Tag Archives: extinction

Saving the most species at #uomOpenDay

How should you invest $20 million to save the most species from extinction? That was the challenge we put to visitors to The University of Melbourne Open Day. You can take the challenge too! It is a difficult problem; programs … Continue reading

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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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The best ecology and conservation papers of 2012

We asked everyone at QAECO to name their favourite ecology and conservation science paper of 2012. Here’s what they chose and why. Geoff Heard Hudgens, B.R. et al. (2012). How complex do models need to be to predict dispersal of threatened … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at #ESA2012

Three members of QAECO are going to ESA2012 in Portland. In chronological order of their talks, we have: Mick McCarthy: “Indices of population viability” (Monday, 6 August, 2012: 2:50 PM, D136). Laura Pollock: “The role of speciation and introgression in … Continue reading

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