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No. 312
December 2010


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Heat Stress to Caribbean Corals in 2005 Worst on Record


Coral reefs suffered record losses as a consequence of high ocean temperatures in the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean in 2005, according to the most comprehensive documentation of basin-scale bleaching to date. Collaborators from 22 countries, including Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's (STRI) Héctor Guzmán, report in PLoS ONE that more than 80 percent of surveyed corals bleached and over 40 percent of the total surveyed died, making this the most severe bleaching event ever recorded in the basin.

Satellite-based tools from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Coral Reef Watch Program guided site selection for field observations conducted across the greater Caribbean region from June to October 2005. Field surveys of bleaching and mortality in this study surpass prior efforts in both detail and extent. This study also substantially raised the standards for documenting the effects of bleaching and for testing satellite and forecast products. Coral bleaching occurs when stress causes corals to expel their symbiotic algae, or zooxanthellae. If prolonged or particularly severe, it may result in coral death.

"Heat stress during the 2005 event exceeded any observed in the Caribbean in the prior 20 years, and regionally-averaged temperatures were the warmest in at least 150 years," said Mark Eakin, coordinator of NOAA's Coral Reef Watch Program, and former STRI fellow. "This severe, widespread bleaching and mortality will undoubtedly have long-term consequences for reef ecosystems, and events like this are likely to become more common as the climate warms."

The Caribbean is suffering severe bleaching again this year, and in some locations, this bleaching event is worse than in 2005. Not only are temperatures causing further damage to reefs hit hard during the 2005 event, but new locations have also been impacted. The decline of coral reefs has significant economic and ecological impacts on people and communities throughout the world.

-from NOAA


New Journal


Management of Biological Invasions is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal focusing on real experiences in the field of biological invasion management. It admits worldwide contributions on the single (e.g. cells, taxonomy) or multilevel management of bio-invasions (e.g. species interactions, community, habitat and processes), provided they may contribute to a better diffusion of technical and scientific ideas, approaches and results throughout the World. The scope includes management of those non-invasive species, habitats or processes which help reduce the impact of invasive species. The journal is free to authors, institutions and readers. The authors retain copyrights. The languages of publication are English and Spanish.


Current Literature


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Bulleri, F., Balata, D., Bertocci, I., Tamburello, L., and Benedetti-Cecchi, L. 2010. The seaweed Caulerpa racemosa on Mediterranean rocky reefs: from passenger to driver of ecological change. Ecology 91(8):2205-2212.

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Charman, T.G., Sears, J., Green, R.E., and Bourke, A.F.G. 2010. Conservation genetics, foraging distance and nest density of the scarce Great Yellow Bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus). Mol. Ecol. 19(13):2661-2674.

Cheung, K.C., Liebsch, D., and Marques, M.C.M. 2010. Forest recovery in newly abandoned pastures in southern Brazil: implications for the Atlantic rain forest resilience. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):66-70.

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Clements, T. 2010. Reduced expectations: the political and institutional challenges of REDD. Oryx 44(3):309-310.

Collevatti, R.G., Lima, J.S., Soares, T.N., and Telles, M.P.D.C. 2010. Spatial genetic structure and life history traits in cerrado tree species: inferences for conservation. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):54-59.

Coloma, L.A., Duellman, W.E., Alméndariz, A., Ron, S.R., Terán-Valdez, A., and Guayasamin, J.M. 2010. Five new (extinct?) species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from Andean Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Zootaxa 2574:1-54.

Colyvan, M., Justus, J., and Regan, H.M. 2010. The natural environment is valuable but not infinitely valuable. Conserv. Lett. 3(4):224-228.

Creel, S., and Rotella, J.J. 2010. Meta-analysis of relationships between human offtake, total mortality and population dynamics of gray wolves (Canis lupus). PLoS ONE 5(9):e12918.

