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.
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.
Our Treasure of the Month: The Sand Earwig
Our treasure of the month is the largest earwig living in Germany: the sand earwig.
Faces of the LIB: Heike Wägele
As a marine biologist at LIB, she researches marine slugs and their evolution.
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.
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.
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.