Chasing the smallest arctic algea
CMEC PhD students Erik Askov Mousing and Nikolaj Sørensen reports on their marine field expedition to Greenland in the magazine 'Aktuel Naturvidenskab'. During the trip they sampled and studied picoplankton and their importance to the oceanic carbon cycle.
Tough criticism of efforts for the aquatic environment
The Danish government and the opposition are heading in the wrong direction when it comes to the aquatic environment and nature, criticise a number of leading experts including Professor Carsten Rahbek from CMEC.
Incredible bacterial diversity found in belly buttons
1,458 new species of bacteria have been discovered in belly buttons with a diversification pattern resembling tropical rainforest species. Carsten Rahbek shares his comments on diversity of life in the article.
Ash dieback has the potential to benefit biodiversity
Many are concerned with the million of ash trees that are affected by ash dieback caused by a fungal disease. Hans Henrik Bruun and Jacob Heilmann-Clausen delivers a new perspective on the matter in an article brought by Weekendavisen.
Cod and mackerel are fleeing Danish waters
Climate change is causing cod and mackerel to leave their Danish territories, CMEC Professor Brian MacKenzie explains in an interview to Ingeniøren.
Struggle to finance biodiversity at top meeting
The 11th COP meeting on biological diversity is taking place in India these days. Altinget.dk brings a story on the expectations from the Danish delegation commented by associate professor Hans Henrik Bruun.
Forest cover falls 9% in East Africa in 9 years
Forest cover in East Africa has dropped by 9.3 percent from 2001-2009. Neil Burgess is one of the researchers behind the study.
Bird migrants arrive three weeks earlier
A study based on an 80 year long dataseries shows that earlier arrival of bird migrants is related to recent climate variation. CMEC associate professor Anders Tøttrup is among the researchers behind the study.
Tipping point for the Earth's ecosystem
The Earth's ecosystem is worse off than 20 years ago, but our knowledge about it is greater than ever. Katherine Richardson is interviewed by P1 Morgen, few days before she sets off towards Rio+20.
Velvet Spiders Emerge from Underground
A new elaborate image library documenting the anatomy of all the major kinds of velvet spider has been assembled by an international team of researchers including professor Nikolaj Sharff from CMEC. ScienceDaily brings the story.
Statistics makes journalists exaggerate
Research and journalists' mediation of research does not always match up. Michael Krabbe Borregaard gives his view on the problem in an interview by Videnskab.dk.
Biology towards 2112: Dealing with the unknown
We are masters of our own fate, says Carsten Rahbek. Read the full interview by House of Futures.
Continuous interst for biodiversity in the media
Carsten Rahbek interviewed in Radio 24syv on the importance of biodiversity. Several of CMEC's latest activities in this topic has created a continuous interest in the media for biodiversity, it's importance for human wellfare and it's link to economy.
Why use nature money on afforestation?
In an open letter to Jyllandsposten, four researchers from CMEC question the new afforestation scheme announced by The Danish Ministry of Environment.
Here we can ensure the Danish nature better
The economic "Wisemen" and Carsten Rahbek, CMEC, shows in analysis where the Danish biodiversity benefits most from conservation efforts. Article in Politiken 14th of March 2012
Wise men: More wild forest
Denmark will get most biodiversity for least money by making the forests more wild. Anders Højgård Petersen and Carsten Rahbek explains the findings of the recently published report 'Conservation of the Biodiversity in Denmark -An Analysis of Effort and Costs
Scientists call for global neglected disease database
Anna-Sofie Stensgaard, CMEC, co-author to paper referred to in Science and Development Network
Evolutionary armsrace between spiders and insects is called off
Dimitar Dimitrov interviewed by Videnskab.dk about spider evolution
List of species far from fully described
It is not difficult to find new species, Carsten Rahbek explains to Berlingske in an article highlighting the most peculiar animals and plants discovered in 2011
Carsten Rahbek in Politiken "Science section"
CR interviewed on how climate change has impacted human evolution on the frontpage of the "Science-section" Politiken 18 Dec
Carsten Rahbek in Danish radio P1
Don't waste money on white storks in Denmark prioritize them in their strongholds abroad
Holm oaks will gain ground
in northern forests due to climate change. Press release from Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology. Ref: David Nogués-Bravo (CMEC)
"Focus on Home, Not Meals, Led Spiders to Diversify"
Dimitar Dimitrov, CMEC-scientist, is interviewed in The New York Times
Tracking cross-continental movements in songbirds
Article in Danish newspaper Politiken with interview of Anders Tøttrup
Lost islands of the crows revealed in DNA study
New Scientist write about the work of Knud Jønsson et.al. publicized in PNAS
Model shows 'waves of forest degradation'
BBC refers study by Neil Burgess, A. Ahrends a.o.
David Nogués-Bravo comments in Nature on diversity and climate change
"Fast-breeding mice dominate a warming world"
David Nogues-Bravo in Fox News about mass extinction of mammals
"Did Cold Weather Kill the Woolly Mammoth?"
Danish basidiomycete mapping
results from the first project year referred in newspaper
Jon Fjeldsås work prominently presented
on the front cover of the nationwide Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende
Danish center will explain the distribution of life on Earth
Article about CMEC in Danish newpaper Kristeligt Dagblad
Now we finally will be able to understand the laws of nature
Article in Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad
Carsten Rahbek receives the "Elite Researcher Price"
The Danish newspaper Berlingske put it into perspective
Tracking long-distance migrants throughout their annual cycle
During the summer 2009 Anders Tøttrup CME started a project tracking long-distance migrants - Red-backed Shrikes - using geolocators.
The agriculture won. The nature lost.
The governments "Green Growth" plan will support the Danish agriculture industry and only give nice words to the biological diversity. A feature article by professor Carsten Rahbek.
The climate problem removes focus from major nature problems.
Interview with Professor Carsten Rahbek in "Naturvejleder" (Danish)
Little Owl threatened
A press release recommends immediate Governmental action. (Danish/English)
Birds adapt to climate change
A recent study by researchers from the Center for Macorecology shows that birds adapt to climatic change by changing migration speed (Danish).