Cross, W.F., Rosi-Marshall, E.J., Behn, K.E., Kennedy, T.A., Hall, R.O., Fuller, A.E., and Baxter, C.V. 2010. Invasion and production of New Zealand mud snails in the Colorado River, Glen Canyon. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3033-3043.

Crowder, D.W., and Snyder, W.E. 2010. Eating their way to the top? Mechanisms underlying the success of invasive insect generalist predators. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2857-2876.

Cutway, H.B., and Ehrenfeld, J.G. 2010. The influence of urban land use on seed dispersal and wetland invasibility. Plant Ecol. 210(1):153-167.

da Mata, R.A., McGeoch, M., and Tidon, R. 2010. Drosophilids (Insecta, Diptera) as tools for conservation biology. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):60-65.

Dana, E.D., and Graham, J. 2010. Management of Biological Invasions: Opening the journal. Manage. Biol. Invasions 1:ii-iii.

Dangremond, E.M., Pardini, E.A., and Knight, T.M. 2010. Apparent competition with an invasive plant hastens the extinction of an endangered lupine. Ecology 91(8):2261-2271.

Davies, K.W., Nafus, A.M., and Sheley, R.L. 2010. Non-native competitive perennial grass impedes the spread of an invasive annual grass. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3187-3194.

Dawson, T.P., Rounsevell, M.D.A., Kluvánková-Oravská, T., Chobotová, V., and Stirling, A. 2010. Dynamic properties of complex adaptive ecosystems: implications for the sustainability of service provision. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2843-2853.

De Barro, P., and Bourne, A. 2010. Ovipositional host choice by an invader accelerates displacement of its indigenous competitor. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3013-3023.

de Bello, F., Lavorel, S., Díaz, S., Harrington, R., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Bardgett, R.D., Berg, M.P., Cipriotti, P., Feld, C.K., Hering, D., da Silva, P.M., Potts, S.G., Sandin, L., Sousa, J.P., Storkey, J., Wardle, D.A., and Harrison, P.A. 2010. Towards an assessment of multiple ecosystem processes and services via functional traits. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2873-2893.

DeCesare, N.J., Hebblewhite, M., Robinson, H.S., and Musiani, M. 2010. Endangered, apparently: the role of apparent competition in endangered species conservation. Anim. Conserv. 13(4):353-362.

Delaney, K.S., Riley, S.P.D., and Fisher, R.N. 2010. A rapid, strong, and convergent genetic response to urban habitat fragmentation in four divergent and widespread vertebrates. PLoS ONE 5(9):e12767.

Devictor, V., Mouillot, D., Meynard, C., Jiguet, F., Thuiller, W., and Mouquet, N. 2010. Spatial mismatch and congruence between taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional diversity: the need for integrative conservation strategies in a changing world. Ecol. Lett. 13(8):1030-1040.

Diniz, J.A.F., and Loyola, R.D. 2010. Conservation science in Brazil: challenges for the 21st century. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):1-2.

Dobson, A., and Nowak, K. 2010. Does this photo make my range look big? Anim. Conserv. 13(4):347-349.

Driscoll, D.A., Lindenmayer, D.B., Bennett, A.F., Bode, M., Bradstock, R.A., Cary, G.J., Clarke, M.F., Dexter, N., Fensham, R., Friend, G., Gill, M., James, S., Kay, G., Keith, D.A., MacGregor, C., Possingham, H.P., Russel-Smith, J., Salt, D., Watson, J.E.M., Williams, D., and York, A. 2010. Resolving conflicts in fire management using decision theory: asset-protection versus biodiversity conservation. Conserv. Lett. 3(4):215-223.

Du, B.G., and Yang, F.L. 2010. Urophysa rockii Ulbr., a rare and endangered plant needs urgent conservation. Curr. Sci. 99(4):419-420.

Dumont, Y., Russell, J.C., Lecomte, V., and Le Corre, M. 2010. Conservation of endangered endemic seabirds within a multi-predator context: the Barau's petrel in Réunion Island. Nat. Resour. Model. 23(3):381-436.

