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2019

Assessment of the cooling-then-freezing method for euthanasia of amphibians and reptiles

Shine, R., Lesku, J. A. & Lillywhite, H. B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 255, 1, p. 48-50 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

The Rocky Hill decision: a watershed for climate change action?

Hughes, L., 2019, In : Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law. 37, 3, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

Zebra finch v-calls and the evidence for a signal: a response to comments on McDiarmid et al

McDiarmid, C. S., Naguib, M. & Griffith, S. C., May 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 3, p. E4-E5 2 p., arz046.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

2018

Ample evidence for fish sentience and pain: Response to commentary on Sneddon et al. on Sentience Denial

Sneddon, L. U., Wolfenden, D. C. C., Leach, M. C., Valentim, A. M., Steenbergen, P. J., Bardine, N., Broom, D. M. & Brown, C., 2018, In : Animal sentience. 3, 21, p. 1-7 7 p., 17.

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Open Access

Conservation and genetics

Fenster, C. B., Ballou, J. D., Dudash, M. R., Eldridge, M. D. B., Frankham, R., Lacy, R. C., Ralls, K. & Sunnucks, P., Dec 2018, In : Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 91, 4, p. 491-501 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Divergence is not speciation, or why we need females: a comment on Tinghitella et al.

Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., 3 Jul 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 4, p. 801 1 p.

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Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fish sentience-denial: muddying the waters

Sneddon, L. U., Lopez-Luna, J., Wolfenden, D. C. C., Leach, M. C., Valentim, A. M., Steenbergen, P. J., Bardine, N., Currie, A. D., Broom, D. M. & Brown, C., 2018, In : Animal sentience. 3, 21, p. 1-11 11 p., 1.

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Lost food narratives can grow human health in cities

Ossola, A., Egerer, M. H., Lin, B. B., Rook, G. & Setälä, H., Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 16, 10, p. 560-562 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

1 Citation (Scopus)

Nature divided, scientists united: U.S.-Mexico border wall threatens biodiversity and binational conservation

Peters, R., Ripple, W. J., Moskwik, M., Wolf, C., Carreon-Arroyo, G., Ceballos, G., Cordova, A., Dirzo, R., Ehrlich, P. R., Flesh, A. D., List, R., Lovejoy, T. E., Noss, R. F., Pacheco, J., Sarukhan, J. K., Soule, M. E., Wilson, E. O., Miller, J. R. B. & 2556 scientist signatories from 43 countries, Oct 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 10, p. 740-743 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

The assassination of a hypothesis by non-critical interpretation of molecular data: a comment on Sharma et al. (2017)

Machado, G. & Wolff, J. O., Dec 2018, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 129, p. 346-348 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

A new lower Cambrian shelly fossil biostratigraphy for South Australia: Reply

Betts, M. J., Paterson, J. R., Jago, J. B., Jacquet, S. M., Skovsted, C. B., Topper, T. P. & Brock, G. A., 1 Apr 2017, In : Gondwana Research. 44, p. 262-264 3 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

A risk assessment and phylogenetic approach: Commentary on Birch on Precautionary Principle

Brown, C., 2017, In : Animal sentience. 2, 16, p. 1-5 5 p., 3.

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A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models

Rogers, A., Medlyn, B. E., Dukes, J. S., Bonan, G., von Caemmerer, S., Dietze, M. C., Kattge, J., Leakey, A. D. B., Mercado, L. M., Niinemets, Ü., Prentice, I. C., Serbin, S. P., Sitch, S., Way, D. A. & Zaehle, S., 1 Jan 2017, In : New Phytologist. 213, 1, p. 22-42 21 p.

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119 Citations (Scopus)

Breaking the deadlock on ivory

Biggs, D., Holden, M. H., Braczkowski, A., Cook, C. N., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Phelps, J., Scholes, R. J., Smith, R. J., Underwood, F. M., Adams, V. M., Allan, J., Brink, H., Cooney, R., Gao, Y., Hutton, J., Macdonald-Madden, E., Maron, M., Redford, K. H., Sutherland, W. J. & Possingham, H. P., 15 Dec 2017, In : Science. 358, 6369, p. 1378-1381 4 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Commentary: A bird in the house: The challenge of being ecologically relevant in captivity

Griffith, S. C., Crino, O. L. & Andrew, S. C., 3 Apr 2017, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 5, p. 1-4 4 p., 21.

