Nearly 1000 'citizen scientists' sent in their observations this year on Soil Animal Days 2019. And a surprisingly high number of people tried to do something in return for the vital services these soil creatures provide for us.
Besides the latest ecotechnology, the grounds also feature aviaries, ponds, greenhouses and experimental gardens.
As sustainable as possible, in as many respects as possible: that was the imperative when the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) commissioned a new building. And we have done it!
For many species, there is only a short period in the annual cycle in which conditions are suitable for reproduction or growth.