#ESAus18

As summer is approaching in the southern hemisphere ecologists gather to discuss their newest research at the Ecological Society of Australia annual meeting. Since the conference is taking place in Brisbane, our McMadLab members did not have to travel far this year and we came in plenty. Seven of us are here. Come see what … More #ESAus18

Predicting unexpected outcomes in invasive species control – poster at #neobiota2016

At Neobiota2016, I presented a poster on the early work that I’ve managed to do for the Christmas Island project. While I can’t upload the poster since the results are very preliminary and need refinement, I would like take the opportunity and introduce the general problem of invasive species control and give an description of the methods which intend to … More Predicting unexpected outcomes in invasive species control – poster at #neobiota2016

#neobiota2016

Yesterday the 9th International Conference on Biological Invasions (Neobiota) started in the beautiful town of Vianden in Luxembourg. The conference is of particular interest to me for two reasons: Firstly, it’s my first conference with a focus on invasive species and therefore a very good introduction into the new research field that I recently started working in. Secondly, the location … More #neobiota2016

Line numbers and their font size in Word

Why would someone still use Word as a text processor? Not really sure, I’m using LaTex. Yeah, maybe it’s easier, but if you’d had experienced the same problems with Word-Mac-Papers2 (in)compatibility you’d understand why I chose to switch. Anyways, every now and again I have to collaborate and many people still prefer Word. So each time … More Line numbers and their font size in Word

On interactions and translocations

In the last couple of years you might have heard a lot about “assisted migration”, “reintroduction” and most recently “rewilding” of species. All these terms describe the process of humans moving animals or plants from one place to another to save them from going extinct. For some charismatic species, such as bisons in Montana, wolves in … More On interactions and translocations