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Meet the lab’s peeps: Dr. Ella Bowles the Post-Doctoral Researcher, conservation biologist, bioinformatician, outdoor adventurer

Incorporating traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) together with scientific information for conservation management has increasingly been shown to be valuable, and Dr. Ella Bowles uses this wealth of knowledge to inform her research monitoring fisheries. Tying together TEK, and her knowledge … Continue reading

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Meet the lab’s peeps! Elizabeth Lawrence: PhD student, macroecologist, Judoka, fan of the imaginary.

(Every few weeks, we introduce one of our lab’s beloved peeps, so you can learn more about their research and why it matters for our planet) Species richness is greater in the tropics than at the poles, species richness increases … Continue reading

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Meet our lab’s peeps: causes and consequences of density-dependence in animals

(Every few weeks, we introduce one of our lab’s beloved peeps, so you can learn more about their research and why it matters for our planet) Little is known about mechanisms driving density-dependence in the wild and how it regulates … Continue reading

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Meet the lab’s peeps: when invasive species are being removed from ecosystems, how do species communities and the ecosystem change?

(Every few weeks, we introduce one of our lab’s beloved peeps, so you can learn more about their research and why it matters for our planet) The presence of high trophic level predators can drastically alter community and ecosystem function. … Continue reading

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Meet our lab’s peeps: how far do juvenile salmonids disperse?

(Every few weeks, we introduce one of our lab’s beloved peeps, so you can learn more about their research and why it matters for our planet) Salmonid fish movement is thought to be restricted during earlier life stages and non-migratory … Continue reading

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