Our themes

NIOO's research is focused on three major themes: Biodiversity, Climate change and the Sustainable use of land and water.

  • Biodiversity

    NIOO is in the right position to make a substantial and scientifically important contribution to the societal goal of the SDGs
    Dronefoto biodiversiteit
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  • Climate change

    What are the changes caused by global warming and how can ecology help to mitigate them?
    Let op blauwalg
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  • Sustainable use of land & water

    Healthy surface water and soils are essential for life on earth, providing diverse life-support functions including nutrient cycling, carbon sequestration and oxygen generation, degradation of xenobiotics and providing substrates for plant growth and the
    Biodiversity in NIOO's grassland garden in summer
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