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Nederlandse en Indonesische onderzoekers aan het werk in een eroderend en zinkend mangrovenbos

Along the Asian coastlines there are many areas where rural communities experience alarming rates of sea level rises due to land subsidence up to ten centimetres per year. This causes tremendous challenges on how to live there and..

Continue reading 03 October 2023   17 uur oud
Flamboyant tree.

Over the next three years, the Public Entity Saba (PES) will execute a reforestation project to restore wild forests, improve local food production and enhance Saba’s image as a green destination. ..

Continue reading 16 September 2023   2 wkn oud
Jon Dickson and Dorien Luttikhuis with tree reefs

Artificial reefs in the Wadden Sea, made from discarded pear trees, are teeming with marine life after more than a year under water. That's shown in experiments by Jon Dickson, PhD candidate at NIOZ. "After four months, we already..

Continue reading 29 August 2023   1 maand oud

Over the past 500 million years, different single-celled organisms in the oceans have discovered at different times and also under very different conditions how to build a ‘shell’ around their single cell. “Six different..

Continue reading 23 August 2023   1 maand oud
Deep sea life underground

A new ecosystem has been discovered in volcanic caves beneath hydrothermal vents at a well-studied undersea volcano at 2.500 metres below sea level. Using an underwater robot, scientists overturned chunks of volcanic crust,..

Continue reading 21 August 2023   1 maand oud
Amazon canopy

In certain areas in the Amazon, forests that were altered by humans during the past several hundred years may contain higher abundances of plant species that are more resilient to modern fire or drought events. ..

Continue reading 05 August 2023   1 maand oud

The Netherlands extracts a lot of sand from the North Sea for all kinds of purposes. However, more and more sand has to be extracted, which means that sand extraction pits have to be dug ever deeper. Previously up to about two..

Continue reading 14 July 2023   2 mnd oud
Eenmalig gebruik

Along the northern coast of Java, Indonesia, relative sea level rises at an alarming rate due to land subsidence. This has tremendous effects on people and mangrove forests along the coast. Over the past four years Celine van..

Continue reading 08 July 2023   2 mnd oud

In recent years, the fishing industry has been working with scientists to investigate the sustainable catching of Spisula subtruncata, a North Sea shellfish. Bird conservationists also participated, working together to gain more..

Continue reading 08 June 2023   3 mnd oud
Neem Tree

The neem tree is an invasive species that was introduced to the Caribbean in the early 1900s. Originally from India, this tree was brought over for its medicinal, pesticidal and ornamental properties. Locals soon realized this..

Continue reading 13 May 2023   4 mnd oud