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A recent study worked to quantify seagrass’ ability to minimize erosion in shallow water of Lac Bay, Bonaire. It also examined how intensive grazing can drastically affect seagrass’ ability to stabilize sediment. This research..


Continue reading 18 August 2020   2 jaar oud
Caulerpa macrophysa, a common green algal species of Bonaire. This algae forms mats tightly attached to rocks and corals, often in the intertidal or shallow areas

The 2019 Naturalis Biodiversity Center and ANEMOON Foundation expeditions worked, among other things, to catalog the wide variety of seaweeds off the coast of Bonaire. From this and previous reports, nearly 250 species were..


Continue reading 31 May 2020   2 jaar oud

It’s no secret that many insect species are decreasing worldwide. We could fix these insects’ problems, according to more than 70 scientists from 21 countries. Their road map to insect conservation and recovery was published in..


Continue reading 09 January 2020   2 jaar oud
Schildpad en koraal

The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) launched a landmark Global Assessment Report providing persuasive evidence on the rapid deterioration of nature and its contributions to people across..


Continue reading 08 May 2019   3 jaar oud
Bombus terrestris, aardhommel op krokus

In conventional farming most attention goes out to quality of planting material, soil quality, fertilisation, weed control and similar aspects. Surprisingly little attention is being paid to the importance of ecosystem services..


Continue reading 08 September 2018   4 jaar oud

Our ecological knowledge used to end where the soil begins. That's slowly changing, but there are still some soil creatures we know very little about. Protists, for example. These tiny, mostly unicellular organisms are on their..


Continue reading 03 July 2018   4 jaar oud
Honeybee, honingbij

Approximately the same numbers of honeybees survived the winter in the Netherlands as last year. This year around 84% of the honeybees came through the cold season, a similar amount to the 86% last year...


Continue reading 08 May 2018   4 jaar oud
Green jay

In the latest peer-reviewed publication on the potential impacts of a border wall on plants and animals, conservation biologists, led by a pair of scientists from The University of Texas at Austin, say that border walls threaten..


Continue reading 06 April 2018   4 jaar oud
wormkruidbij Tilburg

A study of 48 farms in two states shows abundance of species means lots of pollination. The larger an area, the more species of wild bees are needed to pollinate crops...


Continue reading 20 February 2018   4 jaar oud
Ocean, zee, oceaan

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuaries and seas, low-oxygen sites have increased more than 10-fold since 1950...


Continue reading 12 January 2018   4 jaar oud

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