Jump to content Jump to navigation

Press releases

Our natural history collection is very important for biodiversity research. And that means Naturalis Biodiversity Center, being the Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity, is regularly in the news.

12.04.2017

Naturalis researcher Koos Biesmeijer appointed professor

03.03.2017

Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest 

29.12.2016

Biodiversity is not bothered by national country borders

10.11.2016

Bioquality hotspots: A new conservation toolkit tropical Africa 

31.10.2016

How pygmy moths started diversify 100 million years ago more 1050 species alive today

11.05.2016

Indigenous insect benefit from exotic plant

20.04.2016

Shifting pollinator distributions

29.02.2016

Pollinators vital our food supply under threat

13.01.2016

Fossils: Mystery of the earliest tool-makers from Sulawesi, Indonesia

10.12.2015

The need to name all forms of life

20.11.2015

Half of all amazonian tree species may be globally threatened

19.10.2015

Innovative disclosure of 19th century explorer diaries

12.08.2015

Evolution peaks on tropical mountain

24.06.2015

Forgotten fossil indicates earlier origin of teeth

09.06.2015

New species of leafminer on grapevine in Western Cape came from wild grape

03.02.2015

From pecan to walnut: American leafminer invades Italy on a new tree

03.12.2014

Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500.000-year-old shell

01.12.2014 Distribution of fungi mainly influenced by climate and soil
10.07.2014 Running for life: How speed restricts evolutionary change of the vertebral column
27.03.2014 Students on field course discover new spider species
27.03.2014 New species discovery, description and data sharing within 30 days
26.03.2014 Malaysian microjewels going extinct as they are discovered
26.03.2014 Neck ribs in woolly mammoths provide clues about their extinction
17.10.2013 Half of all trees in the Amazon are made up of just 227 species (Science)
05.09.2013 Prize winning bio art at Raamsteeg 2
23.04.2013 Naturalis Biodiversity Center starts T. rex expedition
15.11.2012 American Oak Skeletonizer moth invades Europe on planted Red oaks
13.11.2012 DNA from extinct bird provides new insight
11.10.2012 New cave-dwelling reef coral sheds light on coral-algal symbiosis
26.09.2012 Borneo expedition yields thousands of DNA samples and more than 160 new species
04.09.2012 Expedition investigates origin of unique species on Borneo
11.06.2012 Velvet Spiders Emerge from Underground in New Cybertaxonomic Monograph
29.05.2012 Living pigment, urinary diary, food time machine, plant with a voice
12.03.2012 Cell Zoomer reveals hidden world of cells
27.02.2012 Italian vineyards invaded from North America by new species of leafminer
16.02.2011 Semporna may have richest marine biodiversity in the world
28.01.2010 The Netherlands starts the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 by launching new Biodiversity Centre
   
   

Subscribe to the press mailing list

Do you want to be kept informed through our press releases? Send us your name and e-mail address and we will be pleased to add you to our press mailing list.

Subscribe