Tag Archives: biodiversity

New online lecture on “Mechanisms underlying biodiversity patterns in river-like dendritic networks”

The Quantitative Landscape Ecology Group and the Graduate School SystemLink from the University of Koblenz-Landau would like to invite you to an online lecture by Dr. Isabelle Gounand (Institut d’Écologie et des Sciences de l’Environnement de Paris (iEES-Paris); Sorbonne Université) on 28 October 2020.

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InsectExpo: What are the risks of agricultural pesticides to insects?

With observations of declining insects in agricultural landscapes, research is focusing on figuring out the role of potential stressors, such as structural homogeneity, fertilizer and pesticide inputs. In this blog, Carolina Honert explains how their project “InsectExpo” can fill these knowledge gaps.

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Documentary on insect decline in German agricultural landscapes and the role of agriculture

The German television shot a documentary on the observation of declining insects in Germany, and the science behind it. The film features researchers involved in a recent study entitled “More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas”.

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