Tag Archives: Plant invasion

The fascinating story of Ox-eye Daisy

Let me tell you a little story. It is an impressive story, one of the more exciting stories from the world of plant invasions I have heard so far. It sounds like a fairytale, but do not settle for a … Continue reading

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

Ekenäs Herrgård is an old mansion in the south of Sweden, close to the village of Flen and on a one hour drive, with a cute old black train, from the capital Stockholm. We were so lucky to have a meeting … Continue reading

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That’s invasive!

Science has to keep up with the rest of society, in order to stay meaningful. Luckily, science is all about innovating, so the good ideas are plentiful. Through the ‘Empowering biodiversity research’ conference in Brussels, Belgium, where big datasets in … Continue reading

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Two links

Some good news: my important post on the ongoing pine tree invasion in South America has been featured on the blog of latinamericanscience, sparking interest of scientists all over the world. I am happy to go back to South America … Continue reading

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SciLogs

I posted another scientific story on the EOS-blog at SciLogs.be, this time about microclimate and plants. Unfortunately for my dear international public, these posts are in Dutch, but you can take my word on it that it is a big honour for … Continue reading

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Pine-vasion

There are some striking differences between Europe and South-America. An important one that caught my ecological eye is created by the high levels of exotic invasions. Compared to the invasion in  the places I visited in South-America, plant invasion in Europe … Continue reading

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