Insect trapping

I’ve just arrived back in Sumatra for my second data collection trip, this time concentrating on the insect communities found in the BEFTA plots. The study has been designed so that the BEFTA team has a year to collect data from all the plots before the experiment is implemented, strengthening…

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Setting up the plots

Over the last month, the BEFTA team has been working hard to finish surveying and setting up the plots. This is now complete and marks the end of the first, and perhaps most-important, stage of the project. Key to this was choosing areas that were similar to each other in…

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