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Rare European Pine Marten captured by the camera trap network

The camera trap network CAPTREIN recently captured a European pine marten on image in Heverleebos, a forest south of the city of Leuven, Belgium. The main purpose of the camera traps installed in the area is to study the presence and distribution of wild boar. To make that possible, cameras are positioned randomly in the larger area of Meerdaalwou...

Portuguese Pollinators

PORBIOTA/LifeWatch PT together with a plethora of museums, academic institutions, NGOs, municipalities, schools and other partners in Portugal, is promoting an initiative to foster public (individual) participation in the collection of distribution data of Portuguese pollinators.  This citizen science project, entitled "Polinizadores de Portu...

The tripod frame: mooring acoustic receivers on the seabed

A new design to overcome the challenges of installing acoustic receivers on the seabed Installing scientific instruments in the marine environment comes with many challenges. Equipment has to withstand the physical forces of tides, currents and storms. Researchers have to take into account the effects of biofouling, corrosion and human activities....

LifeWatch ERIC 2019 Activities Report

The publication of the LifeWatch ERIC 2019 Activities Report, today, 15 July 2020, marks a mighty milestone. The 36-page document is a record of the LifeWatch ERIC's operations and accomplishments, clarifies what we do and why, and lends greater visibility to our position in the European and global landscape of Research Infrastructures, an invaluab...

Towards the ENVRI Community Winter School

Data FAIRness Webinar Programme, July-September 2020 For two years in a row already, the ENVRI Community International Summer School on Data FAIRness has been assembling in Lecce, in the middle of the summer season, those researchers, experts and technical staff from different environmental and research infrastructures who want to deepen their kno...