News tagged with nitrogen deposition

Non-native species are transforming grassland ecosystems

Non-native 'space invaders' are transforming the world's precious grassland ecosystems, with new research showing that they do far better than native plant species in the presence of fertiliser and large herbivores like kangaroos, ...

dateJul 17, 2015 in Ecology
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Nitrogen deposition reduces swiss plant diversity

High human atmospheric nitrogen emissions lead to a reduction of plant diversity. Researchers at the University of Basel analyzed plots all over Switzerland and report that the plant diversity has decreased in landscapes ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Environment
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