Journal club 2013


Distribution of papers

27.02.2013 Debora Unternährer (1) and Marielle Stuber (2)
1) Brittain, C. et al. 2013. Synergistic effects of non-Apis bees and honey bees for pollination services. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological sciences 280: 20122767.

2) Lundin, O. et al. 2013. When ecosystem services interact: crop pollination benefits depend on the level of pest control. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological sciences 280: 20122243.

06.03.2013 Catherin Barten (1) and Katrin Luder (2)
1) Lindenmayer, D.B. & Laurance, W.F. 2012. A history of hubris - Cautionary lessons in ecologically sustainable forest management. Biological Conservation 151: 11-16.

2) Lachat, T. et al. 2012. Saproxylic beetles as indicator species for dead-wood amount and temperature in European beech forests. Ecological Indicators 23: 323-331.

13.03.2013 Sascha Wellig (1) and Nathalie Keller (2)
1) Fox, R. 2013. The decline of moths in Great Britain: a review of possible causes. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6: 5-19.

2) van Langevelde, F. et al. 2011. Effect of spectral composition of artificial light on the attraction of moths. Biological Conservation 144: 2274-2281.

20.03.2013 Eléonore Tran (1) and Tobias Schmid (2)
1) Fletcher, R.J. Jr. et al. 2011. Biodiversity conservation in the era of biofuels: risks and opportunities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 161-168.

2) Pingali, P.L. 2012. Green Revolution: Impacts, limits, and the path ahead. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 12302-12308.

27.03.2013 Nicolas Guillod
Nekola, J.C. et al. 2013. The Malthusian-Darwinian dynamic and the trajectory of civilization. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28: 127-130.

04.04.2013 EASTER BREAK - no journal club

10.04.2013 Noémie Grandjean (1) and Walesa Edho Prabowo (2)
1) Ciuti, S. et al. 2012. Effects of Humans on Behaviour of Wildlife Exceed Those of Natural Predators in a Landscape of Fear. PLoS ONE 7: e50611 (13 p.).

2) Sollmann, R. et al. 2013. Risky business or simple solution - Relative abundance indices from camera-trapping. Biological Conservation 159: 405-412.

17.04.2013 Sarah Delley (1) and Yalda Hadizamani (2)
1) Palumbi, S.R. 2001. Humans as the World's Greatest Evolutionary Force. Science 293: 1786-1790.

2) Jørgensen, C. et al. 2007. Managing Evolving Fish Stocks. Science 318: 1247-1248 plus 4 pages of supplements.


Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

25.09.2013 Isabel Kühne
Ehrlich, P.R. & Ehrlich, A.H. 2013. Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided? Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological sciences 280: 20122845.

02.10.2013 Livio Rey
Chamberlain, D.E. et al. 2013. Assessing the sensitivity of alpine birds to potential future changes in habitat and climate to inform management strategies. Biological Conservation 167: 127-135.

09.10.2013 Laura Bruppacher
Blickley, J.L. et al. 2013.Graduate Student’s Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers. Conservation Biology 27: 24-34.

16.10.2013 Valeska Holenstein
Falcucci, A. et al. 2013. Modeling the potential distribution for a range-expanding species: Wolf recolonization of the Alpine range. Biological Conservation 158: 63-72.

23.10.2013 Oliver Dosch
Mokany, K. et al. 2013. Comparing habitat configuration strategies for retaining biodiversity under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 519-527.

30.10.2013 Katrin Luder (1) and Stefanie Roder (2)
(1) Habel, J.C. et al. 2013. Mind the gaps when using science to address conservation concerns. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 2413-2427.

(2) Neßhöver, C. et al. 2013. Improving the Science-Policy Interface of Biodiversity Research Projects. GAIA 22: 99-103.

06.11.2013 Debora Unternährer
Scheper, J. et al. 2013. Environmental factors driving the effectiveness of European agri-environmental measures in mitigating pollinator loss – a meta-analysis. Ecology Letters 16: 912-920.

13.11.2013 Roman Bühler (1) and Eva Ritschard (2)
(1) Schaub, M. 2013. Spatial distribution of wind turbines is crucial for the survival of red kite populations. Biological Conservation 155: 111-118.

(2) Furness, R.W. et al. 2013. Assessing vulnerability of marine bird populations to offshore wind farms. Journal of Environmental Management 119: 56-66.

20.11.2013 Walesa Edho Prabowo (1) and Lukas Lischer (2)
(1) Clough, Y. et al. 2011. Combining high biodiversity with high yields in tropical agroforests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 8311-8316.

(2) Gabriel, D. et al. 2013. Food production vs. biodiversity: comparing organic and conventional agriculture. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 355-364.

27.11.2013 Claire Guyot (1) and Chantal Herzog (2)
(1) Hanski, I. et al. 2012. Environmental biodiversity, human microbiota, and allergy are interrelated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 8334-8339.

(2) Young, S.S. & Karr, A. 2013. Deming, data and observational studies: A process out of control and needing fixing. Significance 8: 116-120.

04.12.2013 Sarah Delley
Rusch, A. et al. 2013. Flow and stability of natural pest control services depend on complexity and crop rotation at the
landscape scale. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 345-354.

11.12.2013 Nathalie Keller
Cianfrani, C. et al. 2013. There and back again? Combining habitat suitability modelling and connectivity analyses to assess a potential return of the otter to Switzerland. Animal Conservation Early View.

18.12.2013 Laura Bosco
Rybicki, J. & Hanski, I. 2013. Species–area relationships and extinctions caused by habitat loss and fragmentation. Ecology Letters 16: 27-38.