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Seawater becomes drinking water of the future

At Ghent University, a new technology has been developed to desalinate seawater and simultaneously generate energy. That's a first: so far, seawater desalination consumed a lot of energy.

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"Blue Growth is a revolution, you decide to play or not"

From 12 to 23 September 2016, Ghent University organizes for the first time a Blue Growth Summer School at GreenBridge (Ostend). With its two-week program this Summer School is unique for Europe.

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Confiscated salamanders return to Japan

On 14 July, nine salamanders that were confiscated in Belgium returned to Japan. The operation succeeded thanks to the cooperation of all Belgian and Japanese players who were involved, including Ghent University.

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