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Unburned islands support wildlife

2019-07-05

A new study shows that unburned islands within fire habitats can reduce the negative effects of fire on wildlife and therefore help species to survive in such ecosystems.

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Five recent MSc publications

2019-06-23

Five of our recent MSc students have published their work in an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal.

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Climate change impacts on mountain biodiversity

2019-06-04

Global warming will force many plant and animal species to shift upslope. We examined how this will change functional diversity and trait distributions of birds and plants along a tropical elevational gradient.

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Two new LiDAR papers

2019-04-13

Two of our new papers show how high-resolution Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data can be used to better understand the distribution of species and their habitats.

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Long-distance dispersal of rainforest plants

2019-04-04

This new paper shows how plant traits related to fruit eating by animals have influenced the intercontinental long‚Äźdistance dispersal and disjunct biogeographical distribution of rain forest plants.

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Editorial in Nature Ecology & Evolution

2019-04-02

An editorial published in Nature Ecology & Evolution highlights our recent paper on developing Essential Biodiversity Variables on species traits.

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New synthesis of palm-frugivore interactions

2019-01-01

A comprehensive collection of pairwise interactions between palms and their animal seed dispersers reveals that the Neotropics has a larger interaction diversity and more modular network structure than the Afrotropics.

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