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2d edition of the BCCM training on microbial preservation

After a very successful first edition of the “joined training for the theory and practice of the preservation of fungi” held in September 2017, the mycothèque of the UCL (MUCL) is prepared to open its doors to welcome a second edition, scheduled 18 to 21 September 2018. This training is...
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Sentinels modernise Europe’s agricultural policy

On 22 May 2018, EU adopted a new set of rules making evolving the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from the on-the-spot check system to the 2020+ monitoring era. The CAP came into force in 1962 to ensure affordable food for European citizens and a fair standard of living for farmers. While this...
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The WeThaw team sampling permafrost in Alaska

Between April 29th and May 16th, three members of the WeThaw team were sampling permafrost in Interior Alaska, just at the onset of the thaw period.
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A million and more trees for science

TreeDivNet is the largest network of tree biodiversity experiments worldwide, but needs to expand. In a comment published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the TreeDivNet members encourage colleagues to establish new experiments on the relation between tree species diversity and forest...
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Complex interactions rule climate dynamics in polar regions

Polar climate change is driven by interactions between the atmosphere, ocean, sea ice, ice sheets and land surfaces. Estimating the magnitude of the feedbacks between all the components of the climate system is thus key for understanding its dynamics. A new study published May 15 in Nature...
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