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Resolving the Parasite Paradox I: Taking Advantage of Opportunities

Daniel R. Brooks, Eric P. Hob Erg, and Walter A. Boeger

in The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632308
eISBN:
9780226632582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632582.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

When opportunities are limited, ecological fitting in sloppy fitness space leads to exploitation-biased evolution. When opportunities are plentiful, ecological fitting in sloppy fitness space leads ... More


The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease

Daniel R. Brooks, Eric P. Hoberg, and Walter A. Boeger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632308
eISBN:
9780226632582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632582.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Emerging Infectious Diseases in humans, livestock and crops currently cost the world 1 trillion dollars a year in production losses and treatment costs, more than the GDP of all but 15 countries. ... More


Emerging Diseases: The Cost of Human Evolution

Daniel R. Brooks, Eric P. Hob Erg, and Walter A. Boeger

in The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632308
eISBN:
9780226632582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632582.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Disease has always been a threat to human civilization with urbanization and globalization solving and preventing some disease-related problems while also creating new ones. Climate change ... More


Time to Own It: It’s Nobody’s Fault but Everyone’s to Blame

Daniel R. Brooks, Eric P. Hob Erg, and Walter A. Boeger

in The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632308
eISBN:
9780226632582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632582.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Ecological fitting provides a means of diversifying your resources when ecological conditions shift. Species who are unable to oscillate between generalizing and specializing perish. Those that ... More


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