Tag Archives: Urban

Urban invaders loving the heat

Guest post by Charly Géron, PhD student in The 3D Lab and lead author of a new study on how urban microclimates might facilitate plant invasions in cities. They are submerging the news, movies, papers and talks everywhere. I am … Continue reading

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#NatureOrNot

Our #NatureOrNot survey has been an unexpectedly big success! More than 1300 people informed us about what they consider nature and what not. The poster above, made by master student Naomi De Vries who’s in charge of the project, summarizes … 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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Microclimate in the city

Summer 2020 is now in full swing, and that means our trial for our garden microclimate project is in full swing! Let me guide you through some of the plans with some awesome pictures: We use these set-ups from Leuven.cool … Continue reading

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Our green is grey

This column appeared originally in Dutch in EOS (www.eoswetenschap.eu) There’s no nature here anymore in Flanders. Not if we were to define it as ‘untouched wilderness’ that is not or hardly influenced by human activities. We have lost our last … Continue reading

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