Urbanization, anthropods and biological defense – natural control of insect pests is weaker in inhabited areas
Urbanization, anthropods and biological defense – natural control of insect pests is weaker in inhabited areas

At least half of the insect species on our planet feed on plants (i.e., herbivores). Insect pests among them pose one of the greatest threats to both cultivated and naturally occurring plants. Regulating their numbers is

2022. 05. 11.

Salinisation of freshwaters
Salinisation of freshwaters

Researchers from the Institute of Aquatic Ecology Centre for Ecological Research have been involved in setting global research priorities for freshwater salinisation. Their review article was published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, one of the

2022. 01. 17.

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2022. 05. 27.

Science and pseudoscience, art and dilettantism – on pandemics

How does a good scientist and a good artist recognize that a new and significant value has been created in their field? Why is it that this cannot always be immediately recognized in science and art? […]

2022. 05. 11.

Urbanization, anthropods and biological defense – natural control of insect pests is weaker in inhabited areas

At least half of the insect species on our planet feed on plants (i.e., herbivores). Insect pests among them pose one of the greatest threats to both cultivated and naturally occurring plants. Regulating their numbers is […]

2022. 04. 10.

New EASAC Report on European Regenerative Agriculture

The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC), the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and the Academia Europaea Budapest Knowledge Hub will present the EASAC’s latest report “Regenerative Agriculture in Europe” at a jointly organised public symposium […]

2022. 04. 04.

Inspiration and intuition in the light of music and evolution

30 April 2022 – Scholarly discussion, garden picnic and jazz concert during tulip blossom. Is there a cultural evolution, namely are there similar processes operating behind the changes in fashions and habits as those that drive […]

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Hungary’s richest, internationally renowned botanical garden showcases 13,000 plant species and varieties in a sentimental landscape garden that dates back two centuries. A national nature reserve and historic monument, a strategically important gene bank, an inexhaustible repository of research and education, a living museum. An ecotourism attraction offering experiences, curiosities and programs in every season, visited by more than 100,000 visitors a year.


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Hungary’s richest, internationally renowned botanical garden showcases 13,000 plant species and varieties in a sentimental landscape garden that dates back two centuries. A national nature reserve and historic monument, a strategically important gene bank, an inexhaustible repository of research and education, a living museum. An ecotourism attraction offering experiences, curiosities and programs in every season, visited by more than 100,000 visitors a year.


Go to National Botanical Garden page

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