Climate change: Biodiversity rescues biodiversity in a warmer world

Climate change: Biodiversity rescues biodiversity in a warmer world

Posted: 14 Jul 2017 11:04 AM PDT

Climate change leads to loss of biodiversity worldwide. However, ecosystems with a higher biodiversity in the first place might be less affected a new study. Scientists found that when they experimentally warmed meadows, the diversity of nematode worms living in the soil went down in monocultures, whereas the opposite was true for meadows with many different herbaceous plant species.