The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and four scientific institutes will invest together 18 million EUR for identifying and monitoring all multicellular flora and fauna in the Netherlands.
Thousands of renewable energy plants have been built in National Parks, wilderness and Key Biodiversity Areas, and thus compromise the conservation of biodiversity.
The evolution of colour vision in primates might be closely linked to the availability of food plants such as palms.
The EBV 2020 workshop brought together >20 scientists to advance the production of Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs).
A set of functional traits of plants and animals can help to better forecast interdependent species responses, novel communities, and eco-evolutionary consequences of climate change.