We are dedicated to researching biodiversity and its changes, the results of which are disseminated to the wider society in an educational manner. In order to better understand the current mass extinction of flora and fauna, researchers are looking for connections and causes of – often – man-made changes. The goal is to develop solutions for the preservation of ecosystems and species in order to maintain the basis of current life.learn more
Tel.: +49 228 9122-0
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10 am till 6 pm
Wednesday: 10 pm till 9 pm
Day-Ticket: 6€ (reduced 3€)To Museum Koenig
The LIB in solidarity with Ukraine
We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and have put all forms of collaboration with Russian partner institutions on hold.
Our Treasure of the Month: The Sand Earwig
Our treasure of the month is the largest earwig living in Germany: the sand earwig.
Faces of the LIB: Heike Wägele
As a marine biologist at LIB, she researches marine slugs and their evolution.
At the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB), scientists document the diversity of species and study how they change with and in their living environment. In doing so, they reconstruct the development of fauna and investigate the nature and extent of anthropogenic influence.learn more
An important basis for research at the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB) are the scientific collections. The archive of living organisms, fossils and minerals provides our researchers with information about past and present times. The objects and data reflect the changes of species as well as their environment and allow predictions for further development.learn more
The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB) offers a wide range of activities: The exhibitions provide the opportunity to engage with current and also explosive topics of the environment and natural history against the background of current research findings. With our educational and event formats, we actively involve participants in all their diversity in our programs. They expand their knowledge of species and learn more about the use and destruction of habitats.learn more
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