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Ten crocodile mummies in an undisturbed tomb in Qubbat al-Hawā, discovered in 2019. (Photo: Patricia Mora Riudavets)
18/01/2023

Egyptian tomb with ten crocodile mummies discovered  

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Reinout Verbeke

Spanish archaeologists made an unusual discovery in southern Egypt: a still undisturbed tomb containing ten mummified crocodiles. Archaeologists from the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences had the opportunity to study the mummies.

Part of the RBINS delegation at COP15 of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada, December 2022. (Image: RBINS)
21/12/2022

A global framework to halt biodiversity loss and restore natural ecosystems

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Kelle Moreau

On 19 December 2022, the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 15) adopted the “Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework” (GBF), including four goals and 23 targets for achievement by 2030.

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Project partners of the Belgian demonstration project within UNITED (Image: UNITED)
16/12/2022

UNITED wins Blue Innovation Swell Award 2022

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Kelle Moreau

On Thursday 15 December, the ceremonial presentation of the Blue Innovation Awards 2022 took place at the Port House in Antwerp. The Belgian Pilot of the UNITED project won the Blue Innovation Swell Award.

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Scientific News
State Secretary Thomas Dermine hands over the keys of the Climate Centre to Scientific Director Valerie Trouet and Operational Director Ella Jamsin.
12/12/2022

Inauguration of the Belgian Climate Centre

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Kelle Moreau

On 29 November 2022, State Secretary for Science Policy Thomas Dermine, Scientific Director Valérie Trouet and Operational Director Ella Jamsin officially opened the Climate Centre at the "Space Pole" in Uccle.

Mussel culture lines are reeled in to control the harvest (image: Brevisco)
06/12/2022

Marine Forecasts serving Smart Aquafarming

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Kelle Moreau

The spatial combination of a sea farm - where mussels, oysters and seaweed grow - and passive fishing with innovative baiting techniques (using light, sound and odor) has been extensively tested off our coast for the past three years.

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