Journal Club 2019


20.02.2019 Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

27.02.2019 Gerard Martinez
Martin, A.E. et al. 2018. Flying insect abundance declines with increasing road traffic. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 11:608-613. (PDF, 282KB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

06.03.2019 Elisenda Peris
Wikenros, C. et al. 2017. Fear or food–abundance of red fox in relation to occurrence of lynx and wolf. Scientific Reports, 7:9059. (PDF, 1.6 MB) (Proposed by Veronika)

13.03.2019 Franziska Arnold and Noemi Verdicchia
Eng, M.L. et al. 2017. Imidacloprid and chlorpyrifos insecticides impair migratory ability in a seed-eating songbird. Scientific Reports, 7:15176. (PDF, 2.1 MB) (proposed by Alain and Raphaël)

20.03.2019 Cécile Auberson
Steinbauer, M.J. et al. 2018. Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming. Nature, 556:231-234. (PDF, 4.5 MB) (Proposed by Arnaud)

27.03.2019 Gino Enz
Fry, E.L. et al. 2017. Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long‐term, multi‐site mesocosm experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54:1320-1330.(PDF, 308KB) (Proposed by Daniel)


10.04.2019 Ivan Candolfi
Martikainen, P. et al. 1998. Threatened beetles in white‐backed woodpecker habitats. Conservation Biology, 12:293-301. (PDF, 536KB) (Proposed by Romain)

17.04.2019 Carla Anliker
Seibold, S. et al. 2018. Experiments with dead wood reveal the importance of dead branches in the canopy for saproxylic beetle conservation. (PDF, 671KB) Forest Ecology and Management, 409:564-570. (Proposed by Romain)



25.09.2019 Cécile Auberson
Schäfer, D., et al. 2019. Recovery of ecosystem functions after experimental disturbance in 73 grasslands differing in land‐use intensity, plant species richness and community composition. Journal of Ecology 00:1–15. (PDF, 1.8 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

02.10.2019 Giotto Roberti-Maggiore
Finch, T., et al. 2019. Bird conservation and the land sharing‐sparing continuum in farmland‐dominated landscapes of lowland England. Conservation Biology, 33:1045-1055. (PDF, 741KB) (Proposed by Alain)

09.10.2019 Elisenda Peris Morente
Hanspach, J. et al. 2014. Host plant availability potentially limits butterfly distributions under cold environmental conditions. Ecography, 37:301-308. (PDF, 3.2 MB) (Proposed by Ségolène)

16.10.2019 Gino Enz
Vanbergen, A. J., et al. 2014. Grazing alters insect visitation networks and plant mating systems. Functional ecology, 28:178-189. (PDF, 439KB) (Proposed by Daniel)

23.10.2019 Adrian Metry
Heuck, C., et al. 2019. Wind turbines in high quality habitat cause disproportionate increases in collision mortality of the white-tailed eagle. Biological Conservation, 236: 44-51. (PDF, 1.7 MB) (Proposed by Sergio)

30.10.2019 Stephan Niederer
Jiménez, J. et al. 2019. Restoring apex predators can reduce mesopredator abundances. Biological Conservation, 238:108234. (PDF, 2.0 MB) (Proposed by Veronika)

06.11.2019 Carole Niffenegger
Augustynczik, A.L.D. et al. 2019. Diversification of forest management regimes secures tree microhabitats and bird abundance under climate change. Science of The Total Environment, 650:2717-2730. (PDF, 3.4 MB) (Proposed by Romain)

13.11.2019 Alexandra Abanto Aguirre
Woodcock, B. A., et al. 2014. Enhancing floral resources for pollinators in productive agricultural grasslands. Biological Conservation, 171:44-51. (PDF, 923KB) (Proposed by Daniel)

20.11.2019 Gerard Martinez De Leon
O’Neill, D. W., et al. 2018. A good life for all within planetary boundaries. Nature Sustainability, 1:88. (PDF, 1.7 MB) (Proposed by Raphaël)

27.11.2019 Ariane Stoeckli
Wessely, J., et al. 2017. Habitat-based conservation strategies cannot compensate for climate-change-induced range loss. Nature Climate Change, 7:823-827. (PDF, 467KB) (Proposed by Arnaud)

04.12.2019 Valentin Moser
Schmidt, B. R., et al. 2019. Benefits and limits of comparative effectiveness studies in evidence-based conservation. Biological Conservation, 236:115-123. (PDF, 1.1 MB)