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How important is plant diversity in restored prairies?
Are diverse prairies more resistant to drought and invasive species than less diverse prairies?
How does plant diversity influence invertebrate communities and their ecological functions? 613 more words
Resilience as a systems concept was pioneered by Crawford Holling in 1973 in his paper Resilience and Stability of Ecological systems where he defined the resilience of an ecosystem as the measure of its ability to absorb changes and still exist. 267 more words
As a alluded to in previous posts – Resilience is a slippery, complex and multi-dimensional concept that has undergone increasing elaboration over its history. While the majority of resilience research has focused on the developmental resilience of children – I believe it is useful to understand the history of the concept and how it has been used in various sciences and system applications. 95 more words