Biodiversiteit nieuws

Op deze pagina presenteerd NLBIF een selectie van nationaal en internationaal biodiversiteitnieuws afkomstig van verschillende nieuws-sites, de berichten worden gefilterd op basis van relevantie voor biodiversiteit en wetenschap.

  • Ecology: Rats and cats drive extinctions

    28 / 09 / 2016, Nature - Current issues

    Non-native predatory mammals such as cats and rats can wreak havoc on native animal populations, especially on islands.Tim Doherty of Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, and his colleagues...

  • Species loss: diverse takes on biodiversity

    28 / 09 / 2016, Nature - Current issues

    Sean Maxwell and colleagues argue that agriculture is one of the greatest enemies of biodiversity — yet agriculture itself depends on biodiversity (Nature536, 143–145; 10.1038/536143a2016). To...

  • Species loss: a crude view of climate

    28 / 09 / 2016, Nature - Current issues

    We contend that Sean Maxwell and colleagues' analysis of risk factors for biodiversity loss should have included a more nuanced view of climate change (Nature536, 143–145; 10.1038/536143a2016) ....

  • Species loss: climate plan saves only trees

    28 / 09 / 2016, Nature - Current issues

    We agree that the challenge of protecting biodiversity — to be considered at the upcoming Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity — must not be eclipsed by climate-...

  • Species loss: lack of data leaves a gap

    21 / 09 / 2016, Nature - Current issues

    Understanding the pressures that lead to a high risk of species extinction is crucial for stemming biodiversity loss (see S. L.Maxwellet al. Nature536, 143–145;10.1038/536143a2016). Yet the large...