The Marker Wadden is a newly constructed archipelago in lake Markermeer, which aims to improve the lake’s degrading food web by stimulating primary productivity. The archipelago consists of five islands that add a currently missing habitat type to the lake: shallow, sheltered waters with high nutrient availability and gradual land-water transitions.
The WarmingUP project, STOWA and water managers will present their findings on the ecological effects of thermal energy from surface water during a 'knowledge day' hosted by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) on 10 November.
Swimming in nature is healthy. A group of British researchers have started a project to spread the word.