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    • Vilaseca, Carolina; Méndez Torres, Marco Antonio; Pinto, Carlos F.; Lemic, Darija; Benítez, Hugo A. (MDPI, 2021)
      Simple Summary Triatoma infestans is the main vector of the Chagas disease transmission and has been for years one of the main sanitary problems in Bolivia, particularly for the movement between isolated population to ...
    • Villavicencio, Camila P.; Windley, Harriet; D’Amelio, Pietro B.; Gahr, Manfred; Goymann, Wolfgang; Quispe, René (BMC, 2021)
      Background The connection between testosterone and territoriality in free-living songbirds has been well studied in a reproductive context, but less so outside the breeding season. To assess the effects of seasonal androgenic ...
    • Poblete Quintanilla, Yanina del Carmen; Botero Delgadillo, Esteban; Espíndola Hernández, Pamela Andrea; Sudel Carrasco, Gabriela Paz; Vásquez Salfate, Rodrigo Alfonso (Wiley, 2021)
      Extra-pair behavior is present in 76% of socially monogamous bird species with biparental care. This behavior may produce costs to females related to a reduction in paternal care. We estimated the percentage of extra-pair ...
    • Botero Delgadillo, Esteban; Quirici, Verónica; Poblete, Yanina; Ippi, Silvina; Kempenaers, Bart; Vásquez Salfate, Rodrigo (Wiley, 2020)
      Studies on extrapair paternity (EPP) are key to understanding the ecological and evolutionary drivers of variation in avian mating strategies, but information is currently lacking for most tropical and subtropical taxa. ...
    • Bond-Lamberty, Ben; Christianson, Danielle S.; Malhotra, Avni; Pennington, Stephanie C.; Sihi, Debjani; AghaKouchak, Amir; Anjileli, Hassan; Arain, M. Altaf; Armesto Zamudio, Juan; Ashraf, Samaneh; Ataka, Mioko; Baldocchi, Dennis; Black, Thomas Andrew; Buchmann, Nina; Carbone, Mariah S.; Chang, Shih-Chieh; Crill, Patrick; Curtis, Peter S.; Davidson, Eric A.; Desai, Ankur R.; Drake, John E.; El-Madany, Tarek S.; Gavazzi, Michael; Görres, Carolyn Monika; Gough, Christopher M.; Goulden, Michael; Gregg, Jillian; Gutiérrez del Arroyo, Omar; He, Jin-Sheng; Hirano, Takashi; Hopple, Anya; Hughes, Holly; Järveoja, Järvi; Jassal, Rachhpal; Jian, Jinshi; Kan, Haiming; Kaye, Jason; Kominami, Yuji; Liang, Naishen; Lipson, David; Macdonald, Catriona A.; Maseyk, Kadmiel; Mathes, Kayla; Mauritz, Marguerite; Mayes, Melanie A.; McNulty, Steve; Miao, Guofang; Migliavacca, Mirco; Miller, Scott; Miniat, Chelcy F.; Nietz, Jennifer G.; Nilsson, Mats B.; Noormets, Asko; Norouzi, Hamidreza; O’Connell, Christine S.; Osborne, Bruce; Oyonarte, Cecilio; Pang, Zhuo; Peichl, Matthias; Pendall, Elise; Pérez Quezada, Jorge; Phillips, Claire L.; Phillips, Richard P.; Raich, James W.; Renchon, Alexandre A.; Ruehr, Nadine K.; Sánchez Cañete, Enrique P.; Saunders, Matthew; Savage, Kathleen E.; Schrumpf, Marion; Scott, Russell L.; Seibt, Ulli; Silver, Whendee L; Sun, Wu; Szutu, Daphne; Takagi, Kentaro; Takagi, Masahiro; Teramoto, Munemasa; Tjoelker, Mark G.; Trumbore, Susan; Ueyama, Masahito; Vargas, Rodrigo; Varner, Ruth K.; Verfaillie, Joseph; Vogel, Christoph; Wang, Jinsong; Winston, Greg; Wood, Tana E.; Wu, Juying; Wutzler, Thomas; Zeng, Jiye; Zha, Tianshan; Zhang, Quan; Zou, Junliang (Wiley, 2020)
      Globally, soils store two to three times as much carbon as currently resides in the atmosphere, and it is critical to understand how soil greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and uptake will respond to ongoing climate change. ...
    • Benito, Xavier; Vilmi, Annika; Luethje, Melina; Carrevedo, María Laura; Lindholm, Marja; Fritz, Sherilyn C. (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      High-elevation tropical lakes are excellent sentinels of global change impacts, such as climate warming, land-use change, and atmospheric deposition. These effects are often correlated with temporal and spatial beta diversity ...
    • Levy, Hila; Fiddaman, Steven R.; Vianna, Juliana A.; Noll, Daly; Clucas, Gemma V.; Sidhu, Jasmine K.H.; Polito, Michael J.; Bost, Charles A.; Phillips, Richard A.; Crofts, Sarah; Miller, Gary D.; Pistorius, Pierre; Bonnadonna, Francesco; Le Bohec, Celine; Barbosa, Andrés; Trathan, Phil; Rey, Andrea Raya; Frantz, Laurent A.F.; Hart, Tom; Smith, Adrian L. (Oxford University Press, 2020)
      Over evolutionary time, pathogen challenge shapes the immunepheno type of the host to better respond to an incipient threat. The extent and direction of this selection pressure depend on the local pathogen composition, ...
    • Glon, Heather E.; Costa, Marina; de Lecea, Ander M.; Goodwin, Claire; Cartwright, Stephen; Díaz, Angie; Brickle, Paul; Brewin, Paul E. (Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC), 2020)
      Metridium senile is a circumboreally distributed sea anemone (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) native to the northern hemisphere, and has been presumed as introduced to several locations in the southern hemisphere. Although ...
