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Higher biodiversity due to river-expanding measures

Lower flood risk and the start of biodiversity recovery - those two things can go together quite well. Multiple groups of endangered and protected species are returning to river areas in the Netherlands, reveal researchers ...

dateNov 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Investing in conservation pays off, study finds

Governments and donors have spent billions of dollars since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit attempting to slow the pace of species extinctions around the world. Now, a new paper in Nature provides the first clear evidence that ...

dateOct 25, 2017 in Ecology
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Dutch researchers construct ecosystem of the future

Can biodiversity provide insurance against the potentially harmful effects of climate change? And do decreases in biodiversity eliminate this insurance? To tackle these burning questions, the Ecology and Biodiversity research ...

dateOct 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Image: African land cover

At 20 m resolution, this land cover classification map of Africa was created using 180 000 Copernicus Sentinel-2A images captured between December 2015 and December 2016.

dateOct 04, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Citizen science can predict butterfly population trends

New research by the University of Kent, Butterfly Conservation and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology shows that citizen scientists can play a role in gathering meaningful information to inform long-term monitoring of biodiversity ...

dateSep 27, 2017 in Ecology
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