Tag Archives: climate change

The much-needed handbook

Let me tell you a little story. Imagine that you are an ambitious young PhD-student, worried about climate change and dedicated to spend the next 4 years performing an experiment that will answer critical questions on the future of our … Continue reading

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On the barricades for Arctic insects

Climate change is no joke, and the Arctic is feeling it. We know this, and have to act accordingly. What we also know, is that Arctic biodiversity is going to take a big part of the blow. What we know … Continue reading

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SoilTemp – interactive

Proudly presenting: an interactive (!) map of our SoilTemp-project. Click on the image to start exploring the what, how and why of our database initiative, and get warmed up for the real work to come!  

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Elevation and climate as drivers of non-native species distributions

For MIREN, we are working on an awesome blog series summarizing our scientific findings from the last 15 years for conservation, policy makers and the global public. This is chapter 3 in the series, follow the whole story on www.mountaininvasions.org. If … Continue reading

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Weather station data insufficient for predicting the faith of biodiversity under climate change

We have been doing it all wrong with how we study what the effect of climate change on our biodiversity will be, say Jonas Lembrechts from the University of Antwerp and an international team of ecologists. Their warning is published … Continue reading

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The climate the organisms feel

Short: our recent review in Ecography got awarded as runner-up of the E4-award, the Ecography award for Excellence in Ecology and Evolution. To celebrate that success, I am re-posting the original blogpost that explains the story. More of an auditory learner? … Continue reading

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SoilTemp meeting I

The beginning of June saw a gathering of great minds in the city center of Antwerp. Thanks to support of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), we could invite over 30 ecologists and microclimate specialists to our beloved city, to have … Continue reading

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