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Long-term ecosystem research infrastructures

2019-09-07

A new paper highlights important research questions for long-term ecosystem monitoring.

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Geodiversity is essential

2019-08-14

In this opinion article in PNAS, we highlight the need to better consider geodiversity within international policies and to develop a monitoring scheme for essential geodiversity variables (EGVs).

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Editor's choice in Diversity & Distributions

2019-08-08

Our study on the impact of global warming on the functional diversity and trait distributions of birds and plants along a tropical elevational gradient has been highlighted as editor's choice.

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On the front cover of Ecology & Evolution

2019-08-08

Our new study on the importance of unburned islands as refugia for the greater sage‐grouse has been highlighted on the front cover of the journal Ecology & Evolution.

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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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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‐distance 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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