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10 Must Dos from Biodiversity Science 2022

10 Must Knows from Biodiversity Science 2022,

Peer reviewed articles

  • Espindola, S., Vázquez‐Domínguez, E., Nakamura, M., Osorio‐Olvera, L., Martínez‐Meyer, E., Myers, E. A., … & Burbrink, F. T. (2022). Complex genetic patterns and distribution limits mediated by native congeners of the worldwide invasive red‐eared slider turtle. Molecular Ecology, 31(6), 1766-1782.
  • Govaert, L., Pantel, J. H., & De Meester, L. (2022). Quantifying eco‐evolutionary contributions to trait divergence in spatially structured systems. Ecological Monographs, 92(4), e1531.
  • Grantham, H. S., Evans, T., Lieberman, S., Robinson, J. G., Elsen, P. R., Ferrier, S., … & Watson, J. E. (2022). Response: Where Might We Find Ecologically Intact Communities? Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 5.
  • Hinz, A., Xing, L., Doukhanine, E., Hug, L. A., Kassen, R., Ormeci, B., … & Nott, C. (2022). SARS-CoV-2 Detection from the built environment and wastewater and its use for hospital surveillance. FACETS, 7(1), 82-97.
  • Janssens, L., Van de Maele, M., Delnat, V., Theys, C., Mukherjee, S., De Meester, L., & Stoks, R. (2022). Evolution of pesticide tolerance and associated changes in the microbiome in the water flea Daphnia magna. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 240, 113697.
  • Kershaw, F., Bruford, M. W., Funk, W. C., Grueber, C. E., Hoban, S., Hunter, M. E., … & Segelbacher, G. (2022). The Coalition for Conservation Genetics: Working across organizations to build capacity and achieve change in policy and practice. Conservation Science and Practice, 4(4), e12635.
  • Leadley, P., Gonzalez, A., Obura, D., Krug, C. B., Londoño-Murcia, M. C., Millette, K. L., … & Xu, J. (2022). Achieving global biodiversity goals by 2050 requires urgent and integrated actions. One earth, 5(6), 597-603.
  • Leibold, M. A., Govaert, L., Loeuille, N., De Meester, L., & Urban, M. C. (2022). Evolution and community assembly across spatial scales. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 53, 299-326.
  • Lv, F. H., Cao, Y. H., Liu, G. J., Luo, L. Y., Lu, R., Liu, M. J., … & Li, M. H. (2022). Whole-Genome Resequencing of Worldwide Wild and Domestic Sheep Elucidates Genetic Diversity, Introgression, and Agronomically Important Loci. Molecular biology and evolution, 39(2), msab353.
  • Plumptre, A. J., Baisero, D., Benítez-López, A., Faurby, S., Gallego-Zamorano, J., Kühl, H. S., … & Wint, G. R. W. (2022). Response: Where Might We Find Ecologically Intact Communities?. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 5.
  • Santangelo, J. S., Ness, R. W., Cohan, B., Fitzpatrick, C. R., Innes, S. G., Koch, S., … & Lampei, C. (2022). Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science, 375(6586), 1275-1281. DOI: 10.1126/science.abk0989
  • Scholz, A. H., Freitag, J., Lyal, C. H., Sara, R., Cepeda, M. L., Cancio, I., … & Overmann, J. (2022). Multilateral benefit-sharing from digital sequence information will support both science and biodiversity conservation. Nature Communications, 13(1), 1-5.
  • Urban, M. C., Travis, J. M., Zurell, D., Thompson, P. L., Synes, N. W., Scarpa, A., … & Hendry, A. P. (2022). Coding for life: Designing a platform for projecting and protecting global biodiversity. BioScience, 72(1), 91-104.
  • Zhang, C., Goitom, E., Brans, K., De Meester, L., & Stoks, R. (2022). Scared to evolve? Non-consumptive effects drive rapid adaptive evolution in a natural prey population. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289(1974), 20220188.


  • Bailey, S. F., Alonso Morales, L. A., & Kassen, R. (2021). Effects of synonymous mutations beyond codon bias: the evidence for adaptive synonymous substitutions from microbial evolution experiments. Genome biology and evolution, 13(9), evab141.
  • Hoban, S., Bruford, M. W., Funk, W. C., Galbusera, P., Griffith, M. P., Grueber, C. E., … & Vernesi, C. (2021). Global commitments to conserving and monitoring genetic diversity are now necessary and feasible. BioScience, 71(9), 964-976.
  • Liu, S., Westbury, M. V., Dussex, N., Mitchell, K. J., Sinding, M. H. S., Heintzman, P. D., … & Gilbert, M. T. P. (2021). Ancient and modern genomes unravel the evolutionary history of the rhinoceros family. Cell, 184(19), 4874-4885.
  • Plumptre, A. J., Baisero, D., Belote, R. T., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Faurby, S., Jȩdrzejewski, W., … & Boyd, C. (2021). Where might we find ecologically intact communities? Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 4, 26.