Ecology

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Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
31 citations · 85,642 views · 4,313 downloads
Humans differ in their personal microbial cloud
74 citations · 48,163 views · 5,210 downloads
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) reassure others in distress
28 citations · 42,255 views · 1,899 downloads
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
49 citations · 34,407 views · 3,901 downloads
Boxer crabs induce asexual reproduction of their associated sea anemones by splitting and intraspecific theft
2 citations · 37,360 views · 870 downloads
Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
4 citations · 27,528 views · 3,925 downloads
Changes in the timing of departure and arrival of Irish migrant waterbirds
4 citations · 29,573 views · 342 downloads
The effect of habitual and experimental antiperspirant and deodorant product use on the armpit microbiome
8 citations · 27,687 views · 1,648 downloads
Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
44 citations · 25,636 views · 2,484 downloads
Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
39 citations · 21,999 views · 4,062 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

336 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

421 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/