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Herwig Leirs receives Lifetime Recognition Award
Herwig Leirs (UAntwerp) received the award for his ground-breaking research on rodent biology.
Plants play dominant role in landscape formation of coastal areas
Dutch and Flemish researchers studied the colonisation by coastal vegetation
World's first animals caused global warming
The evolution of Earth's first animals more than 500 million years ago caused global warming, new research from UAntwerp and other universities shows.
Soil contains one of the keys to climate agreement
Million-year old soils prove their impact on a successful climate agreement
Global Change Ecology Centre welcomes 4 new FWO-fellows
Last week it was announced which new fellows will initiate a FWO-funded PhD or postdoc in the next year.
New model of storm surge mitigation by coastal wetlands in 11 major river deltas
A study by Rebecca Van Coppenolle shows that, among others, the Niger and Mississippi delta benefit strongly from 'nature-based' protection of land and people.
Cities alter body size of animal communities
A large and international team of ecologists reports in the renowned journal Nature that urbanization is driving body-size shifts in animal communities.
Chinese mitten crabs
Jonas Schoelynck was interviewed by the Flemish Television about the invasion of the Chinese mitten crabs
Protecting biodiversity, at the same time battling climate change?
Biodiversity decline and climate warming are two important challenges for mankind. New research shows the possibility to address both problems at the same time, in the tropical rain forest.
Prestigious award for ecologists of the University of Antwerp
Jonas Lembrechts and his team studied ecology of invasive species in alpine regions.
"Young buds freeze out because of warming of the planet"
International team researches frost damage because of warming climate.
Morogoro virus may affect survival of its natural host
This is counterintuitive to expectations: a negative effect of the virus on its host potentially diminishes its own spreading capability.
GCE success in latest round of Marie Sklodowska-Curie applications
Three Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowships for incoming young experienced researchers were granted, while one GCE researcher heads for the United States.
The plague a Middle Ages' issue? Not al all.
The disease still makes thousands of victims every year, Herwig Leirs tells in Gazet van Antwerpen.
Global Change Ecology hosts two workshops for Studio Stem
The Global Change Ecology Centre participated again in Studio Stem, an initiative that gives third graders from secondary schools the opportunity to join workshops organised by the Faculty of Sciences.
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