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Veluwe

Climate change has an effect on forests and trees. They suffer from heatwaves and periods of drought. Although we see tree mortality increase as a result, much is still unknown about the underlying mechanisms. ..


Continue reading 17 April 2024   1 maand oud
Rosse Grutto's arriveren op de toendra broedgebieden rond de tijd van het smelten van de sneeuw.

Changing climate may slowly erode the difference between two subspecies of bar-tailed godwits. That warning is voiced by bird researchers from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and the University of Amsterdam..


Continue reading 13 December 2023   5 mnd oud
An unbleached star coral (middle) among peers that have been bleached - Oostpunt November 2023

The Caribbean Research & Management of Biodiversity Foundation (Carmabi) has noted that there is another ‘coral bleaching event’ on the coral reefs of Curaçao this year. This phenomenon was noticed about 16 weeks ago and is..


Continue reading 09 December 2023   6 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   6 mnd oud
Kleine zwaan (Cygnus bewickii)

Bewick’s swans fly less far during their autumn migration when the weather is warm. Climate change has therefore led to a shift in their common wintering areas. Now, for the first time, bird researchers have been able to pinpoint..


Continue reading 06 October 2023   8 mnd oud
Fieldwork

The expected increase in extreme weather could make the bottom of tidal flats more unstable. That's shown by NIOZ researcher Zhengquan Zhou in the PhD thesis he will defend at Utrecht University on September 7th. ..


Continue reading 02 September 2023   9 mnd oud
Berghelling in Noord Tatra (Polen)

European forests are being increasingly affected by natural disturbances, a new ground-based observation study shows. An international team of forest scientists from Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the European Forest..


Continue reading 12 December 2022   1 jaar oud
Grote keizerlibel

"If no action is taken to better understand and reduce the impact of climate change on insects, we will drastically limit our chances of a sustainable future with healthy ecosystems."..


Continue reading 08 November 2022   1 jaar oud

Last May, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)‘s research intern Nina Zander requested citizens on Bonaire to complete a questionnaire. This questionnaire was part of her research into how resilient Bonairian households are..


Continue reading 22 October 2022   1 jaar oud

Why do some plants grow into large woody shrubs or colossal trees, while others remain small and never produce wood in their stems? It’s an evolutionary puzzle that already baffled Charles Darwin more than 160 year ago. Now,..


Continue reading 10 September 2022   1 jaar oud

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