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New research from Wageningen University, University of Amsterdam and Florida International University highlighted the role herbivorous fish species play in staving off non-native seagrass invasions. A healthy and diverse fish..


Continue reading 23 November 2021   1 week oud
De Thaise bosschorpioen, Heterometrus spinifer, is in de studie gebruikt om de vernieuwde methode op te testen.

An international team of scientists has found an innovative, animal-friendly way of studying venom genes. The technique makes it possible to determine the unique venom production of a wide range of venomous animals...


Continue reading 20 November 2021   1 week oud
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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..


Continue reading 17 November 2021   1 week oud
Rangers Donovan en Thomas van Kent Wildlife Trust op werkreis in Nederland

The European bison, the largest living land mammal in Europe, has grazed nature reserves in several European countries for a number of years. Great Britain is the next to introduce this imposing animal, following The Netherlands,..


Continue reading 04 November 2021   3 wkn oud
oude tekening lead

The beetle on the image above is a European stag beetle and the fruit at the bottom left is a fig - but which species of fish is that? This drawing is one in a series of several hundred drawings made and collected between 1596 and..


Continue reading 23 October 2021   1 maand oud

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..


Continue reading 19 October 2021   1 maand oud
Stoep plantjes

Slowly, urban planners are realizing the importance of plants, micro-organisms and animals in the city soil. In the Netherlands, the city of Amsterdam is leading the way. Their new book BiodiverCITY shows that they mean business...


Continue reading 16 October 2021   1 maand oud
leadfoto van moseiken campus Wageningen University

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 maand 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   1 maand 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   1 maand oud

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