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Jan Kansanen

Increasing seal population will not harm largest fish stocks in the Balt

Seals feeding on fish does not decrease fish stocks of Baltic cod, herring and sprat the most – climate change, nutrient load and fisheries do, shows a new study from Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP).

Ulrika Samnegård

More flowers around apple orchards can yield higher harvest

Apple growers should increase the amount of flowers around their apple farms if they want to increase their harvest. More pollinators, such as bees, are attracted to orchards with flowers – which increase the chance for pollination, shows a new study from Stockholm University.

5905 - Ilha da Trindade från dess högsta punkt (Pico do desejado)

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.

Lab work at DEEP

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