Read about recent publications, expeditions or conferences in which researchers from Naturalis contributed.
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 11: 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 ...
Today is a whale of a day
Preparator Becky Desjardins is part of the Whaleteam, that comes in action today!
The long lost Gemmellaro Collection and its secrets
In a recently recovered historical collection, a thus far undescribed specimen appears to be a unique find in the Sicilian region.
Flowers of the Impatiens genus and their specialization in pollination techniques
The species of the genus Impatiens have evolved different, asymmetric shapes, driven by competition between one another in pollination by animals.
New in the autumn collection of Naturalis: Lagocephalus lagocephalus
The arrival of a new lost tropical fish in the collection of Naturalis yesterday: a pufferfish that washed ashore at Renesse (Zeeland ...