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Negotiations at the 9th IPBES Plenary meeting, World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany (Image : IISD/ENB – Diego Noguera)
11/07/2022

Market value underestimates the total value of nature

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Kelle Moreau

Following the launch of the Sustainable Use of Wild Species Assessment Report on 8 July 2022, the IPBES has released on 11 July a second major scientific docu

Negotiations at the 9th IPBES Plenary meeting, World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany (Image: IISD/ENB – Diego Noguera)
08/07/2022

50,000 wild species meet the needs of billions worldwide - Experts provide options for sustainable use

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Kelle Moreau

On 8 July 2022, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) published the new Sustainable Use of Wild Species Assessment Report.

Princess Elisabeth baptises the RV Belgica. (Image: RBINS/Thierry Hubin)
01/07/2022

RV Belgica baptised by HRH Princess Elisabeth in Ghent

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Kelle Moreau

On Saturday 25 June 2022, the new Belgian oceanographic research vessel RV Belgica was baptised. The official ceremony took place at the Rigakaai (North Sea Port) in the godfather city of Ghent, where the RV Belgica was moored for a few days for this occasion.

Example of a relatively dense gravel bed displaying stones colonised by tubeworms and mature colonies of the soft coral dead man’s fingers (Alcyonium digitatum). Image acquired using an underwater video frame. (Image: RBINS)
02/05/2022

What lies beneath the busiest shipping lane of the world? Discovery of a biodiversity hotspot in Belgium’s farthest offshore waters

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Kelle Moreau

Scientists of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences discovered a hotspot for underwater life in the Belgian part of the North Sea.

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The Belgian Coast Guard Aircraft in action over the oceanographic research vessel 'Belgica'. ©Belgian Navy/Jorn Urbain
29/04/2022

North Sea aerial surveys in 2021

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Kelle Moreau

In 2021, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) performed a total of 248 flight hours over the North Sea in the framework of the national programme of aerial surveys. Thirteen cases of operational discharges by ships have been observed.

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