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Species diversity and Species richness

In scientific literature, you will often find these two terms; “species richness” and “species diversity” being used. While they sound quite similar (and mistakenly used interchangeably by many), they are two different concepts. 591 more words

Environment

Estonian Ecologists Debate in the Pages of Science

Text by Lauri Laanisto

When my little comment got published in Science in last December, it was apparently the first time ever when Estonian researchers held a discussion in the pages of top scientific journal ( 62 more words

Other News

CAD: a macrofossil angiosperm database

Yaowu Xing and colleagues (Maria A. Gandolfo, Renske E. Onstein, David J. Cantrill, Bonnie F. Jacobs, Gregory J. Jordan, Daphne E. Lee, Svetlana Popova, Rashmi Srivastava,Tao Su, Sergei V. 163 more words

Local species richness may be declining after all

Recently two papers seemed to turn what we thought we knew about changes in biodiversity on their head. These papers by Vellend et al. and… 1,001 more words

Conservation

Can We Create Sustainable Evolution?

In a world full of disappearing species, is it possible that the ingenuity of humans could organize a system that allowed introduction of new species into a biome? 469 more words

Canada