Zeven opblaasdino's op het zebrapad bij Naturalis
May 17th, 2024

Dino die-in demonstration: vote against extinction

On Wednsedag May 22 - World Biodiversity Day - Naturalis Biodiversity Center calls upon the coming Dutch government to pay more attention to the bad state of nature. Over a hundred protestors in dinosaur costumes will drop down at 9:30, as a nod to the…
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eXit-sign in Naturalis
April 9th, 2024

Naturalis Will leave X

Naturalis Biodiversity Center will leave X - the platform formerly known as Twitter - at the end of this week. The ongoing and uncontrolled rise of hate speech and disinformation on the platform makes this sadly necessary. We will continue our mission to…
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Werner de Gier
March 18th, 2024

Day of the PhD defense Werner de Gier

On Tuesday The 19th of March half past two Werner de Gier defended his PhD thesis titled: 'Ecomorphological aspects in the evolution of endosymbiotic crustaceans’, in the academy building in Groningen. For his PhD research at Naturalis and the university…
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Een biodiverse berm in Zwolle, credit: Frans Willem Blok
February 22nd, 2024

Naturalis advice for biodiverse verge management

How do you create a biodiverse verge? How do you preserve it? And what are the benefits of natural verge management? A team of researchers from Naturalis investigated precisely these questions on behalf of clients ProRail and HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions.
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Artist impression of Alienacanthus
February 6th, 2024

Why the long face?

Researchers from - among others - Zürich University and Naturalis helped describe a remarkable fossil fish from 365 million years ago.
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