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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   2 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   2 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

Today The Netherlands witnessed the start of a new bison grazing project. The first four animals were released in the Maashorst nature reserve in the south-eastern part of the country (Province of North Brabant) where ultimately a..


Continue reading 07 March 2016   3 jaar oud

Biodiversity in Europe is disappearing at an alarming rate. The European Common Agricultural Policy proposed that between three and seven percent of EU farmland should be managed as ecological focus area to halt this loss. Thus..


Continue reading 11 February 2016   3 jaar oud

The biodiversity-rich rainforest in Africa is being converted to monoculture plantations of fast-growing exotic species. In Ghana, 95% of the 16 million seedlings supplied for planting countrywide in 2011 were exotic trees. These..


Continue reading 30 December 2015   3 jaar oud

Nikon Instruments Inc. unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to veteran winner Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in The Netherlands. Judges..


Continue reading 25 December 2015   3 jaar oud

Giraffe numbers have plummeted from 140,000 in the late 1990s to less than 80,000 today, a decline of 42%. In the past 30 years, giraffes have become extinct in at least 7 African countries. This dramatic loss has gone largely..


Continue reading 12 December 2015   3 jaar oud

Operation Migration is following the migration of a number of whooping cranes. They do this partly by literally flying together with the cranes to their destination. Nature Today regularly publishes the updates provided by the..


Continue reading 11 December 2015   3 jaar oud

A large number of primatologists of the IUCN Primate Specialist Group have identified the 25 most endangered primates on earth. Five species from Madagascar, five from Africa, ten from Asia, and five from Central and South..


Continue reading 11 December 2015   3 jaar oud

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