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This week, a group of eight researchers from five European countries is together for a special meeting in Le Touquet, France, to prepare a survey to assess the abundance and distribution of cetaceans in the European North Sea and..


Continue reading 17 May 2016   3 jaar oud

Red knots migrate between their summer breeding grounds in the high Arctic and their wintering grounds in the West African tropics. Chicks currently born in the Arctic attain smaller sizes before migration starts because they miss..


Continue reading 13 May 2016   3 jaar oud

If all the amphibians that were helped over the road in the Netherlands were put nose to tail, there would be a queue of nearly 19 kilometres, roughly the distance between Amsterdam and Utrecht; an increase of 2.5 kilometres..


Continue reading 10 May 2016   3 jaar oud

The Netherlands could become an example of a densely populated and fertile river delta where both nature and culture will flourish. It can become a country with a healthy environment, rich in nature with both a better business..


Continue reading 02 May 2016   3 jaar oud

Management measures aimed at restoring commercial stocks of marine fish, for example cod, is an efficient tool to decrease eutrophication effects in coastal areas. This is the main conclusion of a new study reviewing over 50..


Continue reading 28 April 2016   3 jaar oud

In 2015, for the first time ever, the Adder was observed throughout the year in National Park De Meinweg, in the southern Dutch province of Limburg, even in December! This is now clear from recently processed data from the Snake..


Continue reading 12 April 2016   3 jaar oud

Plant roots exhibit starling behaviour. The interactions between roots are essential to the continued existence of rich biodiversity in wild plant communities. Professor Frank Berendse denounced the current ammonia and pesticide..


Continue reading 07 April 2016   3 jaar oud

It seems so logical: animals come together where food is abundant. Yet, it is not so simple, say scientists from the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research. New transmitters to track bird movements showed that red knots..


Continue reading 06 April 2016   3 jaar oud

The new Red Data List for fish was published on January 1st 2016. RAVON carried out the analyses for species associated with fresh water. Of the more than 40 species that reproduce within the Netherlands, 19 appear on the new..


Continue reading 06 April 2016   3 jaar oud

Researchers from Alterra Wageningen UR were able to grow and harvest ten different crop species on Mars and moon simulant. ‘The total above ground biomass produced on the Mars soil simulant was not significantly different from the..


Continue reading 09 March 2016   3 jaar oud

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