Editor rating: 8 / 10Jason Blackburn –– Linkages between geography and bioinformatics are revolutionizing how we think about species, species distributions, and population dynamics.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Gregory Verutes –– coastal and marine ecosystem services are part of the Earth's life support system. these benefits are vital to nature and people. this article sheds light on the flow of some of these important benefits and how to score them in a cohesive framework.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Patricia Gandini –– The paper based in a consumer - resource population provides a very well designed model that will help for the design of pest control programs by chosing adequate strategies and timings.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– Nice paper dwelling deep into the diversity of a rare species complex of Mexican tree frogs that also demonstrates the synergy of 16S rDNA and UCE data in studies of amphibian diversity.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Xavier Pochon –– This interesting study provides some of the fundamental method development for using DNA from soft bodied invertebrates in biological monitoring without destroying the specimens.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Matthew Wilson –– Statistically-sound evaluation of the effectiveness of payments for ecosystem services is extremely difficult. This paper presents one the first attempts to implement a randomised controlled trial (the statistical gold-standard in evaluation of effectiveness) for watershed management. Along the way, the challenges and limitations of implementing such a scheme are highlighted: thus, the paper will serve as a valuable reference point for others in the field.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– A useful and for many probably a necessary overview of the complexities of structuring and origins of Neotropical biodiversity, and the need to pursue cross-disciplinary approaches if we hope to understand Neotropical biodiversity.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Xavier Pochon –– This interesting study investigated the effect of predator (green crabs) and prey (mussels) morphology on prey consumption using a consumer-resource dynamics model across native and invasive ranges of the European green crab (Carcinus maenas).
Editor rating: 7 / 10Ilaria Negri –– This article represents a novel approach for the study of pollination services where beekeepers' perception should be considered
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva –– This paper uses an innovative approach that can help to mitigate human-induced avian mortality.
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