Jarrett Byrnes focuses on posts in ecology, environmental sciences, and evolution. He blogs at I’m a chordata, urochordata!
- The EEB and Flow discusses new theoretical results that explain why some invasive species are successful even when they are similar to natives, as well as whether an invader will impact native species.
- Susan Mills at Ecotone discusses recent work on fungus controlled zombie ants. I kid you not.
- They might be invasive, but Denim and Tweed focuses on a paper showing that Dingoes in Australia might actually be beneficial to small native mammals.
- Lastly, Deep Sea News shows us the sad truth. No one likes deep sea echinoderms. In fact, abyssal fish would rather eat rotting carrion than touch the little guys. Where’s the love?