A new study examines why, millions of years ago, grasses with a new way of doing photosynthesis displaced previously dominant plants, shrubs, and trees.
Tag: ecology Archives - Center for Climate and Life
A new study has uncovered when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent.
On January 31 at 1:00 p.m. EST, Lamont’s Hugh Ducklow and his colleagues will use the National Science Foundation Twitter account to discuss their research on Antarctic ecology.
A plankton-like species is attacking the base of the food chain in the Arabian sea, disrupting water quality and killing fish. Researchers at Lamont-Doherty are learning how to fight back.
Pratigya Polissar, a paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, talks about his research, and what inspired him to go into his field.
In the far north, climate is warming two to three times faster than the global average. How will these changes affect tundra and boreal forests?
Ecosystem ecologist Natalie Boelman is studying the effects of climate change on the relationships among migratory songbirds, plants and insects in Alaska.
Scientist Park Williams, recipient of a Climate and Life Fellowship, is examining the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.
Ecologist Natalie Boelman is part of a multi-year field campaign to understand the impacts of climate change in Alaska and western Canada.
Ancient pollen is providing new insights into historic droughts in Southern California, including how a series of mega-droughts that changed the ecological landscape.