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One of the two peregrine falcons nesting at the ULB watches over the 5 eggs laid (photo : RBINS)
09/04/2021

Falcons For Everyone 2021

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Charlotte Degueldre

Falcons for Everyone is back! Until May 3rd, you can follow the daily lives of two falcon families in Brussels live: watch as the couples hatch, when the chicks come out of their egg and when they finally fly out of the nest.

The Belgian coast guard aircraft OO-MMM. © NL Coastguard
06/04/2021

North Sea aerial surveys in 2020

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Kelle Moreau

In 2020, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) performed a total of 158 flight hours over the North Sea in the framework of the national programme of aerial surveys.

An artist's depiction of a "touchdown" meteor impact over Antarctica. (by Mark Garlick / markgarlick.com)
01/04/2021

New study discovers ancient meteoritic impact over Antarctica 430,000 years ago

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Reinout Verbeke

A research team of international space scientists, led by Dr Matthias van Ginneken from the University of Kent’s School of Physical Sciences, has found new evidence of a low-altitude meteoritic touchdown event reaching the Antarctic ice sheet 430,000 years ago.

Chimpanzé regarde dans le camera
31/03/2021

New Population of Eastern Chimpanzees Discovered in Remote Congolese Mountain Forests

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Reinout Verbeke

A Belgian-Congolese research team has discovered and documented a community of eastern chimpanzees in three small mountain forests in eastern Congo, near Lake Albert.

Grey seal with typical head injuries, Oostduinkerke, 20 March 2021 (© Fire Brigade Westhoek)
23/03/2021

Seals with damaged heads

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Kelle Moreau

So far in 2021, 22 dead seals have washed ashore along the Belgian coast. Half of them, mostly young grey seals, showed characteristic neck and head injuries. There was talk of decapitations and this caused quite a stir.

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