- The pursuit of populations collapses: long-term dynamics of semi-domestic reindeer in Sweden
- New research paper about cooperation in groups of Saami reindeer herders
- Tibetan lives: Hunting
- Reindeer Husbandry in a Globalizing North – resilience, adaptations and pathways for Actions (ReiGN)
- Predatory or prey – the rise of nomadic empires
Category Archives: Behavioural ecology
Originally posted on The Tangled Woof of Fact:
People rely on one another in fundamental ways, but cooperation in groups can be fragile. Every day, we face tensions between acting in a socially responsible manner and following our own self-interest.…
In connection with the project “The Erosion of Cooperative Networks and the Evolution of Social Hierarchies: A Comparative Approach” and NIKU‘s 20th anniversary, a workshop will be arranged on Wednesday 18th of February in Tromsø, Norway. Time: Wednesday February 18 … Continue reading
Last week I got the news that I got a 4 year research grant funded by the Research Council of Norway.
Risk-sensitive reproductive allocation: fitness consequences of body mass losses in two contrasting environments
Just got a paper published in Ecology and Evolution. It is basically about reindeer life history and risk sensitivity.
A bit earlier this year I got a paper published in Evolution and Human Behavior. In general, the paper investigates how pastoral slaughter strategies are shaped in the reindeer husbandry in Norway. From a governmental point of view, the reindeer … Continue reading
On the last day we attended the LERN debate at UCL. The topic of the debate was Ernst Mayr’s distinction between proximate and ultimate explanations of behaviour and the notion discussed was: