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Effects of Errors and Gaps in Spatial Data Sets on Assessment of Conservation Progress - VISCONTI - 2013 - Conservation Biology - Wiley Online Library

Effects of Errors and Gaps in Spatial Data Sets on Assessment of Conservation Progress - VISCONTI - 2013 - Conservation Biology - Wiley Online Library | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
New paper by Visconti et al http://t.co/NClWjaKyBJ shows extent of protection of terrestrial Neotropical mammals overestimated by ~400%!
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Top Ten for 2012

Top Ten for 2012 | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
@drnickisaac #BESMacro is the only meeting report to have made it into the 2012 Top 10 Most Downloaded for Bio Lett! http://t.co/tLLjKbyp9G
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Machine Learning reading list

Machine Learning reading list | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
I have been asked by many, many people for some introductory reading on Machine Learning for ecologists. Here are my favourite references!
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Addressing data gaps on the IUCN Red List

Addressing data gaps on the IUCN Red List | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
It is probably time that I introduce my PhD project, and explain my interest/obsession on Data Deficient and poorly-known species. I am mostly writing this for my family and friends, who are contin...
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Lucie gives an overview of her PhD research where she is using macroecological methods and economics to inform priority setting in conservation.

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Evaluating a general theory of macroecology

Evaluating a general theory of macroecology | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
Evaluating a general theory of macroecology
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Ethan White's plenary lecture slides from the BES Macroecology Annual Meeting July 2013

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BES Macroecology Annual Meeting 2013 (with images, tweets) · adpalma

On the 10th July 2013 at the University of Sheffield, the Macroecology Special Interest Group of the British Ecological Society opened their Annual Meeting, which was followed by a workshop on Spatial Analysis in R.
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A storify to summarise the 2013 Annual Meeting of the British Ecological Society's Macroecology Special Interest Group. Just a snippet though, so see the #BESMacro tweets for more.

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E-science, São Paulo and the world's best mortadella sandwich

E-science, São Paulo and the world's best mortadella sandwich | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
A few months back, I was lucky enough to attend the Latin American E-Science Workshop: Turning Data into Insight. It's run jointly by the São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and Microsoft Resear...
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An overview of the Latin American E-Science workshop by@adpalma

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A room full of beards: A quick update on the BES Macroecology SIG Annual Meeting

A room full of beards: A quick update on the BES Macroecology SIG Annual Meeting | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, the BES Macroecology SIG held an annual meeting at the University of Sheffield. We had a brilliant turnout, with 53 macroecologists in attendance from 7 countries and 28 inst...
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Wild extrapolation and the value of marine protected areas › Mola Mola

Wild extrapolation and the value of marine protected areas › Mola Mola | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
Last week, the UK National Ecosystem Assessment published a follow-on report on the value of proposed marine protected areas (rMPAs) to sea ...
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Tom Webb critiques the recent report on the value of proposed marine protected areas to sea anglers and divers in the UK.

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F1000Prime Recommended Article: Faunal breaks and species composition of Indo-Pacific corals: the role of plate tectonics, environment and habitat distribution. Total score (stars): 1

F1000Prime Recommended Article: Faunal breaks and species composition of Indo-Pacific corals: the role of plate tectonics, environment and habitat distribution. Total score (stars): 1 | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
Read the latest recommendation by Nicholas Graham and M Aaron MacNeil from the Ecology Faculty, at F1000Prime.
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The Emerging Field of Human Macroecology

The Emerging Field of Human Macroecology | BES Macroecology | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog) The Emerging Field of Human Macroecology Scientific American (blog) For example, a population that develops an adaptation or technology to efficiently utilize a resource may end up exhausting the resource to the point...

Via Kalani Kirk Hausman
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Really interesting post on human macroecology, which is “the statistical study of exchanges of energy, materials and information between humans and the environment” (Joseph Burger). This emerging field could have a lot to offer in sustainability research.

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