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EcolChange seminar – Leonardo Magalhães about what affects Amazonian biodiversity

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Leonardo Magalhães is a Brazilian doctorate student and is currently visiting the macroecology team of the Department of Botany Title of the talk: Amazonian biodiversity linked to past and current … Continue reading


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EcolChange seminar – Andy Taylor about Scotland’s forgotten Kingdom

Joint Seminar of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology Centre of Excellence EcolChange Andy Taylor is fungal ecologist at the James Hutton Institute, Scotland. He visits Department of Botany as an opponent at PhD defence of … Continue reading

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New paper published – Both spatiotemporal connectivity and habitat quality limit the immigration of forest plants into wooded corridors

Text by Taavi Paal and Jaan Liira What limits forest plant migration along wooded corridors? Europe’s natural forest is heavily fragmented by agricultural land. Such isolation threatens the long-term persistence of forest biodiversity. The concept of patch-corridor-matrix system suggests that … Continue reading

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