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Special Issue: The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology (vol 1399)

Edited by

Alison G. Power (Cornell University) and  Richard S. Ostfeld (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies)

Special Issue: The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology (vol 1399)

Published: July 2017

Volume 1399

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Linking social, ecological, and physical science to advance natural and nature-based protection for coastal communities

Katie K. Arkema, Robert Griffin, Sergio Maldonado, Jessica Silver, Jenny Suckale and Anne D. Guerry

Quality of governance and effectiveness of protected areas: crucial concepts for conservation planning

Johanna Eklund and Mar Cabeza

Understanding local-scale drivers of biodiversity outcomes in terrestrial protected areas

Megan D. Barnes, Ian D. Craigie, Nigel Dudley and Marc Hockings

Zika and chikungunya: mosquito-borne viruses in a changing world

Talya Shragai, Blanka Tesla, Courtney Murdock and Laura C. Harrington

The ecology of human microbiota: dynamics and diversity in health and disease

Antti Karkman, Jenni Lehtimäki and Lasse Ruokolainen

A novel framework for analyzing conservation impacts: evaluation, theory, and marine protected areas

Michael B. Mascia, Helen E. Fox, Louise Glew, Gabby N. Ahmadia, Arun Agrawal, Megan Barnes, Xavier Basurto, Ian Craigie, Emily Darling, Jonas Geldmann, David Gill, Susie Holst Rice, Olaf P. Jensen, Sarah E. Lester, Patrick McConney, Peter J. Mumby, Mateja Nenadovic, John E. Parks, Robert S. Pomeroy and Alan T. White