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.

  • Rural policy: farming today | Editorial

    02 / 11 / 2013, The Guardian

    Well-designed environmental schemes can make the difference between survival and extinction for some speciesWe need to talk about farming. There's a lot to talk about. There's the brilliant green...

  • Full Belly Fossil! 'Sea Monster' Had 3 Others in Its Gut

    01 / 11 / 2013,

    A mosasaur, a toothy marine reptile of the Cretaceous period, was discovered with the fossilized remains of three other mosasaur species in its gut. The find reveals what was once a rich ecosystem...

  • Evolution: Butterfly ball

    31 / 10 / 2013, Economist Science and Technology

    Pinning down the truth
    BIOLOGISTS love Heliconius. In the 19th century, the mimicry by edible butterflies and moths of the brash warning colours sported by members of...

  • Autumn ... the year's last, loveliest smile | @GrrlScientist

    31 / 10 / 2013, The Guardian

    One little video sent me on a week-long exploration and reading frenzy of the botanical literature, just so I could share with you a few facts about autumn leaves.Autumn...the year's last,...

  • New concept needed for a better understanding of biodiversity in time, space

    30 / 10 / 2013, Science Daily

    By now, biodiversity is a well known term even in the broader public, as it is used in many media reports about species extinction, natural resources or climate change. Yet research in this field...

  • Are Legless Lizards Snakes?

    30 / 10 / 2013,

    No. Snakes are just the most successful of the many reptile lineages that went limbless, radiating over time into roughly 3,000 species that have exploited nearly every available habitat, from the...

  • Anthropocene: keep the guard up

    30 / 10 / 2013, Nature - Current issues

    Chris Thomas writes that recent gains in species numbers associated with climate warming could more than balance species losses (Nature502, 7; 201310.1038/502007a). But conservation is not just...

  • Old bat gets a new name

    29 / 10 / 2013, Science Daily

    The Mortlock Islands flying fox, a species threatened by climate change and rising sea levels, is one of the world's least studied bats. A new study presents the first detailed research on wild...

  • Noah's Ark: the scientific version | Dean Burnett

    29 / 10 / 2013, The Guardian

    With the weather worsening, it may be time to build a second ark to preserve the ecosystem. But can it be done using science, instead of divine intervention?The UK experienced a major storm this...

  • Climate change has silver lining for grizzy bears

    28 / 10 / 2013, Science Daily

    Global warming and forest disturbances may have a silver lining for threatened species of grizzly bears in Alberta, Canada.