18 million EUR for biodiversity infrastructure in the Netherlands


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.

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Renewable energy developments threaten important biodiversity areas


Thousands of renewable energy plants have been built in National Parks, wilderness and Key Biodiversity Areas, and thus compromise the conservation of biodiversity.

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Primate clour vision is linked to palm fruit colours


The evolution of colour vision in primates might be closely linked to the availability of food plants such as palms.

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EBV 2020 workshop


The EBV 2020 workshop brought together >20 scientists to advance the production of Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs).

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Trait-based assessments of climate-change impacts


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.

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