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Ten papers that shook my world – watching empty islands fill up – Simberloff & Wilson (1969)

Sadly this is the tenth and last in my series of the ten papers that had a great influence on my life as an ecologist.  I’m going to cheat somewhat and actually discuss three papers. 990 more words


Bee Aware

by Jordan Pennells

In the same way that cows are considered sacred in the Hinduist faith and the Dothraki worship their horse companions, the native… 1,426 more words


Christmas beetles

After a storm Canberra’s (ACT) thoroughfares were covered in these Christmas beetles enjoying time together. Don’t know if they know Christmas is over? Perhaps they are storm chasers? 15 more words


Maria Sibylla Merian

… her studies of insects in Surinam, documented in her meticulous and elaborate drawings — which are rediscovered and celebrated anew every few decades, including in a recent exhibition at the Getty Museum — were especially influential in shaping our understanding of the metamorphosis of the butterfly and laid the foundation for modern entomology…

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NatSCA Digital Digest

It’s the first NatSCA Digital Digest of the New Year, a time when everyone feels new, fresh, and fully motivated to read everything and do everything… yippee! 298 more words

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