Tag Archives: Nature

The Krkonoše Mountains

Lush green fields, pine forests and flower-rich alpine grasslands: our belowground project will go to the Czech Republic! After sampling soils, roots, plants and microclimates in Argentina, Chile, Norway, Sweden and Tenerife, the Czech MIREN team will now also join … Continue reading

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Tales from the field

The global pandemic is still restricting lots of our fieldwork, and we have to cancel unfortunately another batch of work planned in northern Norway, but not all of it is going down the drain. PhD-student Ronja, for example, is having … Continue reading

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Scouting locations

Roamed through Flanders’ villages today in a search for scenic film locations! Stars of the show: our non-native plant invaders that are – secretly ànd out in the open – taking over our urban nature. I got invited by Flanders’ … Continue reading

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Something cooking

There is something cooking in the kitchen, and it is looking far from tasty! It is a nice mixture of hydrogen chloride and hydrogen peroxide, with a pinch of soil added for flavour. The boiling and simmering of this disgusting … Continue reading

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Wanted: opinions about nature!

Where would you draw the line between nature and culture? Ecologists from the University of Antwerp would like your* opinion on YOUR definition of nature in this rapidly changing world. Answer their questions now via http://www.natureornot.be! *If you’re living in … Continue reading

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Sensors

Eleven thousand and counting! This summer has been huge for our SoilTemp-database. Little could we have imagined that our project would become such a tremenduous success, with people contributing from all over the world! We are now collecting pictures as … Continue reading

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