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The role of immigration in the growth of a population of glossy ibis in Doñana

Immigration and local recruitment play a central role in determining the growth rate of breeding populations. Unravelling these processes in newly-established populations is of great importance to...

Research and long-term ecological monitoring (LTER)

Since the creation of the LTER-Spain network in 2008, the different nodes have implemented long-term environmental programs. This monograph shows the progress in the implementation of long-term...

Farming activity increases wolf exposure to canine viruses

Wildlife inhabiting human-dominated landscapes is at risk of pathogen spill-over from domestic species. With the aim of gaining knowledge in the dynamics of viral infections in Iberian wolves...

Larger brain size entails a greater risk of extinction in mammals

How brain size directly and indirectly influences vulnerability to extinction across 474 mammalian species was evaluated. Under current conditions, the constraints on life-history imposed by large...

The role of supplementary feeding stations on endangered avian scavengers

Large avian scavengers are among the most vulnerable vertebrates, and many of their populations have declined severely in recent decades. To help mitigate this marked reduction in abundance,...