Saturday, April 28, 2012

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

This list will be sporatically updated over time. Enjoy.


Blog articles on ecology and science as a career:


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


Other posts related to wildlife biology and ecology:


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


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


Wildlife documentaries:

In search of the jaguar:

Lost land of the tiger:

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