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