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Biodiversity: so much more than legs and leaves
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
Microorganisms inhabit virtually every possible niche on Earth, including those at the outer envelope of survival. However, the focus of most conservation authorities and ecologists is the ‘legs and leaves’ side of biology ...
Hypolithic and soil microbial community assembly along an aridity gradient in the Namib Desert
The Namib Dessert is considered the oldest desert in the world and hyperarid for the last 5 million years. However, the environmental buffering provided by quartz and other translucent rocks supports extensive hypolithic ...