Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 29, 2019

Global change is triggering an identity switch in grasslands

ScienceDaily reports

Scientists discover species turnover in study of more than 100 grassland experiments

Since the first Homo sapiens emerged in Africa roughly 300,000 years ago, grasslands have sustained humanity and thousands of other species. But today, those grasslands are shifting beneath our feet. Global change — which includes climate change, pollution and other widespread environmental alterations — is transforming the plant species growing in them, and not always in the ways scientists expected, a new study has revealed.

Read full article at  Global change is triggering an identity switch in grasslands: Scientists discover species turnover in study of more than 100 grassland experiments — ScienceDaily


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