Tag Archives: climate change

So dry

It is dry in Western Europe. Extremely dry. Dry enough for me to to write a blogpost about it for http://www.eoswetenschap.eu, our local popular science journal. They asked me if the current drought could serve as proof that the climate … Continue reading

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Species on the move

The world’s climate is changing rapidly. There, I said it! A statement backed by scientific evidence that keeps piling up, day by day. Yet, what is perhaps even more important: the impact of this changing climate on our world are now … Continue reading

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Editor’s Choice

Our paper on how plants travel along mountain roads got listed as the editor’s choice in Ecography this month! Good news and a nice acknowledgement of the relevance of the story, and it also implies that the paper is available now for … Continue reading

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Blinded by a snowball

There once was this US senator who brought a snowball to the parliament to proof climate  change is not as bad as we wanted him to believe. A small act, you could even call it a joke, yet it pops … Continue reading

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Global Change Ecology Centre initiates CO2 compensation of flights

As I said earlier, we at the Global Change Ecology Centre of the University of Antwerp are working towards a reduction of our carbon footprint, through a more sustainable flight strategy and a carbon compensation project. As I find this … Continue reading

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To spring or not to spring

Climate and weather might be more unpredictable than ever, yet there is one little thing I can always count on: a small patch of crocuses close to the office, that starts to pierce the often frozen soil already in January. … Continue reading

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Compensations

We all play a part in CO2-emissions, the main culprit of many of the climate-related disasters we more and more observe on this rapidly warming planet. We all play a part, and especially in our Western world, we can say … Continue reading

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