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New publication – Landscape context and plant population size affect morph frequencies in heterostylous Primula veris ‐ results of a nationwide citizen‐science campaign

Text and photos by Tsipe Aavik Citizen scientists bring surprising insights into cowslip mating system About half of the individuals of cowslip (Primula veris) have flowers with a short style, while the other half of individuals produce flowers with a … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Silvia Lotman about everyman´s right to care about nature

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Silvia Lotman is nature conservation expert and chairman of the board of the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF). She studied in the Department of Botany, University of Tartu, and … Continue reading

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Two more global citizen science networks calling for participants – FunLeaf and FunHome

Last week we had a post about DarkDivNet, a global network to explore the dark diversity of plant communities, instigated by Meelis Pärtel´s macroecology workgroup in the University of Tartu. Now the Natural History Museum in Tartu, led by Urmas … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Aveliina Helm about everyone’s nature conservation

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Aveliina Helm is senior researcher at macroecology workgroup of the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Everyone’s nature conservation – what it is and why it is needed? Time: … Continue reading

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