Ecosystem tipping points in an evolving world

  title={Ecosystem tipping points in an evolving world},
  author={Vasilis Dakos and Blake Matthews and Andrew P. Hendry and Jonathan M. Levine and Nicolas Loeuille and Jon Norberg and Patrik Nosil and Marten Scheffer and Luc De Meester},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
There is growing concern over tipping points arising in ecosystems because of the crossing of environmental thresholds. Tipping points lead to abrupt and possibly irreversible shifts between alternative ecosystem states, potentially incurring high societal costs. Trait variation in populations is central to the biotic feedbacks that maintain alternative ecosystem states, as they govern the responses of populations to environmental change that could stabilize or destabilize ecosystem states… 

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