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Beyond Biodiversity: A New Way of Looking at How Species Interconnect | Lexicon of Food

Beyond Biodiversity: A New Way of Looking at How Species Interconnect

In 1966, an ecologist at the University of Washington named Robert Paine removed all the ochre starfish from a short stretch of Pacific shoreline on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The absence of the predator had a dramatic effect on its ecosystem. In less than a year, a diverse tidal environment collapsed into a monoculture of... Read more on Yale E360