Tag Archives: ecosystems

Open PhD position in Ecology- Fully funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand

Join a dynamic team in Aotearoa New Zealand exploring biodiversity-ecosystem functioning across meta-ecosystem boundaries. The University of Waikato is recruiting two motivated PhD students to study stream-riparian food webs and ecosystem processes.

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Avenues for future research to predict the effects of chemicals

Predicting effects of chemicals in ecosystems is complex due to many factors that influence the action of chemicals. Moreover, understanding chemical effects in ecosystems requires the integration of multiple levels of biological organisation such as cells, organs, organisms, whole populations, communities or ecosystems, which is rarely done. In this blogpost, Anke Schneeweiss and her research team provide a framework for how to integrate these levels by delineating connections between different ecotoxicological perspectives.

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