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Unifying macroecology and macroevolution to answer fundamental questions about biodiversity

McGill, Brian J.; Chase, Jonathan M.; Hortal, Joaquín; Overcast, Isaac; Rominger, Andrew J.; Rosindell, James; Borges, Paulo A. V.; Emerson, Brent C.; Etienne, Rampal; Hickerson, Michael J.; McGaughran, Angela

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The study of biodiversity started as a single unified field that spanned both ecology and evolution and both macro and micro phenomena. But over the 20th century, major trends drove ecology and evolution apart and pushed an emphasis towards the micro perspective in both disciplines. Macroecology and macroevolution re‐emergedas self‐consciously distinct fields in the 1970s and 1980s, but they remain largely separated from each other. Here, we argue that despite the challenges, it is worth...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/211330
Source: Global Ecology and Biogeography
DOI: 10.1111/geb.13020

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