Ecology

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Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
32 citations · 86,510 views · 4,438 downloads
Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud
76 citations · 49,276 views · 5,348 downloads
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
29 citations · 42,899 views · 1,980 downloads
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
56 citations · 36,149 views · 4,165 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 37,801 views · 924 downloads
Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
5 citations · 29,406 views · 4,205 downloads
The effect of habitual and experimental antiperspirant and deodorant product use on the armpit microbiome
10 citations · 28,857 views · 1,718 downloads
Changes in the timing of departure and arrival of Irish migrant waterbirds
4 citations · 29,633 views · 358 downloads
Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
44 citations · 26,027 views · 2,515 downloads
Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
41 citations · 23,677 views · 4,387 downloads

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@juncostink https://t.co/Zu44v5F7oG "Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby" I thought you could appreciate this article!

This one needs to be shared widely, friends. The first empirical comparison of regenerative and conventional food systems in the literature. Learn more about our work at https://t.co/iJt4Tu0BCv https://t.co/WFyI1qiEc5

426 days ago
@alxndrt another bird family, corvids, are known for consolation ("contact directed by uninvolved bystanders toward others in distress"). besides corvids, this behavior is only known in the great apes, canines and

@ejame16 Not completely environmental, but this one had a high wow factor: tpersonal microbial cloud. PeerJ3:e1258 https://t.co/07alItIqpp

511 days ago
Boxer Crabs are the first known animals to stimulate another to reproduce. They host anemones like boxing gloves ... https://t.co/A4LNjKXKUt

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Populations Crash! Article: https://t.co/CJisTzWtuT Journal: https://t.co/JMJdQ1Ou4P

@NHM_London ...and plenty to choose from in this great round-up of "ocean giants" by @DrCraigMc & co, ofc :) - https://t.co/3Ht4K96GbB

@realDonaldTrump What's really going down is the amount of leopard habitat. 63%-75% lost so far, and counting #scijack https://t.co/kAx3CQ1qJ0 https://t.co/iaZriUQK85

Deutsche Welle: "When boxer crabs fight, anemones are the real winners"
http://www.dw.com/en/when-boxer-crabs-fight-anemones-are-the-real-winners/a-37348358

CNN: 'Our living dinosaurs' There are far fewer African elephants than we thought, study shows
http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/31/africa/great-elephant-census/

New York Times: Leopards Are More Vulnerable Than Believed, Study Finds
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/science/leopards-are-more-vulnerable-than-believed-study-finds.html

The Washington Post: "The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteria"
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/02/02/the-stinky-truth-deodorant-can-change-your-bodys-bacteria/

The Smithsonian: "You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint"
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/you-produce-microbial-cloud-can-act-invisible-fingerprint-180956698/

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/01/13/how-big-are-the-biggest-squid-whales-sharks-jellyfish/

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/02/reassuring-trunk-evidence-consolation-elephants/

What roller derby can tell us about germs
http://healthland.time.com/2013/03/12/what-roller-derby-can-teach-us-about-our-germs/