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A south Atlantic secret - expedition to Ilha da Trindade

Linda Eggertsen is probably the first swede on the Brazilian island Ilha da Trindade, where she examines the fish and the benthic community.

Bottenväxt. Foto: Serena Donadi

“Together we stand”: aquatic plants help each other endure stress

The study highlights the possibility of counteracting negative effects of eutrophication and loss of large predatory fish by maintaining high plant density in coastal ecosystems.

light trapping

Out in the woods catching moths at night

Álvaro is on a mission to find out the impact of global warming on oak leaf feeders, and its natural enemies (small wasps) close to Stockholm university.

Pawlowski and Foster

The 13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC)

The 13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC) was held at the Münchenbryggeriet in August 18-22, read the recap here.

Professor and PhD

Use your power to treat your colleagues well!

Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP) organized a workshop aiming to prevent the misuse of power. Now they hope that other departments at SU will follow in their footsteps.

Aelys Humphreys

Don’t walk on the grass - do some science on it

In Iceland you need to be careful where you put your foot in the grass - the ground can get very hot! How grasses tolerate different temperatures fascinates Aelys Humphreys.

Maria Greger

Moss capable of removing arsenic from drinking water discovered

A moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers from Stockholm University. And it happens quickly – in just one hour, the arsenic level is so low that the water is no longer harmful for people to drink.

Matilda Arnell

Citizen science: Which bird wants to eat which berries?

Some trees are rewarding birds for their service of seed dispersal by providing fruits. Last August, PhD student Matilda Arnell and colleagues, released an app where everyone can report an observation: which bird species prefers which tree berries. General public reports will give a better picture of the whole berry season in Sweden during autumn.

Lab work at DEEP

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We are now creating a blog to reach out to as many people as possible. If you want to know more about the department's latest research and what the life as a researcher looks like – follow our blog “DEEP Insights”.

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