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No. 306
June 2010


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Scientists Call for Accelerated Conservation


New England forests are at a turning point. For the first time in 200 years, forest cover - which peaked at 80 percent of the landscape in 2000 - has begun to decline in every New England state. If sprawl and development continue at current rates, 63 percent of the landscape may be developed by 2030, jeopardizing the natural infrastructure that supports public water supplies, outdoor tourism and recreation, the local wood economy, wildlife habitat and regional resilience to climate change. In response to this challenge, 20 scholars, including the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute's research landscape ecologist, Jonathan Thompson, have published a forest conservation vision called Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape, which examines these trends and promotes strategies for permanently retaining 70 percent of New England in forest over the next 50 years. The science behind the vision comes from decades of research supported primarily by the National Science Foundation and its Long-Term Ecological Research Program.

The vision would triple the amount of conserved land in New England. Sixty-three percent of the landscape would be "Woodlands," forests conserved by willing landowners and sustainably managed for multiple uses, from recreation to urban tree cover to wood products. Seven percent of the landscape would be "Wildland" reserves, areas selected by local communities to eventually become old-growth forests, which today only make up 0.2 percent of the region's forests. The vision also notes the economic and ecological benefits of retaining the farms that today cover 7 percent of the landscape. Achieving all of these goals would still leave room for up to a doubling of well-planned development in the future.

A New England landscape that remains four-fifths covered in forest will require a doubling in current rates of land conservation - no small task given that the majority of forests in New England are privately owned. The report includes a suite of collaborative, voluntary approaches to conservation across private, public and non-profit sectors. It also recommends that state and federal agencies expand funding opportunities and tax incentives for forest conservation.

David Foster, lead author of the Wildlands and Woodlands report and director of Harvard Forest, sums up the vision's goal: "By employing the phenomenal capacity for conservation that lies in the countless individuals, private organizations, and public agencies in New England, we can protect the natural infrastructure that supports all life while creating a prosperous future for our region and its residents." The report is available for download on the project website: www.WildlandsAndWoodlands.org.


Job Opportunities


IAP Worldwide Services - under contract with the U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center - is seeking a full-time waterbird biologist to assist on two projects: (1) effects of shoreline change on waterbird species in the Chesapeake Bay, and (2) using satellite telemetry to study the potential for wild birds to transmit H5N1 avian influenza in Asia. Other duties will include coordinating on-going research projects, writing reports, data entry, updating animal care and use permits, communicating with project cooperators, and performing other tasks as directed by supervisor. Incumbent will work at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (Beltsville, Maryland) through a contract position with IAP Worldwide Services. The current IAP contract ends January 31, 2011, however, funding is in place to continue the position through fall 2014; therefore highly motivated applicants are sought who are interested in continuing the position, dependent upon review of performance. Position will remain open until filled. Target start date is mid-June. Apply at http://www.iapws.com/careers (ID 10341BR).


Current Literature


Abbas, H., Qaiser, M., and Alam, J. 2010. Conservation status of Cadaba heterotricha Stocks (Capparaceae): an endangered species from Pakistan. Pakistan J. Bot. 42(1):35-46.

Abbott, C.L., and Curtis, J.M.R. 2010. Initial investigation of population and conservation genetics in the coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus, using nuclear microsatellite markers. Northwest Sci. 84(1):46-51.

Aguiar, A.P., and Santos, B.F. 2010. Discovery of potent, unsuspected sampling disparities for Malaise and Möricke traps, as shown for Neotropical Cryptini (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):199-206.

Alofs, K.M., and Fowler, N.L. 2010. Habitat fragmentation caused by woody plant encroachment inhibits the spread of an invasive grass. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):338-347.

Alvarenga, L.D.P., Pôrto, K.C., and de Oliveira, J.R.D.M. 2010. Habitat loss effects on spatial distribution of non-vascular epiphytes in a Brazilian Atlantic forest. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):619-635.

Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Arnaud, G., Cortés-Calva, P., and Méndez, L. 2010. Invasive migration of a mainland rodent to santa catalina island and its effect on the endemic species Peromyscus slevini. Biol. Invasions 12(3):437-439.

Aragón, S., and Woodcock, D.W. 2010. Plant community structure and conservation of a northern Peru sclerophyllous forest. Biotropica 42(2):262-270.

Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Knapp, D.E., and Kennedy-Bowdoin, T. 2010. Effects of Morella faya tree invasion on aboveground carbon storage in Hawaii. Biol. Invasions 12(3):477-494.

Atkinson, P.W., Maclean, I.M., and Clark, N.A. 2010. Impacts of shellfisheries and nutrient inputs on waterbird communities in the Wash, England. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):191-199.

Babweteera, F., and Brown, N. 2010. Spatial patterns of tree recruitment in East African tropical forests that have lost their vertebrate seed dispersers. J. Trop. Ecol. 26:193-203.

Barlow, J., Gardner, T.A., Louzada, J., and Peres, C.A. 2010. Measuring the conservation value of tropical primary forests: the effect of occasional species on estimates of biodiversity uniqueness. PLoS ONE 5(3):e9609.

Bartomeus, I., Vilà, M., and Steffan-Dewenter, I. 2010. Combined effects of Impatiens glandulifera invasion and landscape structure on native plant pollination. J. Ecology 98(2):440-450.

Beever, E.A., Ray, C., Mote, P.W., and Wilkening, J.L. 2010. Testing alternative models of climate-mediated extirpations. Ecol. Appl. 20(1):164-178.

Biswas, S.R., and Mallik, A.U. 2010. Disturbance effects on species diversity and functional diversity in riparian and upland plant communities. Ecology 91(1):28-35.

Blanchet, S., Grenouillet, G., Beauchard, O., Tedesco, P.A., Leprieur, F., Durr, H.H., Busson, F., Oberdorff, T., and Brosse, S. 2010. Non-native species disrupt the worldwide patterns of freshwater fish body size: implications for Bergmann's rule. Ecol. Lett. 13(4):421-431.

Blomqvist, D., Pauliny, A., Larsson, M., and Flodin, L.Å. 2010. Trapped in the extinction vortex? Strong genetic effects in a declining vertebrate population. BMC Evol. Biol. 10:33.

Boakes, E.H., Mace, G.M., McGowan, P.J.K., and Fuller, R.A. 2010. Extreme contagion in global habitat clearance. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 277(1684):1081-1085.

