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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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  • LIB, Press releases, Research

    Did rivers influence the evolution of Sumatran Cascade Frogs?

    This question was investigated by a team led by herpetologist Umilaela Arifin  in their latest study, which was recently published in the scientific journal “Nature Scientific Report”.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, Press releases, Research

    Book release: The puku antelope

    The first book by Dr Vera Rduch, mammalogist and expert on ungulates at the LIB, presents comprehensively and in detail what has been observed and researched since the first mention of pukus by David Livingstone in 1857.

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  • LIB, Research

    “More biodiversity can produce greater yields”

    Christoph Scherber and his team develop solutions for the transformation of agriculture towards more biodiversity.

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    Research, Treasure of the month

    Our treasure of the month: The African clawed frog

    It has the potential to conquer almost half of Europe: Our treasure originates from southern Africa. There are now several populations in France, Italy and Portugal.

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  • Knowledge Transfer, Press releases, Research

    Researchers and Citizen Scientists Record Biodiversity in the Caucasus

    “Bioblitzes” in the Caucasus yielded a large number of first records of animal species in a large number of first records of animal species in a biodiversity hotspot.

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    First discoveries from the Bioblitz on the Langen Tag der StadtNatur

    On Saturday, 18 June, we held a bioblitz at the Niendorfer Gehege and explored the local biodiversity.

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