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29/04/2022

King Philippe visits research vessel Belgica

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Kelle Moreau

On Thursday 21 April 2022, His Majesty King Philippe visited the new research vessel RV Belgica.

Cover van het nieuwe UNEP-rapport ‘Sand and Sustainability: 10 strategic recommendations to avert a crisis’
26/04/2022

Ten strategic recommendations for sustainable sand extraction

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Kelle Moreau

Sand is vital for building the foundations of our society. Currently, around 50 billion tonnes of this raw material are extracted worldwide each year, and the growing world population is only increasing demand.

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Scientific News
Dominant male of the new species Haplochromis glaucus.
22/04/2022

Ten new species of predatory fish from Lake Edward

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Reinout Verbeke

A team of Belgian researchers has described ten new species of small predatory fish from Lake Edward. Scientists have long suspected that this lake between the DR Congo and Uganda is home to exceptional fish diversity.

Artist's reconstruction of the pterosaur Tupandactylus. (Copyright: Julio Lacerda)
20/04/2022

Pterosaurs already had coloured feathers

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Reinout Verbeke

Pterosaurs, flying reptiles and close relatives of the dinosaurs, already developed feathers of different shapes and colours. This has been proven by a 115 million year old Brazilian fossil, studied by a team of palaeontologists.

Cover of the Southern Ocean Action Plan
13/04/2022

The Southern Ocean contribution to the UN Ocean Decade

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Kelle Moreau

In the Southern Ocean, human presence and the combined effects of various forms of pollution, transport, infrastructure, and the pursuit of living resources, together with accelerated climate change, are exerting increasing pressures on the environment.

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Scientific News

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