All Netherlands Institute of Ecology articles

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    Viruses may disrupt carbon cycle in warming world


    Scientists describe many different ways that increasing temperatures could affect viruses and their microbial hosts, changes that could ultimately affect the responses of whole ecosystems to warming.

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    Expedition to search out invisible life in Galápagos


    An international research team led by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) is to search for invisible life in the Galápagos Islands. The Galápagos Microbiome Project - a group of scientists from the Netherlands, Ecuador, Spain and Brazil - intends to probe the uniqueness and diversity of microbial life on ...