On May 7th, fellow UW grad student Halley Froelich and I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Peter Kareiva, . . .
[Continued from Part 1] On Wednesday, I reviewed some of the synthetic work by Brad Cardinale and others showing the . . .
If anything, we can be absolutely certain about one thing regarding biodiversity: we are losing it. In 2005, the Millennium . . .
Was anyone else first introduced to the idea of biodiversity by a man-made collection? The notion of the diversity of . . .
The relationship between the richness of a community and its risk of being invaded (invasibility) goes back to Darwin. He . . .
Few studies have had as large of an impact on me as Charles Mitchell’s study of the impacts of plant species diversity on fungal diseases at the Cedar Creek grassland in Minnesota, USA.
Among the parasites of the world, parasitic angiosperms are relatively understudied. Past research tends to focus on the study of . . .
Unraveling the relative roles of biotic interactions and abiotic fluctuations on diversification and extinction is a major tenant of evolutionary . . .
A week or so ago, I wrote a blog post in praise of Hutchinson’s seminal 1961 paper “The Paradox of . . .
“The problem that is presented by the phytoplankton is essentially how it is possible for a number of species to . . .