News tagged with floodplains

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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Fake flooding impacts considered

Artificial flooding may be a water-efficient way to irrigate dry landscapes but scientists warn it is not a solution for all problems and the ecological impact needs more thorough monitoring.

dateJul 21, 2014 in Environment
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