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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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  • Knowledge Transfer, Museums

    Award ceremony for the 2024 painting competition – “Wonderful water worlds – animals in and around water”

    Inspired by the water habitat and its fascinating (animal) inhabitants, over 3,300 children’s artworks from Bonn and the surrounding region were submitted this year – a record!

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  • LIB, Museums, Press releases

    Unique “Elmshorn” meteorite now on display at the Hamburg Museum of Nature Hamburg

    A meteorite of extraordinary significance has found its place in the Hamburg Museum of Nature. The “Elmshorn” meteorite, which fell from the sky near Hamburg on April 25, 2023, holds both scientific and cultural-historical importance.

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  • LIB, Press releases, Special exhibitions

    “Nature in black and white” and “The Bergisches Land” – nature photography at the Museum Koenig Bonn

    From Berchtesgaden to the Bergisches Land and Mecklenburg to sub-Saharan Africa: 16 photographers from the Eschmar Nature Photography Meeting will be showing their work as part of the 19th Eschmar Nature Photography Days at Museum Koenig Bonn on March 16 and 17, 2024.

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  • Museums, Press releases, Special exhibitions

    Biomorphic worlds: Where art and science merge

    Exciting and fluid at the same time, close to nature and abstract: Bielefeld artist Henning Bock interprets specimens from the Museum Koenig Bonn’s mammal collection, combining art and science.

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  • Museums, Special exhibitions

    “Expedition Schneeleo” exhibition now at the Museum der Natur Hamburg

    Look a snow leopard in the eye, guess its voice, catch prey on a monitor: NABU’s “Expedition Snow Leopard” exhibition follows the endangered “Spirit of the Mountains” across snowy heights and rocky crevasses into its twelve range countries with a mix of analog and digital hands-on activities.

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  • Museums, Treasure of the month

    Our Treasure of the Month: A Penguin from the North?

    It can’t fly, but it can swim marvellously and looks like a penguin – but it’s not one at all. Our Treasure of the Month comes from the North and is the last Great Auk.

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