• The LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels team provides thematic pan-European remote sensing data through an interactive geoportal: vegetation cycle, snow probability, solar energy and fire frequency.
  • The flight paths of GPS tagged large birds such as the European Herring Gull, the Lesser Black-backed Gull and the Western Marsh Harrier are tracked in real time.
  • The flight paths of GPS tagged large birds such as the European Herring Gull, the Lesser Black-backed Gull and the Western Marsh Harrier are tracked in real time.
  • The position and sampling activities of the RV Simon Stevin in real-time.

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    World Register of Marine Introduced Species (WRIMS) officially launched
    2015-03-16 08:46:20
    WRIMS – a database of introduced and invasive alien marine species – has officially been released to the public. It includes more than 1,400 marine species worldwide, compiled through the collaboration with international initiatives and study of almost 2,500 publications.

    PRESS RELEASE: Four newly discovered marine species added to world list WoRMS every day
    2015-03-11 18:03:44
    The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) confirms that currently 228,450 marine animal and plant species are known. A critical analysis has identified almost half the names assigned over two and a half centuries to ocean dwelling creatures as redundant aliases; they turned out to be synonyms. But still every day new species are discovered and described. In 2014 alone, some 1,451 new-to-science marine creatures were added to WoRMS — an average of four per day.

    The renewed Belgian LifeWatch website is launched!
    2015-03-10 10:29:24
    The renewed LifeWatch.be website brings together all contributions of the Belgian LifeWatch partners.

    LifeWatch INBO's visualization work is featured in Nature!
    2015-03-05 11:00:38
    The visualizations made at LifeWatch INBO for the bird tracking network is featured in the current issue of Nature

    Catalogue of Life mini-symposium
    2015-03-03 11:12:48
    The mini-symposium will take place on Thursday April 2nd, 9h-12h45 at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), Oostende.

    NeMys editors got off to a flying start!
    2015-03-02 10:57:50
    On February 24-26, experts on free-living marine nematodes have gathered at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), host institute of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), to give the re-newed NeMys a kick-start and to discuss future plans.

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