Tag Archives: human influence

EcolChange seminar (25th November, Thursday): Enrico Tordoni about the threatened tetrapod diversity in the Anthropocene

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Enrico Tordoni (Department of Botany, University of Tartu) Title of the talk: Tetrapod diversity in jeopardy in the Anthropocene Time: Thursday, 25 November 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (mandatory for … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (4th November, Thursday): Anne Karhu about the new challenges for ecotoxicologists due to COVID-19 outbreak

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Anne Kahru (National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics)  Title of the talk: New challenges for ecotoxicologists due to COVID-19 outbreak: focus on metal-based antimicrobials and single-use plastic Time: Thursday, 4 November 2021 at … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (7th October, Thursday): Sten Anslan about ecosystems in transition on the Third Pole

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Sten Anslan is a Research Fellow at the University of Tartu. Title of the talk: Ecosystems in transition on the Third Pole Time: Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Jonne Kotta about climate change, human impacts and marine ecosystems

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Jonne Kotta is research director of the Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu. His research focuses on ecological investigations of marine biodiversity in benthic habitats in the Baltic Sea … Continue reading

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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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New paper published – Community response to alkaline pollution as an adjusting re-assembly between alternative stable states

Text by Ave Suija and Jaan Liira Man made disturbances and environmental pollution are the reality of contemporary world, however, such long-term created environmental gradients are handy to describe ecological processes (community dynamics) otherwise difficult to observe in natural conditions … Continue reading

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