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Biodiversity in the Greater Region

September 14, 2012 by Andre Heughebaert   Comments (3)

I'm deligthed to inform you that Bio-GR portal was launched yesterday at Greater Region Environment Meeting in Metz.
The Great Region, located between Rhine, Mosel, Sarre and Meuse, has a total area of 65.401 km2. Biogeographically, it is spread over the oceanic and continental zones.
The administrative complexity of the Great Region, four countries and five regional entities, offer a challenging opportunity for trans-boundary collaboration in terms of Nature... Read full post

Invasive Alien Species in Belgium

March 30, 2012 by Andre Heughebaert   Comments (1)

Following up our EU nodes meeting, I just want to inform all of you about our Harmonia system.
Harmonia is an information system dedicated to alien species threatening native biodiversity in Belgium and in neighbour areas.
As I mention in my presentation, this system will soon be extented to the Netherlands, North of France and Luxembourg. The Belgian Forum on Invasive Species is the national node of the IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group and of... Read full post