Genetic diversity: a poor cousin of species diversity?

In July, Functional Ecology published the Special Feature: A Mechanistic Understanding of Global Change Ecology. We have invited the authors of the papers to write about their paper. In this post, Julia Koricheva (@korichevalab) author of  The relative importance of plant intraspecific diversity in structuring arthropod communities: A meta‐analysis writes about her paper why she wrote it, what she found and where the big gaps are.

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The wrong kind of nitrogen

StevensIn July, Functional Ecology published the Special Feature: A Mechanistic Understanding of Global Change Ecology. We have invited the authors of the papers to write about their paper. In this post, Carly Stevens  writes about her paper Atmospheric nitrogen deposition in terrestrial ecosystems: Its impact on plant communities and consequences across trophic levels: why she wrote it, what she found and where the big gaps are.

 

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Urban deer (Photo by Rana El-Sabaawi)

Feeding ecology in the urban jungle

In July, Functional Ecology published the Special Feature: A Mechanistic Understanding of Global Change Ecology. We have invited the authors of the papers to write a blogpost on their paper. In this post, Rana El-Sabaawi (Trophic structure in a rapidly urbanizing planet) writes about feeding ecology in the urban jungle.

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Evolving perspectives on range shifts in a changing world

In July, Functional Ecology published the Special Feature: A Mechanistic Understanding of Global Change Ecology. We have invited the authors of the papers to write a blogpost on their paper. In this article, Sarah Diamond expands on her paper, Contemporary climate‐driven range shifts: Putting evolution back on the table, by looking at evolving perspectives on range shifts in a changing world. Continue reading “Evolving perspectives on range shifts in a changing world”