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Tag Archives: Biological Invasion
The spirit of Antarctic invasions future?
Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol during a change in how Victorian England viewed the Christmas holiday. It’s clearly not Christmas … and certainly isn’t a jolly time. But, taking some artistic liberty from how Dickens outlined the five chapters of … Continue reading
Posted in blogging, community ecology, comparative phylogeography, conservation, DNA barcoding, ecology, evolution, mini-review, natural history, phylogeography, Science Communication Tagged Algae, Antarctica, biodiversity, Biological Invasion, conservation, conservation genetics, Invertebrates, marine, Southern Ocean, Vector Leave a comment
The secret life of invaders
So I have this pet theory. And damn if the evidence doesn’t seem to be piling up. Am I living in the bubble of my own google alerts? Possibly. I’m an evolutionary ecologist and invasion biologist, and (surprise!) my pet … Continue reading
Posted in adaptation, evolution, hybridization, mating system, population genetics Tagged Biological Invasion, heterosis, novel environment Leave a comment
Artificial connectivity … have we overlooked the native range?
Invasive species are problematic throughout the world’s ecosystems, down even to their very name which incites heated debates. Every month, studies are published that describe the genetic structure and gene flow of non-native species in their introduced ranges. Often, these … Continue reading
Posted in adaptation, conservation, evolution, natural history, phylogeography, population genetics Tagged Biological Invasion, Ciona, Evolution, invasive species, marine, Sessile Leave a comment