Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funds thousands of top researchers at universities and institutes and steers the course of Dutch science by means of subsidies and research programs.

Address
P/O Box 93138 - NL2509 AC Den Haag, The Netherlands
E-mail
nwo@nwo.nl
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Border fences need not harm large fauna

Although the increasing number of fences and walls along national boundaries is intended to prevent human migration, these can also have disastrous consequences for the natural spread of large animals. These constructions ...

dateOct 25, 2016 in Ecology
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Feeding stock with rubber seed proteins

Residues from rubber seeds can be used to enrich animal feed. Besides reducing waste during the production of rubber, this can also result in higher revenues for the farmers since feed is the highest cost component in livestock ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Other
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Yellow Sea a narrowing bottleneck for migratory birds

The shrinking of mudflats along the coasts of the Chinese Yellow Sea is an increasing problem for migratory birds that travel between Siberia and Australia. Research by an international team of ecologists, led by Spinoza ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Playing hide and seek below the soil

Below the soil of a diverse grassland area you'll find a jungle of plant roots. It is also home to a wide variety of bacteria and fungi, of which some are pathogenic and looking for a host in the tangle of roots. It appears ...

dateNov 03, 2015 in Biotechnology
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