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My Experiments with Truth: Studying the Biology of Invasions

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on biological invasions and presents one example of how we can experiment with an interdisciplinary repertoire of research questions, methods, and epistemologies to produce ... More


Alien Nation: A Recent Biography

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter traces the co-production of knowledge on the global migrations of biota—humans, plants, and animals—by exploring a brief biography of life in the United States over the past decade. It ... More


NDVI for informing conservation biology

Nathalie Pettorelli

in The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199693160
eISBN:
9780191810145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693160.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the use of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) in informing the expansion and management of protected areas dedicated to the maintenance of biological diversity, ... More


Introduced species are not always the enemy of conservation

Martin A. Schlaepfer

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter tells the story of how a few biologists came to question whether non-native species were being objectively evaluated with regard to their threat to biodiversity and ecosystems. The ... More


Aliens of the World Unite!: A Meditation on Belonging in a Multispecies World

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores how academic, intellectual, political, personal, natural, and cultural voices came into conversation with each other. Rarely do we explore the profound ways in which these same ... More


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