Tag Archives: Animals

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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Stacking

Writing a PhD is stacking one little discovery on top of the other, slowly building it up towards a big story. And it must be said: that truly is a unique experience.

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At the end of the tunnel

At last, we are slowly seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for our big paper. Okay, it is still a process of slowly crawling towards the end, yet every step is bringing us closer. Let me summarise the … Continue reading

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An alligator!

‘Oh no, there is these tourists again, just one day visiting the Everglades ad craving to see an alligator. Better do my show-up again!’ You saw him thinking exactly that when he left his chill-out spot to swim right towards us, … Continue reading

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Through the trees

Like the Florida jungle, where at first sight all is a uniform green, before slowly the exciting plants and animals start to appear. That’s how the schedule of the conference of the Ecological Society of America tends to look. Hundreds, … Continue reading

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… and now we wait

Not as peacefully as my two little friends, (they are lucky to not have any worries on their hand), but waiting it is anyway. It is that fase in the project again, when the paper is submitted! And this time, it might be a … Continue reading

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The snails are out!

Belgium is experiencing some hot and humid, almost tropical weather the last days/weeks. Perfect weather to find snails, I found out (and even better weather to meet up with mosquitos, I learned the hard way). Great weather for plants to grow as well. … Continue reading

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