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Green and pleasant trials

Nature volume 440, pages 613614 (30 March 2006) | Download Citation

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In the 1980s, a large lake — Lago Guri — was created as part of a hydroelectric project in Venezuela. Islands in the lake have enabled ecologists to test a fundamental hypothesis in their discipline.

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  1. Peter D. Moore is in the Department of Biochemistry, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9N, UK. peter.moore@kcl.ac.uk

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