Aben, J., J. Signer, J. Heiskanen, P. Pellikka, and J. M. J. Travis. “What you see is where you go: visibility influences movement decisions of a forest bird navigating a three-dimensional-structured matrix”. In: Biology Letters 17.1 (Jan. 2021), p. 20200478. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0478. URL:

Fieberg, J., J. Signer, B. Smith, and T. Avgar. “A ‘How-to’ Guide for Interpreting Parameters in Habitat-Selection Analyses”. In: Journal of Animal Ecology n/a.n/a (2021). DOI: eprint: URL:

Ghoddousi, A., E. K. Buchholtz, A. M. Dietsch, M. A. Williamson, S. Sharma, N. Balkenhol, T. Kuemmerle, and T. Dutta. “Anthropogenic resistance: accounting for human behavior in wildlife connectivity planning”. In: One Earth 4.1 (Jan. 2021), pp. 39-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.12.003. URL:

Glatthorn, J., P. Annighöfer, N. Balkenhol, C. Leuschner, A. Polle, S. Scheu, A. Schuldt, B. Schuldt, and C. Ammer. “An interdisciplinary framework to describe and evaluate the functioning of forest ecosystems”. In: Basic and Applied Ecology (Feb. 2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2021.02.006. URL:

Pröhl, H., J. Auffarth, T. Bergmann, H. Buschmann, and N. Balkenhol. “Conservation genetics of the yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata): population structure, genetic diversity and landscape effects in an endangered amphibian”. In: Conservation Genetics (2021), pp. 1-17.

Signer, J. and J. R. Fieberg. “A fresh look at an old concept: home-range estimation in a tidy world”. In: PeerJ 9 (Mär. 2021), p. e11031. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.11031. URL:


Aikens, E. O., A. Mysterud, J. A. Merkle, F. Cagnacci, I. M. Rivrud, M. Hebblewhite, M. A. Hurley, W. Peters, S. Bergen, J. D. Groeve, S. P. Dwinnell, B. Gehr, M. Heurich, A. M. Hewison, A. Jarnemo, P. Kjellander, M. Kröschel, A. Licoppe, J. D. Linnell, E. H. Merrill, A. D. Middleton, N. Morellet, L. Neufeld, A. C. Ortega, K. L. Parker, L. Pedrotti, K. M. Proffitt, S. Saïd, H. Sawyer, B. M. Scurlock, J. Signer, P. Stent, P. Šustr, T. Szkorupa, K. L. Monteith, and M. J. Kauffman. “Wave-like Patterns of Plant Phenology Determine Ungulate Movement Tactics”. In: Current Biology 30.17 (Sep. 2020), pp. 3444-3449.e4. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.06.032. URL:

Balkenhol, N., M. K. Schwartz, R. M. Inman, J. P. Copeland, J. S. Squires, N. J. Anderson, and L. P. Waits. “Landscape genetics of wolverines (Gulo gulo): scale-dependent effects of bioclimatic, topographic, and anthropogenic variables”. In: Journal of Mammalogy 101.3 (Apr. 2020). Ed. by A. Piaggio, pp. 790-803. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyaa037. URL:

Borzée, A., J. McNeely, K. Magellan, J. R. Miller, L. Porter, T. Dutta, K. P. Kadinjappalli, S. Sharma, G. Shahabuddin, F. Aprilinayati, G. E. Ryan, A. Hughes, A. H. A. Mutalib, A. Z. A. Wahab, D. Bista, S. A. Chavanich, J. L. Chong, G. A. Gale, H. Ghaffari, Y. Ghimirey, V. K. Jayaraj, A. P. Khatiwada, M. Khatiwada, M. Krishna, N. Lwin, P. K. Paudel, C. Sadykova, T. Savini, B. B. Shrestha, C. T. Strine, M. Sutthacheep, E. P. Wong, T. Yeemin, N. Z. Zahirudin, and L. Zhang. “COVID-19 Highlights the Need for More Effective Wildlife Trade Legislation”. In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35.12 (Dez. 2020), pp. 1052-1055. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2020.10.001. URL:

Edelhoff, H., F. E. Zachos, J. Fickel, C. W. Epps, and N. Balkenhol. “Genetic analysis of red deer (Cervus elaphus) administrative management units in a human-dominated landscape”. In: Conservation Genetics 21.2 (Feb. 2020), pp. 261-276. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-020-01248-8. URL:

