This is the 22nd edition of Current Themes in Ecology. Studying ecological networks is not only crucial for understanding population dynamics and persistence, but also ecosystem processes like energy and nutrient cycling, the spread of pests and diseases, and in this way human welfare.
Within Europe, forests cover 36% of the land area and are one of the most important types of land use for biodiversity conservation, storage of carbon and provision of renewable raw materials for the bio-economy.
This is the 10th edition of the Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting (NAEM). The Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting is a two-day event organised by NERN and NecoV (Dutch - Flemish Ecological Society) and supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).