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23/03/2022

Securing of the RBINS building related to the asbestos risk

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Asbestos fibers have been detected in the institute part of the RBINS buildings and several measures have been put into place. We would like to reassure you: our visitors are not at all concerned.

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04/03/2022

Statement concerning Ukraine - suspension of the execution of collaborations with the Russian Federation

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Communication

The Management Committee of Belspo (Belgian Science Policy Office), composed of ten federal scientific institutions (RMI, RBISA, ROB, KBR, State Archives, RBINS, RMCA, RIAP, RMAH and RMFAB), Belnet and the central administration, joins the numer

Artistic reconstruction of the Seiche wave surging into the Tanis river, bringing in fishes and everything in its path while impact spherules rain down from the sky. (Artistic reconstruction: Joschua Knüppe)
23/02/2022

Reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

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Reinout Verbeke

An international team of researchers has discovered that the asteroid that wiped out almost all the dinosaurs came down in spring. This is indicated by the growth and feeding patterns of fish that died immediately after the impact.

The tusks of the contemporary African bush elephant (background) are small feat next to the fossil tusk of the straight-tusked elephant (foreground). (Image : RBINS/T. Hubin)
08/02/2022

A fossilised tusk of a straight-tusked elephant from the North Sea. New in the Museum!

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Kelle Moreau

Early July 2020, a Dutch shrimp trawler in Belgian territorial waters hauled up nothing less than an elephant tusk in its nets.

Offshore wind farm in the Belgian part of the North Sea. (Image: RBINS/MUMM)
03/02/2022

Environmental impact of offshore wind farms in the Belgian North Sea - Attraction, avoidance and habitat use at various spatial scales

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Kelle Moreau

In a new annual report, the scientists that monitor the environmental impact of offshore wind farms in the Belgian part of the North Sea summarise their latest findings.

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