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  • „BONN, das KLIMA und WIR“ – Special exhibition at the Museum Koenig Bonn

    The opening on 1 October is the start of the poster and photo exhibition presenting initiatives from the Bonn for climate and nature protection.

  • “Planet or Plastic?” – National Geographic photo exhibition in Bonn

    Dependence on plastic has become a worldwide problem. The National Geographic exhibition “Planet or Plastic?” aims to draw attention to the global plastic waste crisis and highlight solutions. In cooperation with Expona, Museum Koenig Bonn will present the special exhibition from September 29, 2022 to April 16, 2023.

  • Biodiversity Genomics Europe: Europe’s drive to reverse biodiversity loss through genomics research

    European experts gather to launch an unprecedented project that will tackle the biodiversity crisis using DNA data.

  • „Glanzlichter 2022“ at the Museum Koenig Bonn

    For the 15th time, Museum Koenig Bonn presents the winning images of the international and largest German photography competition “Glanzlichter der Naturfotografie 2022”.

  • Did rivers influence the evolution of Sumatran Cascade Frogs?

    Is the geographical history of Sundaland closely linked to the evolution of the native Sumatran Cascade Frogs? This question was investigated by an international team led by herpetologist Umilaela Arifin of the LIB in their latest study, which was recently published in the scientific journal “Nature Scientific Report”.

  • Book release: The puku antelope

    Anyone who writes for the Neue Brehm Bücherei has proven expertise in the relevant animal species. The first book by Dr Vera Rduch, mammalogist and expert on ungulates at the Leibniz Institute for Biodiversity Change Analysis, Museum Koenig Bonn, presents comprehensively and in detail what has been observed and researched since the first mention of pukus by David Livingstone in 1857.


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