Tag Archives: Mountains

Editor’s Choice

Our paper on how plants travel along mountain roads got listed as the editor’s choice in Ecography this month! Good news and a nice acknowledgement of the relevance of the story, and it also implies that the paper is available now for … Continue reading

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An overview – part 2

In these closing posts of 2016, I want to give you a quick (and slightly biased) overview of everything what happened this year, based on the ten most appreciated posts on this blog for this year. This is part two. … Continue reading

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An overview

In these closing posts of 2016, I want to give you a quick (and slightly biased) overview of everything what happened this year, based on the ten most appreciated posts on this blog. This is part one. 2016 has been … Continue reading

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The stunning truth behind the graph

Graphs often hide a lot of intriguing information, yet it is not always easy to get to what really matters. In ‘behind the graph’, I put in the effort to explain one of the main findings of our research and … Continue reading

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Happy International Mountain Day!

Today – the 11th of December – is International Mountain Day, the yearly celebration of mountains since 2003. A day on which we try to increase awareness for the importance of mountains for all life on earth. A day to … Continue reading

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Where we disturb nature, the invaders quickly follow

Non-native plant invaders. Ecologists have been keeping an eye on them for a long time already. Species that flew in from somewhere far away and enter an environment where they don’t belong. Species that happily profit from our changing modern … Continue reading

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Haiku

Travelling plants take Roads up and down our mountains No legs, yet still fast It does not happen often that scientists dare to take the jump to something as far out of their comfort zone as poetry. Yet we all agree … Continue reading

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