Section Editors

Section Board for 'Ecology and Conservation' (19)

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Dr. Bertram Ostendorf
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: ecology; wildlife conservation; spatial information; remote sensing; interdisciplinary research; natural resources management; decision support
Dr. James Albert
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Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana 70504, USA
Interests: Evolution; Systematics; Conservation; Tropical; Fishes
Prof. Dr. Mirko Di Febbraro
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Dipartimento di Bioscienze e Territorio, Università degli Studi del Molise, Cda Fonte Lappone, s.n.c., 86090 Pesche (IS), Italy
Interests: Conservation Biology; Animal Ecology; Climate Change; Invasive Species; R Programming; Geographic Information Systems; Biostatistics; Species Distribution Modeling
Dr. Andrea Romano
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Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biophore - CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: animal behaviour; biogeography; birds; kin selection; life-history evolution; maternal effects; meta-analyses; parent-offspring conflict; parental care; sex allocation; sexual selection
Prof. Dr. Sandro Lovari
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Maremma Natural History Museum, Grosseto, and Università degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy
Interests: wildlife (large mammals); animal behaviour; behavioural ecology; conservation biology
Dr. Félix Manuel Medina
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Servicio de Medio Ambiente, Cabildo Insular de La Palma, Spain
Interests: islands, invasive species; conservation biology; feral cats; diet; ecology
Prof. Dr. Luciano Bani
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
Interests: conservation biology (amphibians; birds; butterflies; distribution modeling; dragonflies and damselflies; fish; fragmentation and ecological networks; freshwater ecosystems; invertebrates; landscape genetics; mammals; metapopulation; reptiles; surveys and monitoring; terrestrial ecosystems; vertebrates; wildlife and climate change)
Dr. Torsten Wronski
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School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Liverpool John Morres University, Liverpool, UK
Interests: behavioural ecology of ungulates; conservation of ungulates in Africa and Asia; captive breeding of wildlife resources for reintroductions or production; transmission of zoonotic diseases between livestock and wildlife
Dr. Elodie F. Briefer
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Behavioual Ecology Group, Section for Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: animal emotions; acoustic communication; animal cognition; vocal expression of emotions; ungulate behaviour; animal welfare
Prof. Dr. Sue W. Margulis
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Department of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation and Department of Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo NY , 14208, USA
Interests: environmental effects on behavior; primate behavior; reproductive physiology; stress effects
Prof. Dr. Garry Marvin
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Roehampton, London SW15 5PJ, UK
Interests: human/animal relationships; foxhunting; wolf; taxidermised hunting trophies; conservation and human-wildlife conflicts
Dr. Miguel Delibes-Mateos
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Institute for Advanced Social Studies, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IESA-CSIC), Calle Campo Santo de los Mártires 7, 14004, Córdoba, Spain
Interests: Applied Ecology; Biodiversity conservation; Decision-making; Environmental conflicts; Environmental sustainability; Human-wildlife interactions; Human dimensions of wildlife; Hunting; Predator-prey relationships; Stakeholders’ perceptions; Wildlife management
Dr. Graeme Coulson
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School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: Wildlife management; behaviour, ecology and management of overabundant and endangered wildlife; macropods (kangaroos and wallabies)
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Dr. Nicole Gottdenker
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Department of Veterinary Pathology, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: disease ecology; wildlife disease ecology; wildlife pathology; theoretical ecology; tropical ecology; zoonotic diseases
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Prof. Dr. Christopher Hoagstrom
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Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408, USA
Interests: fish ecology; community ecology; conservation, and biogeography as well as general animal biology (zoology)
Prof. Dr. Xiaolei Huang
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College of Plant Protection and Biological Control Research Institute, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 15 Shangxiadian Road, Cangshan District, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: biodiversity pattern; biogeography; ecology; entomology; evolutionary biology; genomics; molecular phylogenetics
Dr. Jerry L. Kaster
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Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Interests: invertebrate biology with an emphasis in function and evolution; invertebrate benthic ecology
Prof. Dr. Cino Pertoldi
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Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: fluctuating asymmetry; developmental instability; behavioural instability; conservation genomics
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Dr. Kenji Saitoh
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Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985-0001, Japan
Interests: Fisheries; aquaculture; ichthyology; vertebrate biology; genetic analysis of biodiversity; molecular genetics and genomics; molecular phylogeny; cytogenetics; mitochondrial genomics; aquatic ecology; freshwater environment restoration
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