Publisher: Wageningen Environmental Research
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Year-to-year fluctuations in seawater temperature are partly responsible for the much slower ups and downs in the abundance of marine fish stocks. This is the conclusion from a worldwide study conducted by Wageningen University &..
The otter populations in The Netherlands and Eastern Germany are growing towards each other. Genetic research has concluded that the populations in The Netherlands and Eastern Germany have met in Lower Saxony last year. This is a..
Tropical forests are converted at an alarming rate through deforestation. A new study, published in Science, shows that regrowing tropical forests recover surprisingly fast on abandoned land. ..
Swamps, marshes, peatlands, floodplains and ponds – more than 90 percent of these European wetlands have been drained for other forms of land use. As a result many species of plants and animals have disappeared, and important..
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,..
In the Loobos forest near Kootwijk, a huge steel structure was erected to facilitate research on greenhouse gases. It was officially opened on Friday 12 November 2021. Among other things, the CO2 absorption by the surrounding..
Will there ever be a Friesian Elfstedenstocht, or can we forget this? According to international research in Nature Geoscience, the chance is getting smaller. Globally, lakes are warming and ice days will decrease. “This warming..
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...
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..
The capacity of the Amazon rainforest to take up CO₂ from the atmosphere is declining. Repeated measurements of carbon dioxide (CO₂) and carbon monoxide (CO) show that the eastern part releases more CO₂ than it absorbs, while the..