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Counting Svalbard reindeer

What's the best way for counting reindeers? Mathilde Le Moullec and colleagues have sorted it out in the paper "Ungulate population monitoring in an open tundra landscape: distance sampling versus total counts" . Read their summary here: Counting reindeer on the open tundra is...

Welcome Dave Baines - new SE

We are very happy to welcome Dave Baines, Upland Research, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, UK, to our editorial Board. Get to know Dave in my interview below: What's you main research focus at the moment? My research is primarily on wild game bird conservation and...

Human impact on brown bear mortality

Humans are important agents of wildlife mortality, and understanding such mortality is paramount for effective population management and conservation. We investigated spatial patterns in human-caused mortality in Scandinavian brown bears and found that human-caused mortality was...

Importance of forest structure for gliding squirrels

South Asia are home to some of the amazing gliding mammals. Among such are the group gliding squirrels. The name itself signifies what makes them unique. Yes. Gliding. They are so well adopted that they can glide upto 150m in a single shoot. Being nocturnal, these mammals remain...

What role do migration play for parasite burden?

Influence of phylogeny, migration, and type of diet on the presence of intestinal parasites in the faeces of European passerine birds (Passeriformes) Petra Bandelj, Rok Blagus, Tomi Trilar, Modest Vengust, Aleksandra Vergles Rataj The first week of September of every year is a...