Eakin, C.M., Morgan, J.A., Heron, S.F., Smith, T.B., Liu, G., Alvarez-Filip, L., Baca, B., Bartels, E., Bastidas, C., Bouchon, C., Brandt, M., Bruckner, A.W., Bunkley-Williams, L., Cameron, A., Causey, B.D., Chiappone, M., Christensen, T.R.L., Crabbe, M.J.C., Day, O., de la Guardia, E., Díaz-Pulido, G., DiResta, D., Gil-Agudelo, D.L., Gilliam, D.S., Ginsburg, R.N., Gore, S., Guzmá, H.M., Hendee, J.C., Hernández-Delgado, E.A., Husain, E., Jeffrey, C.F.G., Jones, R.J., Jordán-Dahlgren, E., Kaufman, L.S., Kline, D.I., Kramer, P.A., Lang, J.C., Lirman, D., Mallela, J., Manfrino, C., Maréchal, J.P., Marks, K., Mihaly, J., Miller, W.J., Mueller, E.M., Muller, E.M., Orozco Toro, C.A., Oxenford, H.A., Ponce-Taylor, D., Quinn, N., Ritchie, K.B., Rodríguez, S., Ramírez, A.R., Romano, S., Samhouri, J.F., Sánchez, J.A., Schmahl, G.P., Shank, B.V., Skirving, W.J., Steiner, S.C.C., Villamizar, E., Walsh, S.M., Walter, C., Weil, E., Williams, E.H., Roberson, K.W., and Yusuf, Y. 2010. Caribbean corals in crisis: record thermal stress, bleaching, and mortality in 2005. PLoS ONE 5(11):e13969.

Eales, J., Thorpe, R.S., and Malhotra, A. 2010. Colonization history and genetic diversity: adaptive potential in early stage invasions. Mol. Ecol. 19(14):2858-2869.

Edwards, D.P., Hodgson, J.A., Hamer, K.C., Mitchell, S.L., Ahmad, A.H., Cornell, S.J., and Wilcove, D.S. 2010. Wildlife-friendly oil palm plantations fail to protect biodiversity effectively. Conserv. Lett. 3(4):236-242.

Eguchi, T., Seminoff, J.A., LeRoux, R.A., Dutton, P.H., and Dutton, D.L. 2010. Abundance and survival rates of green turtles in an urban environment: coexistence of humans and an endangered species. Mar. Biol. 157(8):1869-1877.

Elliott, G., Willans, M., Edmonds, H., and Crouchley, D. 2010. Stoat invasion, eradication and re-invasion of islands in Fiordland. New Zeal. J. Zool. 37(1):1-12.

Epanchin, P.N., Knapp, R.A., and Lawler, S.P. 2010. Nonnative trout impact an alpine-nesting bird by altering aquatic-insect subsidies. Ecology 91(8):2406-2415.

Fayle, T.M., Turner, E.C., Snaddon, J.L., Chey, V.K., Chung, A.Y.C., Eggleton, P., and Foster, W.A. 2010. Oil palm expansion into rain forest greatly reduces ant biodiversity in canopy, epiphytes and leaf-litter. Basic Appl. Ecol. 11(4):337-345.

Feld, C.K., Sousa, J.P., da Silva, P.M., and Dawson, T.P. 2010. Indicators for biodiversity and ecosystem services: towards an improved framework for ecosystems assessment. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2895-2919.

Fenichel, E.P., Horan, R.D., and Hickling, G.J. 2010. Bioeconomic management of invasive vector-borne diseases. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2877-2893.

Fernández, D.A., Ciancio, J., Ceballos, S.G., Riva-Rossi, C., and Pascual, M.A. 2010. Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Walbaum 1792) in the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego: the onset of an invasion. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2991-2997.

Fišer, C., Konec, M., Kobe, Z., Osanic, M., Gruden, P., and Potocnik, H. 2010. Conservation problems with hypothelminorheic Niphargus species (Amphipoda: Niphargidae). Aquat. Conserv. 20(5):602-604.

