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2012 to 2017

Organisms haven been shown to show rapid microevolutionary responses to environmental change and habitat fragmentation related to urbanization. Through a spatially designed field study, evolutionary responses from a wide variety of organism groups, terrestrial as well as aquatic, are studied in response to pressures associated to urbanization.

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Eco-evolutionary dynamics

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BELSPO

Research team

Luc de Meester
Dries Bonte
Frederik Hendricks
Wim Vyverman
Koen Martens