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Ephemeral algae in eelgrass

Management measures aimed at restoring commercial stocks of marine fish, for example cod, is an efficient tool to decrease eutrophication effects in coastal areas. This is the main conclusion of a new study reviewing over 50..


Continue reading 28 April 2016   6 jaar oud
Addervrouw

In 2015, for the first time ever, the Adder was observed throughout the year in National Park De Meinweg, in the southern Dutch province of Limburg, even in December! This is now clear from recently processed data from the Snake..


Continue reading 12 April 2016   6 jaar oud
Sturnus vulgaris. Spreeuw

Plant roots exhibit starling behaviour. The interactions between roots are essential to the continued existence of rich biodiversity in wild plant communities. Professor Frank Berendse denounced the current ammonia and pesticide..


Continue reading 07 April 2016   6 jaar oud
Een vlucht kanoeten in de Nederlandse Waddenzee

It seems so logical: animals come together where food is abundant. Yet, it is not so simple, say scientists from the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research. New transmitters to track bird movements showed that red knots..


Continue reading 06 April 2016   6 jaar oud
Kwabaal

The new Red Data List for fish was published on January 1st 2016. RAVON carried out the analyses for species associated with fresh water. Of the more than 40 species that reproduce within the Netherlands, 19 appear on the new..


Continue reading 06 April 2016   6 jaar oud
Eerste rode tomaat op Marsbodemsimulant, vijf maanden na de start van het experiment

Researchers from Alterra Wageningen UR were able to grow and harvest ten different crop species on Mars and moon simulant. ‘The total above ground biomass produced on the Mars soil simulant was not significantly different from the..


Continue reading 09 March 2016   6 jaar oud
Komst wisent op de Maashorst

Today The Netherlands witnessed the start of a new bison grazing project. The first four animals were released in the Maashorst nature reserve in the south-eastern part of the country (Province of North Brabant) where ultimately a..


Continue reading 07 March 2016   6 jaar oud
Weidegang bij Oudewater

Biodiversity in Europe is disappearing at an alarming rate. The European Common Agricultural Policy proposed that between three and seven percent of EU farmland should be managed as ecological focus area to halt this loss. Thus..


Continue reading 11 February 2016   6 jaar oud
A teak plantation in the Kumawu Forest District of the Forest Services Division of the Forestry Commission of Ghana. The plantation lacks forest structure and composition, and hence, the capacity to provide the full bundle of ecosystem services or non-timber forest products for forest fringe communities. The lack of understory does not provide the necessary protection and habitat for wildlife animals (quadrupeds in particular).

The biodiversity-rich rainforest in Africa is being converted to monoculture plantations of fast-growing exotic species. In Ghana, 95% of the 16 million seedlings supplied for planting countrywide in 2011 were exotic trees. These..


Continue reading 30 December 2015   6 jaar oud
Rover Trachelius nadert en verorbert heel behoedzaam het klokdiertje Campanella

Nikon Instruments Inc. unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to veteran winner Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in The Netherlands. Judges..


Continue reading 25 December 2015   6 jaar oud

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