Haldane 2021 Winner Max Mallen-Cooper: Tiny plants with big nutrient dreams

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Haldane Prize 2021 for early career researchers has been awarded to Max Mallen-Cooper. Check out their story behind the award winning paper below and read all the shortlisted papers here. Winner of the Haldane Prize 2021, Max Mallen-Cooper from the University of New South Wales discusses their latest research: Tissue chemistry of biocrust species along … Continue reading Haldane 2021 Winner Max Mallen-Cooper: Tiny plants with big nutrient dreams

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Robert Buchkowski: Weak interactions between herbivores and detritivores in an old-field ecosystem

In our newest post, Robert Buchkowski from University of Wester Ontario presents his last work ‘Weak interactions between strong interactors in an old-field ecosystem: control of nitrogen cycling by coupled herbivores and detritivores’. He discusses the importance of considering multiple interacting organisms when evaluating ecosystem functioning, the challenge to extract earthworms from the soil and warns about doing ecology under the supervision of an expert. … Continue reading Robert Buchkowski: Weak interactions between herbivores and detritivores in an old-field ecosystem