Category Archives: General

Throwback December

Visit the new picture gallery on the right of this blog: Sweden and Norway 2017!   It’s never too late to remember the summer. With snow currently probably packed high on the Scandinavian mountain tops, and the sun again hidden … Continue reading

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Autumn

  In autumn, leaves rapidly loose photosynthetic efficiency when chlorophyll is broken down, which reflects in their levels of chlorophyll fluorescence. This breaking down of chlorophyll is a patchy process, however, with increasing variation in fluorescence levels when leaves start … Continue reading

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We’re back!

It has been quiet here on the blog for a while, but now we are finally back, with tons of new stories to share! We took a little break from it all, to the Caribbean, before diving back in head … Continue reading

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Biology Research Day

The study of biology at the University of Antwerp is surprisingly diverse. With research groups covering all scales, from the smallest cell to the largest ecosystem, and all aspects of biology, from behavioral ecology till molecular physiology, the department can … Continue reading

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Worth it

Just imagine: your commute to your office includes a one hour drive, followed by a six kilometer hike with a 600 meter elevation increase. Two hours of consecutive hiking, if you follow a decent pace. And then your office day … Continue reading

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Interacting

Ecology is all about interacting. Interactions with the environment, interactions with the organisms living in this environment. A unimaginable multi-dimensional hyperspace-like spiderweb of interactions. A life-long source of scientific amazement. I love it.

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Strike: 15 days and counting

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Originally posted on Lore and Leandro in French Guiana:
15 Days ago it all started with 1 roadblock in Kourou. Strikers blocked the access road to the Space Center in an attempt to delay the planned rocket launch. It worked.…

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