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Cover January 2022

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM OIKOS! For JANUARY's cover we are greeted by a bull moose about to take a bite of a deciduous shrub in Isle Royale National Park, USA. The image is from a study "The nutritional condition of moose co-varies with climate, but not with density,...

Welcome Carolina Tovar - New SE

We are thrilled to welcome Carolina Tovar to our Editorial Board at Oikos! She is a research leader in Spatial and data analysis at The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and specializes in biogeography, conservation, biodiversity, ecology, and tropical ecosystems! Read her...

Cover November

NOVEMBER's cover shows us a relic of a time long ago when Europe was covered in glaciers, the rock ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus helveticus ), a mountain-dwelling species of bird whose future is threatened due to ongoing warming in the Alps. This is one of the species...

Cover October

October's cover shows a variety of seeds from the paper - "Interspecific differences in maternal support in herbaceous plants: CNP contents in seeds varies to match expected nutrient limitation of seedlings" Seed nutrient content is the key part of mother provision in...

Welcome Ellen Decaestecker - New SE

We are very happy to have evolutionary ecologist Ellen Decaestecker join our Editorial Board at Oikos! She is a full-time professor at KU Leuven in the Faculty of Science and has been kind enough to present herself in the interview questions below! Take a look! 1. Main...

Cover September

For this month's cover we chose this photo of a damselfly! It is from a study that shows that across different populations and geographic regions, early hatched organisms show advantage over later hatched ones, but that the advantage is reflected only in some traits...

Cover August

This month's cover features an illustration inspired by the FORUM PAPER titled "Deriving indicators of biodiversity change from unstructured community-contributed data" Citizen science is a vast and growing resource for understanding global biodiversity as it shifts in...

Cover July

This month's cover is from an Ignite paper where they test the hypothesis that plant facilitation can both accelerate the invasion process and amplify the negative effects of an invader on the native community. Read the full paper by Lortie et al. (2021) : Facilitation...

Cover May

May's cover shows us Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia) larvae, the study species from Rytteri et al. (2021) - Microclimatic variability buffers butterfly populations against increased mortality caused by phenological asynchrony between larvae and their...

Welcome Scott Burgess - New SE

Scott Burgess is now a Subject Editor at OIKOS! We are very happy to have him join our team, welcome! He is an Associate Professor at Florida State University (USA). He has kindly answered some interview questions so we can get to know him better. Check it out!...

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