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27/07/2022

Stelvio National Park: discovery in Val di Rabbi of an extremely rare plant thought to be extinct in Trentino

Botrychium matricariifolium is disappearing from many areas in Europe, although it is difficult to monitor because the plants do not appear every year

(https://www.ansa.it/trentino/notizie/2022/07/27/in-val-di-rabbi-felce-rarissimaritenuta-estinta-in-trentino_994b3ccd-ebd1-4948-924a-e671bc7e01b1.html).

27/07/2022

Stelvio National Park: discovery in Val di Rabbi of an extremely rare plant thought to be extinct in Trentino

Botrychium matricariifolium is disappearing from many areas in Europe, although it is difficult to monitor because the plants do not appear every year

(https://www.ladige.it/montagna/2022/07/27/parco-nazionale-dello-stelvio-scoperta-in-val-di-rabbi-una-pianta-rarissima-ritenuta-estinta-in-trentino-1.3275181?fbclid=IwAR29yYeR9QoG2WscvqK-AXpAAprwPF15lr6e8mVk0dzY2Fzf0jfCx2GQRq8).

25/03/2022

Steering committee for the Italian Association for Vegetation Science (SISV)

Steering committee member in the role of adviser for the Italian Association for Vegetation Science (2022-2024)

(https://www.unirc.it/comunicazione/articoli/25643/un-componente-della-mediterranea-eletto-nel-consiglio-direttivo-della-sisv).

21/06/2021

Database of vegetation of planet Earth

It’s a treasure trove of data: the global vegetation database ‘sPlotOpen’ is now freely accessible. It contains balanced, representative data on vegetation from 114 countries and from all climate zones on Earth (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.13346).

25/05/2021

Dimensions of invasion success

The study, published in PNAS, describes plant species invasiveness using three distinct dimensions: local abundance, geographic extent, and habitat breadth (https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2021173118).

17/02/2021

Broad-scale classification of Mediterranean lowland to submontane pine forest vegetation relies on forest structure for high ranks

This Behind the paper post refers to the article Classification of the Mediterranean lowland to submontane pine forest vegetation by Gianmaria Bonari and colleagues, published in Applied Vegetation Science (https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12544).

08/07/2019

Daikin Biodiversity Award: awarded doctoral thesis discussed at the University

Dr. Gianmaria Bonari won the 5th edition of the “Daikin award for the conservation of biodiversity” with the doctoral thesis “Different habitat and taxa: various approaches and their implications for a long-sighted management and conservation”, defended at the University of Siena in June 2017 (supervisor Prof. Pietro Paolo Fanciulli, co-supervisor Dr. Claudia Angiolini).

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