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Louvain-La-Neuve

Two Belgian students assess the impact of Action Against...

FAO and university UCL work together in support of the Great Green Wall Lola Vrydagh and Maxime Vankoningsloo travelled to Senegal to assess the impact of land restoration activities of Action Against Desertification....
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Training on preservation of micro-organisms

The BCCM consortium organizes its third hands-on training on preservation of micro-organisms (cyanobacteria, diatoms and (myco)bacteria), a seminar on management of a culture collection, and a seminar on gene technology. All industrials, scientists and students who aim to develop their skills...
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Caroline Nieberding explained the problems and provided...

Caroline Nieberding explained this morning the problems, and provided some solutions to face the current climate and biodiversity crises at the morning radio show "Jour Première" (8.30) at RTBF. Here is a new web page where accurate information on climate change and the biodievrsity crisis, as...
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Using satellite data to track changes in earth’s surface

A team from the Earth and Life Institute has generated a database describing land-use change so thematically detailed that it is now used by institutions such as the OECD and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The database consists of a series of maps characterising the...
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Des huiles contre les insectes

Au moment où les scientifiques lancent un cri d’alarme face à la disparition accélérée des insectes, il peut paraître étonnant d’exposer les résultats de recherches visant … à les détruire. Mais la lutte contre certaines espèces reste une obligation économique et alimentaire....
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