Nature reports

Publisher: Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED)

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Monsters nemen uit het ijs

Scientists from the University of Amsterdam and University of Groningen are going to investigate micro-algae in the sea around Antarctica and their role in global cycles of carbon and sulphur. These algae form the basis of the..

Continue reading 09 July 2024   2 wkn oud
Fireworks and birds

Birds are affected by the mass use of fireworks on New Year's Eve up to a distance of ten kilometres away. This is concluded by researchers of the University of Amsterdam, based on data from weather radar and bird counts. They..

Continue reading 12 December 2023   7 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   9 mnd oud
Parende motten

Male moths get part of the chemicals that they use during courtship from plants. This was discovered by researchers from the University of Amsterdam and North Carolina State University. At the beginning of August they published..

Continue reading 15 August 2023   11 mnd oud

Ground nesting in chimpanzees was once thought to be a rare and patchily-occurring behaviour. However, a new paper shows that it is a major component of the species’ behavioural repertoire across a considerable fraction of a..

Continue reading 31 March 2023   1 jaar oud
Proefopstelling met algen-consumerende mosselen nadat de mosselen psychofarmaceutica in hun cellen hebben opgenomen.

More than one million people in the Netherlands are using medication against mental illnesses such as depression and psychosis. Residues of these medicines are found in waste water. After many cleansing treatments, our waste water..

Continue reading 28 September 2022   1 jaar oud
Healthy coral reef dominated by corals and calcifying algae

Coral reefs host a complex underwater metropole of organisms living by their own day and night rhythms. A new study by Benjamin Mueller and colleagues shows that the nighttime activity of one reef inhabitant, the turf algae, might..

Continue reading 05 July 2022   2 jaar oud

64 million square kilometres – 44 percent of Earth’s land area – require conservation to safeguard biodiversity. This is revealed in a new research led by biologists of the University of Amsterdam, that was published on June 3rd..

Continue reading 07 June 2022   2 jaar oud

An international team of biologists has successfully used biologgers to reveal insights into the lifestyle and hunting behaviour of the little-known species Sowerby’s beaked whale. The team’s first results show that these dolphins..

Continue reading 13 May 2022   2 jaar oud

Sequestration of carbon from the atmosphere into tropical vegetation has been suggested as a mitigating factor of anthropogenically elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. A new study now shows that over the long term there is..

Continue reading 10 May 2022   2 jaar oud