Bodey, T.W., Bearhop, S., Roy, S.S., Newton, J., and McDonald, R.A. 2010. Behavioural responses of invasive American mink Neovison vison to an eradication campaign, revealed by stable isotope analysis. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):114-120.

Bradley, B.A. 2010. Assessing ecosystem threats from global and regional change: hierarchical modeling of risk to sagebrush ecosystems from climate change, land use and invasive species in Nevada, USA. Ecography 33(1):198-208.

Bumbudsanpharoke, W., Moran, D., and Hall, C. 2009. Exploring perspectives of environmental best management practices in Thai agriculture: an application of Q-methodology. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):225-234.

Cabeza, M., Arponen, A., Jäättelä, L., Kujala, H., van Teeffelen, A., and Hanski, I. 2010. Conservation planning with insects at three different spatial scales. Ecography 33(1):54-63.

Caliman, A., Pires, A.F., Esteves, F.A., Bozelli, R.L., and Farjalla, V.F. 2010. The prominence of and biases in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning research. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):651-664.

Cantamutto, M., Torres, L., Presotto, A., Gutierrez, A., Ureta, S., and Poverene, M. 2010. Migration pattern suggested by terrestrial proximity as possible origin of wild annual Helianthus populations in central Argentina. Biol. Invasions 12(3):541-551.

Carlsson, N.O.L., Jeschke, J.M., Holmqvist, N., and Kindberg, J. 2010. Long-term data on invaders: when the fox is away, the mink will play. Biol. Invasions 12(3):633-641.

Carranza, M.L., Carboni, M., Feola, S., and Acosta, A.T.R. 2010. Landscape-scale patterns of alien plant species on coastal dunes: the case of iceplant in central Italy. Appl. Veg. Sci. 13(2):135-145.

Carrillo-Gavilán, M.A., and Vilà, M. 2010. Little evidence of invasion by alien conifers in Europe. Divers. Distrib. 16(2):203-213.

Carroll, C., Dunk, J.R., and Moilanen, A. 2010. Optimizing resiliency of reserve networks to climate change: multispecies conservation planning in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Global Change Biol. 16(3):891-904.

Cebrian, E., and Ballesteros, E. 2010. Invasion of Mediterranean benthic assemblages by red alga Lophocladia lallemandii (Montagne) F. Schmitz: depth-related temporal variability in biomass and phenology. Aquat. Bot. 92(2):81-85.

Chun, Y.J., Fumanal, B., Laitung, B., and Bretagnolle, F. 2010. Gene flow and population admixture as the primary post-invasion processes in common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) populations in France. New Phytol. 185(4):1100-1107.

Cianfrani, C., Le Lay, G., Hirzel, A.H., and Loy, A. 2010. Do habitat suitability models reliably predict the recovery areas of threatened species? J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):421-430.

Clark, K.L., Skowronski, N., and Hom, J. 2010. Invasive insects impact forest carbon dynamics. Global Change Biol. 16(1):88-101.

Clemens, R.S., Weston, M.A., Haslem, A., Silcocks, A., and Ferris, J. 2010. Identification of significant shorebird areas: thresholds and criteria. Divers. Distrib. 16(2):229-242.

Cogni, R. 2010. Resistance to plant invasion? A native specialist herbivore shows preference for and higher fitness on an introduced host. Biotropica 42(2):188-193.

Compton, T.J., Leathwick, J.R., and Inglis, G.J. 2010. Thermogeography predicts the potential global range of the invasive European green crab (Carcinus maenas). Divers. Distrib. 16(2):243-255.

Conde, A., Novais, J., and Domínguez, J. 2010. Southern limit of distribution of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria on the Atlantic East Coast. Biol. Invasions 12(3):429-432.

Coppolino, M.L. 2010. Strategies for collecting land snails and their impact on conservation planning. Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):97-103.

Costa, G.C., Nogueira, C., Machado, R.B., and Colli, G.R. 2010. Sampling bias and the use of ecological niche modeling in conservation planning: a field evaluation in a biodiversity hotspot. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):883-899.

Cruz-Delgado, F., Wiedenfeld, D.A., and González, J.A. 2010. Assessing the potential impact of wind turbines on the endangered Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia at San Cristóbal Island, Galapagos. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):679-694.

de Lacerda, A.E.B., and Nimmo, E.R. 2010. Can we really manage tropical forests without knowing the species within? Getting back to the basics of forest management through taxonomy. Forest Ecol. Manag. 259(5):995-1002.

Denic, M., and Geist, J. 2010. Habitat suitability analysis for lacustrine brown trout (Salmo trutta) in Lake Walchensee, Germany: implications for the conservation of an endangered flagship species. Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):9-17.

Diekötter, T., Kadoya, T., Peter, F., Wolters, V., and Jauker, F. 2010. Oilseed rape crops distort plant-pollinator interactions. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):209-214.

Dong, Y.H., Gituru, R.W., and Wang, Q.F. 2010. Genetic variation and gene flow in the endangered aquatic fern Ceratopteris pteridoides in China, and conservation implications. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 47(1):34-44.

Drever, M.C., and Martin, K. 2010. Response of woodpeckers to changes in forest health and harvest: implications for conservation of avian biodiversity. Forest Ecol. Manag. 259(5):958-966.

Dubey, S., and Shine, R. 2010. Restricted dispersal and genetic diversity in populations of an endangered montane lizard (Eulamprus leuraensis, Scincidae). Mol. Ecol. 19(5):886-897.

Dudaniec, R.Y., Gardner, M.G., and Kleindorfer, S. 2010. Offspring genetic structure reveals mating and nest infestation behaviour of an invasive parasitic fly (Philornis downsi) of Galápagos birds. Biol. Invasions 12(3):581-592.

Dumont, S., and Muller, C.D. 2010. Distribution, ecology and impact of a small invasive shellfish, Hemimysis anomala in Alsatian water. Biol. Invasions 12(3):495-500.

Dyer, A.R., Brown, C.S., Espeland, E.K., McKay, J.K., Meimberg, H., and Rice, K.J. 2010. The role of adaptive trans-generational plasticity in biological invasions of plants. Evol. Appl. 3(2):179-192.

El-Niweiri, M.A.A., and Moritz, R.F.A. 2010. The impact of apiculture on the genetic structure of wild honeybee populations (Apis mellifera) in Sudan. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):115-124.

Epanchin-Niell, R.S., and Hastings, A. 2010. Controlling established invaders: integrating economics and spread dynamics to determine optimal management. Ecol. Lett. 13(4):528-541.

