Ecology

Taking a closer look at the science called ecology. What does ecology mean, what type of research is it and everything that is involved.

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Symbiosis – Long term interactions between plant and animal species

A guide to the long-term symbiotic interactions between species. We distinguish six different types of symbiosis interactions that have either a benefit, no effect or are harmful to the species involved in these interactions. ⁠ A symbiosis where one species obtains a benefit Mutualism is the symbiosis between two species, where both obtain a benefit. …

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Explained in less than 200 characters – Ecology

There is a lot of difficult terminology in nature conservation. This can make it uninviting for people without a background in Nature conservation. Therefore, I am starting a series where I explain this difficult terminology. I explain it short and easy so everybody can understand them. Regardless of the fact if you studied nature conservation …

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Endangered species, what exactly does this mean?

On Instagram I often talk about ‘endangered species’ or ‘vulnerable species’, but what does this mean? And why do we put these labels on certain animals and plants? These categories are selected by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). They use an internationally accepted standard of conservation categories for the status of rare …

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