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Tornado North Sea

Tornado above the North Sea

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On 8 July 2014 the crew of our observation aircraft saw this whirlwind above the North Sea, only a few kilometres from Ostend.

Parakeets in the vertebrate collection

Collecting Biological Specimens Essential to Science and Conservation

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Reinout Verbeke

Collecting plant and animal specimens is essential for scientific studies and conservation and does not, as some critics of the practice have suggested, play a significant role in species extinctions. 

Red breasted geese

Red-breasted Geese and Peregrine Falcons on High Care

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Stagiaire Communication

By Didier Vangeluwe (RBINS) and Sonia Rozenfeld (Moscow) with Alexander Dmitriev and Vincent Bulteau



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