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Ecology

Ecology is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment.


There are 523 pages tagged with Ecology:

More predators in food webs weakens predictive ability of single-trait models

Researchers from SLU has shown how an increasing number of predator species weakens the ability of a single-trait food web model to predict experimentally observed outcomes of trophic interactions.

Sara Capitán

M.S. Agronomy & Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming B.S. Zoology & Biology, Humboldt State University  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&tzom=-60&user=5w5rPoIAAAAJ

Fabian Bötzl

I am interested in integrating beneficial natural ecosystem services into agricultural production to make it more sustainable in the light of global change. Special focus on natural pest control, its

Max Lindmark

Hello! I am a postdoc in marine ecology at the Institute of Marine Research in Lysekil since June 2020. Interested in fisheries ecology. From Gothenburg. I enjoy cycling long distances, and thinking

25 million SEK from the Swedish EPA to research projects at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Five different projects have been granted five million SEK each in the two calls from the Swedish EPA about ecosystem services of wetlands and cumulative effects on the environment. The Swedish EPA (

Nora Sophie Pohl

I am currently in my first year of my PhD at the Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre in Alnarp, SLU. My main topic involves the silvilculture of oak and its natural regeneration.  The aim of my

Insects and rodents can keep agricultural weeds in check

By increasing biodiversity and taking advantage of ecosystem services, we can reduce the use of herbicides in agriculture. An example of an ecosystem service is seed predation by insects and rodents.

Diss Juliana Dániel Ferreira

Linear infrastructure habitats for the conservation of plants and pollinators - The value of road verges and power-line corridors for landscape-scale diversity and connectivity charlotta.eriksson@

Diss lneta Kacergyte

Wetland creation and restoration for biodiversity : outcomes of conservation initiatives to benefit birds, amphibians and occasionally fish charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Ineta Kačergytė defends her

Sasha Vasconcelos

I'm a PhD student based at the Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO-InBIO, University of Porto), Portugal, and am developing my thesis in collaboration with the Department of

Researchers identify strong biases in our understanding of how megaherbivores affect earth system functioning

The earth's megaherbivores, large plant-eating mammals weighing at least a ton as an adult, are severely endangered. What happens if they disappear? We do not fully know, because our knowledge of how

Deficient sanitation increases the risk of animal spread diseases in slums

Over a billion people around the world live in slums in large cities. In a study in Brazilian slums, researchers from SLU investigated the factors that affect the spread of leptospirosis from rats to

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