Floyd, R., Lima, J., deWaard, J., Humble, L., and Hanner, R. 2010. Common goals: policy implications of DNA barcoding as a protocol for identification of arthropod pests. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2947-2954.

Forero-Medina, G., and Joppa, L. 2010. Representation of global and national conservation priorities by Colombia's Protected Area Network. PLoS ONE 5(10):e13210.

Francis, C.M., Borisenko, A.V., Ivanova, N.V., Eger, J.L., Lim, B.K., Guillén-Servent, A., Kruskop, S.V., Mackie, I., and Hebert, P.D.N. 2010. The role of DNA barcodes in understanding and conservation of mammal diversity in Southeast Asia. PLoS ONE 5(9):e12575.

Frick, W.F., Pollock, J.F., Hicks, A.C., Langwig, K.E., Reynolds, D.S., Turner, G.G., Butchkoski, C.M., and Kunz, T.H. 2010. An emerging disease causes regional population collapse of a common North American bat species. Science 329(5992):679-682.

Fuentes, N., Ugarte, E., Kühn, I., and Klotz, S. 2010. Alien plants in southern South America. A framework for evaluation and management of mutual risk of invasion between Chile and Argentina. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3227-3236.

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Gasc, A., Duryea, M.C., Cox, R.M., Kern, A., and Calsbeek, R. 2010. Invasive predators deplete genetic diversity of island lizards. PLoS ONE 5(8):e12061.

Gaugris, J.Y., and Van Rooyen, M.W. 2010. Evaluating the adequacy of reserves in the Tembe-Tshanini Complex: a case study in Maputaland, South Africa. Oryx 44(3):399-410.

Gido, K.B., Dodds, W.K., and Eberle, M.E. 2010. Retrospective analysis of fish community change during a half-century of landuse and streamflow changes. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 29(3):970-987.

Godefroid, S., and Koedam, N. 2010. Comparative ecology and coexistence of introduced and native congeneric forest herbs: Impatiens parviflora and I. noli-tangere. Plant Ecol. Evol. 143(2):119-127.

Godley, B.J., Barbosa, C., Bruford, M., Broderick, A.C., Catry, P., Coyne, M.S., Formia, A., Hays, G.C., and Witt, M.J. 2010. Unravelling migratory connectivity in marine turtles using multiple methods. J. Appl. Ecol. 47(4):769-778.

Gopal, R., Qureshi, Q., Bhardwaj, M., Singh, R.K.J., and Jhala, Y.V. 2010. Evaluating the status of the Endangered tiger Panthera tigris and its prey in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India. Oryx 44(3):383-389.

Graham, N.A.J., Spalding, M.D., and Sheppard, C.R.C. 2010. Reef shark declines in remote atolls highlight the need for multi-faceted conservation action. Aquat. Conserv. 20(5):543-548.

Grelle, C.E.V., Lorini, M.L., and Pinto, M.P. 2010. Reserve selection based on vegetation in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):46-53.

Guiney, M.S., Andow, D.A., and Wilder, T.T. 2010. Metapopulation structure and dynamics of an endangered butterfly. Basic Appl. Ecol. 11(4):354-362.

Guo, Z.W., Zhang, L., and Li, Y.M. 2010. Increased dependence of humans on ecosystem services and biodiversity. PLoS ONE 5(10):e13113.

Gutierrez, A.P., Mills, N.J., and Ponti, L. 2010. Limits to the potential distribution of light brown apple moth in Arizona-California based on climate suitability and host plant availability. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3319-3331.

Hagen, E.N., Bakker, J.D., and Gara, R.I. 2010. Aerial arthropod communities of native and invaded forests, Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile. Environ. Entomol. 39(4):1159-1164.

Haisfield, K.M., Fox, H.E., Yen, S., Mangubhai, S., and Mous, P.J. 2010. Standards for documenting and monitoring bird reintroduction projects. Conserv. Lett. 3(4):243-250.

