Why does it matter what lives around us?
With every change we make in the environment, many ecological changes follow. We have learned, that keeping track of these changes is very important, but unfortunately, we still don’t do it as much as we should. Monitoring is very important because it gives us an overview of what’s happening in the environment. In this way, we can take action right away if we see decreasing ecosystem health. Usually, monitoring is done after anthropogenic interruption (building a hydropower plant, renaturation process) or (less often) after a natural hazard (volcanic eruption, wildfires etc.). Continue reading
biomonitoring, environment, nature, ecology