Erfmeier, A., and Bruelheide, H. 2010. Invasibility or invasiveness? Effects of habitat, genotype, and their interaction on invasive Rhododendron ponticum populations. Biol. Invasions 12(3):657-676.

Evans, R.R., and Ray, S.J. 2010. Distribution and environmental influences on freshwater gastropods from lotic systems and springs in Pennsylvania, USA, with conservation recommendations. Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):135-150.

Fearnside, P.M. 2009. Brazil's evolving proposal to control deforestation: Amazon still at risk. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):177-179.

Fenesi, A., and Botta-Dukát, Z. 2010. Do short-lived and long-lived alien plant species differ regarding the traits associated with their success in the introduced range? Biol. Invasions 12(3):611-623.

Fessl, B., Young, H.G., Young, R.P., Rodríguez-Matamoros, J., Dvorak, M., Tebbich, S., and Fa, J.E. 2010. How to save the rarest Darwin's finch from extinction: the mangrove finch on Isabela Island. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. London. [Biol.] 365(1543):1019-1030.

Ficetola, G.F., Maiorano, L., Falcucci, A., Dendoncker, N., Boitani, L., Padoa-Schioppa, E., Miaud, C., and Thuiller, W. 2010. Knowing the past to predict the future: land-use change and the distribution of invasive bullfrogs. Global Change Biol. 16(2):528-537.

Figueroa, F., Sánchez-Cordero, V., Meave, J.A., and Trejo, I. 2009. Socioeconomic context of land use and land cover change in Mexican biosphere reserves. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):180-191.

Firn, J., House, A.P.N., and Buckley, Y.M. 2010. Alternative states models provide an effective framework for invasive species control and restoration of native communities. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):96-105.

Fischer, J., Sherren, K., Stott, J., Zerger, A., Warren, G., and Stein, J. 2010. Toward landscape-wide conservation outcomes in Australia's temperate grazing region. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(2):69-74.

Flynn, D.F.B., Uriarte, M., Crk, T., Pascarella, J.B., Zimmerman, J.K., Aide, T.M., and Ortiz, M.A.C. 2010. Hurricane disturbance alters secondary forest recovery in Puerto Rico. Biotropica 42(2):149-157.

Foster, D.R., Donahue, B.M., Kittredge, D.B., Lambert, K.F., Hunter, M.L., Hall, B.R., Irland, L.C., Lilieholm, R.J., Orwig, D.A., D'Amato, A.W., Colburn, E.A., Thompson, J.R., Levitt, J.N., Ellison, A.M., Keeton, W.S., Aber, J.D., Cogbill, C.V., Driscoll, C.T., Fahey, T.J., and Hart, C.M. 2010. Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape. Harvard Forest, dist. by Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 36 pp.

Funk, S.M., and Fa, J.E. 2010. Ecoregion prioritization suggests an armoury not a silver bullet for conservation planning. PLoS ONE 5(1):e8923.

Gabirot, M., Castilla, A.M., López, P., and Martín, J. 2010. Chemosensory species recognition may reduce the frequency of hybridization between native and introduced lizards. Can. J. Zool. 88(1):73-80.

Gammon, M.A., and Kesseli, R. 2010. Haplotypes of Fallopia introduced into the US. Biol. Invasions 12(3):421-427.

García-de-Lomas, J., Cózar, A., Dana, E.D., Hernández, I., Sánchez-García, Í., and García, C.M. 2010. Invasiveness of Galenia pubescens (Aizoaceae): a new threat to Mediterranean-climate coastal ecosystems. Acta Oecol. 36(1):39-45.

García-Muñoz, E., Gilbert, J.D., Parra, G., and Guerrero, F. 2010. Wetlands classification for amphibian conservation in Mediterranean landscapes. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):901-911.

Gargano, D., Vecchio, G., and Bernardo, L. 2010. Plant-soil relationships in fragments of Mediterranean snow-beds: ecological and conservation implications. Plant Ecol. 207(1):175-189.

Garner, J.T., and Haggerty, T.M. 2010. Distribution, density, and population dynamics of the Anthony Riversnail (Athearnia anthonyi) in Limestone Creek, Limestone County, Alabama. Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):121-126.

Garonna, I., Fazey, I., Brown, M.E., and Pettorelli, N. 2009. Rapid primary productivity changes in one of the last coastal rainforests: the case of Kahua, Solomon Islands. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):253-260.

Garroway, C.J., Bowman, J., Cascaden, T.J., Holloway, G.L., Mahan, C.G., Malcolm, J.R., Steele, M.A., Turner, G., and Wilson, P.J. 2010. Climate change induced hybridization in flying squirrels. Global Change Biol. 16(1):113-121.

Gassó, N., Basnou, C., and Vilà, M. 2010. Predicting plant invaders in the Mediterranean through a weed risk assessment system. Biol. Invasions 12(3):463-476.

Gauthier, M., Crowe, E., Hawke, L., Emery, N., Wilson, P., and Freeland, J. 2010. Conservation genetics of Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri), an endangered Great Lakes endemic. Botany 88(3):250-257.

Georghiou, K., and Delipetrou, P. 2010. Patterns and traits of the endemic plants of Greece. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 162(2):130-422.

Ghazoul, J., and Koh, L.P. 2010. Food security not (yet) threatened by declining pollination. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(1):9-10.

Gilbert, G.S., and Parker, I.M. 2010. Rapid evolution in a plant-pathogen interaction and the consequences for introduced host species. Evol. Appl. 3(2):144-156.

Glaw, F., Köhler, J., De la Riva, I., Vieites, D.R., and Vences, M. 2010. Integrative taxonomy of Malagasy treefrogs: combination of molecular genetics, bioacoustics and comparative morphology reveals twelve additional species of Boophis. Zootaxa 2383:1-82.

Goddard, M.A., Dougill, A.J., and Benton, T.G. 2010. Scaling up from gardens: biodiversity conservation in urban environments. Trends Ecol. Evol. 25(2):90-98.

Godoy, O., Castro-Díez, P., Van Logtestijn, R.S.P., Cornelissen, J.H.C., and Valladares, F. 2010. Leaf litter traits of invasive species slow down decomposition compared to Spanish natives: a broad phylogenetic comparison. Oecologia 162(3):781-790.

