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Toward a trait-based comparative phylogeography

For three decades, comparative phylogeography has conceptually and methodologically relied on the concordance criterion for providing insights into the historical/biogeographic processes driving...

The roles of raptors in a changing world

Birds of prey have been, in comparison to other avian groups, an uncommon study model. Nonetheless, they have attracted a strong interest from the point of view of conservation biology because many...

Environmental and anthropogenic drivers of brown bear damage

In Europe every year about 12,000 sheep and goats and 2,000 beehives are claimed lost due to brown bear damage and compensated to farmers. Just a few countries account for the majority of these...

Dispersal barriers in a changing world

Dispersal barriers drive many important ecological processes. Such barriers are dynamic features that can vary in strength and location, and can be affected by human intervention and environmental...