Hajek, A.E., and Tobin, P.C. 2010. Micro-managing arthropod invasions: eradication and control of invasive arthropods with microbes. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2895-2912.

Hamer, A.J., and McDonnell, M.J. 2010. The response of herpetofauna to urbanization: inferring patterns of persistence from wildlife databases. Austral Ecol. 35(5):568-580.

Harrington, R., Anton, C., Dawson, T.P., de Bello, F., Feld, C.K., Haslett, J.R., Kluvánková-Oravská, T., Kontogianni, A., Lavorel, S., Luck, G.W., Rounsevell, M.D.A., Samways, M.J., Settele, J., Skourtos, M., Spangenberg, J.H., Vandewalle, M., Zobel, M., and Harrison, P.A. 2010. Ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation: concepts and a glossary. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2773-2790.

Harrison, P.A. 2010. Ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation: an introduction to the RUBICODE project. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2767-2772.

Harrison, P.A., Vandewalle, M., Sykes, M.T., Berry, P.M., Bugter, R., de Bello, F., Feld, C.K., Grandin, U., Harrington, R., Haslett, J.R., Jongman, R.H.G., Luck, G.W., da Silva, P.M., Moora, M., Settele, J., Sousa, J.P., and Zobel, M. 2010. Identifying and prioritising services in European terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2791-2821.

Harvey, J.A., Biere, A., Fortuna, T., Vet, L.E.M., Engelkes, T., Morriën, E., Gols, R., Verhoeven, K., Vogel, H., Macel, M., Heidel-Fischer, H.M., Schramm, K., and van der Putten, W.H. 2010. Ecological fits, mis-fits and lotteries involving insect herbivores on the invasive plant, Bunias orientalis. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3045-3059.

Harvey, K.J., Britton, D.R., and Minchinton, T.E. 2010. Insect diversity and trophic structure differ on native and non-indigenous congeneric rushes in coastal salt marshes. Austral Ecol. 35(5):522-534.

Harwood, J.D., and Parajulee, M.N. 2010. Global impact of biological invasions: transformation in pest management approaches. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2855-2856.

Haslett, J.R., Berry, P.M., Bela, G., Jongman, R.H.G., Pataki, G., Samways, M.J., and Zobel, M. 2010. Changing conservation strategies in Europe: a framework integrating ecosystem services and dynamics. Biodivers. Conserv. 19(10):2963-2977.

Heimpel, G.E., Frelich, L.E., Landis, D.A., Hopper, K.R., Hoelmer, K.A., Sezen, Z., Asplen, M.K., and Wu, K.M. 2010. European buckthorn and Asian soybean aphid as components of an extensive invasional meltdown in North America. Biol. Invasions 12(9):2913-2931.

Hill, S.B., and Kotanen, P.M. 2010. Phylogenetically structured damage to Asteraceae: susceptibility of native and exotic species to foliar herbivores. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3333-3342.

Hoffmann, B.D., and Saul, W.C. 2010. Yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) invasions within undisturbed mainland Australian habitats: no support for biotic resistance hypothesis. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3093-3108.

Honorato, S.C., Lima, I.M.S.O., and de Faria, D.M. 2010. The Public Ministry and the units of conservation. Nat. Conservacao 8(1):81-83.

Hou, M.F., López-Pujol, J., Qin, H.N., Wang, L.S., and Liu, Y. 2010. Distribution pattern and conservation priorities for vascular plants in Southern China: Guangxi Province as a case study. Bot. Stud. 51(3):377-386.

Hoyos, L.E., Gavier-Pizarro, G.I., Kuemmerle, T., Bucher, E.H., Radeloff, V.C., and Tecco, P.A. 2010. Invasion of glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum) and native forest loss in the Sierras Chicas of Córdoba, Argentina. Biol. Invasions 12(9):3261-3275.

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