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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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  • Press releases, Research

    LIB study shows: Species diversity of Ecuador’s tarantulas greater than expected

    The study presents the description of 38 new species of tarantulas of the genus Linothele published in the journal Arthropoda.

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  • LIB, Research

    Lara-Sophie Dey wins CETAF E-SCoRe Award

    She will receive the award in November in Vienna for her research work on the speckled buzzing grasshopper. An interview with the award winner:

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  • Knowledge Transfer, LIB, Research

    The LIB at the Langer Tag der StadtNatur Hamburg

    We grab our nets, binoculars and rubber boots – on 17 June it’s the Langer Tag der StadtNatur Hamburg again. As a close partner of the event, the Museum of Nature Hamburg is of course also represented this year with exciting activities.

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  • Press releases, Research

    Conservation Experts Warn of Current Dangers Posed by the Legal Wildlife Trade

    A multinational and interdisciplinary team of scientists has published new research that provides critical insights into the damage that the legal wildlife trade currently poses to global conservation and sustainability efforts.

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  • LIB, Research

    Researchers describe seven important pollinators in Yucatán

    In a new study, researchers, including LIB insect expert Martin Husemann, were able to identify and describe seven new species living on the Mexican Yucatán Peninsula based on genetic and morphological data.

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  • Collection, LIB, Research

    Fossil beetle species described with astonishing physical characteristics

    In a recent study, researchers among LIB beetle expert Dagmara Żyła seek answers and describe the new genus and species from Cretaceous amber.

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