A Realistic Assessment of the Indicator Potential of Butterflies and Other Charismatic Taxonomic Groups
Erica Fleishman and Dennis D. Murphy
Conservation Biology online May 18, 2009
Global Priority Areas for Incorporating Land-Sea Connections in Marine Conservation
Benjamin S. Halpern, Colin M. Ebert, Carrie V. Kappel, Elizabeth M.P. Madin, Fiorenza Micheli, Matthew Perry, Kimberly A. Selkoe, and Shaun Walbridge
Conservation Letters Online May 11
Jeannine Cavender-Bares et al.Ecology Letters 12(7) 693-715 Abstract
Inspired by the research of NCEAS Scientists, local poet laureates developed The Poetry of Science in Santa Barbara, California.
Local news outlet Noozhawk covered the event.
Mapping Cumulative Human Impacts to California Current Marine Ecosystems
Benjamin Halpern et al. Conservation Letters Online April 17
Climate Change and the World's "Sacred Sea"-- Lake Baikal, Siberia
Marianne V. Moore, Stephanie E. Hampton et al.BioScience 59(5) 405-417
Fire in the Earth System
David M.J.S. Bowman, Jennifer K.Balch et al.
Science 24 April 2009: 481-484
Investigating Responses of Pacific Salmon to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Christine Petersen
Petersen is examining previous adaptations by salmon to changing conditions, and intends to interpret their ability to react with a behavioral or evolutionary response to future stresses. She will also identify conservation strategies that best promote resilience.
Ecological Network with Mutualistic-Antagonistic Interactions Carlos Melián
Map of Human Impacts to a “Pristine” Coral Reef Ecosystem, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
K.A. Selkoe, B.S. Halpern, C.M. Ebert, et al. Coral Reefs Online 03/25/09
Global Methane Emission From Wetlands, Rice Paddies, and Lakes Q. Zhuang et al. EOS 90(5) 37-44
The Economic Value of Coastal Ecosystems in California
Beyond Reserves: A Research Agenda for Conserving Biodiversity in Human-modified Tropical Landscapes
Robin Chazdon et al.
Biotropica 41(2) 142+