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Results of PHOTO’s competition

17 January 2013

As part of its partnership with PHOTO magazine for the 2012 photograph’s competition, the FDB participated in the jury to select and award the winner of the category “Biodiversity”. Paradoxically, we can’t see any fauna or flora on the selected picture but the mankind in the middle of the ford, looking for water: this precious [...]

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Did you know?

27 November 2012

Orchid seeds need a microscopic fungus to germinate. This phenomenon can be considered as a symbiosis. The fungus destroys the very resistant seed coat and feed the seed to help it germinating. Once well developed, the orchid feed back the fungus.

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The specie of the month : the Kiwi

The Kiwi is a bird living in New-Zealand. Because of its atrophied wings, it is not able to fly. But this peculiarity is not a handicap since the kiwi doesn’t have natural terrestrial predators, or should we say didn’t have. The introduction of predators such as rats, ferrets, dogs and opossums is responsible of the [...]

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