All posts tagged with ecology

Alfred Crosby interviewed

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Last week I linked to an article about the dispersal of the potato (“How the Potato Changed the World”). Smithsonian also has an interview with Alfred Crosby...

Invasive argument

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I’ve been reading a lot about invasive species lately, for reasons which will soon become apparent.

The utility of theoretical models

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I’m reading through Peter Turchin’s 1998 book, Quantitative Analysis of Movement, for a project I’m working on. I found that his second chapter gives a very ...

What restrained the chimpanzees?

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Working on a paper about early hominid lineage diversity, Milford [Wolpoff] has pointed out a sticking point in consideration of niche breadth in early homin...