There are more than 400 exotic species in the Netherlands – and counting. They range from old friends such as the muskrat to newcomers like the western conifer seed bug. Steps are taken to stop the advance of some species, while others are left alone. That decision is supported by research.
Wageningen World, the quarterly magazine by Wageningen UR will be delivered through your letterbox today, 14 June 2016. In the new edition you can read the full article ‘Undesirable aliens', about research by Alterra and Wageningen UR into exotic species in the Netherlands.
- Where is all our plastic?
About the spread of plastic waste in the environment.
- The sustainable option
How negative food labels can lead to sustainable consumption.
- Dutch support for the agricultural teacher training in Afghanistan
How teachers are being trained in collaboration with Wageningen UR.
- Taming viruses
How a virus can work as a vaccine.
- Getting wise to Big Data
How Big Data influences the science of the future.
- Supplying energy and restoring Haringvliet inlet
A look at Communication Science Master’s students 12 years later.
- Bridge-builder fosters diversity
An article on breeding expert Niels Louwaars, who received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the Wageningen University Fund.
Would you like to be kept up to date on Wageningen World? Sign up for the online edition.