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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IPCC and Assisted Migration

This is a brief post. The following figure in the most recent IPCC report underscores how important it is that we not ignore the impacts climate change will have on biodiversity as we plan and implement conservation and restoration (broad … 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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