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Edited By: Miguel Araújo. Deputy Editors-in-Chief Jens-Christian Svenning and Catherine Graham

Impact Factor: 5.355

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 4/48 (Biodiversity Conservation); 13/149 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1600-0587

Associated Title(s): Journal of Avian Biology, Nordic Journal of Botany, Oikos

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We are happy to announce an open competition for The Ecography Award for Excellence in Ecology and Evolution (The E4 Award). The recipient of The E4 Award will receive a 1000€ cash award along with the opportunity to publish a prominently featured and freely available review article in Ecography. In addition, the runner-up will receive 500€ and the opportunity to publish a freely available article in Ecography - Read more

Press Highlights

The Ecography paper 'Global gradients of avian longevity support the classic evolutionary theory of ageing' has received wide attention online and has been featured on, EurekAlert!, Science Daily, and Science World Report.

The Ecography paper 'Can biotic interactions cause allopatry? Niche models, competition, and distributions of South American mouse opossums' has been featured on and also in this Global Online Biodiversity Informatics Seminar.

The Ecography paper 'Latitudinal variation in clutch size–lay date regressions in Tachycineta swallows: effects of food supply or demography?' has been featured on RedOrbit.

Ecography Subject Editor Cagan Sekercioglu wins top science prize in Turkey.

The Ecography paper 'Adopting a spatially explicit perspective to study the mysterious fairy circles of Namibia' has been featured on BBC Earth.

The Ecography paper 'Emigration in emperor penguins: implications for interpretation of long-term studies' has been featured on CBSNews.

The Ecography paper 'Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking' has been featured in this ACAP blogpost.

The Ecography paper 'Adopting a spatially explicit perspective to study the mysterious fairy circles of Namibia' has been featured on CNN.

The Ecography paper 'Climate-mediated habitat selection in an arboreal folivore' has been featured on Science Alert.

The Ecography open access paper 'Prioritizing global marine mammal habitats using density maps in place of range maps' has been featured by

Watch this Methods in Ecology and Evolution interview with Trevor Hastie, who discusses his recent Ecography paper Inference from presence-only data; the ongoing controversy - a response to Royle et al's Likelihood analysis of species occurrence probability from presence-only data for modelling species distributions.

Miguel Araújo, Deputy Editor in Chief of Ecography is announced as winner of the prestigious Ebbe Nielsen award.

Kyle Van Houtan - Using historical data to assess the biogeography of population recovery The Ecography paper 'Using historical data to assess the biogeography of population recovery' was featured in a National Geographic article.

The Ecography paper 'Grassland connectivity by motor vehicles and grazing livestock' was featured in a Conservation Magazine article.

The Ecography paper 'Ant mosaics occur in SE Asian oil palm plantation but not rain forest and are influenced by the presence of nest-sites and non-native species' was featured in a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) article.

News from the Editorial Office

A new Virtual Issue on Animal Movement is now available. In this Virtual issue, we highlight some of the many papers focusing on tracking and modelling of animal movements published in the Nordic Society Oikos journals. The issue is especially compiled for the CAnMove [] symposium ‘Bridging the gap between modelling and tracking data’ held in Lund in February 2016.

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