19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Biological evolution

Samples of pollinating insects from the areas of Vicenza and Belluno (Italy). Researchers from the University of Padua are monitoring the biological evolution of the forest ecosystems affected by Storm Vaia to understand how the biodiversity of the woodlands has changed. This monitoring of functional biodiversity is being undertaken in 35 impacted areas.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Padua, Italy
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Matteo de Mayda