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I have some awesome news for this summer! With the help from INTERACT, the European program supporting research in the Arctic, we just made this summers’ research project s in Lapland official. INTERACT has a trans-national access program, which creates opportunities for researchers throughout Europe to work … 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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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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Travelling plants take Roads up and down our mountains No legs, yet still fast It does not happen often that scientists dare to take the jump to something as far out of their comfort zone as poetry. Yet we all agree … Continue reading

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Gathering a team

This is the time of year at work dedicated to gathering the perfect team. We can promote our topics and research questions to the students of the first master’s year of the Biology master, and they have the opportunity to choose … Continue reading

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Barbeque is not on the menu

 With autumn well on its way in the Northern Hemisphere, this is a perfect time to share one of our autumn field stories from the top of the world: Lapland. Hurry inside and grab your warmest blanket, this story is … Continue reading

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With autumn creeping up on us at home, I’ll bring to you a series on our fieldwork in the amazing autumn of the Arctic in Abisko. This is part I. It started off so amazingly beautiful. After we landed in … Continue reading

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