ecological and environmental phenomena


Summary: Ecological and environmental entities, characteristics, properties, relationships and processes.

Top Publications

  1. Aiken G, Hsu Kim H, Ryan J. Influence of dissolved organic matter on the environmental fate of metals, nanoparticles, and colloids. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:3196-201 pubmed publisher
  2. Maley C, Aktipis A, Graham T, Sottoriva A, Boddy A, Janiszewska M, et al. Classifying the evolutionary and ecological features of neoplasms. Nat Rev Cancer. 2017;17:605-619 pubmed publisher
    ..The Evo- and Eco-indices provide a common lexicon for communicating about how neoplasms change in response to interventions, with potential implications for clinical trials, personalized medicine and basic cancer research. ..
  3. Petit R, Carlson J, Curtu A, Loustau M, Plomion C, González Rodríguez A, et al. Fagaceae trees as models to integrate ecology, evolution and genomics. New Phytol. 2013;197:369-71 pubmed publisher
  4. Anderson J, Panetta A, Mitchell Olds T. Evolutionary and ecological responses to anthropogenic climate change: update on anthropogenic climate change. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:1728-40 pubmed publisher
  5. Saunders C, Abel G. Ecological studies: use with caution. Br J Gen Pract. 2014;64:65-6 pubmed publisher
  6. Di Palo F, Fornara D. Plant and soil nutrient stoichiometry along primary ecological successions: Is there any link?. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182569 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies need to clarify what underlying evolutionary and eco-physiological mechanisms determine changes in nutrient stoichiometry in plant species distributed across natural environmental gradients. ..
  7. Halpern B, Frazier M, Afflerbach J, O Hara C, Katona S, Stewart Lowndes J, et al. Drivers and implications of change in global ocean health over the past five years. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178267 pubmed publisher
    ..If countries and the global community hope to achieve and maintain healthy oceans, we will need to dedicate significant resources to measuring what we are trying to manage. ..
  8. Mace G. Ecology. Whose conservation?. Science. 2014;345:1558-60 pubmed publisher
  9. Michael A. Evolution of biosynthetic diversity. Biochem J. 2017;474:2277-2299 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. McFadden C, Haverkort Yeh R, Reynolds A, Halàsz A, Quattrini A, Forsman Z, et al. Species boundaries in the absence of morphological, ecological or geographical differentiation in the Red Sea octocoral genus Ovabunda (Alcyonacea: Xeniidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017;112:174-184 pubmed publisher
  2. Parrent J, Peay K, Arnold A, Comas L, Avis P, Tuininga A. Moving from pattern to process in fungal symbioses: linking functional traits, community ecology and phylogenetics. New Phytol. 2010;185:882-6 pubmed publisher
  3. Caruso T, Rillig M, Garlaschelli D. On the application of network theory to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-plant interactions: the importance of basic assumptions. New Phytol. 2012;194:891-4 pubmed publisher
  4. Panayiotou E, Dimou M, Monokrousos N. The effects of grazing intensity on soil processes in a Mediterranean protected area. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:441 pubmed publisher
    ..Management plans applied to pastures, in order to improve soil quality properties and accelerate passive reforestation, should aim at the improvement of soil parameters related primarily to C and secondly to N cycle. ..
  5. Griesser M, Drobniak S, Nakagawa S, Botero C. Family living sets the stage for cooperative breeding and ecological resilience in birds. PLoS Biol. 2017;15:e2000483 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings underscore the importance of considering the potentially different factors that drive different steps in the evolution of complex adaptations. ..
  6. Cvitkovic I. From conflict and misunderstanding to respect. Psychiatr Danub. 2017;29 Suppl 1:58-63 pubmed
    ..Contemporary dilemmas (ethic discussions within the field of biomedicine - euthanasia, abortion, organ donation, aesthetic surgery etc.). ..
  7. Chagnon P, Bradley R, Klironomos J. Using ecological network theory to evaluate the causes and consequences of arbuscular mycorrhizal community structure. New Phytol. 2012;194:307-12 pubmed publisher
  8. Flory S, D Antonio C. Taking the long view on the ecological effects of plant invasions. Am J Bot. 2015;102:817-8 pubmed publisher
  9. Kothe E. Environmental and ecological interactions. J Basic Microbiol. 2015;55:1 pubmed publisher
  10. De Bus L, Saerens L, Gadeyne B, Boelens J, Claeys G, De Waele J, et al. Development of antibiotic treatment algorithms based on local ecology and respiratory surveillance cultures to restrict the use of broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs in the treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia in the intensive care unit: a retros. Crit Care. 2014;18:R152 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in this setting of moderate MDR prevalence, the use of SCBA would result in a significant reduction of the use of broad-spectrum drugs and may be a preferential strategy when implementing antibiotic stewardship programs. ..
  11. Nguyen N, Smith D, Peay K, Kennedy P. Parsing ecological signal from noise in next generation amplicon sequencing. New Phytol. 2015;205:1389-93 pubmed publisher
  12. Eisler M, Lee M, Tarlton J, Martin G, Beddington J, Dungait J, et al. Agriculture: Steps to sustainable livestock. Nature. 2014;507:32-4 pubmed