Bluefin tuna
20 JUL

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna have returned to Nordic waters—The first research on their...

The first results from the tagging of the Atlantic bluefin tuna visiting Nordic waters show that the giant fish make extensive migrations in the Atlantic Ocean and that...

Karen Timmermann. Foto: Andreas Frommelt
29 JUN

There’s no baseline—but think of a world with no people

The second interview under the ‘What is biodiversity?’ heading is with Professor Karen Timmermann—an expert on impacts of nutrients on  coastal waters, and a member of...

Biological systems Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture Ecosystems
Professor Einar Eg Nielsen, DTU Aqua
15 JUN

“The ones that thrive are the ones that grow up in the wild”

What is biodiversity? We talk to Professor and Population Geneticist Einar Eg about this in the first of a series of interviews with leading researchers in the field...

Genes and genomes Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish Ecosystems
Platform by at the quay side with stairs to underwater observatory. Graphics: Econcrete.
20 MAY

And the winner is …

The Living Ports project – a consortium that includes DTU researchers, the company Econcrete and others – wins a sustainability award. 

Bottlenose dolphins. COLOURBOX/Daniel Lamborn
19 MAY

Diseased dolphins at risk of starvation use muscles to survive

Diseased dolphin populations are being put at increasing risk of starvation and are using their muscles as an energy source to survive due to man-made factors including...

Foto af XX
12 MAY

A small light in the darkness of plastic pollution

A new PhD lights a candle in the darkness of plastic waste. Contrary to the concerns so far, some of the smallest in the marine ecosystem do not ingest microplastics...

Environment and pollution
Shells of different species of diatoms.  collected, cleaned, and arranged under the microscope by British biologist Klaus Kemp (section of original picture).
09 MAY

PhD defence about defence mechanisms in diatoms

On 19 May 2022, Josephine Grønning will defend her PhD thesis. It is possible to attend the defence at DTU in Lyngby or online.

Cells Biological systems Ecosystems
European eel larvae feeding in Kreisel tanks. Photo: Sune Riis Sørensen
04 MAY

PhD defence about European eel larval quality and feeding regime in culture

On 10 May 2022, Elisa Benini will defend her PhD thesis. It is possible to attend the defence at DTU in Lyngby or online.

Foto privat Einar Eg
28 APR

Shark jaws hold crucial knowledge on the top predator's fate

A significant change in the genetics of tiger sharks reveals a vulnerability to direct exploitation and shark control programs. 

Grafik af Anja Frausing
07 APR

Living Ports in the finals for the 2022 World Sustainability Awards

A living port must also be a living marine environment full of fish and other living marine creatures. The interplay between construction and biodiversity in ports is...

Construction materials Building construction Coasts and harbours

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