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One minute of metal read-through of a scientific paper: the way forward for #scicomm?

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Here’s the paper …

O’Loughlin, L.S. & Green P.T. (2015) Invader-invader mutualism influences land snail community composition and alters invasion success of alien species in tropical rainforest. Biological Invasions 17(9), 2659-2674 // PDF DOI

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Coroner points the finger over recent extinctions

The death of a person is usually followed up with an investigation. People generally want to know the what, when, where and how the death happened. This is particularly important when the death is untimely or suspicious. People are really keen to find out who was responsible or at fault….and of course dish out some punishment. What about when an entire species dies?  Continue reading Coroner points the finger over recent extinctions

Juiced-up ants hit ‘da club’ and snails approve!

Secondary Invasion Part 2 – Getting into ‘da’ Christmas Island Club is not an easy task for some. The bouncer says something about it being Shorty’s Birthday… or something. Either way, that rainforest is a pumpin’ crab party! Invaders can come a-knocking, but those crabs just keep a-rockin’….

Continue reading Juiced-up ants hit ‘da club’ and snails approve!