Tag Archives: Mountain ecology

Welcoming Eduardo

Ecology is a global science, and one that can only be done together. Understanding our world’s nature indeed needs collaborations between ecologists from all over the world, each from their own environment and perspective. That is exactly why we are … Continue reading

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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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Manzano

Please allow me some nostalgic feelings today. If I show you the pictures I was browsing through, you’ll immediately realize why: It is nostalgia for that fabulous day on the steep mountain road heading out of el Manzano up to … Continue reading

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2018 in stories (1)

Here on ‘On top of the world’, we have the tradition to end the year with a ‘best of’, a list of the most read stories on this blog from the last year. This list helps us to wrap up … Continue reading

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PCR

It is official now: I am an aspiring microbial ecologist! What gave it away, is the following blurry picture: Not convincing, you say? Think again, because this is the very first gel electrophoresis of my very first own PCR! A … Continue reading

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Species (re)distributions in Scandinavian mountains

I am happy and honoured to announce some fantastic news: this week, we got a 4-years Fundamental Research Grant from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) to strengthen our research on species (re)distributions in the Scandinavian mountains, in the framework of … Continue reading

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Catching the Arctic summer

When summer treats you kindly in the Arctic, there is no better place to be. Summers are short up in the north, however, so you’ll need to be lucky to catch them. We were very lucky this year, and were … Continue reading

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