Monthly Archives: May 2011

Species-area relationships don’t overestimate extinction rates from habitat loss

Today at work we had a journal club about a recent paper in Nature that had caused a bit of a stir. It had suggested that the reason we don’t see as many extinctions due to habitat loss as we’d … Continue reading

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Escaping the poverty trap

(I conned GrrlScientist into posting this on her Guardian blog) Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (1936) Image: Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Common domain. As an old fashioned liberal, I want us all to be happy, and for the State to play a … Continue reading

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You know it’s time for bed when…

These two maps should look the same: and they were last week too. Time to get some sleep, I think.

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