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    Author(s): James S. Clark; Mike Dieta; Sukhendu Chakraborty; Pankaj K.Ibeanez Agarwal; Shannon LaDeau; Mike Wolosin
    Date: 2007
    Source: Ecology Letters, (2007) 10: 647?662
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The paradox of biodiversity involves three elements, (i) mathematical models predict that species must differ in specific ways in order to coexist as stable ecological communities, (ii) such differences are difficult to identify, yet (iii) there is widespread evidence of stability in natural communities.

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    Clark, James S.; Dieta, Mike; Chakraborty, Sukhendu; Agarwal, Pankaj K.Ibeanez, Ines; LaDeau, Shannon; Wolosin, Mike. 2007. Resolving the biodiversity paradox. Ecology Letters, (2007) 10: 647?662

    Keywords

    coexistence, hierarchical models, neutral models, stochasticity, tradeoffs

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