Using urine to make sub-Saharan city region food systems more sustainable

Installing urine collection systems in sub-Saharan city regions would make those conurbations more sustainable. This was demonstrated by a study by four researchers from CIRAD, IRD, Boubakar Bâ University of Tillaberi (Niger) and Joseph Ki-Zerbo University, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), published on 3 May 2023 in the journal Regional Environmental Change.


Müllerian mimicry among bees and wasps: a review of current knowledge and future avenues of research

A study in Biological Reviews led by researchers from the Institute of ecology and environmental sciences - Paris, the Institute of Systematics, Evolution, Biodiversity and the Center for Ecology and Conservation Sciences makes the synthesis of published knowledge on Mullerian mimicry in aculeate wasps and bees. It argues that aculeates may be one of the most diverse groups of mimetic organisms and that the diversity of their mimetic interactions is currently underexplored.

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About Publications

Our work is published in recognized and quality journals. A large part of our work is done in collaboration with other laboratories, in particular foreigners for 60% of our publications. We must underline the high number of review articles, which greatly contribute to the construction of general and theoretical knowledge, and which are often published in prestigious journals such as Trends in Ecology and Evolution , < i> Annual Reviews , Global Change Biology . or Advances in Ecological Research .

Nitrification control by plants and preference for ammonium vs. nitrate: positive feedbacks increase productivity but undermine resilience

Alice Ardichvili, Nicolas Loeuille, Jean-Christophe Lata, Sébastien Barot American Naturalist, 2023 sous presse

Nothing lasts forever: dominant species decline under rapid environmental change in global grasslands

Wilfahrt, P.A., Seabloom, E.W., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L., Bugalho, M.N., Cadotte, M.W., Caldeira, M.C., Catford, J.A., Chen, Q., Donohue, I., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Haider, S., Heckman, R.W., Jentsch, A., Koerner, S.E., Komatsu, K.J., Laungani, R., MacDougall, A., Martina, J.P., Martinson, H., Moore, J.L., Niu, Y., Ohlert, T., Venterink, H.O., Orr, D., Peri, P., Pos, E., Price, J., Raynaud, X., Ren, Z., Roscher, C., Smith, N.G., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L.L., Tedder, M., Tognetti, P., Veen, C., Wheeler, G., Young, A.L., Young, H., & Borer, E.T. Journal of Ecology, 2023

Nutrient enrichment alters seasonal βdiversity in global grasslands.

Garbowski, M., Boughton, E., Ebeling, A., Fay, P., Hautier, Y., Holz, H., Jentsch, A., Jurburg, S., Ladouceur, E., Martina, J., Ohlert, T., Raynaud, X., Roscher, C., Sonnier, G., Tognetti, P.M., Yahdjian, L., Wilfahrt, P., & Harpole, S. Journal of Ecology , 2023