Evosystem Services: Rapid Evolution and the Provision of Ecosystem Services.

@article{Rudman2017EvosystemSR,
  title={Evosystem Services: Rapid Evolution and the Provision of Ecosystem Services.},
  author={Seth M Rudman and Maayan Kreitzman and Kai M. A. Chan and Dolph Schluter},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          403-415
        }
}
Evolution is recognized as the source of all organisms, and hence many ecosystem services. However, the role that contemporary evolution might play in maintaining and enhancing specific ecosystem services has largely been overlooked. Recent advances at the interface of ecology and evolution have demonstrated how contemporary evolution can shape ecological communities and ecosystem functions. We propose a definition and quantitative criteria to study how rapid evolution affects ecosystem… CONTINUE READING

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