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How to Protect The Rare Alvar Forests?

In her doctoral thesis, Elle Rajandu has studied the rare alvar forests and investigated factors contributing to their biodiversity. The research revealed that deadwood is particularly important for supporting species richness. Continue reading

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What Is Dark Diversity?

The absent species in nature are as important as the existing ones, says the newly published theory from the University of Tartu ecologists. Researchers call species in the region that are absent but can potentially inhabit those particular ecological conditions ‘dark diversity’. Continue reading

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