DEEP Insights

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What’s new in the Baltic Sea? Get some marine glimpses here!

Get your share of insights into the Baltic Sea, everything from poisoned perch to what phytoplankton a clam prefers to eat – spoiler alert: unfortunately, the one that’s waning due to climate change.

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Our most talked about science: 600 plants have already been wiped off the planet the last 250 years

Some scientific publications have the opportunity to re-shape views and inspire action, to re-shuffle the academic playing cards so to speak – and one of DEEPs published papers did exactly that. Together with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, DEEP’s research showed that almost 600 plants have been lost from the planet in the last 250 years. This is more than twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians combined.

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COVID19 shows us that its “Time for Nature” this World Environment Day

Today, it's World Environment Day and the United Nation's way of encouraging awareness for the protection of our environment.

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Freshwater survivor - the Perfoliate pondweed

The perfoliate pondweed (Potamogeton perfoliatus) is a freshwater plant, relatively common in the brackish Baltic Sea. One can find it along the whole Swedish east coast. It is growing and flowering during the summer. Many of its shoots die off in the winter. However, it has a clever survival strategy, that often benefits more than one organism.


#BalanceforBetter: Valuing the contributions to Women in our department

The theme for this year’s International Women's Day is #BalanceforBetter. As a department we're immensely proud of how we have strived to build a more gender-balanced and diverse environment.

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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.

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Welcome to DEEP Insights Department blog

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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The communication group includes:

Amanda González-Bengtsson - science communicator

Benjamin Jones - PhD student



Agnes Karlsson- assistant professor

Peter Hambäck - professor