Vocabulary K-L

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Kin Selection; natural selection in favor of behavior by individuals that may decrease their chance of survival but increases that of their kin (who share a proportion of their genes).

Leitmotif A recurrent theme throughout a musical, literary composition or understanding, associated with a particular person, living entity, idea, or circumstance.

“locked pastures”
…whereby the forage becomes practically unavailable (or “locked”) under excessive ice or snowpack, causing malnutrition, starvation, and ultimately high adult mortality and calf losses (Stien et al., 2010; Vors and Boyce, 2009)

A stochastic modelling framework to accommodate the inter-annual variability of habitat conditions for Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) populations. Kaluskar S, Johnson CA, Blukacz-Richards EA, Ouellet F, Kim DK, Arhonditsis G. Ecological Informatics. 2020 Mar