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Higher biodiversity due to river-expanding measures
Researchers of Utrecht University and Radboud University have revealed the successful combination of a lower flood risk with the start of biodiversity recovery. Multiple groups of endangered and protected species are returning to river areas in the Netherlands. The researchers published their findings on 8 November in the open access journal Science Advances. To read up on their study, see this storyline, their article or the coverage in Dutch and Swedish news.More updates
20 November 2017