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A brief introduction to mixed effects modelling and multi-model inference in ecology
The use of linear mixed effects models (LMMs) is increasingly common in the analysis of biological data. Whilst LMMs offer a flexible approach to modelling a broad range of data types, ecologicalExpand
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Old concepts, new challenges: adapting landscape-scale conservation to the twenty-first century
Landscape-scale approaches to conservation stem largely from the classic ideas of reserve design: encouraging bigger and more sites, enhancing connectivity among sites, and improving habitat quality.Expand
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Dominant aggression as a deterrent signal in paper wasps
Low-level social aggression is a conspicuous feature of cooperative animal societies, but its precise function is usually unclear. One long-standing hypothesis is that aggressive displays by dominantExpand
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Subsistence use of papyrus is compatible with wetland bird conservation
Conservationists have historically advocated measures that limit human disturbance. Nevertheless, natural disturbances are important components of many ecosystems and their associated species areExpand
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Do paper wasps negotiate over helping effort
Recent theory and empirical studies of avian biparental systems suggest that animals resolve conflict over parental care via a process of behavioral negotiation or "rules for responding." Less isExpand
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Best practice in mixed effects modelling and multi-model inference in ecology
1 Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom 2 Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, United Kingdom 3 Centre for Ecology andExpand
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Year of Young People written submissions
Attitudes to the Uses of Animals in Higher Education: Has Anything Changed?
Abstract Bioscience staff and students at Glasgow University in session 2005–06 were questioned on their attitudes to animal uses in higher education, as follow-up to a similar survey 20 yearsExpand
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Quantifying resistance and resilience to local extinction for conservation prioritization
Abstract Species‐focused conservation planning is often based on reducing local extinction risk at key sites. However, with increasing levels of habitat fragmentation and pressures from climateExpand
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