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Solving the mystery of the white oak

Research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences solves a mystery that has long shrouded our understanding of white oaks: where did they come from? The approximately 125 white oak species ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Plants & Animals Ecology
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Looking beyond the breeding grounds

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than fiery leaves, as the eastern ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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How does the loss of species alter ecosystems?

Bad Lauchstädt. The iDiv Ecotron, a central experimental platform of the DFG Research Centre iDiv, was officially launched during a ceremony last Wednesday. Researchers will use this unique facility to better understand ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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