Media & publications

A selection of our activities in the media, publications and projects we are involved in and other cooperations covering a wide range of topics. Click the thumbnails to read more.

European Owl Special One owl eats voles, the other insects. Some owls live in forests, others at the coast and some migrate to Africa and back. What makens European owls so different?

This book to which we contributed offers insights and guidelines for a sustainable approach towards the current nitrogen deposition crisis in the Netherlands and Belgium. Written in Dutch.

An article in local “Nieuwe Veluwe” magazine about the status of the local nature regarding nitrogen deposition, plants, birds and possibilities forĀ  ecological restoration.

An interview in a Dutch newspaper about our work, the origin of the museum and our ambition to realise a physical museum in order to share our stories.

An item in a Winter Bird Special on Dutch national television about smews, mergansers, teals and other winter birds. The lifestyles in relation with the anatomy of these birds are the main theme.

Webinar on owl behaviour going beyond commonly known adaptations of owls, while integrating taxonomy and anatomy. In cooperation with the International Owl Centre, USA.

Column edition in a Dutch newspaper about the different lifestyles of herbivore animals related to the characteristics of their droppings.

Video by the Gelderland Province (NL) in which Arnold van den Burg explains the nitrogen deposition effects on nature and fauna of the Veluwe area.

Dutch animation video by municipality of Ede to explain why calcium was used in a project in which we were involved in order to restore heathland and forest areas. 

An interview by BioNieuws, a newspaper about scientific novelties in biology, about what we do as a foundation and where we aim for.

A book about the effects of nitrogen deposition on nature and human health to which we could contribute in writing a chapter. In Dutch. Click the photo to read more and order.

Dutch scientific report on the ecological motivations in the ambition to reduce nitrogen deposition and related (im)possibilites to conserve and restore nature in the Netherlands. Published by WWF.

Dutch report on the background of acid rain and nitrogen deposition effects on forests of dry soils and their flora and fauna. 

Presenting our ideas on why Gadwall numbers are booming, while Mallards are disappearing in the Netherlands. On Dutch National Radio in 2020: ‘Year of the Mallard’ by Birdlife NL.

A semi-scientific Dutch article describing failures in reproduction due to broken legs in chicks and bad egg quality in Tits on the Veluwe, as a result of nitrogen deposition.

An impression of the Bird Anatomy workshop given during the national Science Weekend at the Bastei (museum for nature & cultural history) in Nijmegen.

A Dutch monograph by Koos Dijksterhuis on the Black Woodpecker. We made a contribution by providing information about the anatomy and ecology of the species.

Talking about mismatches in the morphology and habitat degradation of Curlews on the Dutch National Radio. Part of ‘2019: Year of the Curlew’ by Birdlife NL.

An interview on how we integrate bird ecology and anatomy in our projects and our future ambitions. Published in the Dutch kids magazine of Birdlife Netherlands. 

Introducing our project linking the morphology and ecology of animals on Dutch National Radio with a selection of birds in the studio!