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Maurice Leponce (RBINS) in the "Canopy Bubble". With a 2 km rope, he can travel between the most remarkable trees. (photo: Maurice Leponce)
22/11/2016

Watch Our Flying Biologist in Papua New Guinea

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Jonas Van Boxel

Entomologist Maurice Leponce studies ant colonies in the canopy of the Papua New Guinean rainforest with special hot air balloons. Watch him on YouTube!

Our biologist henri Robert in front of research vessel RV Sonne
07/04/2015

Scientific Trip to Study Potential Impact of Deep Sea Mining

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Reinout Verbeke

One of our biologists, Henri Robert, is on board of the new German research vessel Sonne. Together with 40 other scientists and technicians he will study the potential environmental impacts of the future mining of so-called manganese nodules in the deep sea.

Geologists drill coring on a Japanese lake
24/10/2014

QuakeRecNankai: Expedition to Examine Japan's Earthquakes and Tsunamis

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Reinout Verbeke

Vanessa Heyvaert and Ed Garrett, scientists of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), are in Japan searching for evidence of past earthquakes and tsunamis.

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