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The idea of the niche has been the cornerstone of ecology: the set of environmental conditions that a species can live and reproduce in determines the outcome of the...
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The Max Planck-Yale Center for Biodiversity Movement and Global Change is hosting a virtual mini-conference to foster engagement and connect communities across the partner...
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Ecological theory predicts that fragmentation (the breaking apart of contiguous habitat) should have negative impacts on biodiversity beyond what can be explained by a...
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Abstract: The global expansion of human activity has had profound consequences for wildlife. Research has documented the effects of habitat destruction and defaunation on...
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Species distribution models (SDMs) are used to estimate organisms’ climate niches and potential distributions.  They are one of the most widely used tools in studying many of...
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The Symposium entitled “Research and infrastructure to track and sustain animal movements and lives in a changing world”, originally scheduled to take place at Yale...
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Ruth’s research involves developing innovative computational methods to analyze large data sets to determine how global biodiversity responds to environmental change. As a...
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