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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 maand 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   2 mnd oud
Mangrove channel

The mangrove forest of Lac Bay, Bonaire, is experiencing a die-off of trees in its northern area. Increasing the tidal exchange by creek restoration likely enlarges the living conditions of the mangrove trees. A collaboration..


Continue reading 29 August 2022   5 mnd oud
Red mangrove propagules

Since 2020, the Mangrove Maniacs have planted over 1500 mangroves along the southwest coast of Bonaire. A new collaborative project with Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences monitored and mapped these newly planted..


Continue reading 04 July 2022   7 mnd oud

Water is the bloodstream of the biosphere. But we are profoundly changing the water cycle. This is now affecting the health of the entire planet, making it significantly less resilient to shocks. The freshwater change planetary..


Continue reading 26 April 2022   9 mnd oud

Last week, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance hosted a sea urchin restoration workshop on Saba. This workshop helped 21 coral experts from the Caribbean region and more than 65 online attendants, to obtain a comprehensive view of..


Continue reading 14 April 2022   9 mnd oud
Tulipa sylvestris, ook wel bekend als de wilde tulp

The Netherlands is known for its beautiful and colourful tulips. Though most tulips originate from the Ottoman empire, Tulipa sylvestris, the wild tulip, followed a different path. Anastasia Stefanaki and Tinde van Andel, both..


Continue reading 09 April 2022   9 mnd 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   10 mnd oud
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   1 jaar 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..


Continue reading 11 December 2021   1 jaar oud

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