“Excellence in Polar Research. How science is putting Belgium more firmly on the map in the Arctic”, Karen van Loon (Egmont, Belgium)

The polar regions are among the places warming the fastest, regionally even seven times faster than the global average. Changes at the poles have local and global implications and are intertwined with biodiversity, the cornerstone of healthy and resilient ecosystems. Science is crucial for building a foundation to understand how our lives are impacted by climate change and what can be done to slow or reverse changes.

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