Multibeam image of a sandbank

Public Consultation for Sand Extraction at Sea

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Sigrid Maebe

There are 4 concession prolongation requests for the extraction of sand on the Belgian part of the North sea. On the 20th of May 2015, Mr. Daniël Talpe (on behalf of Satic NV, Rietschoorvelden 20, 2170 Merksem), Mr. Patrick Vercammen (on behalf of Ch.

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Advice for the RENTEL Wind Farm

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Sigrid Maebe

Rentel nv submitted a request on on the 3rd of December, 2014 to change their permit and to ask for authorisation to construct and exploit cables for the Rentel offshore windfarm in the Belgian part of the North Sea. The project includes an export cable from the Rentel park to the coast.

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European Marine Observation and Data Network: New Video Out Now!

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Sigrid Maebe

We are delighted to present a short video showing why the Blue Society needs improved ocean information and how the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) is helpin

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

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.

Conferences, Events
The research vessel RV Belgica and Macrodontia batesi Lameere 1912 (photos: RBINS)

€1,848,000 Budget Increase

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Sigrid Maebe

The Secretary of State for Scientific Policy, Elke Sleurs, has provided an additional €1,848,000 for a major overhaul of the RV Belgica and the digitisation of our collections.

Keeping the RV Belgica Seaworthy


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