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All relevant press information is collected together here. To supplement our current press releases, images and texts are available for download, which you may use free of charge for your articles on our exhibitions, research and events. Please comply with the copyright instructions provided. Further questions may be directed to the contact partners indicated below.

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  • Mareen Gerisch

    Head of press and communication
    Tel.: +49 40 238317-908
    Mobil: +49 160 90853213
    m.gerisch@leibniz-lib.de

  • Florian Steinkröger

    Media editor, Press and communication
    Tel.: +49 40 238317-920
    f.steinkroeger@leibniz-lib.de

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    Marketing, Press and communication
    Tel.: +49 40 238317-924
    l.behrend@leibniz-lib.de

  • New home for natural history in Hamburg

    The new building of the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB) will be built on Baufeld 51 in HafenCity. The showcase project for the world of science and museums will include innovative exhibitions as well as space for research infrastructure such as laboratories and sufficient room to house the valuable scientific collections.

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  • Verified after two decades: the fourth anaconda species

    Using old DNA samples that are still available but have not yet been analysed, the species status of the giant snake Eunectes beniensis, which grows to over four metres in length, was molecularly confirmed and validated.

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  • Exhibition “The Whole of Nature”: Science Meets Art

    From the medieval “Wimmelbild” to the representation of digitally simulated natural phenomena: The special exhibition “The Whole of Nature – Forces, Orders, Boundaries” at the Museum der Natur Hamburg shows historical and current examples of how nature can be meaningfully ordered and represented as a whole.

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  • Climate and Biodiversity Protection: The Museum Koenig as a dialogue forum

    Thinking climate and biodiversity protection together: How this challenge can be realised was the topic of the discussion evening “Bonn discusses: Climate and Biodiversity Protection Thought of Locally” at the Museum Koenig Bonn.

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  • Digital exhibition “Future Food Insekten – Nachhaltigkeit schmeckt ” by H-BRS and Museum Koenig starts on 1 November

    The interactive exhibition wants to overcome prejudices and open up the debate about eating insects to the general public.

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  • Cinema film as a contemporary document: Collector Mahrt and his nature legacy

    A collector who was ahead of his time. A legacy that documents the changes in a natural landscape. Now the great-granddaughter is bringing the story of this unusual North German to the cinema – and his collection to the museum.

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