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Publisher: Wageningen Environmental Research

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Strand Terschelling

Visiting the beach and enjoying the sun and the sea. For many of us, this is an important way to relax in warm weather. However, Dutch beaches are becoming increasingly crowded. This means that it is not only difficult to find a..


Continue reading 06 April 2024   6 dgn oud
Lentevliegende zwarte sachembij op voederwikke

Since 2018, researchers from Wageningen University & Research have been measuring bees and flowers across the Geuldal area of South Limburg to understand how to improve habitat for bees. A recent study shows that across five years..


Continue reading 26 January 2024   2 mnd oud
Snowy-headed Robin Chat

In a revelatory exploration of biodiversity, a recent study has exposed the universal principles governing the dominance and rarity of species across ecosystems. The researchers unveil that a mere few percent of all species wield..


Continue reading 10 January 2024   3 mnd oud
Bosgebied in Roemenië

The European Parliament will take a final vote on the Nature Restoration Law early in 2024. This hotly debated regulation aims to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity in Europe. An international team of scientists with..


Continue reading 19 December 2023   3 mnd oud
Plastic afval

Plastic pollution is a global problem and Dutch rivers are no exception. Anyone who has ever walked along their banks will know the sight of bottles, caps and food packaging. But some of that litter may originate from elsewhere...


Continue reading 01 December 2023   4 mnd oud
Mangroves in Spaans Lagoen (Aruba). Beeld in overleg te gebruiken, contact communicatie.esg@wur.nl

Aruba has seen a major increase of its wetland areas protected under the Ramsar Convention. On 10 November 2023 the Aruban Minister of Nature announced the official designation of four new Ramsar sites. With also the extension of..


Continue reading 13 November 2023   4 mnd oud

Tropical mammals living inside protected areas are affected by human activity, even when this activity occurs outside of the protected range. That is the conclusion of a new, international study across 16 tropical forests. ..


Continue reading 29 June 2023   9 mnd oud
Stapel gekapt hout (beeld in overleg te gebruiken, contact communicatie.esg@wur.nl)

The chemical composition of tropical timber, for example, used for bridges or in window frames, reveals where the trees were growing. This can help to trace timber origin and to reduce illegal trade. This is the main finding of..


Continue reading 25 April 2023   11 mnd oud
Zeearend

What are the negative consequences for birds of prey now that the number of wind turbines in the Netherlands is only increasing? And how can we prevent them? ..


Continue reading 02 March 2023   1 jaar oud
Zeegras, Bahama's

Seagrass: green leaves swaying in the currents. Fish weave their way through, and sea turtles graze. They’re always on their guard, watching out for any encroaching sharks. The seagrass’ roots are hidden in the seabed, where they..


Continue reading 01 March 2023   1 jaar oud

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