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Lack of evolution of sexual size dimorphism in Heteromyidae (Rodentia)

One paradoxical finding in some mammals is the presence of male–male intrasexual competition in the absence of sexual size dimorphism. It has been a major goal of evolutionary biologists for...

Non-lethal levels of stressors induce marked physiological responses in amphibian larvae

Planetary-scale changes due to human activities involve abrupt environmental alterations, which can particularly involve dramatic consequences in the aquatic systems because of the low dispersal...

Long-term monitoring of the flooding regime and hydroperiod of Doñana marshes

This paper presents a semi-automatic procedure to discriminate seasonally flooded areas in the shallow temporary marshes of Doñana National Park by using a radiommetrically normalized long time...

Interpreting bioaccumulation of trace elements in feather shafts

Environmental trace element composition can have an important impact on ecosystem and population health as well as individual fitness. Therefore, carefully assessing bioaccumulation of trace...