Evolving dispersal: Where to go next?

Ferriere R, Belthoff JR, Olivieri I, & Krackow S (2000). Evolving dispersal: Where to go next? Trends in Ecology & Evolution DOI:10.1016/S0169-5347(99)01757-7.

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Abstract

Habitat destruction and global climate change are two major threats to the persistence of ecosystems. The probability that a species survives such changes depends on its ability to track environmental shifts, either by moving between patches of habitat or by rapidly adapting to local conditions. This explains why the evolution of dispersal has become an integrative topic of paramount importance in evolutionary and behavioral ecology, as demonstrated by a recent conference. A wide panel of researchers, who highlighted the recent major advances and the most promising lines of future research, were present at this meeting

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dispersal; Evolution; Coevolution; Kin competition; Inbreeding avoidance; Measuring dispersal; Coadaptive dynamics; Population dynamics; Conservation
Research Programs: Adaptive Dynamics Network (ADN)
Bibliographic Reference: Trends in Ecology & Evolution; 15(1):5-7 (1 January 2000) (Published online 27 December 1999)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:11
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2016 09:33
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/5956

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