Emily Meineke from NCSU is visiting this week. She's talking about her cool work linking urban ecology, climate change, plant-insect interactions, and citizen science today at 11.00.
Check out this new paper in Journal of Biogeography led by Xiaoting Xu. The key result is that the influence of climate (and perhaps climate change) on oak diversity varies geographically.
Nate is just back from wonderful and productive (despite appearances otherwise) trip to visit the godfather of ant community ecology in Europe, Xim Cerdá, along with Elena Angulo, Kate Parr, Raphael Boulay, and Chris Georgiadis.