Biodiversity loss and climate change are among today's great challenges. To understand them and their close and numerous interactions, science has to address and bridge both processes. This interdisciplinary scientific research is the aim of the LOEWE Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F). Read more ...
German Council of Science and Humanities full of praise for BiK-F
27.10.2014 In a recent statement of German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) - advisory body to the federal and state governments in science matters – praises BiK-F "as an excellent, high-performance institute " and strongly supports the integration of our institute into the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum (Leibniz Association).
25.09.2014 Mosquito bites have dangerous consequences if the insects transmit viruses or parasites like those causing dengue fever or malaria. Research by Nepalese and German scientists from the Nepal Health Research Council, Goethe University and the LOEWE Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre analyzes the current situation of these diseases in the Himalayan country of Nepal and highlights how they profit from climate change and globalization.
Special public lecture: Prof. Anthony R.E. Sinclair, University of British Columbia
30.10.2014 18:00 - 20:00 Savanna scientist Prof. Anthony R.E. Sinclair will give a special lecture on the occasion of his presence in Frankfurt, summing up 50 years of research:
"Long term dynamics in the Serengeti Ecosystem: Lessons for Conservation and Society"