Big ecosystem changes viewed through the lens of tiny carnivorous plants

ScienceDaily: The water-filled pool within a pitcher plant, it turns out, is a tiny ecosystem whose inner workings are similar to those of a full-scale water body. Whether small carnivorous plant or huge lake, both are subject to the same ecological "tipping points," of concern on Earth Day--and every day, say scientists. The findings are published in this week's issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the paper, ecologists affiliated with the National Science Foundation......

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