Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year!

Text by Leila Pazouki   THANK YOU 2015, WELCOME 2016 It’s the time of the year, again, when we’re preparing to turn the page; as usual, it will take at least a month to start writing dates correctly (be prepared … Continue reading

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Some pinhole pictures from ENVIRONs final conference in October

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto Here are some pinhole pictures taken by Lauri Laanisto during the ENVIRON conference in 1-3. of October 2015 in Tartu. More “normal” pictures and impressions here.

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Blogyear 2015 summary

Text by Lauri Laanisto It´s been roughly a year since we started with this blog (with the accompanying Twitter account). And as the end of the year is close as well, it´s time to sum up our first year of … Continue reading

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New record trees from Estonia

Text by Lauri Laanisto About a month ago several forestry researchers, Ahto Kangur and Harli Jürgenson from our university (though not from our lab) went to measure some very tall conifers that were discovered from Souther Estonia, in Ootsipalu valley. … Continue reading

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Ülo speaking in Parliament of Estonia

Agenda of the 11th Working Week 14.12.2015–17.12.2015 of the 2nd Session of the Riigikogu (that´s the name of Parliament of Estonia) Plenary Assembly has a special discussion planned on science policy. This session will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, 15th of … Continue reading

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New publications about tropical insects

Note by LL: Research in our lab does not only revolve around plants. Some people also study for example plant-animal interactions, and Triinu, who studies this stuff actually did her PhD on body size evolution in insects with different colouration … Continue reading

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New paper published – Comment on “Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness”

Text by Lauri Laanisto   First of all the main references: The original study – Fraser et al 2015 Science My reanalysis of this study (co-authored by Mike Hutchings) – Laanisto & Hutchings 2015 Science Rebuttal to our comment by … Continue reading

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