Ecology

Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
27 citations · 82,605 views · 4,037 downloads
Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud
57 citations · 46,493 views · 5,087 downloads
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
23 citations · 40,378 views · 1,837 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 36,627 views · 806 downloads
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
37 citations · 31,676 views · 3,642 downloads
Changes in the timing of departure and arrival of Irish migrant waterbirds
4 citations · 29,364 views · 315 downloads
Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
41 citations · 24,971 views · 2,418 downloads
Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
1 citation · 25,705 views · 1,332 downloads
Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
32 citations · 19,594 views · 3,522 downloads
Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading?
50 citations · 20,054 views · 2,192 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

214 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

299 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 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/

Interview with the first-named author
http://blog.peerj.com/post/82202736791/research-update-insects-and-climate-change

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/