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Europese Boomkikker (Hyla arborea) (VOOR EENMALIG GEBRUIK)

Biology students from Leiden University have discovered two tree frog species in the Dutch coastal dunes that do not occur there naturally. A special DNA-technique revealed these potentially harmful tree frogs. Remarkable, but..


Continue reading 02 December 2022   2 dgn oud
Lionfish/koraalduivel

Research conducted by the Saba Bank Management Unit and Wageningen University and Research documented the third incidence of rapid lionfish population decline within the Western Atlantic since their introduction over thirty years..


Continue reading 21 November 2022   1 week oud
Wormslak

While studying coral reefs on Curaçao, a team of researchers from Naturalis and the University of Groningen came across what turned out to be a worm snail. Up until now, these animals had not been known in the Caribbean. Their..


Continue reading 30 April 2022   7 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,..


Continue reading 25 November 2021   1 jaar oud
Coralita (Antigonon leptopus)

Coralita is an invasive plant species, that rapidly spreads across St. Eustatius. A recently published report highlighted the ability to use satellite imagery to systematically map Coralita’s distribution over the island. The..


Continue reading 25 October 2021   1 jaar oud
Green sea turtle

Seagrasses are marine flowering plants that can reproduce both sexually (flowering) and asexually (clones). Sexual reproduction increases genetic diversity, resilience and dispersal success of seagrasses. A recent study discovered..


Continue reading 21 July 2021   1 jaar oud
Lesser Antillean Iguana (Iguana delicatissima)

Thousands of residences on St. Vincent are in need of humanitarian aid following the recent eruptions of the La Soufrière volcano. As large quantities of relief supplies are arriving from far and wide, stakeholders from twelve..


Continue reading 23 May 2021   1 jaar oud
Turkse rivierkreeft - Pontastacus leptodactylus

Researchers from Naturalis and the University of Amsterdam have recorded the characteristics of the various species of crayfish found in the Netherlands. Based on their analysis, they expect that the marbled crayfish could become..


Continue reading 17 February 2021   1 jaar oud

Mainly since the sixties has the green iguana continuously expanded its nonnative range, especially throughout the Greater Caribbean region, and despite repeated warning for its consequences. Now scientists and conservationists..


Continue reading 05 January 2021   1 jaar oud
Aspilanta ampelopsifoliella female

Scientific names of animals and plants consist of two parts: the genus name and the specific name. The genus name is not only a name label, but also an indication of evolutionary relationship: all species with the same genus name..


Continue reading 11 August 2020   2 jaar oud

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