Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: October 2017

2 - Ecosystem Functioning and Stability

from Part I - Instrumental Value Defenses
Cardinale, B.J. et al. (2011). The functional role of producer diversity in ecosystems. American Journal of Botany, 98:572592.
Cardinale, B.J. et al. (2012). Biodiversity loss and its impact on humanity. Nature, 486:5967.
deLaplante, K. and Picasso, V. (2011). The biodiversity-ecosystem function debate in ecology. In: Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Volume 11: Philosophy of Ecology (ed. by deLaplante, K., Brown, B., and Peacock, K.A.), pp. 169200.
Naeem, S. et al. (2009). Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press.
Srivastava, D.S. and Vellend, M. (2005). Biodiversity-ecosystem function research: Is it relevant to conservation? Annual Reviews of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 36:267294.
Vellend, M. et al. (2013). Global meta-analysis reveals no net change in local-scale plant biodiversity over time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 110: 1945619459.