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Population dynamics of the Iberian hare in Doñana

The Iberian hare (Lepus granatensis) is a widely distributed endemic species in the Iberian Peninsula. To im¬prove knowledge of its population dynamics, the relative abundance and population trends...

The bare head of the Northern bald ibis fulfills a thermoregulatory function

Dark pigments provide animals with several adaptive benefits such as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation and mechanical abrasion, but may also impose several constraints like a high...

Impact of Biological Invasions on Ecosystem Services

This new book presents an analysis of the ecological, economic and social threats posed by the introduction and spread of non-native species. It provides a comprehensive description of impacts of...

Turning up the heat on global hotspots of marine biodiversity

The year 2016 has been the hottest on record, reflecting a generally rising trend in the Earth’s temperature. Understanding the global distribution of these changes is extremely important to be...

Living in the dark does not mean a blind life: bird and mammal visual communication in dim light

For many years, it was believed that bird and mammal communication ‘in the dark of the night’ relied exclusively on vocal and chemical signalling. However, in recent decades, several case studies...