Recent Articles

Disturbance Effects on Afrotropical Species and Trait Diversity

Ecology and Evolution (2024)

disturbance affects
tree and trait diversity
more than the climate

Life in 2.5 D: animal movement in the trees

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (2022)

vertical tracking
can find new relations of
plants and animals

Ecological and Social Pressures on Sleep in the Wild

eLife (2022)

Baboons sacrifice
sleep quality in favor
of safe sleep with friends

Community-Wide Responses to Climate Change in the Afrotropics

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (2022)

unique responses
to climate change are informed
by past selection

Balancing Selection on Foliar Herbivore Defenses

Nature Ecology and Evolution (2021)

chemical defense
is determined by both drought
and herbivory.

Global Seed Data Provide Evidence of Tree Senescence

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2021)

Trees age, like us all —
slowly making fewer seeds
over centuries.

Determinants of Forest Elephant Seed Dispersal Distance

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (2021)

forest elephant
seed dispersal distances
increase with boldness

Seed Production Driven by Indirect Climate Effects

Nature Communications (2021)

tree seeds now number
fewer in West, more in East.
climate / size effects.

Biodiversity Recovery in Neotropical Dung Beetle Communities

Insect Conservation and Diversity (2021)

after disturbance,
dung beetles can recover
if humans let them.

The Importance of Large Trees for Carbon Estimation

Global Ecology and Biogeography (2020)

Gabon's forests hold
twice the global average of
above-ground carbon.

A Method for Integrating Heterogeneous Animal Community Data

Ecosphere (2019)

better censuses
when dung, sight, and camera traps
are used togeather.

Estimating Seed Transit Time in Wild Forest Elephants

Wildlife Biology (2019)

forest elephants
tell us about digestion
with technology.

Correcting The Imprecision of Allometric Carbon Estimation

Ecological Application (2019)

soil variations
bias carbon estimates
at the landscape scale

Forecasting Species-Specific Nutritional Landscapes

Ecological Monographs (2019)

pulsed seed production
supports and taxes food webs;
life history counts.

Effects of Logging on Tree Seed Dispersal

Annals of Botany, Plants (2018)

dispersal changes
arising from light-logging
shift communities.

How Forest Elephant Extirpation Will Transform African Forests

Conservation Biology (2018)

forest elephants
shape African forests, and
they're going extinct.

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