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In memoriam Carlo Heip

The DIVERSITAS community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Prof Carlo Heip, from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), who passed away on February 15th, 2013

Carlo Heip was a great supporter of Global Environmental Change programmes.

He served of the Scientific Committee of DIVERSITAS , and was a member of the Steering Committee of GEO BON.

Our thoughts are with his family, who have surrounded him with care during his fatal illness.

The funeral service will take place at the "Kasteel van Brasschaat", Gemeentepark 5, 2930 Brasschaat, Belgium on Wednesday 20 February 2013, at 11.00 am.

More information on NIOZ.

The following message has been placed on the condolences register on behalf of DIVERSITAS:

The DIVERSITAS community would like to send a message of support and affection to the family of Carlo Heip.

Carlo served on the Scientific Committee of DIVERSITAS, an international programme for biodiversity sciences headquartered in Paris, France, for six years.

He was also heavily involved in GEO BON. All of us had the opportunity to interact with him on many occasions.

We appreciated his warm character, and indefectible commitment to the conservation of marine biodiversity. Everyone at DIVERSITAS will miss a good colleague and a friend.

Anne Larigauderie, on behalf of DIVERSITAS.

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