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Climate change affects biodiversity globally, by forcing species to shift their distribution to track the warming environment. In an article published today in the journal Ecology Letters, an international team of scientists shows..


Continue reading 11 March 2021   1 maand oud

Healthy mangroves act as carbon sinks, storing a variety of greenhouse gases. When mangroves degrade they lose this ability, but to what extend is still unknown. A 2019 study of Bonaire’s mangroves worked to analyze the..


Continue reading 07 March 2021   1 maand oud
Texaanse ratelslang

A snake’s venom gland is an organ with a clear function: producing toxins. Just over a year ago, scientists managed to culture so-called ‘organoids’ of these snake venom glands. In a recent publication, the research team explained..


Continue reading 06 March 2021   1 maand oud
aanplant bos op grasland bremvlinder

Danube clouded yellow is rare in Europe. The butterfly depends on extensively used grassland and disappears by intensification, but also by abandonment. New threat poses large-scale planting of conifers. By working with residents..


Continue reading 01 March 2021   1 maand oud
Van links naar rechts: De Aziatische epifytische orchideesoorten Pholidota fimbriata, Coelogyne fimbriata, Coelogyne fuscescens en Coelogyne cristata, die worden gebruikt vanwege hun geneeskrachtige werking

Increasing antibiotic resistance of microbes is a global challenge. Medicinal plant extracts are a promising alternative for treating microbial infections. Orchids are well known for their flowers, but they are also used in..


Continue reading 27 February 2021   1 maand 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   2 mnd oud

DCNA, through the support of WWF-NL, will be investigating the lifecycle and abundance of large migratory sharks in the North Eastern Caribbean. As a result of two recent incidents there are speculations that the number of sharks..


Continue reading 03 February 2021   2 mnd oud
TurtleCam

Young green turtles’ behaviour is influenced by tourists feeding the animals. This was discovered by researchers of Wageningen University & Research through the use of TurtleCams: cameras mounted on the shells of green turtles in..


Continue reading 03 February 2021   2 mnd oud

The parachute plant Ceropegia sandersonii has an organ called a corona, which works as a 'fly filter'. Incoming flies are only released in exchange for pollination...


Continue reading 02 February 2021   2 mnd oud
Rifhaai

Alarmingly high levels of twelve heavy metals, including mercury, have been found in the muscle tissues of large reef sharks and tiger sharks in The Bahamas. These new findings, published earlier this year in Scientific Reports,..


Continue reading 30 January 2021   2 mnd oud

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