Tag Archives: Endangered species

Species on the move: things to consider when translocating species

The last QAECO reading group tackled a topic of great interest to all the people in the group, be they Q, A, or ECO. We discussed a new paper in Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences where Mark … Continue reading

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Detecting species without species-specific guides: a new, trait-based model of detectability

By Georgia Garrard (This article was first published in the February 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Imperfect detectability of plants and animals during ecological surveys is a major issue. Get it wrong and you run … 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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