Jarrett Byrnes focuses on posts in ecology, environmental sciences, and evolution. He blogs at I’m a chordata, urochordata!
- Harpy eagles. They’re pretty terrifying. And, indeed, they freak out their monkey prey. And by the end of this post, you’ll be pretty terrified of them, too.
- Long experience has taught us that managing nature for a particular service just does not work. Is the solution to manage for everything?
- We often think that coastal eutrophication will have direct harm to pretty much all species involved (save some algae). New work shows that it actually causes complex changes in stickleback reproduction – altering parasitism, male nesting behavior, female choosiness, and male competition – all with potential evolutionary consequences.