Read about recent publications, expeditions or conferences in which researchers from Naturalis contributed.
Naturalis at Sea
Seven months, five ocean provinces and a whopping 130 scientists: the RV Pelagia (NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research) has started ...
What’s up with all the whale strandings in the Netherlands lately?
An interview with the Naturalis mammals collection curator and dissection team coordinator Pepijn Kamminga.
DNA may unravel an old story of species dispersal
Crested newts show enclaves and potential species replacement, with possible implications for humans.
Tulip bulbs and beechnuts: famine food consumed during World War II
The Dutch wartime diet explained from an ethnobotanical perspective, with contributions of 78 Dutch world war 2 survivors.
Whale Blog 10: Project updates and more on the Minke
The vertebrate department has undertaken the task of cleaning our dirty cetacean skeletons over the next few years before they are moved ...
Delta Plan Biodiversity Recovery
Koos Biesmeijer, scientific director Naturalis: “With a grand diversity of parties, strong for biodiversity!”
Becky Desjardins is preparator and part of the whale team. She describes the work that was involved by dissecting the whale that ...