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The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology 2010

Edited by Edited by Richard S. Ostfeld and William H. Schlesinger (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York)
The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology 2010

Published: May 2010

Volume 1195

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The collection of papers in this Annals issue range from a careful review of the human impacts on native bee populations to examinations of excess nitrogen deposition in native plant communities, and of mercury in stream ecosystems. Other papers look prospectively at future human effects on the environment, including examining the potential advantages of biofuel production and describing a prognosis for tropical forests. Others examine the health and economic implications of environmental change, including reviews of invasive species and international trade, of emerging viruses, and of changing immune functions. The aim of the series is to put scholarly, authoritative reviews in the hands of a broad range of scientists, as well as those who manage the environment.


The future of tropical forests
By S. Joseph Wright

Impacts of biofuels on climate change, water use, and land use
By Mark A. Delucchi

Nitrogen enrichment and plant communities
By Elsa E. Cleland and W. Stanley Harpole

Bioaccumulation syndrome: identifying factors that make some stream food webs prone
to elevated mercury bioaccumulation
By Darren M. Ward, Keith H. Nislow, and Carol L. Folt

Habitat fragmentation, climate change, and inbreeding in plants
By Roosa Leimu, Philippine Vergeer, Francesco Angeloni, and N. Joop Ouborg

Ecology of hantavirus in a changing world
By M. Denise Dearing and Laurie Dizney

Ecology of avian influenza viruses in a changing world
By Kurt J. Vandegrift, Susanne H. Sokolow, Peter Daszak, and A. Marm Kilpatrick

The effects of anthropogenic global changes on immune functions and disease resistance
By Lynn B. Martin, William A. Hopkins, Laura D. Mydlarz, and Jason R. Rohr

The role of public information in ecology and conservation: an emphasis on inadvertent
social information

By Simon Blanchet, Jean Clobert, and ´Etienne Danchin

The conservation and restoration of wild bees
By Rachael Winfree

International cooperation in the solution to trade-related invasive species risks
By Charles Perrings, Stas Burgiel, Mark Lonsdale, Harold Mooney, and Mark