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.

  • Nicaragua: Biodiversity on canal route already at risk

    02 / 09 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    The Nicaraguan government is reviewing an environmental and social impact study for a proposed 300-kilometre canal to connect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. As members of the specialist team who...

  • Offsets: Factor failure into protected areas

    02 / 09 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    Martine Maron and colleagues assume that a nation's commitment to establishing protected areas of biodiversity provides a suitable baseline for determining the “additionality” of any offset...

  • Offsets: Conservation served by flexibility

    26 / 08 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    The debate over whether national protected areas are eligible for biodiversity-offset funding should factor in the different challenges and contexts for countries seeking to conserve their...

  • Evolution of endemism on a young tropical mountain

    12 / 08 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    Tropical mountains are hot spots of biodiversity and endemism, but the evolutionary origins of their unique biotas are poorly understood. In varying degrees, local and regional extinction, long-...

  • Biodiversity: Multiple origins of mountain life

    12 / 08 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    A study of DNA sequences from more than 1,800 organisms on Mount Kinabalu in Borneo reveals the evolutionary mechanisms that led to the mountain's high and unique biodiversity. See Letter p.347...

  • Clarification

    05 / 08 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    The Comment 'Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space' (A. K.Skidmoreet al. Nature523, 403–405; 2015 ) referred to Copernicus as a European Space Agency (ESA) initiative. In fact, it is a...

  • Conservation: Better estimates of extinction risk

    05 / 08 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    Using an improved method for calculating the extinction risk of species could lower the risk estimates for about one in ten threatened species.The influential Red List from the International Union...

  • Statistical analysis of iron geochemical data suggests limited late Proterozoic oxygenation

    22 / 07 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    Sedimentary rocks deposited across the Proterozoic–Phanerozoic transition record extreme climate fluctuations, a potential rise in atmospheric oxygen or re-organization of the seafloor redox...

  • Biodiversity: Hidden impacts of logging

    08 / 07 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    A meta-analysis of changes in the abundance of tropical-forest birds reveals that the effect of selective timber harvesting varies with logging practices and species traits. The results offer a...

  • The changing form of Antarctic biodiversity

    24 / 06 / 2015, Nature - Current issues

    Antarctic biodiversity is much more extensive, ecologically diverse and biogeographically structured than previously thought. Understanding of how this diversity is distributed in marine and...