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News New brochure on the importance of biodiversity

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) and the Royal Institute for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Promotion of Clean Technology (IRGT-KINT) have just published a new brochure on the importance of biodiversity.

Source RBINS
Release date 11/05/2007

The present brochure follows and complements "Biodiversity in Belgium: an overview". After presenting the status of biodiversity in Belgium in the first volume, the new brochure highlights why biodiversity is important for human well-being. The core of the brochure is made of six case studies that illustrate the links between biodiversity and our daily life: health, pollination, food and agriculture, tourism and leisure, scientific and technical innovations, and - last but not least - art and culture.

  • Context: Belgium
  • Target audience: mid-secondary school and higher
  • Languages: French or Dutch
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Cost: free
  • Support: paper or PDF

To obtain a paper copy, please send an e-mail to or to

To download the electronic version, please visit the following links:

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