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Connections in nature: Plants, Animals, Microbes and Environments

Whether it’s a flower, a colony of ants or a coral reef, everything in nature depends on something else. On a single tree, soil fungi act as brokers between roots and nutrients; microscopic organisms and myriad chemical compounds co-exist in a single leaf; and, countless insects and other creatures live out the entirety of their lives. All of these, to one extent or another, influence the tree’s trajectory from seed to the top of the forest canopy. Our scientists look at this magic web of life, and how connections change or respond to a rapidly changing global environment.

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