More on #BES2015

The BES annual meeting is officially over, and what an amazing meeting it was! See the summary from Journal of Ecology’s Executive Editor David Gibson for his insight into #BES2015. Take note of the Special Features on two of the thematic topics that we hope to publish in the Journal over the next 12 months…

Editor’s Choice 103:3

Issue 103:3 is online now. The latest Editor’s Choice paper is “A spatially explicit model for flowering time in bamboos: long rhizomes drive the evolution of delayed flowering” by Tachiki et al. Associate Editor – Richard Shefferson – has written a commentary on the paper below. Bamboos, sex, and the ultimate sacrifice Nature is a…

Poaching threatens savannah ecosystems – Cromsigt & te Beest

Today the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences released a press release on a paper published in Journal of Ecology, “Restoration of a megaherbivore: landscape-level impacts of white rhinoceros in Kruger National Park, South Africa” by Cromsigt & te Beest. The press release can be accessed via this link and the authors have kindly composed a brief summary of their…

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…