Filla, M., R. P. Lama, T. R. Ghale, J. Signer, T. Filla, R. R. Aryal, M. Heurich, M. Waltert, N. Balkenhol, and I. Khorozyan. “In the shadows of snow leopards and the Himalayas: density and habitat selection of blue sheep in Manang, Nepal”. In: Ecology and Evolution 11.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 108-122. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6959. URL:

Gerber, N., M. K. Schweinfurth, and M. Taborsky. “The smell of cooperation: rats increase helpful behaviour when receiving odour cues of a conspecific performing a cooperative task”. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287.1939 (Nov. 2020), p. 20202327. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2327. URL:

Melovski, D., A. Stojanov, V. Avukatov, A. Gonev, A. Pavlov, U. Breitenmoser, M. von Arx, M. Filla, and M. Krofel. “First insight into the spatial and foraging ecology of the critically endangered Balkan lynx (Lynx lynx balcanicus, Buresh 1941)”. In: Hystrix the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 31.1 (Jun. 2020), p. 0. DOI: 10.4404/hystrix-00254-2019. URL:

Meyer, N. F. V., N. Balkenhol, T. Dutta, M. Hofman, J. Meyer, E. G. Ritchie, C. Alley, C. Beranek, C. K. Bugir, A. Callen, S. Clulow, M. V. Cove, K. Klop-Toker, O. R. Lopez, M. Mahony, R. Scanlon, S. Sharma, E. Shute, R. Upton, E. Guilbault, A. S. Griffin, E. H. Pérez, L. G. Howell, J. King, D. Lenga, P. O. Donoghue, and M. W. Hayward. “Beyond species counts for assessing, valuing, and conserving biodiversity: response to Wallach et~al. 2019”. In: Conservation Biology (Dez. 2020). DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13665. URL:

Meyer, N. F. V., R. Moreno, R. Reyna-Hurtado, J. Signer, and N. Balkenhol. “Towards the restoration of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor for large mammals in Panama: comparing multi-species occupancy to movement models”. In: Movement Ecology 8.1 (Jan. 2020). DOI: 10.1186/s40462-019-0186-0. URL:

Nayak, R., K. K. Karanth, T. Dutta, R. Defries, K. U. Karanth, and S. Vaidyanathan. “Bits and pieces: Forest fragmentation by linear intrusions in India”. In: Land Use Policy 99 (Dez. 2020), p. 104619. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104619. URL:

Proctor, M. F., T. Dutta, B. N. McLellan, S. G. Rangel, D. Paetkau, R. R. Swaisgood, and A. Zedrosser. “Managing for interpopulation connectivity of the world’s bear species”. In: Bears of the World. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Püttmanns, M., N. Balkenhol, T. Filla, A. Görlich, F. Roeles, M. Waltert, and E. Gottschalk. “Avoidance of high-risk linear structures by Skylarks in the early breeding season and implications for conservation management”. In: Journal of Ornithology 162.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 307-312. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-020-01833-1. URL:

Raab, C., F. Riesch, B. Tonn, B. Barrett, M. Meißner, N. Balkenhol, and J. Isselstein. “Target-oriented habitat and wildlife management: estimating forage quantity and quality of semi-natural grasslands with Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data”. In: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 6.3 (Feb. 2020). Ed. by K. He and M. Wegmann, pp. 381-398. DOI: 10.1002/rse2.149. URL:

Richter, L., N. Balkenhol, C. Raab, H. Reinecke, M. Meißner, S. Herzog, J. Isselstein, and J. Signer. “So close and yet so different: The importance of considering temporal dynamics to understand habitat selection”. In: Basic and Applied Ecology 43 (Mär. 2020), pp. 99-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.002. URL:

Shokri, S., A. Jafari, K. Rabei, E. Hadipour, H. Alinejad, T. Zeppenfeld, M. Soufi, A. Qashqaei, M. Ahmadpour, B. Zehzad, B. H. Kiabi, C. R. Pavey, N. Balkenhol, M. Waltert, and M. Soofi. “Conserving populations at the edge of their geographic range: the endangered Caspian red deer (Cervus elaphus maral) across protected areas of Iran”. In: Biodiversity and Conservation 30.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 85-105. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-020-02077-4. URL:

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Steyaert, S. M., A. Zedrosser, R. R. Swaisgood, E. Filipczykova, B. Crudge, T. Dutta, S. Sharma, S. Ratnayeke, S. Koike, M. Leclerc, and others. “Mating strategies”. In: Bears of the World. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Trisl, J., J. Signer, and O. Trisl. “Schalenwildpopulationsgrößen bei Bewegungsjagden schätzen.” In: AFZ der Wald 13 (2020), pp. 23 - 26.