Goldstien, S.J., Schiel, D.R., and Gemmell, N.J. 2010. Regional connectivity and coastal expansion: differentiating pre-border and post-border vectors for the invasive tunicate Styela clava. Mol. Ecol. 19(5):874-885.

González-Varo, J.P. 2010. Fragmentation, habitat composition and the dispersal/predation balance in interactions between the Mediterranean myrtle and avian frugivores. Ecography 33(1):185-197.

Gozlan, R.E., Britton, J.R., Cowx, I., and Copp, G.H. 2010. Current knowledge on non-native freshwater fish introductions. J. Fish Biol. 76(4):751-786.

Griffith, A.B. 2010. Positive effects of native shrubs on Bromus tectorum demography. Ecology 91(1):141-154.

Haaland, C., and Gyllin, M. 2010. Butterflies and bumblebees in greenways and sown wildflower strips in southern Sweden. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):125-132.

Hansen, K.A., and Mattingly, H.T. 2010. Threatened fishes of the world: Etheostoma forbesi Page and Ceas, 1992 (Percidae). Environ. Biol. Fish. 87(3):249-250.

Hartley, S., Krushelnycky, P.D., and Lester, P.J. 2010. Integrating physiology, population dynamics and climate to make multi-scale predictions for the spread of an invasive insect: the Argentine ant at Haleakala National Park, Hawaii. Ecography 33(1):83-94.

Heikkinen, R.K., Luoto, M., Leikola, N., Pöyry, J., Settele, J., Kudrna, O., Marmion, M., Fronzek, S., and Thuiller, W. 2010. Assessing the vulnerability of European butterflies to climate change using multiple criteria. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):695-723.

Henderson, A.R., and Johnston, C.E. 2010. Ontogenetic habitat shifts and habitat use in an endangered minnow, Notropis mekistocholas. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 19(1):87-95.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., Guallar, S., and Quesada, J. 2010. Assessing regional variation in conservation value using fine-grained bird atlases. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):867-881.

Hilbish, T.J., Brannock, P.M., Jones, K.R., Smith, A.B., Bullock, B.N., and Wethey, D.S. 2010. Historical changes in the distributions of invasive and endemic marine invertebrates are contrary to global warming predictions: the effects of decadal climate oscillations. J. Biogeogr. 37(3):423-431.

Hoeck, P.E.A., Beaumont, M.A., James, K.E., Grant, R.B., Grant, P.R., and Keller, L.F. 2010. Saving Darwin's muse: evolutionary genetics for the recovery of the Floreana mockingbird. Biol. Lett. 6(2):212-215.

Horák, J., Vávrová, E., and Chobot, K. 2010. Habitat preferences influencing populations, distribution and conservation of the endangered saproxylic beetle Cucujus cinnaberinus (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) at the landscape level. Eur. J. Entomol. 107(1):81-88.

Hossain, M.A.R., Nahiduzzaman, M., and Saha, D. 2010. Threatened fishes of the world: Puntius sarana (Hamilton 1822) (Cyprinidae). Environ. Biol. Fish. 87(3):197-198.

Htun, N.Z., Mizoue, N., Kajisa, T., and Yoshida, S. 2009. Deforestation and forest degradation as measures of Popa Mountain Park (Myanmar) effectiveness. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):218-224.

Incera, M., Bertocci, I., and Benedetti-Cecchi, L. 2010. Effects of mean intensity and temporal variability of disturbance on the invasion of Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea (Caulerpales) in rock pools. Biol. Invasions 12(3):501-514.

Inger, R., McDonald, R.A., Rogowski, D., Jackson, A.L., Parnell, A., Preston, S.J., Harrod, C., Goodwin, C., Griffiths, D., Dick, J.T.A., Elwood, R.W., Newton, J., and Bearhop, S. 2010. Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations? J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):121-129.

Iponga, D.M., Milton, S.J., and Richardson, D.M. 2010. Performance of seedlings of the invasive alien tree Schinus molle L. under indigenous and alien host trees in semi-arid savanna. Afr. J. Ecol. 48(1):155-158.

Jackson, S.T., and Sax, D.F. 2010. Balancing biodiversity in a changing environment: extinction debt, immigration credit and species turnover. Trends Ecol. Evol. 25(3):153-160.

Jacquemyn, H., Van Looy, K., Breyne, P., and Honnay, O. 2010. The Meuse river as a corridor for range expansion of the exotic plant species Sisymbrium austriacum: evidence for long-distance seed dispersal. Biol. Invasions 12(3):553-561.

Jiang, L., Tan, J.Q., and Pu, Z.C. 2010. An experimental test of Darwin's naturalization hypothesis. Am. Nat. 175(4):415-423.

Jones, E., and Thornber, C.S. 2010. Effects of habitat-modifying invasive macroalgae on epiphytic algal communities. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 400:87-100.

Jones, H.A., and Byrne, M. 2010. The impact of catastrophic channel change on freshwater mussels in the Hunter River system, Australia: a conservation assessment. Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):18-30.

Juliano, S.A., Lounibos, L.P., Nishimura, N., and Greene, K. 2010. Your worst enemy could be your best friend: predator contributions to invasion resistance and persistence of natives. Oecologia 162(3):709-718.

Kadis, C., and Georghiou, K. 2010. Seed dispersal and germination behavior of three threatened endemic labiates of Cyprus. Plant Species Biol. 25(1):77-84.

Kalogianni, E., Giakoumi, S., Andriopoulou, A., and Chatzinikolaou, Y. 2010. Feeding ecology of the critically endangered Valencia letourneuxi (Valenciidae). Aquat. Ecol. 44(1):289-299.

Kaminski, L.A., Thiele, S.C., Iserhard, C.A., Romanowski, H.P., and Moser, A. 2010. Natural history, new records, and notes on the conservation status of Cyanophrys bertha (Jones) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 112(1):54-60.

Kanarek, A.R., and Webb, C.T. 2010. Allee effects, adaptive evolution, and invasion success. Evol. Appl. 3(2):122-135.

Kaschula, S.A., and Shackleton, C.M. 2009. Quantity and significance of wild meat off-take by a rural community in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):192-200.

Kettenring, K.M., McCormick, M.K., Baron, H.M., and Whigham, D.F. 2010. Phragmites australis (common reed) invasion in the Rhode River subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay: disentangling the effects of foliar nutrients, genetic diversity, patch size, and seed viability. Estuaries Coasts 33(1):118-126.