    • Neves, Danilo M.; Dexter, Kyle G.; Baker, Timothy R.; Coelho de Souza, Fernanda; Oliveira Filho, Ary T.; Queiroz, Luciano P.; Lima, Haroldo C.; Simon, Marcelo F.; Lewis, Gwilym P.; Segovia, Ricardo A.; Arroyo, Luzmila; Reynel, Carlos; Marcelo Peña, José L.; Huamantupa Chuquimaco, Isau; Villarroel, Daniel; Parada, Germaine Alexander; Daza, Aniceto; Linares Palomino, Reynaldo; Ferreira, Leandro V.; Salomão, Rafael P.; Siqueira, Geovane S.; Nascimento, Marcelo T.; Fraga, Claudio N.; Pennington, R. Toby (Nature, 2020)
      Global patterns of species and evolutionary diversity in plants are primarily determined by a temperature gradient, but precipitation gradients may be more important within the tropics, where plant species richness is ...
    • Contador Mejías, Tamara; Gañan, Melisa; Bizama, Gustavo; Fuentes Jaque, Guillermo; Morales, Luis; Rendoll Cárcamo, Javier; Simoes, Felipe; Kennedy, James H.; Rozzi, Ricardo; Convey, Peter (Nature, 2020)
      Parts of Antarctica were amongst the most rapidly changing regions of the planet during the second half of the Twentieth Century. Even so, today, most of Antarctica remains in the grip of continental ice sheets, with only ...
    • Moreno Moncada, Patricio (Elsevier, 2020)
      By virtue of its location in the southern mid-latitudes, northwestern Patagonia (40 degrees-44 degrees S) offers the opportunity to unravel the mechanisms involved in the initiation and propagation of paleoclimate signals ...
    • Ruckelshaus, Mary H.; Jackson, Stephen T.; Mooney, Harold A.; Jacobs, Katharine L.; Kassam, Karim-Aly S.; Arroyo, Mary T. K.; Báldi, András; Bartuska, Ann M.; Boyd, James; Joppa, Lucas N.; Kovács Hostyánszki, Anikó; Petraglia Parsons, Jill; Scholes, Robert J.; Shogren, Jason F.; Ouyang, Zhiyun (Elsevier, 2020)
      The first Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) found widespread, accelerating declines in Earth's biodiversity and associated benefits to people ...
    • Hidalgo-Hermoso, Ezequiel; Cabello, Javier; Vega, Consuelo; Kroeger Gómez, Hedy; Moreira Arce, Darío; Napolitano Valenzuela, Constanza; Navarro Venegas, Carlos; Sacristán, Irene; Cevidanes, Aitor; Di Cataldo, Sophia; Dubovi, Edward; Mathieu-Benson, Christian; Milán, Javier (Wildlife Disease Association, 2020)
      No evidence of exposure to canine distemper virus (CDV) was detected in 70 samples corresponding to 58 wild-trapped Darwin's foxes (Lycalopex fulvipes) in Chile. Given its current endangered status and it being immunologically ...
    • Cuevas, Elfego; Vianna, Juliana A.; Botero Delgadillo, Esteban; Doussang, Daniela; González Acuña, Daniel; Barroso, Omar; Rozzi, Ricardo; Vásquez Salfate, Rodrigo; Quirici, Verónica (Elsevier, 2020)
      Latitudinal gradients are well-suited systems that may be helpful explaining distribution of haemosporidian parasites and host susceptibility. We studied the prevalence, diversity and drivers of haemosporidian parasites ...
    • Schwob, Guillaume; Cabrol, Lea; Poulin, Elie; Orlando, Julieta (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Abatus agassizii is an irregular sea urchin species that inhabits shallow waters of South Georgia and South Shetlands Islands. As a deposit-feeder, A. agassizii nutrition relies on the ingestion of the surrounding sediment ...
    • Villar, Emilie; Cabrol, Léa; Heimbürger-Boavida, Lars-Eric (Wiley, 2020)
      Methylmercury is a neurotoxin that bioaccumulates from seawater to high concentrations in marine fish, putting human and ecosystem health at risk. High methylmercury levels have been found in the oxic subsurface waters of ...
    • Rendoll Cárcamo, Javier; Contador Mejías, Tamara; Convey, Peter; Kennedy, James (MDPI, 2020)
      Physiological thermal limits of organisms are linked to their geographic distribution. The assessment of such limits can provide valuable insights when monitoring for environmental thermal alterations. Using the dynamic ...
    • Maldonado Márquez, Alan; Contador, Tamara; Rendoll Cárcamo, Javier; Moore, Sabrina; Pérez Troncoso, Carolina; Gómez Uchida, Daniel; Harrod, Chris (Wiley, 2020)
      The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, one of the last wild areas of the planet, is not exempt from the pressures of global change, such as non-native species introductions. During 2018 and 2019 we studied the Robalo river basin ...
    • Murcia, Silvia; Riul, Pablo; Méndez, Fabio; Rodríguez, Juan Pablo; Rosenfeld, Sebastián; Ojeda, Jaime; Marambio, Johanna; Mansilla, Andrés (Springer, 2020)
      Shifts in species distributions are among the observed consequences of climate change, forcing species to follow suitable environmental conditions. Using species distribution models (SDMs), we aimed at predicting trends ...
    • Pérez, Cecilia; Thomas, Frank; Silva, Wladimir; Aguilera, Rodrigo; Armesto, Juan J. (Springer, 2017)
      Biological nitrogen fixation is a key ecosystem function incorporating new nitrogen (N) during primary successions. Increasing evidence from tropical and northern temperate forests shows that phosphorus (P) and molybdenum ...