Accueil > Communication > Actualités scientifiques > Articles de presse > Articles de presse - Sciences

Habitat and species identity, not diversity, predict the extent of refuse consumption by urban arthropods [Global Change Biology]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le , mis à jour le

Urban green spaces provide ecosystem services to city residents, but their management is hindered by a poor understanding of their ecology. We examined a novel ecosystem service relevant to urban public health and esthetics : the consumption of littered food waste by arthropods. Theory and data from natural systems suggest that the magnitude and resilience of this service should increase with biological diversity...

Voir en ligne :