King, C.B.A., Haines, W.P., and Rubinoff, D. 2010. Impacts of invasive parasitoids on declining endemic Hawaiian leafroller moths (Omiodes: Crambidae) vary among sites and species. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):299-308.

Kortello, A.D., and Ham, S.J. 2010. Movement and habitat selection by Argia vivida (Hagen) (Odonata, Coenagrionidae) in fuel-modified forest. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):133-140.

Kovalenko, K.E., Dibble, E.D., and Slade, J.G. 2010. Community effects of invasive macrophyte control: role of invasive plant abundance and habitat complexity. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):318-328.

Krushelnycky, P.D., and Gillespie, R.G. 2010. Sampling across space and time to validate natural experiments: an example with ant invasions in Hawaii. Biol. Invasions 12(3):643-655.

Krzysztofiak, L., Krzysztofiak, A., Frackiel, K., Biala, A., Kilikowska, A., and Sell, J. 2010. Genetic and morphological differentiation between isolated Polish populations of "glacial relict", an endangered butterfly, Oeneis jutta (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Eur. J. Entomol. 107(1):115-120.

Lancelotti, J.L., Pozzi, L.M., Yorio, P.M., Diéguez, M.C., and Pascual, M.A. 2010. Precautionary rules for exotic trout aquaculture in fishless shallow lakes of Patagonia: minimizing impacts on the threatened hooded grebe (Podiceps gallardoi). Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):1-8.

Lavides, M.N., Polunin, N.V.C., Stead, S.M., Tabaranza, D.G., Comeros, M.T., and Dongallo, J.R. 2009. Finfish disappearances around Bohol, Philippines inferred from traditional ecological knowledge. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):235-244.

Lawler, J.J., Tear, T.H., Pyke, C., Shaw, M.R., Gonzalez, P., Kareiva, P., Hansen, L., Hannah, L., Klausmeyer, K., Aldous, A., Bienz, C., and Pearsall, S. 2010. Resource management in a changing and uncertain climate. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(1):35-43.

Leger, E.A., and Espeland, E.K. 2010. Coevolution between native and invasive plant competitors: implications for invasive species management. Evol. Appl. 3(2):169-178.

Leimu, R. 2010. Habitat quality and population size as determinants of performance of two endangered hemiparasites. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 47(1):1-13.

Lesbarrères, D., Fowler, M.S., Pagano, A., and Lodé, T. 2010. Recovery of anuran community diversity following habitat replacement. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):148-156.

Licht, D.S., Millspaugh, J.J., Kunkel, K.E., Kochanny, C.O., and Peterson, R.O. 2010. Using small populations of wolves for ecosystem restoration and stewardship. BioScience 60(2):147-153.

Lindgren, C., Pearce, C., and Allison, K. 2010. The biology of invasive alien plants in Canada. 11. Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb, T. chinensis Lour. and hybrids. Can. J. Plant Sci. 90(1):111-124.

Lobo, J.M., Jiménez-Valverde, A., and Hortal, J. 2010. The uncertain nature of absences and their importance in species distribution modelling. Ecography 33(1):103-114.

López-Hoffman, L., Varady, R.G., Flessa, K.W., and Balvanera, P. 2010. Ecosystem services across borders: a framework for transboundary conservation policy. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(2):84-91.

Lorite, J., Peñas, J., Benito, B., Cañadas, E., and Valle, F. 2010. Conservation status of the first known population of Polygala balansae in Europe. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 47(1):45-50.

Machado, I.F., and Maltchik, L. 2010. Can management practices in rice fields contribute to amphibian conservation in southern Brazilian wetlands? Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):39-46.

Major, R.E., and Parsons, H. 2010. What do museum specimens tell us about the impact of urbanisation? A comparison of the recent and historical bird communities of Sydney. Emu 110(1):92-103.

Mandel, J.T., Donlan, C.J., and Armstrong, J. 2010. A derivative approach to endangered species conservation. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(1):44-49.

Marczak, L.B., Sakamaki, T., Turvey, S.L., Deguise, I., Wood, S.L.R., and Richardson, J.S. 2010. Are forested buffers an effective conservation strategy for riparian fauna? An assessment using meta-analysis. Ecol. Appl. 20(1):126-134.

Maron, M., Dunn, P.K., McAlpine, C.A., and Apan, A. 2010. Can offsets really compensate for habitat removal? The case of the endangered red-tailed black-cockatoo. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):348-355.

Marsico, T.D., Burt, J.W., Espeland, E.K., Gilchrist, G.W., Jamieson, M.A., Lindström, L., Roderick, G.K., Swope, S., Szucs, M., and Tsutsui, N.D. 2010. Underutilized resources for studying the evolution of invasive species during their introduction, establishment, and lag phases. Evol. Appl. 3(2):203-219.

Martins, A.C., and Melo, G.A.R. 2010. Has the bumblebee Bombus bellicosus gone extinct in the northern portion of its distribution range in Brazil? J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):207-210.

Masciocchi, M., Farji-Brener, A.G., and Sackmann, P. 2010. Competition for food between the exotic wasp Vespula germanica and the native ant assemblage of NW Patagonia: evidence of biotic resistance? Biol. Invasions 12(3):625-631.

Mattingly, W.B., Swedo, B.L., and Reynolds, H.L. 2010. Interactive effects of resource enrichment and resident diversity on invasion of native grassland by Lolium arundinaceum. Plant Ecol. 207(2):203-212.

Mauerhofer, V. 2010. Missing links: how individual's can contribute to reserve policy enforcement on the example of the European Union. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):601-618.

Melis, C., Olsen, C.B., Hyllvang, M., Gobbi, M., Stokke, B.G., and Røskaft, E. 2010. The effect of traffic intensity on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in central Sweden. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):159-168.

Melo, C.M.R., Silva, F.C., Gomes, C.H.A.M., Solé-Cava, A.M., and Lazoski, C. 2010. Crassostrea gigas in natural oyster banks in southern Brazil. Biol. Invasions 12(3):441-449.

Menni, R.C., Jaureguizar, A.J., Stehmann, M.F.W., and Lucifora, L.O. 2010. Marine biodiversity at the community level: zoogeography of sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras in the southwestern Atlantic. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):775-796.

Merritt, D.M., and Poff, N.L. 2010. Shifting dominance of riparian Populus and Tamarix along gradients of flow alteration in western North American rivers. Ecol. Appl. 20(1):135-152.

