Category Archives: Weather and Climate

Conserve Plant Diversity First

At least that’s the message I take from a recent study published in Nature Communications entitled¬†Ecological networks are more sensitive to plant than to animal extinction under climate change. In particular they found a higher risk of animal co-extinction with … Continue reading

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References for Restoration and Conservation

My passion for the science of Ecology and the practices of ecological restoration and conservation arose largely from time I spent on small, “postage stamp”, Iowa prairies. I still struggle to articulate the appeal, but for me there is something … Continue reading

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Flowering Time and Temperature Variation

I have been at this for some time with Ben VanderWeide, and hopefully we are nearing publication. The focus of most work to date that studies how variation in temperature affects when things flower has focused on species that flower … Continue reading

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