The Ivy Bee (Colletes hederae) on a ivy flower

Zoom on Bees

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We developed a website and a new booklet for teachers and students on the importance of bees in our environment.

C-Power monitoring - Alain Norro

Scientific Diving Training Course

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The BELSPO Working Group on scientific diving is organising a training course on scientific diving techniques at Stareso, Corsica from the 13th-25th of September 2015.

The Peregrine Falcon (male) resting on a tower of the Cathedral (© RBINS)

The Peregrine falcons are back in Brussels

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Almost exterminated from Europe and North America not long ago, this splendid bird of prey is back. One couple stays true to the Brussels' cathedral, breeding each year on top of the North tower.


Four Decades of Marine Monitoring in Belgium

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In the Belgian part of the North Sea, modern oceanography started with ‘Projet Mer/Projekt Zee’ in 1970 followed by other research projects, programs and monitoring campaigns, resulting in a large set of valuable historical data.

RV Belgica

Unique Scientific Experiment on the Belgian North Sea

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Never before have both Belgian oceanographic research vessels RV Belgica and RV Simon Stevin joined in an interesting and complex scientific experiment.


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