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Were the remains of soldiers killed in the Battle of Waterloo sold as fertiliser?

Although thousands of soldiers died at the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium in 1815, few human remains have been...

The €4.8 billion question: will the Ventilus high-voltage line be above or below ground?

Should Ventilus, the new high-voltage line that will transport electricity from wind farms in the North Sea to the...

Dixie Dansercoer: the polar explorer who left behind an impressive record of achievements

On 7 June it will be exactly one year since Dixie Dansercoer died during a mission after falling into...

Landbouwsector misbruikt oorlog in Oekraïne om afbouw veestapel te blokkeren

De belangrijkste Europese landbouwvereniging en lobbygroep Copa-Cogeca misbruikt de oorlog in Oekraïne in een poging om de veevoerproductie op...

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Belgium: a small country with great biodiversity

Every year on the 22nd of May, the International Day for Biodiversity takes place. With this global campaign, the...

Animal testing

Belgian researchers on animal testing: Call for an end is premature

Are animals still needed for research? Yes, they are. At least that is the conclusion of a meta-analysis of...

Animal testing

Minder en betere proeven op dieren: ‘Iedereen vindt het belangrijk, niemand wil ervoor betalen’

Proefdieren gebruiken in wetenschappelijk onderzoek of niet? Tegenstanders pleiten voor de afschaffing, wetenschappers benadrukken de blijvende noodzaak. Onderzoekers zijn...

Lake Edward - Wikipedia

Belgian scientists discover ten new predatory fish in East African Lake Edward

A team of Belgian scientists has described ten new species of small predatory fish from Lake Edward in East...

Growing number of Ukrainians find their way to Belgian animal aid

The number of Ukrainians fleeing their homeland is increasing. Many of them do so in the company of their...

Gemeente Boechout treedt niet op tegen veroordeelde puppyhandelaar

De gemeente Boechout wees zaakvoerder Mathieu Clerckx al meer dan een jaar geleden op de illegale plaatsing van twee...

Annick Hus

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