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, Research

    The LIB in solidarity with Ukraine

    We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and have put all forms of collaboration with Russian partner institutions on hold.

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  • Collection, Treasure of the month

    Our Treasure of the Month: The Sand Earwig

    Our treasure of the month is the largest earwig living in Germany: the sand earwig.

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  • Faces of the LIB, LIB

    Faces of the LIB: Heike Wägele

    As a marine biologist at LIB, she researches marine slugs and their evolution.

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  • Evolutioneum, LIB

    New Natural History Museum to be built in Hamburg’s HafenCity

    Baufeld 51 – this is the name of the plot of land on which the planned new natural history museum (“Evolutioneum”) of the LIB in Hamburg is to be built.

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  • Museums, Special exhibitions

    Exhibition “The Whole of Nature”: Science Meets Art

    From the medieval “Wimmelbild” to the depiction of digitally simulated natural phenomena: The special exhibition at the Museum der Natur Hamburg shows historical and current examples of how nature can be meaningfully ordered and depicted as a whole.

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  • Press releases, Research

    Vera Prenzel wins ideas competition

    The prize enables the development of the idea, a protective cover for small audio recorders for field work, to the first prototype.

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