Mark Westoby: Future of Ecology?

12/08/2020 - 08:49

Editors Dobson, Holt, and Tilman express ‘a deep conviction that ecology will be a central defining science of the twenty-first century, just as physics defined the twentieth, and chemistry the nineteenth’. In this light they invited contributors to define what ‘the key agenda for ecology will be within their area of research for the next decades to a full century’. It is a nice conversation-piece: what do readers think are the most important unsolved questions in ecology for the next century?