Fine-scale heterogeneity across Manhattan ’ s urban habitat mosaic is associated with variation in ant composition and richness

@inproceedings{Savage2015FinescaleHA,
  title={Fine-scale heterogeneity across Manhattan ’ s urban habitat mosaic is associated with variation in ant composition and richness},
  author={Amy M. Savage and Elsa Youngsteadt and Robert R. Dunn},
  year={2015}
}
1. Global urbanisation is rapidly expanding and most of the world’s humans now live in cities. Most ecological studies have, however, focused on protected areas. 2. To address this issue, we tested predictions from studies of protected areas in urban ecosystems. 3. Because most cities are heterogeneous habitat mosaics which include habitats with varying levels of chronic environmental stress, we focused on predictions from studies of less modified ecosystems about community-wide responses to… CONTINUE READING
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