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Publisher: Wageningen Environmental Research

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Zeegras, Bahama's

Seagrass: green leaves swaying in the currents. Fish weave their way through, and sea turtles graze. They’re always on their guard, watching out for any encroaching sharks. The seagrass’ roots are hidden in the seabed, where they..


Continue reading 01 March 2023   1 jaar oud
Onderzoek naar leefgebied inheemse kwal in Caribisch gebied

Researchers from Wageningen University & Research and the University of Amsterdam report on a fascinating case of competition between an animal and an invasive pIant. In tropical ecosystems, photosynthesizing organisms are..


Continue reading 20 February 2023   1 jaar oud
Grazende zeeschildpad bij een voor onderzoek geplaatste kooi

Many sea turtles live their adult lives in predator-free environments due to overfishing of their main predator, the tiger shark. Because of this, it is largely unknown how sharks impact turtle grazing behaviour. Wageningen..


Continue reading 23 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Berghelling in Noord Tatra (Polen)

European forests are being increasingly affected by natural disturbances, a new ground-based observation study shows. An international team of forest scientists from Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the European Forest..


Continue reading 12 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Primaat met jong. Een beeld uit de cameravallen van het Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Netwerk

Most of us are active in the day and sleep at night. We favour daylight while darkness poses constraint. Animals too have to balance their use of time to their requirements and constraints: finding food, avoiding predators,..


Continue reading 30 November 2022   1 jaar oud
Grazende zeeschildpad, grazing green sea turtle

Sea turtles have been overharvested in the past, resulting in their endangered population status. But since two decades, their populations have recovered in certain areas around the world, and their ecological role is unfolding. ..


Continue reading 09 November 2022   1 jaar oud
Verjongingsplek Oostereng

Dutch forests are becoming increasingly diverse. For the first time since recording began eight decades ago, more deciduous than coniferous trees were recorded. This variation in species is good for biodiversity and increases the..


Continue reading 13 July 2022   1 jaar oud
Ven in Grenspark Kalmthoutse Heide in Noord-Brabant

Imagine that you are sitting on the shore of a lake on a warm and sunny day. You just bought an ice cream and are enjoying it with your feet in the water. And then, whoops, the scoop drops from the cone into the water. The scoop..


Continue reading 18 May 2022   2 jaar oud
Boomtoppen Caxiuanã-woud, Brazilië

Stem growth of tropical trees is reduced in years when the dry season is warmer and drier than normal. This is the main finding of a global tree ring study published in Nature Geoscience led by Wageningen University & Research. ..


Continue reading 01 April 2022   2 jaar oud

Soil provides a variety of services that are indispensable to life on Earth. The global decline in soil quality is therefore a major concern. One solution may lie in the hands of tiny organisms that can direct ecosystem recovery:..


Continue reading 10 March 2022   2 jaar oud

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