The European Union is the world’s second-largest importer of products derived from deforestation, according to a new report from WWF, the former Worldwide Fund ...
Apr, 14
WWF: Belgium among major importers of deforestation products
The European Union is the world’s second-largest importer of products derived from deforestation, according to a new report from WWF, the ...
Wednesday, 14, April 2021
Research: Street-lighting turns off fireflies – literally
The numbers of fireflies are going down, as a result of street-lighting that is too bright, according to a master’s thesis by a biology ...
Saturday, 10, April 2021
Protecting the wolves of Limburg cost €150,000 in 2020
The cost of the Flemish government’s wolf-protection plan last year came to €152,207, environment minister Zuhal Demir (N-VA) revealed in ...
Thursday, 25, February 2021
Wolf attacks on livestock doubled in 2020
The wolves of Belgium were involved in 46 attacks on livestock in 2020, exactly twice as many as in 2019, according to the Flemish Agency ...
Wednesday, 17, February 2021
Belgium’s GAIA is founding member of World Federation for Animals
This week saw the creation of the World Federation for Animals (WFA), an organisation of 19 national organisations, including GAIA in ...
Sunday, 14, February 2021
Research: Antarctic micro-algae play a role in climate change
A team of microbiologists from the university of Ghent have discovered a mechanism which can cause melting glaciers at the South Pole to ...
Sunday, 31, January 2021
Leuven tackles pigeon problem using contraceptive pill
The city of Leuven has reduced its pigeon problem in some areas by more than 50%, by using a specially-developed avian contraceptive pill. ...
Wednesday, 20, January 2021