sunset over the ocean

Celebrate World Ocean Day 2015

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Charlotte Degueldre

We're celebrating World Ocean Day at the Museum on Sunday 7th of June 2015.

Falcons in their nest, one month old

Falcon Success Story

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Sigrid Maebe

A true success story: the four little falcons high in their nest on the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral in Brussels. The four females were born on the 8th of April and were ringed on the 28th.

Serengeti migration

To Fence or Not to Fence?

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Reinout Verbeke

Large-scale fencing can hinder migratory species and lead to population collapse. An international group of biologists and ecologists identified the gaps in knowledge and provided a framework to better understand the impacts of fencing on wildlife, people and ecosystems.

Solea larva, picture by Hans Hillewaert

Model for the Larval Dispersal of Sole in the North Sea

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Sigrid Maebe

PhD student Léo Barbut, from our Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, works on the sole larval dispersal in the North Sea.

Oil pollution in 2014

Sea Pollution in 2014

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Sigrid Maebe

In 2014, a total of 37 marine pollution spills were observed in and around the Belgian marine areas.


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