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.

Choose category

  • Museums, Special exhibitions

    Origin of objects in North Rhine-Westphalian collections

    At the opening of the travelling exhibition “The History of Things”, we recorded the introductory words of exhibition curator Verena Burhenne from the LWL Museum Office for Westphalia.

    Learn more
  • Special exhibitions, Uncategorized

    Award ceremony for the painting competition “Nature inspires” 2021

    The 60 selected images are on display in the Museum Koenig café until October 3.

    Learn more
  • Collection, Treasure of the month

    Our treasure of the month: The Chinese Mitten Crab

    Among all animals, it is one of the 100 most dangerous invaders worldwide. For research at the LIB, on the other hand, the Chinese mitten crab from 1924 is a great collection treasure.

    Learn more
  • LIB, Museums

    “Rainforest Consumer Table” – a new exhibition module at Museum Koenig

    A new multimedia and interactive exhibition module at the LIB Museum Koenig now vividly illustrates the links between our own everyday consumer behavior and rainforest destruction.

    Learn more
  • Research

    Digital “Bonn Biodiversity Days”: Start of registration

    As part of the „Bonn Biodiversity Days“, the two conferences FörTaxCon and Conference of Species will focus on biodiversity: nature and species conservation, species knowledge, citizen science and much more.

    Learn more
  • Faces of the LIB, LIB

    Faces of the LIB – Oriana Wojewski-Yelle

    At the Museum Koenig, she learns how innovative research is communicated through exciting events.

    Learn more