New animated map shows the future of animal migration in motion

Where will climate change force animals to move, and how will they get there? This new map from The Nature Conservancy shows not only how birds, amphibians, and mammals will track suitable habitats as they shift, but does so in [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Climate Change, Digests|

Let’s review: recent summaries of connectivity research

Need to take a step back and catch up?  Recent reviews of the past six month have focused on a wide variety of connectivity topics, from animal behavior to marine ecosystems and the applications of landscape genetics.  Here are a [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Corridors Science, Digests|

Landscape connectivity can predict the risk of chronic wasting disease

Since its detection in the late 1960s in Colorado, chronic wasting disease (CWD) has affected thousands of cervids in 20 U.S. states and 2 Canadian provinces, and was recently detected in Europe.  Understanding exactly how the disease is likely to [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Corridors in Management, Digests|

Sea level rise and land use change are set to disrupt connectivity in the Southeastern US

The Southeastern United States contains many rich and diverse ecosystems that serve as global hotspots for herpetofauna, freshwater mussels and fishes, and endemic flora. Many of these landscapes are also among the fastest developing areas in the nation. These landuse [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Corridors Science, Digests|