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LifeWatchGreece in EU Parliament: CDB Sustainable Ocean Initiative

LifeWatchGreece in the European Parliament: CDB Sustainable Ocean Initiative. Fostering dialogue for the sustainable use of fisheries resources.   28.02.2018

LW BE Users & Stakeholders Meeting

LifeWatch Belgium had been holding its Users & Stakeholders meetinn in Ostend, on 25 and 26 January 2018. The meeting was open to all known users and stakeholders of the Belgian LifeWatch infrastructure. In total, 87 participants from a multitude of Belgian research institutes and universities, registered for this very interesting and successf...

High-tech LifeWatch observatory unravels marine life in North Sea

LifeWatch Belgium, as a part of the European LifeWatch infrastructure, can be considered as a virtual laboratory for biodiversity research. With the support of Flanders to LifeWatch, VLIZ has a.o. developed a Marine Observatory. It aims to collect scientific data with innovative technology in an automated manner, and to make these data freely avail...

Opportunity for research visits @ EU LTER sites

The eLTER H2020 project offers researchers funded access to nine European long-term ecosystem research sites. The related TA call is currently open for applications and will close on 11 March 2018. For full details, see the European LTER website: http://www.lter-europe.net/elter/ta

15000 scientists sign a Warning To Humanity

More than 15000 scientitsts from about 180 countries signed a document to warn humanity against the consequences of our behaviour on the biosphere. The initiative, launched by William Ripple and published on Bioscience, aims at raising global attention on the need for a cultural and behavioural change in our growth and consumption pattern...