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Netherlands to ban keeping dogs with short snouts

The Netherlands will ban keeping pets with extreme appearances. These include dogs with short snouts, such as the pug...

Unique visit – Lottery Museum: from colonial to National Lottery, from archive to art collection

Anyone thinking of Belgium’s National Lottery immediately makes a link with Lotto and other games of chance. But there...

Unique visit – Manneken Pis: The world’s only statue with its own wardrobe

Manneken Pis is undeniably part of Brussels’ cultural heritage. Along with the Atomium and the Grand-Place, it forms one...

Unique visit – Flemish visitor centre Tabloo highlights radioactive waste

The Tabloo visitor centre in Dessel has a unique mission: to make people enthusiastic about radioactive waste. Through an...

Unique visit – How a pile of silver sand on a Flemish bank made Sibelco a global player in the sector

In the northeast of the Flemish province of Antwerp lies the municipality of Mol. Although this name may not...

Unique visit – Europe’s largest Dino gallery and oldest mathematical object in one exceptional museum

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels is a unique venue in several ways. Not only does...

After a week of negotiations, little progress at COP15 on biodiversity

Halfway through the COP15 negotiations in Montreal, Canada, a historic agreement to save biodiversity still seems far away. So...

COP15: Crucial global summit to halt biodiversity loss opens in Montreal on Wednesday

The 15th United Nations Conference on Biodiversity will start in Montreal, Canada, on Wednesday. The stakes at the so-called...

COP15: Comprehensive and transformative biodiversity framework is needed to halt decline

COP27 is barely over, and another global consultation is already scheduled. From 7 to 19 December, COP15 will take...

COP27: Loss and damage dominated the first week of the climate summit

Countries that have contributed the least to climate change but bear the consequences the most have been demanding recognition...

Annick Hus

Journalist - Researcher - Schrijver