Minton, R.L., and Perez, K.E. 2010. Analysis of museum records highlights unprotected land snail diversity in Alabama. Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):91-95.

Mizuki, I., Yamasaki, M., Kakutani, T., and Isagi, Y. 2010. Negligible impact of deer-induced habitat degradation on the genetic diversity of extant Bombus diversus populations in comparison with museum specimens. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):191-198.

Morgado, R., Beja, P., Reino, L., Gordinho, L., Delgado, A., Borralho, R., and Moreira, F. 2010. Calandra lark habitat selection: strong fragmentation effects in a grassland specialist. Acta Oecol. 36(1):63-73.

Mozdzer, T.J., and Zieman, J.C. 2010. Ecophysiological differences between genetic lineages facilitate the invasion of non-native Phragmites australis in North American Atlantic coast wetlands. J. Ecology 98(2):451-458.

Nabe-Nielsen, J., Sibly, R.M., Forchhammer, M.C., Forbes, V.E., and Topping, C.J. 2010. The effects of landscape modifications on the long-term persistence of animal populations. PLoS ONE 5(1):e8932.

Naro-Maciel, E., Reid, B., Fitzsimmons, N.N., Le, M., Desalle, R., and Amato, G. 2010. DNA barcodes for globally threatened marine turtles: a registry approach to documenting biodiversity. Mol. Ecol. Resour. 10(2):252-263.

Nomoto, K., Omiya, H., Sugimoto, T., Akiba, K., Edo, K., and Higashi, S. 2010. Potential negative impacts of introduced rainbow trout on endangered Sakhalin taimen through redd disturbance in an agricultural stream, eastern Hokkaido. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 19(1):116-126.

O'Connor, J.A., Sulloway, F.J., Robertson, J., and Kleindorfer, S. 2010. Philornis downsi parasitism is the primary cause of nestling mortality in the critically endangered Darwin's medium tree finch (Camarhynchus pauper). Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):853-866.

Ober, H.K., and Hayes, J.P. 2010. Determinants of nocturnal Lepidopteran diversity and community structure in a conifer-dominated forest. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):761-774.

Olupot, W., Mugabe, H., and Plumptre, A.J. 2010. Species conservation on human-dominated landscapes: the case of crowned crane breeding and distribution outside protected areas in Uganda. Afr. J. Ecol. 48(1):119-125.

Orledge, G.M., Smith, P.A., and Reynolds, S.E. 2010. The non-pest Australasian fungivore Cis bilamellatus Wood (Coleoptera: Ciidae) in northern Europe: spread dynamics, invasion success and ecological impact. Biol. Invasions 12(3):515-530.

Orth, R.J., Marion, S.R., Moore, K.A., and Wilcox, D.J. 2010. Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Chesapeake Bay region of mid-Atlantic coast of the USA: challenges in conservation and restoration. Estuaries Coasts 33(1):139-150.

Oxbrough, A., Gittings, T., Kelly, T.C., and O'Halloran, J. 2010. Can Malaise traps be used to sample spiders for biodiversity assessment? J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):169-179.

Paini, D.R., Worner, S.P., Cook, D.C., De Barro, P.J., and Thomas, M.B. 2010. Using a self-organizing map to predict invasive species: sensitivity to data errors and a comparison with expert opinion. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):290-298.

Pander, J., and Geist, J. 2010. Seasonal and spatial bank habitat use by fish in highly altered rivers - a comparison of four different restoration measures. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 19(1):127-138.

Paquette, A., and Messier, C. 2010. The role of plantations in managing the world's forests in the Anthropocene. Front. Ecol. Environ. 8(1):27-34.

Paynter, Q., Main, A., Gourlay, A.H., Peterson, P.G., Fowler, S.V., and Buckley, Y.M. 2010. Disruption of an exotic mutualism can improve management of an invasive plant: varroa mite, honeybees and biological control of Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius in New Zealand. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):309-317.

Peltzer, D.A., Allen, R.B., Lovett, G.M., Whitehead, D., and Wardle, D.A. 2010. Effects of biological invasions on forest carbon sequestration. Global Change Biol. 16(2):732-746.

Perez, K.E. 2010. Current research on land snails and land snail conservation: Leslie Hubricht Memorial Symposium on Terrestrial Gastropods. Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):13-14.

Petersen, M.J., and Courtney, G.W. 2010. Landscape heterogeneity and the confluence of regional faunas promote richness and structure community assemblage in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):181-189.

Philipp, M., and Nielsen, L.R. 2010. Reproductive ecology of Scalesia cordata (Asteraceae), an endangered species from the Galápagos Islands. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 162(3):496-503.

Picazo, F., Moreno, J.L., and Millán, A. 2010. The contribution of standing waters to aquatic biodiversity: the case of water beetles in southeastern Iberia. Aquat. Ecol. 44(1):205-216.

Prasad, A.E. 2009. Tree community change in a tropical dry forest: the role of roads and exotic plant invasion. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):201-207.

Pratt, G.F., and Emmel, J.F. 2010. Sites chosen by diapausing or quiescent stage quino checkerspot butterfly, Euphydryas editha quino, (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) larvae. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):107-114.

Price, A.R.G., Harris, A., McGowan, A., Venkatachalam, A.J., and Sheppard, C.R.C. 2010. Chagos feels the pinch: assessment of holothurian (sea cucumber) abundance, illegal harvesting and conservation prospects in British Indian Ocean Territory. Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):117-126.

Rauschert, E.S.J., Mortensen, D.A., Bjørnstad, O.N., Nord, A.N., and Peskin, N. 2010. Slow spread of the aggressive invader, Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass). Biol. Invasions 12(3):563-579.

Reid, N., Magee, C., and Montgomery, W.I. 2010. Integrating field sports, hare population management and conservation. Acta Theriol. 55(1):61-71.

Ren, H., Zhang, Q.M., Wang, Z.F., Guo, Q.F., Wang, J., Liu, N., and Liang, K.M. 2010. Conservation and possible reintroduction of an endangered plant based on an analysis of community ecology: a case study of Primulina tabacum Hance in China. Plant Species Biol. 25(1):43-50.

Reunanen, P., Fall, A., and Nikula, A. 2010. Biodiversity and ecological forest-cover domains in boreal landscapes. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):665-678.

Ritson-Williams, R., Paul, V.J., Arnold, S.N., and Steneck, R.S. 2010. Larval settlement preferences and post-settlement survival of the threatened Caribbean corals Acropora palmata and A. cervicornis. Coral Reefs 29(1):71-81.

