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More than 40 signatories to the Brussels Declaration on the oceans...
The Brussels Declaration calls for progress regarding the negotiation of a new Convention on high seas biodiversity and the definition of new objectives for the Convention on...
Workshop on alternatives to bisphenol A in thermal paper
The Belgian public authorities (FPS Economy and FPS Health, food chain safety and environment), together with the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) organize on March 26 a European...
Conference 'Climate Change and Oceans Preservation'
Belgium, at the forefront in the fight against climate change and ocean conservation
International conference - Climate Change and Oceans Preservation
The impact of climate change on the oceans poses a major threat for the marine ecosystem. To meet what is probably the greatest environmental challenge of this century, Belgium...
22 Belgian commitments for marine protection
From 5 to 9 June the United Nations organise the first ever Ocean Conference in New York. This conference aims to join forces to implement Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, '...
First Observation of a Dwarf Sperm Whale in Belgium
UPDATE 05/06/18: scientific experts of the RINSB – OD Nature informed us that this information has been denied. It was based on a false identification of the observed animal. No...
Renewed helpdesk DPPC active from 31 October 2016 onwards
Are you a consultant or professional in the chemical or allied industries? Or are you distributing biocides from the closed circuit? Do you have questions about the labelling of...
Belgium strengthens its statement against whaling
Today, Belgium becomes a member of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership of the International Whaling Commission. This partnership of 12 countries conducts non-lethal whale...
25 years of environmental Protection in Antarctica
In 2016, the Committee for environmental protection (CEP) developed a publication on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the...
Belgium in support of the protection of whales and dolphins
Our seas and oceans are faced with a dramatic increase of human activities; shipping, fisheries, oil exploitation, military activities and recreation…. All these activities have...
The regional and federal ministers express themselves in support of...
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the ratification by Belgium of the Convention on Biological Diversity all competent ministers reconfirm the importance of fighting the...
The study on microplastics has been completed: results
The Federal Public Service of Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment has developed a self-test method that can help companies to prevent emissions of primary microplastics in...