April 24, 2015

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    Changes in plant species composition of coastal dune habitats over a 20-year period

    Coastal sandy ecosystems are increasingly being threatened by human pressure, causing loss of biodiversity, habitat degradation and landscape modifications. However, there are still very few detailed studies focusing on compositional changes in coastal dune plant communities over time. In a new study published in AoB PLANTS, Del Vecchio et al. used phytosociological relevés to conduct […] More