Rivadeneira, M.M., Santoro, C.M., and Marquet, P.A. 2010. Reconstructing the history of human impacts on coastal biodiversity in Chile: constraints and opportunities. Aquat. Conserv. 20(1):74-82.

Roberts, T.E., Davenport, T.R.B., Hildebrandt, K.B.P., Jones, T., Stanley, W.T., Sargis, E.J., and Olson, L.E. 2010. The biogeography of introgression in the critically endangered African monkey Rungwecebus kipunji. Biol. Lett. 6(2):233-237.

Ross, J.L., Ivanova, E.S., Severns, P.M., and Wilson, M.J. 2010. The role of parasite release in invasion of the USA by European slugs. Biol. Invasions 12(3):603-610.

Rundell, R.J. 2010. Diversity and conservation of the land snail fauna of the western Pacific islands of Belau (Republic of Palau, Oceania). Am. Malacol. Bull. 28(1-2):81-90.

Sandberger, L., Hillers, A., Doumbia, J., Loua, N.S., Brede, C., and Rödel, M.O. 2010. Rediscovery of the Liberian Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis (Xavier, 1978) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), and reassessment of its taxonomic status. Zootaxa 2355:56-68.

Sanguinetti, J., and Kitzberger, T. 2010. Factors controlling seed predation by rodents and non-native Sus scrofa in Araucaria araucana forests: potential effects on seedling establishment. Biol. Invasions 12(3):689-706.

Sass, G.G., Cook, T.R., Irons, K.S., McClelland, M.A., Michaels, N.N., O'Hara, T.M., and Stroub, M.R. 2010. A mark-recapture population estimate for invasive silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in the La Grange Reach, Illinois River. Biol. Invasions 12(3):433-436.

Schierenbeck, K.A., Lee, C.E., and Holt, R.D. 2010. Synthesizing ecology and evolution for the study of invasive species. Evol. Appl. 3(2):96-96.

Schlaepfer, D.R., Glattli, M., Fischer, M., and van Kleunen, M. 2010. A multi-species experiment in their native range indicates pre-adaptation of invasive alien plant species. New Phytol. 185(4):1087-1099.

Shochat, E., Lerman, S.B., Anderies, J.M., Warren, P.S., Faeth, S.H., and Nilon, C.H. 2010. Invasion, competition, and biodiversity loss in urban ecosystems. BioScience 60(3):199-208.

Schödelbauerová, I., Tremblay, R.L., and Kindlmann, P. 2010. Prediction vs. reality: can a PVA model predict population persistence 13 years later? Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):637-650.

Schüttler, E., Ibarra, J.T., Gruber, B., Rozzi, R., and Jax, K. 2010. Abundance and habitat preferences of the southernmost population of mink: implications for managing a recent island invasion. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):725-743.

Segarra-Moragues, J.G., and Catalán, P. 2010. The fewer and the better: prioritization of populations for conservation under limited resources, a genetic study with Borderea pyrenaica (Dioscoreaceae) in the Pyrenean National Park. Genetica 138(3):363-376.

Selig, E.R., and Bruno, J.F. 2010. A global analysis of the effectiveness of marine protected areas in preventing coral loss. PLoS ONE 5(2):e9278.

Semmens, B.X., Auster, P.J., and Paddack, M.J. 2010. Using ecological null models to assess the potential for marine protected area networks to protect biodiversity. PLoS ONE 5(1):e8895.

Sielezniew, M., Dziekanska, I., and Stankiewicz-Fiedurek, A.M. 2010. Multiple host-ant use by the predatory social parasite Phengaris (=Maculinea) arion (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):141-149.

Slack, W.T., Sumners, J.A., Rooney, A.P., and Taylor, C.M. 2010. Conservation genetics of the threatened Bayou Darter (Percidae: Etheostoma rubrum) in the Bayou Pierre system of southwestern Mississippi. Copeia 2010(1):176-180.

Smith, G.F., and Figueiredo, E. 2010. E-taxonomy: an affordable tool to fill the biodiversity knowledge gap. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):829-836.

Smolik, M.G., Dullinger, S., Essl, F., Kleinbauer, I., Leitner, M., Peterseil, J., Stadler, L.M., and Vogl, G. 2010. Integrating species distribution models and interacting particle systems to predict the spread of an invasive alien plant. J. Biogeogr. 37(3):411-422.

Souza, H.A.V.E., and Lovato, M.B. 2010. Genetic diversity and structure of the critically endangered tree Dimorphandra wilsonii and of the widespread in the Brazilian Cerrado Dimorphandra mollis: implications for conservation. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 38(1):49-56.

Sporn, S.G., Bos, M.M., Kessler, M., and Gradstein, S.R. 2010. Vertical distribution of epiphytic bryophytes in an Indonesian rainforest. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):745-760.

Stearns, B.P., and Stearns, S.C. 2010. Still watching, from the edge of extinction. BioScience 60(2):141-146.

Stokstad, E. 2010. Trade trumps science for marine species at international meeting. Science 328(5974):26-27.

Strayer, D.L., and Dudgeon, D. 2010. Freshwater biodiversity conservation: recent progress and future challenges. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 29(1):344-358.

Strickland-Constable, R., Schneider, H., Ansell, S.W., Russell, S.J., and Knapp, S. 2010. Species identity in the Solanum bahamense species group (Solanaceae, Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum). Taxon 59(1):209-226.

Strickland, M.S., Devore, J.L., Maerz, J.C., and Bradford, M.A. 2010. Grass invasion of a hardwood forest is associated with declines in belowground carbon pools. Global Change Biol. 16(4):1338-1350.

Sunagawa, S., Woodley, C.M., and Medina, M. 2010. Threatened corals provide underexplored microbial habitats. PLoS ONE 5(3):e9554.

Sutton, S.G., and Tobin, R.C. 2009. Recreational fishers' attitudes towards the 2004 rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):245-252.

Sverdrup-Thygeson, A., Skarpaas, O., and Ødegaard, F. 2010. Hollow oaks and beetle conservation: the significance of the surroundings. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):837-852.

Tang, L., Gao, Y., Wang, C.H., Wang, J.Q., Li, B., Chen, J.K., and Zhao, B. 2010. How tidal regime and treatment timing influence the clipping frequency for controlling invasive Spartina alterniflora: implications for reducing management costs. Biol. Invasions 12(3):593-601.

