Tag Archives: Diversity

New paper in Nature: Eutrophication weakens stabilising effects of diversity in natural grasslands

Plant diversity, eutrophication and the stability of natural grasslands is the topic of a paper by Yann Hautier and the Nutrient Network published online this week in Nature. Check out a blog about the paper by Jos Moore (QAECO associate and NutNet member). … Continue reading

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QAECOlogist Talks at #ESAus2012

We’re looking forward to ecologists descending on Melbourne for the 2012 meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia. QAECO is sponsoring a student mixer on the Wednesday evening (I think it’s full in case you were hoping to get ticket), … Continue reading

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It’s time to get over the hump

The productivity-diversity hump that is! A paper published today in Science by Peter Adler and the NutNet research cooperative (of which Joslin Moore & John Morgan are members) has shown that productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness in … Continue reading

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