Tag Archives: Flanders

Climate impacts on your doorstep

Extreme weather events are all over the news in recent years, with intense floodings in Asia, fires raging through Australia, and record heatwaves melting the asphalt in Western-Europe. We are all starting to feel the impact of the changing climate … Continue reading

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A little walk

Rainy weather and thesis writing joined forces to lock me up inside a bit more than I would like in the first months of 2018, yet that is a pattern that I am determined to break. Because what is nicer … Continue reading

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Knotted

Recently, I have been giving more thoughts to the human influence on nature in our own country. When walking through Flanders, it soon gets obvious that humans are everywhere. Even more, it is clear that the pure, undisturbed nature is gone … Continue reading

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Science Day

Tomorrow is ‘science day’ in Flanders, a day in which scientists and the public are brought together (at least, that one day this is done in a much more spectacular way than usual). A day in which young and old can … Continue reading

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Bluebell-beauties: a gallery

Some eye candy: scroll through pictures of beeches and bluebells from the Hallerbos in the gallery on the right. As an assistant in the course on forest types at our university, I spent several hours of my springtime in the … Continue reading

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Foggy

Scientific experiments take a long time. Before the very first meeting at which a research question is proposed and the publication of the final answer, there is a seemingly endless amount of intermittent steps (you can get an idea about all of them here). For me as … Continue reading

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