What we’re reading: Aug 29, 2014

Conservation Genomics
Science has largely transitioned to genomics research, but for conservation, genomics research has been lagging behind. Should scientists use genomics instead of genetics? And When? This review (open) explores these questions and offers advice on informing managers for conservation action.

Do we need a new way to name species?
This paper (sub) compares traditional species names and the PhyloCode names for species to compare how differences in naming species would affect their listing under the US Endangered Species Act. You can also check out the PhyloCode paper here (open).

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