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Essentials of Conservation Biology
PART I: DEFINING CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 1. What is Conservation Biology? 2. What is Biodiversity? 3. Where is the World's Biodiversity Found? PART II: THE VALUE OF BIODIVERSITY 4. The Value ofExpand
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Longevity of individual flowers
Etude de la longevite des fleurs selon les familles, l'habitat, la phenologie, le type de pollinisation
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Herbarium specimens demonstrate earlier flowering times in response to warming in Boston.
Museum specimens collected in the past may be a valuable source of information on the response of species to climate change. This idea was tested by comparing the flowering times during the year 2003Expand
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Leaf-out phenology of temperate woody plants: from trees to ecosystems.
Leafing-out of woody plants begins the growing season in temperate forests and is one of the most important drivers of ecosystem processes. There is substantial variation in the timing of leaf-out,Expand
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Global warming and flowering times in Thoreau's Concord: a community perspective.
As a result of climate change, many plants are now flowering measurably earlier than they did in the past. However, some species' flowering times have changed much more than others. Data at theExpand
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RELATIONSHIPS AMONG FLOWERS, FRUITS, AND SEEDS
The development of diverse reproductive structures has been one of the major factors in the evolution of the angiosperms (11, 78, 90). This diversity of reproductive structures, especially inExpand
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Phylogenetic patterns of species loss in Thoreau's woods are driven by climate change
Climate change has led to major changes in the phenology (the timing of seasonal activities, such as flowering) of some species but not others. The extent to which flowering-time response toExpand
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Bird migration times, climate change, and changing population sizes
Past studies of bird migration times have shown great variation in migratory responses to climate change. We used 33 years of bird capture data (1970–2002) from Manomet, Massachusetts to examineExpand
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COMMUNITY STUDIES IN POLLINATION ECOLOGY IN THE HIGH TEMPERATE ANDES OF CENTRAL CHILE. I. POLLINATION MECHANISMS AND ALTITUDINAL VARIATION
Pollination mechanisms and pollinators are reported for a total of 137 species (75% of the non-abiotically pollinated flora) as they occur at three altitudinal levels (subandean scrub: 2,200-2,600 m;Expand
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The Three Gorges Dam: an ecological perspective
The Three Gorges Dam in China is the largest dam ever built. Its impacts on the biodiversity and ecological processes in the region are causing concern to ecologists worldwide. The dam and associatedExpand
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