Tapia, L., Domínguez, J., and Rodríguez, L. 2010. Modelling habitat use by Iberian hare Lepus granatensis and European wild rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus in a mountainous area in northwestern Spain. Acta Theriol. 55(1):73-79.

Tarrasón, D., Urrutia, J.T., Ravera, F., Herrera, E., Andrés, P., and Espelta, J.M. 2010. Conservation status of tropical dry forest remnants in Nicaragua: do ecological indicators and social perception tally? Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):813-827.

Terry, R.C. 2010. The dead do not lie: using skeletal remains for rapid assessment of historical small-mammal community baselines. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 277(1685):1193-1201.

Thiele, J., Isermann, M., Otte, A., and Kollmann, J. 2010. Competitive displacement or biotic resistance? Disentangling relationships between community diversity and invasion success of tall herbs and shrubs. J. Veg. Sci. 21(2):213-220.

Thomas, M.L., Becker, K., Abbott, K., and Feldhaar, H. 2010. Supercolony mosaics: two different invasions by the yellow crazy ant, Anoplolepis gracilipes, on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Biol. Invasions 12(3):677-687.

Thompson, A.R., Baskin, J.N., Swift, C.C., Haglund, T.R., and Nagel, R.J. 2010. Influence of habitat dynamics on the distribution and abundance of the federally threatened Santa Ana Sucker, Catostomus santaanae, in the Santa Ana River. Environ. Biol. Fish. 87(4):321-332.

Tollenaere, C., Brouat, C., Duplantier, J.M., Rahalison, L., Rahelinirina, S., Pascal, M., Moné, H., Mouahid, G., Leirs, H., and Cosson, J.F. 2010. Phylogeography of the introduced species Rattus rattus in the western Indian Ocean, with special emphasis on the colonization history of Madagascar. J. Biogeogr. 37(3):398-410.

Triguero-Mas, M., Olomí-Solà, M., Jha, N., Zorondo-Rodríguez, F., and Reyes-García, V. 2009. Urban and rural perceptions of protected areas: a case study in Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, India. Environ. Conserv. 36(3):208-217.

Tropek, R., Kadlec, T., Karesova, P., Spitzer, L., Kocarek, P., Malenovsky, I., Banar, P., Tuf, I.H., Hejda, M., and Konvicka, M. 2010. Spontaneous succession in limestone quarries as an effective restoration tool for endangered arthropods and plants. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(1):139-147.

Uys, C., Hamer, M., and Slotow, R. 2010. Step process for selecting and testing surrogates and indicators of Afrotemperate forest invertebrate diversity. PLoS ONE 5(2):e9100.

Valiente, A.G., Juanes, F., Nuñez, P., and Garcia-Vazquez, E. 2010. Brown trout (Salmo trutta) invasiveness: plasticity in life-history is more important than genetic variability. Biol. Invasions 12(3):451-462.

van Wilgenburg, E., Torres, C.W., and Tsutsui, N.D. 2010. The global expansion of a single ant supercolony. Evol. Appl. 3(2):136-143.

Vroom, P.S., Musburger, C.A., Cooper, S.W., Maragos, J.E., Page-Albins, K.N., and Timmers, M.A.V. 2010. Marine biological community baselines in unimpacted tropical ecosystems: spatial and temporal analysis of reefs at Howland and Baker Islands. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(3):797-812.

Wang, F.G., Liu, D.M., and Xing, F.W. 2010. Two new species of Hypodematium (Hypodematiaceae) from limestone areas in Guangdong, China. Bot. Stud. 51(1):99-106.

Ward-Fear, G., Brown, G.P., and Shine, R. 2010. Using a native predator (the meat ant, Iridomyrmex reburrus) to reduce the abundance of an invasive species (the cane toad, Bufo marinus) in tropical Australia. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(2):273-280.

Wasser, S., Poole, J., Lee, P., Lindsay, K., Dobson, A., Hart, J., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Wittemyer, G., Granli, P., Morgan, B., Gunn, J., Alberts, S., Beyers, R., Chiyo, P., Croze, H., Estes, R., Gobush, K., Joram, P., Kikoti, A., Kingdon, J., King, L., Macdonald, D., Moss, C., Mutayoba, B., Njumbi, S., Omondi, P., and Nowak, K. 2010. Elephants, ivory, and trade. Science 327(5971):1331-1332.

Wiederholt, R., and Post, E. 2010. Tropical warming and the dynamics of endangered primates. Biol. Lett. 6(2):257-260.

Wilson, J.W., Stirnemann, R.L., Shaikh, Z.S., and Scantlebury, M. 2010. The response of small mammals to natural and human-altered edges associated with Afromontane forests of South Africa. Forest Ecol. Manag. 259(5):926-931.

Wilson, R.J., Davies, Z.G., and Thomas, C.D. 2010. Linking habitat use to range expansion rates in fragmented landscapes: a metapopulation approach. Ecography 33(1):73-82.

Wolkovich, E.M., Lipson, D.A., Virginia, R.A., Cottingham, K.L., and Bolger, D.T. 2010. Grass invasion causes rapid increases in ecosystem carbon and nitrogen storage in a semiarid shrubland. Global Change Biol. 16(4):1351-1365.

Yamada, Y., Sasaki, H., and Harauchi, Y. 2010. Effects of narrow roads on the movement of carabid beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in Nopporo Forest Park, Hokkaido. J. Insect Conserv. 14(2):151-157.

Yoshioka, A., Kadoya, T., Suda, S., and Washitani, I. 2010. Impacts of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) invasion on native grasshoppers: responses of habitat generalist and specialist species. Biol. Invasions 12(3):531-539.

Zafra-Calvo, N., Rodríguez, M.Á., and Lobo, J.M. 2010. Discerning the impact of human-mediated factors on biodiversity using bioclimatic envelope models and partial regression techniques. Divers. Distrib. 16(2):300-309.

Zalapa, J.E., Brunet, J., and Guries, R.P. 2010. The extent of hybridization and its impact on the genetic diversity and population structure of an invasive tree, Ulmus pumila (Ulmaceae). Evol. Appl. 3(2):157-168.

Zhang, L.B., He, H., and Luo, Q. 2010. Polystichum puteicola, sp. nov. (sect. Haplopolystichum, Dryopteridaceae) from a karst sinkhole in Guizhou, China based on molecular, palynological, and morphological evidence. Bot. Stud. 51(1):127-136.


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