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CEBioS event: Biodiversity & development, a global heritage, 26 November 2015 (Photo: RBINS)
01/07/2015

Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Event: 26th of November

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Reinout Verbeke

On the 26th of November our Institute will host ‘Biodiversity and Development, a Global Heritage’. This information exchanging event is about biodiversity and its contribution to sustainable development and the fight against poverty in economically developing countries.

The research vessel RV Belgica (photo: RBINS)
26/06/2015

News - Secretary of State Sleurs Increases Budget for RV Belgica

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Sigrid Maebe

Secretary of State for Science Policy, Elke Sleurs, has increased the maintenance budget for the oceanographic research vessel, RV Belgica. She has provided € 1,019,000 on top of the existing, recurrent annual increase (€ 550,000) in the RV Belgica's operating budget.

3D models of some of our predecessors. (Photo: Thierry Hubin, RBINS)
22/06/2015

Behind the Scenes at the Gallery of Humankind

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Reinout Verbeke

In April, we followed the final preparations for ‘The Gallery of Humankind: Our Evolution, Our Body’, a brand new permanent exhibition at the Museum of Natural Sciences.

Gustave Lavalette tekende alle iguanodons in de positie waarin ze werden gevonden in de mijn van Bernissart. (Foto: KBIN)
19/06/2015

Bernissart Iguanodons’ Cause of Death to Be Re-Examined

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Reinout Verbeke

What killed approximately thirty iguanodons that were discovered at Bernissart: drought, drowning, marsh gas poisoning, or something else? A team of Belgian researchers are re-launching the investigation to try and find the prime suspect.

the glass case (300 m2) protects 8 fossilized skeletons of Iguanodon still standing in the same biped kangaroo position they were put in during the first assembly
16/06/2015

Third Best Dinosaur Museum in the World, According to CNN

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Reinout Verbeke

According to the CNN website, we have the third best dinosaur museum in the world.

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