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Dispersal dilemmas

A coordinated distributed experiment, replicated across multiple labs and multiple taxa, reveals that both resources and predators govern dispersal between habitats, affecting local and regional stability of biological communities.

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Fig. 1: Resource limitation has stronger effects on emigration rates than predation risk.

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Siqueira, T., Wunderlich, A. Dispersal dilemmas. Nat Ecol Evol 2, 1836–1837 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0720-2

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