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Comment on "Mycorrhizal association as a primary control of the CO2 fertilization effect"

Norby, R. J., De Kauwe, M. G., Walker, A. P., Werner, C., Zaehle, S. & Zak, D. R., 27 Jan 2017, In : Science. 355, 6323, 2 p., 358b.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on “Cognition-mediated evolution of low-quality floral nectars”

Pyke, G. H. & Waser, N. M., 8 Dec 2017, In : Science. 358, 6368, 2 p., eaao1962.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Deimatism: a neglected component of antipredator defence

Umbers, K. D. L., De Bona, S., White, T. E., Lehtonen, J., Mappes, J. & Endler, J. A., 1 Apr 2017, In : Biology Letters. 13, 4, p. 1-5 5 p., 20160936.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

27 Citations (Scopus)

Graham H. Pyke: sustainability for Humanity: it's time to preach beyond the converted

Pyke, G. H., Jun 2017, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 6, p. 391-394 4 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Nectary feeding and guarding behavior by a tropical jumping spider

Painting, C. J., Nicholson, C. C., Bulbert, M. W., Norma-Rashid, Y. & Li, D., Oct 2017, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 15, 8, p. 469-470 2 p.

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Teamwork, Soft Skills, and Research Training

Gibert, A., Tozer, W. C. & Westoby, M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 2, p. 81-84 4 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

World scientists’ warning to humanity: a second notice

Ripple, W. J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T. M., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M. I., Laurance, W. F. & 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries, 1 Dec 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 12, p. 1026–1028 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

Open Access
263 Citations (Scopus)
2016

(2433) proposal to conserve the name Chalcas paniculata (Murraya paniculata) (Rutaceae) with a conserved type

Mabberley, D. J., May 2016, In : Taxon. 65, 2, p. 394-395 2 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

(286) Proposal to replace division iii of the international code of nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants

Knapp, S., Turl, N. J., Barkworth, M. E., Barrie, F. R., Fortunato, R. H., Gandhi, K., Gereau, R. E., Greuter, W., Herendeen, P. S., Landrum, L. R., Mabberley, D. J., Marhold, K., May, T. W., Moore, G., Arce, L. R., Smith, G. F., Thiele, K. & Zhang, L., 24 Jun 2016, In : Taxon. 65, 3, p. 661-664 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Applying landscape genetics to the microbial world

Dudaniec, R. Y. & Tesson, S. V. M., 1 Jul 2016, In : Molecular Ecology. 25, 14, p. 3266-3275 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

A simple Bayesian method of inferring extinction: reply

Alroy, J., 1 Mar 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 3, p. 798-800 3 p.

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New developments in the effort to model ecosystems under water stress

Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G. & Duursma, R. A., 1 Oct 2016, In : New Phytologist. 212, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Orchid mantis

O'Hanlon, J. C., 22 Feb 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 4, p. R145-R146 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

(2351) Proposal to reject the name Rhytidea bicolor (Asparagaceae)

Mabberley, D. J., May 2015, In : Taxon. 64, 2, p. 384-385 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

Conserving coral reef organisms that lack larval dispersal: Are networks of Marine Protected Areas good enough?

Momigliano, P., Harcourt, R. & Stow, A., 2015, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 2, MAR, p. 16-1-16-5 5 p., 16.

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Embracing general theory and taxon-level idiosyncrasies to explain nutrient recycling

Barneche, D. R. & Allen, A. P., 19 May 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 20, p. 6248-6249 2 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic similarity is broadly associated with genetic polyandry in birds: A comment on Arct et al.

