5th International Symposium-Workshop on Frugivores and Seed Dispersal (1985-2010)

FSD 2010




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03/29/2012 - This site is not active and has been archived

This website is not active anymore and has been archived by wayback.archive.org. If you are seeking for the 6th International Symposium-Workshop on Frugivores and Seed Dispersal, visit fsd2015.org. See you there!


11/11/2011 - Frugivores and Seed Dispersal (1985-2010) is published

Frugivores and Seed Dispersal: Mechanisms and Consequences of a Key Interaction for Biodiversity Edited by Pierre-Michel Forget, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Pedro Jordano, Joanna E. Lambert, Anna Traveset and Joe S. Wright. Volume 37, Issue 6, Pages 517-682 (November-December 2011)

This volume is dedicated to the Memory of Pr. Dr. Elisabeth "Eli" Kalko (1962-2011).

Content at this website - at Science Direct


04/26/2011 - Interview of Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz and Steve Blake at Mongabay.com

Elephants: the gardeners of Asia's and Africa's forests by Jeremy Hance
mongabay.com - April 25, 2011. The first paper of the Acta Oecologica FSD2010 special volume by Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz and Steve Blake has been published on line. Megagardeners of the forest – the role of elephants in seed dispersal  Original Research Article  Acta Oecologica, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 February 2011. Abstract.

(Photo: Asian elephant © A. Campoz-Arceiz)



04/03/2011 - Register and support the maintainance of the FSD2010- Virtual Symposium

Following the FSD2010, we created the www.fsd2010-virtual.org. Nonetheless, this virtual symposium has a cost (webedition, maintainance). If you want to continue attending the Virtual Symposium, we ask you to support  FSD210-Virtual.org by encouraging your colleagues to register. Registration. It includes : 31 plenary (30') -71 oral papers (15' - 71 poster papers + Abstracts. Watch the first slides of Joe Wright's talk entitled "The consequences of hunting for frugivores, seed dispersal and plant species composition in Central Panama".


03/19/2011 - Frugivory Udpates #43 March 2011 Received

We received the new Frugivory Updates 43 Edited by Ronda Green. See Updates


03/08/2011 - 8 March 2011 - Another Year with Women in Science

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is marked on the 8th of March every year. It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements (source Wikipedia). And we could also add  women's scientific achievements. Meet with FSD women, organizers, plenary speakers and the artist who drawn our FSD2010 logo,  and more scientist women among participants with link to their home page when available.

1st row : Katrin, Hélène, Martine, Beth ; 2nd row : Joanna,  Isabelle, Anna, Nicole - 3rd row: Helene, Kimberly, Elizabeth, Denise;  4th row : Colleen,  Estelle, Erin, and her art.

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