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BIODIVERSITY–ECOSYSTEM FUNCTION

Humans pressure wetland multifunctionality

A large dataset of aquatic biodiversity across multiple trophic levels from several wetlands in Brazil reveals that biodiversity–multifunctionality relationships break down with human pressures.

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Fig. 1: High human pressures are associated with lower wetland multifunctionality, mediated via direct effects of pressures as well as indirectly via shifts in biodiversity.

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Pillay, R. Humans pressure wetland multifunctionality. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 1250–1251 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01842-8

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