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veengebied Ardennen - primair

350 scientists participated from 7 to 10 September 2021 in the 12th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, held online and organised by the University of Alicante (Spain) and SER Europe. As a result, the Conference ended..


Continue reading 16 December 2021   7 mnd oud
Long spined black sea urchin (Diadema)

On October 22st, 2021, the first ever recorded Diadema sea urchins in the Caribbean were cultured on Saba. Diadema sea urchins are important grazers and can facilitate corals by reducing their competition with algae. By culturing..


Continue reading 15 December 2021   7 mnd oud
Pasture and young secondary forest Brazil - Anhembi

Tropical forests are converted at an alarming rate through deforestation. A new study, published in Science, shows that regrowing tropical forests recover surprisingly fast on abandoned land. ..


Continue reading 12 December 2021   7 mnd oud

Swamps, marshes, peatlands, floodplains and ponds – more than 90 percent of these European wetlands have been drained for other forms of land use. As a result many species of plants and animals have disappeared, and important..


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A salp caught by multiple polyps of the branched coral Madracis aurentenra

A student at the University of Amsterdam and a staff researcher of Naturalis Biodiversity Center and University of Groningen recently published the first detailed report of hard corals digesting salps in the Caribbean. Three..


Continue reading 07 December 2021   8 mnd oud
Red-bellied Racer on Saba

The red-bellied racer is a harmless snake species found only on the islands of Saba and St. Eustatius, which represent just 11 percent of the species’ original range.  Little is known about the racer, which makes it an important..


Continue reading 30 November 2021   8 mnd oud

During a visit to Aruba, researchers John Janssen and André van Proosdij from Wageningen University & Research, together with Erik Houtepen from Carmabi, discovered three plant species that had never been found before on Aruba,..


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New research from Wageningen University, University of Amsterdam and Florida International University highlighted the role herbivorous fish species play in staving off non-native seagrass invasions. A healthy and diverse fish..


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De Thaise bosschorpioen, Heterometrus spinifer, is in de studie gebruikt om de vernieuwde methode op te testen.

An international team of scientists has found an innovative, animal-friendly way of studying venom genes. The technique makes it possible to determine the unique venom production of a wide range of venomous animals...


Continue reading 20 November 2021   8 mnd oud
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In the Loobos forest near Kootwijk, a huge steel structure was erected to facilitate research on greenhouse gases. It was officially opened on Friday 12 November 2021. Among other things, the CO2 absorption by the surrounding..


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