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Autumn colours are now gradually appearing in nature. Years of time-lapse videos from the GrowApp show that leaf colouring starts relatively late this year in The Netherlands. Cause: the warm September and the absence of night..


Continue reading 11 October 2021   1 week oud
De wolvin bezocht met name de provincies Drenthe, Overijssel en Gelderland

Wolves have returned to the Netherlands. Over the past few years, the animals have started passing through the Netherlands, with a number of them deciding to settle here. “It’s a unique situation,” says researcher Hugh Jansman...


Continue reading 08 October 2021   2 wkn oud
Park, bomen

Green spaces are important to our mental health. With urbanisation on the rise, people living in cities have less access to green areas. At the same time, the number of Europeans with mental health issues has increased by sixteen..


Continue reading 04 October 2021   2 wkn oud
dwergzwijn kader

The pygmy hog is the world's smallest and most threatened pig species. It occurs in only a small area in India, hidden between tall grasses. A breeding programme, as well as scientific research conducted, provide insights into how..


Continue reading 29 April 2021   5 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   8 mnd oud
Lined seedeater

An aggressive wasp has attacked a baby bird in its nest and then ate its head. This special attack was captured on camera during a study by Wageningen University & Research in Brazil. The images show that the attack took more than..


Continue reading 13 October 2020   1 jaar oud
Muggen gevangen in Rwanda

A year-long collection of mosquitoes with self-made traps and over a hundred volunteers in rural Rwanda reporting mosquito nuisance revealed when and where malaria risks were the highest. In addition to their reporting, the..


Continue reading 09 September 2020   1 jaar oud
Parietaria judaica Klein glaskruid Saxifraga-Ed Stikvoort

Climate change affects our health. The consequences that climate change can have on our health, for instance heat stress, allergies, diseases, air quality and UV-radiation, have hitherto never been documented this extensively: as..


Continue reading 03 July 2019   2 jaar oud
Sterke neodymiummagneet aan de kraag van een koe

The first experimental study on magnetic alignment in cattle by researchers from Wageningen University does not reveal a South-North orientation in these large mammals when at rest. Strong neodymium magnets attached to their..


Continue reading 27 May 2018   3 jaar oud
Honeybee, honingbij

Approximately the same numbers of honeybees survived the winter in the Netherlands as last year. This year around 84% of the honeybees came through the cold season, a similar amount to the 86% last year...


Continue reading 08 May 2018   3 jaar oud

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