Martins in the sand

Image 1 sand martin

Photo: Angel Cano

The first national survey of sand martins in Estonia was organized by the Estonian Ornithological Society in the summer of 2017. The study aimed to estimate the size of the breeding population, map their distribution and sample the breeding success in different types of colonies. In 2018 the project will introduce for the first time in the country management measures for sand martins in mineral extraction sites.

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Ecological restoration success is higher for natural regeneration…

Limestone forests Tarjun Kalimantan

Secondary forest in SE Kalimantan

This title can be completed in many different ways and for most of them it would hold true. To the readers of this blog the statement is familiar from the world of quarries.

But the authors of a Science Advances magazine article Crouzeilles et al. (2017) have just published the result of a meta-study on tropical forest restoration including 133 published works.

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