Are these the data you are looking for?

This entry is inspired by conversations and discussions that occurred during the recent British Ecological Society Macroecology Special Interest Group meeting in Oxford (7-8 July 2016). Macroecologists often rely on data collected by other people, which can be compiled into large databases covering wide areas and many species. These data are becoming increasingly available, but … Continue reading Are these the data you are looking for?

Brain size and extinction risk in mammals: or the most difficult paper to publish (yet)

My last entry was about a paper that I really enjoying doing. This entry is also about a paper I enjoyed doing (skip to the subtitle to read more about that) and how my joy was ruined by the publishing hurdles. We submitted this paper for the first time nearly three years before it was … Continue reading Brain size and extinction risk in mammals: or the most difficult paper to publish (yet)