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On a Remote Island, Lessons In How Ecosystems Function

30 Aug

Read the full story at Yale Environment 360.

Transformed by British sailors in the 19th century, Ascension Island in the South Atlantic has a unique tropical forest consisting almost entirely of alien species. Scientists say that what has happened there challenges some basic assumptions about ecosystems and evolution.

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Posted by on August 30, 2013 in Natural resources

 

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