Indirect effects and facilitation among native and non-native species promote invasion success along an environmental stress gradient

Dr. Phoebe Zarnetske and colleagues have a paper in the Journal in Early View titled Indirect effects and facilitation among native and non-native species promote invasion success along an environmental stress gradient. Read the paper here. The authors have provided a short synopsis of the paper some great photos of the study site.

Ants alter plant-pollinator interactions

Dr. Rodríguez-Gironés and colleagues have a paper in the Journal in Early View titled Possible role of weaver ants, Oecophylla smaragdina, in shaping plant-pollinator interactions in SE Asia. Read the paper here. The authors have provided a short synopsis of the paper and some great photos of weaver ants and their interactions with pollinators on flowers. Predators can alter…

Interview with Harper Prize winner: Simon Doxford

The prize winners for best papers across the BES journals have been announced. See the announcement here. The Harper Prize for the best paper in the Journal of Ecology has been awarded to Simon Doxford for his paper with Rob Freckleton titled Changes in the large-scale distribution of plants: extinction, colonisation and the effects of climate. Read their paper here.…

Better quality podcasts

We have been doing interviews for the past 1.5 yrs or so, and are now hosted on Soundcloud here. I have not been trained in doing interviews and podcasting, so of course there is some learning to do. One simple thing that I was able to fix thanks to one of the people I interviewed,…

Interview with James Rosindell

In the next Journal of Ecology podcast I interview James Rosindell, of Imperial College London, about OneZoom. Visit OneZoom here: www.onezoom.org. I spoke with James at the British Ecological Society annual meeting in Birmingham, UK in December, 2012. This interview took place in person at the metting on 19 December, 2012. A few months have passed and…

Interview with Michael Hutchings

In the next Journal of Ecology podcast I interview Michael Hutchings, who recently stepped down from the Executive Editor position at the Journal of Ecology. I spoke with Mike at the British Ecological Society annual meeting in Birmingham, UK in December, 2012. This interview took place in person at the metting on 17 December, 2012. Follow this link to the BES podcast…