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New postdoc researcher for the ELECTROSTEPPE project

After months of tedious bureacratic steps, including applicationsfor criminal record and birth certificates, visa applications, CSIC contract procedures, and many others I am not going to mention, François and I are happy to welcome Pablo Medrano as a new member of...

Postdoc position – ELECTROSTEPPE project

We are looking for an enthusiastic postdoc researcher that is interested in spatial ecology, movement ecology, and addressing conflicts between steppe bird conservation and renewable energy development projects. The postdoc position is funded by the ELECTROSTEPPE...

New job, new project, new PhD student!

Because three is better than one, here I am announcing three new major changes that have happened in the past three months. I have been busy enough to not find the time to write individually about them, so here they go! Since half april I started a new job at the...

First paper of the sRedList project in TREE

The first paper of the sRedList project was published online in January 2022. This project brings together a large network of scientists and practitioners (larger than listed on the website) and its main aim is to maximize the effectiveness of the RL assessments. Why...

New paper in Oikos

A co-authored paper was just published in Oikos: "Assessing short- and long-term variations in diversity, timing and body condition of migratory frugivorous birds?" Early January we published a new paper where we look at changes in the diversity (composition and...

New PhD student

Last december Carlos Merino Luca started his PhD on the ecology and conservation of sandgrouse, funded by the FPU program of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. He will be looking at large-scale changes in the distribution and abundance of sandgrouse in...

New website

Welcome! Hi everyone! I am glad to share my brand new website with the world. I wanted to have my own personal web already for a long time but the process of actually having one online has taken over two years. You know, the pandemic has not helped, I also became a...

From causal salads to causal inference

My attempt to introduce causal inference to ecologists like me

Slides (pdf): https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Pakillo/LM-GLM-GLMM-intro/trees/causal-inference.pdf

Feedback welcome!

Interesting new paper in @NatureComms showing that global freshwater fish invasions are more likely where closely related natives are present, supporting Darwin’s pre-adaptation hypothesis #invasivespecies #rivers

Most birds can't tolerate the most intense human pressures (but some really can, see pic ⬇️). Human tolerance trait is now available for >6,000 species @GEB_macro

🐦‍⬛🦆🦢🦉🦩🦃🦜🦅

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.13816

Fun collaboration with @ali__johnston @AksuLehikoinen @and_san_vult

A raíz de las protestas del sector agrario estos días 🚜🔥, nuestro colaborador @BIOEAF pone su granito de arena con este post que puede resumirse con la frase: "el mejor momento para cambiar de modelo fue hace 50 años, el segundo mejor momento es ahora"

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