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Conquest of a continent – pine invasion in South America

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentinia. The road to the airport is flanked by massive pine trees, blocking the view on the surrounding dry Patagonian steppe. They seem to flourish in this environment, although they are far from home. The new … Continue reading

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Pine-vasion

There are some striking differences between Europe and South-America. An important one that caught my ecological eye is created by the high levels of exotic invasions. Compared to the invasion in  the places I visited in South-America, plant invasion in Europe … Continue reading

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