Current NEWS from the LIB cosmos
From newly discovered animal species to treasures of historical collections, from environmental changes to nature conservation in the Anthropocene, from the opening of a special exhibition to a panel discussion: you will find all the latest information here. We also offer current press releases for download in the press area.
The Whinchat moves to the Hamburg Museum of Nature
This year, as in 1987, we honour the Whinchat and at the same time want to draw attention to the threats to our Bird of the Year 2023 with our showcase.
LIB researchers discover 172 new species in 2022
Researchers at the LIB were able to name and describe a total of 172 new animal species last year. From cockchafer to blind long-legged spider species to amber inclusions, species from a total of twelve different animal orders were identified.
“Nature can still be saved” – Bernhard Misof on the World Conference on Nature
LIB Director General Prof. Dr Bernhard Misof believes that nature can still be saved if we take the right measures.
FörTax in focus: Promoting species knowledge
In this interview, Katja Waskow, FörTax coordinator, draws an interim balance and gives an outlook on future activities.
Book presentation of “A Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo”
Borneo is the third largest island in the world and home to numerous animal and plant species that can only be found there.
Grüter Prize for Science Education goes to Martin Husemann
The entomologist at the LIB’s Museum of Nature Hamburg is being honoured for his work in communicating knowledge about biodiversity change and insect extinction.