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New paper: extreme drought in semi-arid vegetation

Understanding how vegetation composition may change under climate change is one of the main preoccupations of plant ecologists nowadays. In already arid conditions, a particularly interesting aspect is how climate-change expected extremes may reshape vegetation patterns. How extreme is a drought-extreme for plants already adapted to dry conditions? To what extent these droughts relate ecosystem …

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Master Internship Scholarship (6 months) in Biodiversity Data Science

[THIS TIME IN FRENCH….BUT THE INTERNSHIP MAY BE HELD IN ENGLISH. USE YOUR PREFERRED TRANSLATION SOFTWARE OR EMAIL ME FOR FURTHER DETAILS] PRÉAMBULE L’UMS 2006 Patrimoine Naturel (UMS PatriNat) – co-habilitée par le Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN), l’Office française de la biodiversité (OFB) et le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) – a pour mission de …

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European Yew and climate change in Iran

Understanding how climate change will impact key important tree species such as yew is a key priority for forest conservetion. That is even more challenging in refugia areas, where complex topography and paucity of data preclude such use. Here, a recently awarded PhD Kourosh Ahmadi, predicted the future habitat suitability in the Hyrcanian Forests (Iran), …

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