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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, Special exhibitions

    “Multifaceted insects”: Travelling exhibition opens in Hamburg

    Dazzlingly beautiful, successful, useful – and threatened. Although insects do a great deal for us humans, we are responsible for their decline.

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  • Press releases, Research

    New, possibly arboreal rice rat species discovered in Ecuador

    Rice rats of the rare genus Mindomys are little studied so far. Now a new species of this genus has been described.

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  • Press releases, Research

    New form of ant society spreads across species

    Fire ants evolve new social form and spread “social supergene” for alternate social organization to other species.

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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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  • Press releases, Research

    BIO-GEEC: Measures to protect biodiversity in Ecuador

    Countless animal species live in the cloud and tropical forests of Ecuador but most of these species remain poorly known although their habitats are shrinking rapidly.

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  • Explore our international team of female scientists  and their research
    LIB, Uncategorized

    We celebrate International Women’s Day!

    On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, we proudly present a total of 48 female researchers.

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