Biogeography, the study of the distribution of life on Earth, has
undergone more conceptual changes, revolutions and turf wars than
any other scientific field. Australasian biogeographers are
responsible for several of these great upheavals, including debates
on cladistics, panbiogeography and the drowning of New Zealand,
some of which have significantly shaped present-day studies.
Australasian biogeography has been caught in a cycle of reinvention... more...