Tag Archives: Dispersal

QAECOlogist Talks at #ESAus2012

We’re looking forward to ecologists descending on Melbourne for the 2012 meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia. QAECO is sponsoring a student mixer on the Wednesday evening (I think it’s full in case you were hoping to get ticket), … Continue reading

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Role of protected areas in species’ range expansions

In this week’s QAECO Reading Group we talked about whether and how protected areas (PAs) may facilitate species’ range expansions – a topic that is becoming increasingly important as the global climate changes. In their recent PNAS paper, Thomas et … Continue reading

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Spatial heterogeneity can create biodiversity – all you need are species with different dispersal abilities

ARC fellow and qaecologist Mike Bode had a paper recently published in PNAS. It’s about how different dispersal abilities allow reef fish to coexist. Read on for Mike’s summary of this research.

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