López-Sepulcre Team


Institut d’écologie et des sciences de l’environnement de Paris (iEES) Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (UPMC)
Bâtiment A - 7e étage, Case Courrier 237
7, quai Saint Bernard, 75252 PARIS cedex 5, FRANCE                                  

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences                       University of Jyväskylä
Survontie 9C (Ambiotica)
PO Box 35, FI-40014, FINLAND

De Bona S. 2013. The milk revolution: ovvero, selezione naturale in azione. Pikaia. 26.11.2013 (in Italian)

De Bona S. 2013. Benvenuto Aurornis xuiPikaia. 31.8.2013 (in Italian)

López-Sepulcre A. 2009. Evolución en movimiento.  Investigación y Ciencia (in Spanish)

López-Sepulcre, A. 2009. Converses entre Darwin i Margalef: Redefinint l’ecologia evolutiva. Omnis Cel.lula. (in Catalan)



Aride Island Shearwaters

Beautiful video by the Island Conservation Society of Seychelles on the shearwater project, featuring our graduate Dr. Licia Calabrese.

Guppy Evolution for Children

Guppies used to explain evolution to our youngest with this awesome video by CaravanLab in partnership with the guppy project. Watch this and other educational videos about evolution at www.guppyevolution.org. And don’t forget to download their awesome  iPad app!


Research on pine sawflies sheds light on the evolution of cooperation. EurekAlert. 02.08.2018

‍‍These insects vomit collectively to defend themselves. Nature. 31.07.2018. 

Meet the animal masters of disguise (by Martínez-Conde S & Macknik SL). Scientific American. 01.03.2016

Evolution in real time reveals how animals evolve in the wild (by Griffin C). Science World Report. 15.9.2015

Evolution shown in real time: Focusing on guppies, study illustrates interaction between ecology, evolution. Science Daily. 14.9.2015

Как бабочки защищаются от хищников. Наука и жизнь. 12.05.2015

Small birds are scared off by fake owl eyes on butterfly wings (by Fang J). I Fucking Love Science. 9.4.2015

Eye knew it! Markings on butterflies really DO mimic a predator's gaze. Daily Mail Online. 8.4.2015.

Suomalaistutkimus osoitti pelottavien silmäkuvioiden salaisuuden – talitiaiset säikkyivät perinjuurin. Helsingin Sanomat. 8.4.2015

La cinciallegra e le farfalle. Rai News. 8.4.2015

Study suggests fake eyes on butterfly wings mimic eyes of predators (by Yirka B). Phys.org. 8.4.2015.

Falsche Augen müssen echt aussehen, um abzuschrecken (by Zeibig D.). Spektrum. 8.4.2015

The owl and the butterfly - and mimicry (by Robisnon P). The Earth Times. 8.4.2015.

Why do these fake eyes scare off predators? (by Perkins S). Science. 7.5.2015

It’s true: Butterfly spots can mimic scary eyes (by Milius S). Science News. 7.5.2015

Guppies make babies even after they die (by Evans R). Biosphere. 11.12.2013

Fish become fathers postmortem (by Opar, A). Audubon Magazine. 10.11.2013

‘Dead’ beat dads: first evidence of posthumous reproduction. SciLogs. 16.7.2013

Dead Trini guppies store sperm for almost a year. TNT Mirror. 30.6.2013.

Guppy sperm survives for 10 months after fish dies (by Osborne H). International Business Times. 13.6.2013

Guppies father fry after they die (by Upton J). Wonk on the Wildlife. 17.6.2013.

Guppies can reproduce AFTER death, new study finds. The Huffinton Post. 14.6.2013

Dead daddy guppies keep making babies. Discovery News. 13.6.2013

Research shows male guppies reproduce even after death. Phys.org. 12.6.2013

Male guppies reproduce long after death. United Press International. 12.6.2013

Sperm hoarders: Why some animals store semen (by Arnold C). National Geographic. 12.6.2013

Dead male guppies can make babies (by Eveleth R). Smithonian Magazine. 6.6.2013

Male guppies father offspring after death (by Lewis T). Livescience. 4.6.2013

Fatherhood from the grave (by Watson T). Science. 4.6.2013

Dead, live guppies vie for paternity (by Milius S) Science News. 4.6.2013

The great guppy experiment (by Pennisi E). Science. 24.8.2012.

Predation-associated differences in sex-linkage of wild guppy coloration” (by Charlesworth D). Faculty of 1000. 25.11.2011

Evolution impacts environment: Fundamental shift in how biologists perceive relationship between evolution and ecology. Science Daily. 9.2.2010

L'écologie doit prendre en compte l’évolution (by Macqueron G). Futura-Sciences. 5.2.2010

Making relationship between evolution and ecology - a model of reciprocity, say experts. News Medical. 5.2.2010.

Evolution impacts environment, study finds. NSF News. 1.2.2010

The Me generation. (Sugden A). Science. 10.10.2008

Love, sex and war in the Seychelles (by GrrlScientist). Science Blogs. 25.10.2008

Competition for sex hampers endangered species' recovery (by Gilbert N). Nature News. 24.10.2008

Parents of endangered bird traced. Seychelles Nation. 28.11.2005

Green Island (by Torr G). Geographical, 77(4):84-88. July 2005