Plastic pollution in the Belgian North Sea: no alarming amounts of microplastics in fish and shellfish, plastic fibers everywhere and a hotspot near Zeebrugge
Kelle Moreau;Sofie Vandendriessche;
At the end of the MarinePlastics project, ILVO and KBIN present new and important facts about plastic pollution in the Belgian part of the North Sea. These findings have led to clear and concrete recommendations for the management and reduction of plastic pollution.
Charlotte Vanden Hole;Evelien Graat;Wim Allegaert;Sam De Campeneere;Frank Tuyttens;
Main research questionThis European research project aims to improve animal welfare in pigs and poultry that are raised organically and in free-range systems. In concrete terms, the 23 project partners will work together on innovative solutions and tools.
Poultry and Pig Low-input and Organic production systems’ Welfare
Main research questionThe aim of the AGROMIX project is to deliver participatory research to drive the transition to resilient and efficient land use in Europe. AGROMIX will provide practical agroecological solutions for farm andland management, and related value chains.
AGROMIX: EFFICIENCY AND RESILIENCE OF MIXED FARMING AND AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS
In livestock farming, there has been a demand for some time now for more, locally grown protein in rations. Ruminants (cows) can digest the protein-rich alfalfa and clover (up to 20% crude protein content) by themselves. Monogastric animals -pigs and chickens- cannot, unless a protein extraction is done first.
Protein extraction from lucerne and clover for broiler and pig feed
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