Tag Archives: Andes

Weed of the month: Sweetbriar Rose (Rosa rubiginosa)

The sweetbriar rose isn’t as sweet as its name suggests. In the Argentinean Andes, it creates impenetrable thickets of torns and branches, transforming the valleys into veritable shrubberies. Guestpost by Ana Clara Mazzolari for http://www.mountaininvasions.org. Scenic Andean valley, flanked by … Continue reading

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The hiking trail invasions

We like mountain trails. But we are not alone, it looks like: invasive plant species love them as well as a gateway to invade higher elevations areas. What we always suspected, is now finally proven, thanks to the work of … Continue reading

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Welcoming Eduardo

Ecology is a global science, and one that can only be done together. Understanding our world’s nature indeed needs collaborations between ecologists from all over the world, each from their own environment and perspective. That is exactly why we are … Continue reading

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Manzano

Please allow me some nostalgic feelings today. If I show you the pictures I was browsing through, you’ll immediately realize why: It is nostalgia for that fabulous day on the steep mountain road heading out of el Manzano up to … Continue reading

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The all-seeing eyes of the guanaco

This is the 6th post in a series of stories from our fieldtrip to South America. Check out the arrival in Concepcion, the first, second and third fieldwork day and this post on pine invasions <– We are now making a major jump compared to the previous … Continue reading

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Home?

This is the 5th post in a series of stories from our fieldtrip to South America. Check out the arrival in Concepcion, the first and second fieldwork day and this post on pine invasions <– Sometimes, one travels far to arrive seemingly close to home. That … Continue reading

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