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The structure of waterbird seed dispersal networks is not mediated by functional traits

Plants and their dispersers form interaction networks whose structure has important implications for the persistence and stability of the community. Frugivory is vital for the dispersal of many...

Fish eggs can be dispersed by waterfowl

Researchers have found that eggs of two fish species can survive passage through the digestive tract of waterfowl after being swallowed, and this finding may help explain the long-standing mystery...

How will climate change affect endangered Mediterranean waterbirds

Global warming and direct anthropogenic impacts, such as water extraction, largely affect water budgets in Mediterranean wetlands, thereby increasing wetland salinities and isolation, and...

Assessing apple snail effects on ecosystem services in Europe

The assessment of the risk posed by invasive alien species to the environment is a component of increasing importance for Pest Risk Analysis. Standardized and comprehensive procedures to assess...