What We're Reading

September 24, 2013
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We don’t always have our noses in journals, but when we do, we like to tell you about it. Here are some of things we’ve recently enjoyed reading.
  

Framing Sustainability in a Telecoupled World

Authors: Jianguo Liu, Vanessa Hull, Mateus Batistella, et al.
Source: Ecology and Society
Who’s reading it: Julio Postigo, Postdoctoral Fellow
  

Challenges and opportunities in mapping land use intensity globally

Authors: Tobias Kuemmerle, Karlheinz Erb, Patrick Meyfroidt, et al.
Source: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Who’s reading it: Nicholas Magliocca, Research Associate
  

Increased River Alkalinization in the Eastern U.S.

Authors: Sujay S. Kaushal, Gene E. Likens, Ryan M. Utz, et al.
Source: Environmental Science and Technology
Who’s reading it: Kelly Hondula, Research Assistant
  

Dietary Report Card Disappoints 

Author: Jane E. Brody
Source: The New York Times
Who’s reading it: William Burnside, Postdoctoral Fellow 
   

An ontological crisis? A review of large felid conservation in India 

Authors: Sunetro Ghosal, Vidya R. Athreya, John D. C. Linnell, and Pal Olav Vedeld
Source: Biodiversity and Conservation
Who’s reading it: Neil Carter, Postdoctoral Fellow
   

Drawing to Learn in Science

Authors: Shaaron Ainsworth, Vaughan Prain, and Russell Tytler
Source: Science
Who’s reading it: Cynthia Wei, Assistant Director, Education and Outreach
  

Biggest Polluters In U.S. Ranked By Greenhouse Gas Emissions In New Report 

Author: Kate Sheppard
Source: Huffington Post
Who’s reading it: Mary Collins, Postdoctoral Fellow 
   

The evolutionary and ecological roots of human social organization 

Authors: Hillard S. Kaplan, Paul L. Hooper, and Michael Gurven
Source: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
Who’s reading it: Harish Padmanabha, Postdoctoral Fellow
   

Introducing data–model assimilation to students of ecology

Authors: N. Thompson Hobbs and Kiona Ogle
Source: Ecological Applications
Who’s reading it: Mary Shelley, Assistant Director for Computational Synthesis 
   

How to Eat a Triceratops

Author: Matt Kaplan
Source: Nature
Who’s reading it: Melissa Andreychek, Communications Coordinator 
  

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