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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.

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    „Maria Sibylla Merian: Changing the nature of art and science” recieves „Annual Literature Award“

    In May, the book “Maria Sibylla Merian: Changing the nature of art and science” was honored with the 2024 Annual Literature Award of the CBHL in Michigan. Dr Katharina Schmidt-Loske, scientific lead of our Biohistoricum, is one of the authors of this work.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, LIB, Press releases

    Science meets street art

    Metre-high robin in Bonn’s old town to bring biodiversity into the public eye – InUrFaCE artists paint façade from 8 July.

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  • LIB, Research

    Wanted: Butterflies in Hamburg – Who is joining the search?

    From June 1st to September 30th 2024, we are searching for six butterfly species together using the „ObsIdentify“ app on your mobile phone.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, LIB

    More than 10,000 visitors at the “Museumsmeilenfest” at Museum Koenig Bonn

    For two days from June 22 to 23, 2024, the Museum Koenig Bonn opened its doors as well as the Museum Park to young and old at the legendary “Museumsmeilenfest” (Museum Mile Festival) of the five major museums on the Museum Mile.

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  • LIB

    Environment Week in Berlin – with the LIB!

    It’s getting really green in the park of Berlin’s Bellevue Palace: Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) are inviting visitors to the palace park for Environment Week.

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  • Faces of the LIB, LIB

    Face of the LIB: Marie Herberstein

    Marie Herberstein is looking for a different perspective, a fresh look at fixed structures, the creative side of change. The spider researcher has been observing what is happening at the LIB in Hamburg from the other side of the world. On April 15, the Australian with Austrian roots took over the leadership of the Center for Taxonomy and Morphology at the LIB.

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