 times

Dear authors, readers and reviewers, As the world grapples with COVID-19 we write, above all, to wish you and those close to you continued good health. These are uneasy times and we wanted to let you know that the editorial office of the Nordic Society Oikos (NSO) is...

WELCOME ANTONINO CUSUMANO - NEW SE

Antonino Cusumano has joined Oikos as a Subject Editor, welcome! He is a post-doc at the Laboratory of Entomology in Wageningen University, The Netherlands. We are very happy to have him join our team! Find out more about his interests and expertise in the interview...

Cover March

This spectacular site, situated south of Lassen Peak in Northern California (USA), is this month's cover and the study site for Martin et al. (2019) - "Forest structure and snow depth alter the movement patterns and subsequent expenditures of a forest carnivore, the...

WELCOME NINA FATOUROS - NEW SE

Nina with a beetle teaching insects to Biology students in the French Pyrenees We are super excited to welcome Nina Fatouros to Oikos! She is an Associate professor (tenure-track) at the Biosystematics Group in Wageningen University (The Netherlands). She was kind...

WELCOME SHURONG ZHOU - NEW SE

Oikos warmly welcomes our new Subject Editor Shurong Zhou, a Professor from Fudan University, China! Check out her interview. Keywords: Biodiversity maintenance, biodiversity-disease relationship, community assembly, community ecology, theory of biodiversity 1. What's...

WELCOME FRANÇOIS MUNOZ - NEW SE

A journal needs experts in many fields. Join me in welcoming François Munoz to Oikos! He is currently a Professor at Université Grenoble Alpes. His research concerns Ecology, Biogeography and Evolutionary Biology! Get to know him and his work better in the interview...

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