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Spatial Modelling in Portugal

Understanding temporal changes in aquatic communities is essential to addressing the current crisis in freshwater biodiversity. In particular, understanding the patterns and drivers of spatial variation in local community dynamics is important to be able to extrapolate temporal trends from discrete locations into entire landscapes, which are more o...

Two new vacancies at LifeWatch ERIC

As LifeWatch ERIC advances towards its mission of becoming the primary and most complete research infrastructure for the study of biodiversity and ecosystems in Europe, it continues to recruit specialised staff to provide essential services to the broader scientific research community. Two new vacancies have opened up in the LifeWatch ERIC Service...

'Baltic tellin' Queen of the fourth Belgian Big Seashell Survey

On Sunday 14 March 2021, the fourth edition of the Big Seashell Survey took place along the Belgian coast as part of the LifeWatch programme. This unique citizen science initiative has been organised every year since 2018 by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), EOS, Natuurpunt, the Province of West Flanders, the Strandwerkgroep, Kusterfgoed and th...

CEO at the Pefkoxori Primary School

Chalkidki, Greece, is one of the many tourist areas in Europe suffering from social distancing and isolation because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Pefkoxori is one of the many little towns in Chalkidki where schooling is pressing ahead despite the difficulties, with a mix of face-to-face and distance learning. A group of students at the Pefkoxori Pr...

LW ERIC Presentation at University of Cyprus

LifeWatch ERIC Chief Executive Officer, Christos Arvanitidis, gave an online presentation to the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cyprus on 3 March 2021.  The Zoom session was recorded and provides a convenient overview of LifeWatch ERIC's mission, recent developments and what it offers to the scientific community st...