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How can we conserve and sustainably use our oceans?

Are our oceans doomed, as the Netflix docu Seaspiracy suggests? Or does science offer hope? Fact is, that life under water needs to be conserved and protected, not only to sustainably use our oceans, seas and marine resources. You’ll find out in this episode why the health of life under water is also critically important for life on land. Listen on Spotify Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts


Now is the time to take climate action, but what needs to be done?

It's getting hot in here! We are heading towards 2.4 degrees of global warming and we are already past one degree of that global warming at this moment. Climate change is a fact and it is young people and children who have the most to lose as temperatures continue to rise. What is already happening and what actions must we take? Our scientists are clear: "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem." Listen on Spotify Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts

What do teeth and bones tell us about our ancestors?

Where do people come from and where do they move to? Not only today but even hundreds of years ago. In this episode you’ll hear how VUB-scientists find the answers to those questions and you’ll discover how migration happens nowadays. Listen on Spotify Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts


Will robotics make humans obsolete?

Artificial Intelligence and robotics are often perceived as something rather negative, as if we have to fear it. The answer to why you should actually welcome both with open arms lies within this episode. Listen on Spotify Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts