As the BioFresh project ends in 2014, this blog is being transitioned to the new MARS project on freshwater ecosystems and multiple stressors. MARS project website.
Look beneath the surface: our rivers and lakes support an amazing diversity of life, from tiny diatoms all the way up to us humans. These beautiful, complex webs of freshwater life often go unseen, and their importance un-noticed. However, the amazing diversity of freshwater life is vital in supporting our everyday lives.
BioFresh is a European Union project which is putting together the scattered pieces of information about life in our rivers and lakes, to better understand, manage and protect our freshwaters for generations to come. (read more)