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Biologically informed ecological niche models for an example pelagic, highly mobile species

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Mechanistic and Correlative Models of Ecological Niches

separation of two Ulex species at three spatial scales: Does competition limit species’ ranges? Ecography, 23, 257-271. Cabral, J.S. & Schurr, F.M. (2010) Estimating demographic models for the range dynamics of plant species. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 19, 85-97. Chase, J.M. & Leibold, M.A. (2003) Ecological Niches: Linking Classical and Contemporary Approaches. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Colwell, R.K. & Rangel, T.F. (2009) Hutchinson’s duality: The once and future niche. Proceedings of the National Academy

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Global analysis of threat status reveals higher extinction risk in tropical than in temperate bird sister species

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New records of invasive Parakeet hybrids in Spain. A great opportunity to apply the rapid response mechanism

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Tardigrades as potential bioindicators in biological wastewater treatment plants

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Seasonal changes in avian communities living in an extensively used farmland of Western Poland

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On the methodology of feeding ecology in fish

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Pushing back the baseline: a novel approach to detect long-term changes in terrestrial faunal abundance using historical qualitative descriptions

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Diatom and microarthropod communities of three airfields in Estonia – their differences and similarities and possible linkages to airfield properties

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Estimation of biomass density and carbon storage in the forests of Andhra Pradesh, India, with emphasis on their deforestation and degradation conditions

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