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Science Advances  12 Aug 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 33, eabc1176
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc1176

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  • Received for publication April 7, 2020
  • Accepted for publication June 29, 2020
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  1. Evgenios Agathokleous1,*,
  2. Zhaozhong Feng1,*,
  3. Elina Oksanen2,
  4. Pierre Sicard3,
  5. Qi Wang1,
  6. Costas J. Saitanis4,
  7. Valda Araminiene5,
  8. James D. Blande6,
  9. Felicity Hayes7,
  10. Vicent Calatayud8,
  11. Marisa Domingos9,
  12. Stavros D. Veresoglou10,
  13. Josep Peñuelas11,12,
  14. David A. Wardle13,
  15. Alessandra De Marco14,
  16. Zhengzhen Li15,
  17. Harry Harmens7,
  18. Xiangyang Yuan15,
  19. Marcello Vitale16 and
  20. Elena Paoletti17
  1. 1Key Laboratory of Agrometeorology of Jiangsu Province, Institute of Ecology, School of Applied Meteorology, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing 210044, China.
  2. 2Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, POB 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland.
  3. 3ARGANS, 260 route du Pin Montard, 06410 Biot, France.
  4. 4Lab of Ecology and Environmental Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Athens 11855, Greece.
  5. 5Institute of Forestry, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Girionys 53101 Kaunas District, Lithuania.
  6. 6Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, P.O. Box 1627, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland.
  7. 7UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Environment Centre Wales, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK.
  8. 8Fundación CEAM, c/Charles R. Darwin 14, Parque Tecnológico, Paterna, Valencia 46980, Spain.
  9. 9Instituto de Botânica, Núcleo de Pesquisa em Ecologia, PO Box 68041, 04045-972 São Paulo, Brazil.
  10. 10Freie Universität Berlin-Institut für Biologie, Dahlem Center of Plant Sciences, Plant Ecology, Berlin, Germany.
  11. 11Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Global Ecology Unit CREAF-CSIC-UAB, Bellaterra, Catalonia E-08193, Spain.
  12. 12CREAF, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia E-08193, Spain.
  13. 13Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798, Singapore.
  14. 14Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment (ENEA), C.R. Casaccia, S. Maria di Galeria, Rome I-00123, Italy.
  15. 15State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Haidian District, Beijing 100085, China.
  16. 16Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome I-00185, Italy.
  17. 17Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: evgenios{at} (E.A.); zhaozhong.feng{at} (Z.F.)


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