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  • One year of LIB: Researching and acting together for a world worth living in

    Joining forces to preserve nature and shape the future: The LIB began its work a year ago with this goal in mind.

  • Researchers and Citizen Scientists Decipher Biodiversity at the Edge of Europe to Protect Endangered Species

    The Caucasus Barcode of Life (CaBOL) Project, led by the LIB, conducted “Bioblitzes” in the Caucasus that yielded a large number of first records of animal species.

  • Eleven years of field work – five previously unknown rodent species discovered in mountain forests of Ecuador

    So far only recorded as a single species, at least five additional new mouse species are hiding under the name Chilomys instans.

  • Berlin Declaration for the Convention on Biological Diversity 2022

    Sustainable and nature-based solutions for the joint protection of climate and biodiversity are possible

  • Pelvic brooding in ricefishes: What factors have facilitated the evolution of the complex reproductive strategy?

    LIB researchers have studied the genetic basis of the complex reproductive strategy of pelvic brooding in rice fish.

  • Discovery of a new, possibly arboreal, rice rat species in southeastern 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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