Saturday, April 28, 2012

Non-comprehensive list of links on wildlife biology and ecology--


This list will be sporatically updated over time. Enjoy.


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Blog articles on ecology and science as a career:









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Blog posts from wildlife biologists in the field doing what wildlife biologists do:


























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Other posts related to wildlife biology and ecology:



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Yale ecology lectures:

1. The nature of evolution: selection, inheritance, and history


2. Basic transmission genetics


3. Adaptive evolution: natural selection


4. Neutral evolution: genetic drift


5. How selection changes the genetic composition of populations


6. The origin and maintenance of genetic variation


7. The importance of development in evolution


8. The expression of variation: reaction norms


9. The evolution of sex


10. Genomic conflict


11. Life history evolution


12. Sex allocation


13. Sexual selection


14. Species and speciation


15. Phylogeny and systematics


16. Comparative methods: trees, maps, and traits


17. Key events in evolution


18. Major events in the geological theatre


19. The fossil record and life's history


20. Coevolution


21. Evolutionary medicine


22. The impact of evolutionary thought on the social sciences


23. The logic of science


24. Climate and the distribution of life on Earth


25. Interactions with the physical environment


26. Population growth: density effects


27. Interspecific competition


28. Ecological communities


29. Island biogeography and invasive species


30. Energy and matter in ecosystems


31. Why so many species? The factors affecting biodiversity


32. Economic decisions for the foraging individual


33. Evolutionary game theory: fighting and contests


34. Mating systems and parental care


35. Alternative breeding strategies


36. Selfishness and altruism


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Other talks on wildlife biology and/or conservation:

E.O. Wilson on saving life on Earth


Corneille Ewango is a hero of the Congo forest


Alan Rabinowitz: Saving big cats


John Kasaona: how poachers became caretakers



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Wildlife documentaries:

In search of the jaguar:


Lost land of the tiger:

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