Griffith, S. C., 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology. 26, 4, p. 970-971 2 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Response to comment on "Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution"

Kjer, K. M., Ware, J. L., Rust, J., Wappler, T., Lanfear, R., Jermiin, L. S., Zhou, X., Aspöck, H., Aspöck, U., Beutel, R. G., Blanke, A., Donath, A., Flouri, T., Frandsen, P. B., Kapli, P., Kawahara, A. Y., Letsch, H., Mayer, C., McKenna, D. D., Meusemann, K. & 7 others, Niehuis, O., Peters, R. S., Wiegmann, B. M., Yeates, D. K., von Reumont, B. M., Stamatakis, A. & Misof, B., 31 Jul 2015, In : Science. 349, 6247, p. 487-C-1-487-C-2 2 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Zanne et al. reply

Zanne, A. E., Tank, D. C., Cornwell, W. K., Eastman, J. M., Smith, S. A., Fitzjohn, R. G., McGlinn, D. J., O'Meara, B. C., Moles, A. T., Reich, P. B., Royer, D. L., Soltis, D. E., Stevens, P. F., Westoby, M., Wright, I. J., Aarssen, L., Bertin, R. I., Calaminus, A., Govaerts, R., Hemmings, F. & 6 others, Leishman, M. R., Oleksyn, J., Soltis, P. S., Swenson, N. G., Warman, L. & Beaulieu, J. M., 20 May 2015, In : Nature. 521, 7552, p. E6-E7 2 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Evaluating the quality of taxonomic publications: A simple alternative to citations and effort

Pyke, G. H., 1 Nov 2014, In : BioScience. 64, 11, p. 961-962 2 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Climate-driven tree mortality: Insights from the piñon pine die-off in the United States

Hicke, J. A. & Zeppel, M. J. B., Oct 2013, In : New Phytologist. 200, 2, p. 301-303 3 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial variation in mechanical properties of coral reef substrate and implications for coral colony integrity

Madin, J. S., Dell, A. I., Madin, E. M. P. & Nash, M. C., 2013, In : Coral Reefs. 32, 1, p. 173-179 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Comments on Retallack, G. J. 2011: Problematic megafossils in Cambrian Palaeosols of South Australia

Jago, J. B., Gehling, J. G., Paterson, J. R. & Brock, G. A., Jul 2012, In : Palaeontology. 55, 4, p. 913-917 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Let's talk about sex

Barron, A. B. & Brown, M. J. F., 9 Aug 2012, In : Nature. 488, 7410, p. 151-152 2 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Comment on "Drought-induced reduction in global terrestrial net primary production from 2000 through 2009"

Medlyn, B. E., 26 Aug 2011, In : Science. 333, 6046, p. 1-1 1 p., 1093-d.

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74 Citations (Scopus)

On the flux ratio method and correcting incorrect forms of correct equations

Alroy, J., Sep 2011, In : Paleobiology. 37, 4, p. 710-711 2 p.

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Rapid development of microsatellites for the endangered Neotropical catfish Conorhynchus conirostris using a modest amount of 454 shot-gun pyrosequencing

Carvalho, D. C. & Beheregaray, L. B., Apr 2011, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 2, p. 373-375 3 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Decentralize, adapt and cooperate

Sagarin, R. D., Alcorta, C. S., Atran, S., Blumstein, D. T., Dietl, G. P., Hochberg, M. E., Johnson, D. D. P., Levin, S., Madin, E. M. P., Madin, J. S., Prescott, E. M., Sosis, R., Taylor, T., Tooby, J. & Vermeij, G. J., 20 May 2010, In : Nature. 465, 7296, p. 292-293 2 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Inbreeding in the wild really does matter

Frankham, R., Feb 2010, In : Heredity. 104, 2, p. 124 1 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Plant functional traits - Linkages among stem anatomy, plant performance and life history

Zanne, A. E. & Falster, D. S., Jan 2010, In : New Phytologist. 185, 2, p. 348-351 4 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

The growing pains of blue tits

Mainwaring, M., Dickens, M. & Hartley, I., Dec 2010, In : Planet Earth. WINTER, p. 24-25 2 p.

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2009

Constraining carbon cycle feedback using paleodata

Abe-Ouchi, A. & Harrison, S. P., Apr 2009, In : EOS. 90, 16, p. 140 1 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)