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dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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Philip Stott, an Emeritus Professor and biogeographer from the University of London, UK.
If these events become more frequent because of the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, corals won't have enough time to recover in between," says John Guinotte, a marine biogeographer at the Marine Conservation Biology Institute in Redmond, Washington.
Alfred Russel Wallace is remembered as the man who almost got credit for the theory of evolution, but he was also a prolific field naturalist, geographer, biogeographer, anthropologist and philosopher with accomplishments substantial in their own right.
Kenneth Young and Blanca Leon are a biogeographer and a botanist, respectively.
A biogeographer consulting for the Rocky Mountain conservation group American Wildlands, Walker is trying to get public lands managers and people who care about wildlife to answer a deceptively simple question: Why does a bear cross the road?
There is much talk about integrating our economy into the world economy," said Belov, the biogeographer.
Island biogeographers and ecologists have long recognized that the isolated island ecosystems of the Pacific are marked by such characteristics as limitation in biotic diversity (especially at family levels and higher), reduced inter-species competition (in part due to the absence of large vertebrate predators), protection from outside competition, and the 'preservation of archaic, bizarre, or possibly ill-adapted forms' (Fosberg 1963a: 5).
Explaining why and how organisms are moved around the world, how and why some become established and invade, and how best to manage invasive species in the face of global change are all crucial issues that interest biogeographers, ecologists and environmental managers in all parts of the world.
There are also in the Mediterranean things that the sea surrounds that are not islands - not, that is, in the strongest sense, the sense of the island biogeographers (see, of course, MacArthur & Wilson 1967), or their archaeological disciples.
A number of biogeographers have been focusing their studies on the MTZ, correlating and explaining its biota with both nearctic and neotropical influences.