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Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) 

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 Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F).
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Environmental Policy Conference Green Week 2015 - Senckenberg goes Brussels

03.06.2015 The annually organized Green Week is Europe's largest conference on environmental policy. Under this year's motto "Nature - our health, our wealth" the European Commission invites representatives from politics, business, industry, NGOs, academia and the press from 3 to 5 June 2015 to Brussels - and Senckenberg is part of the program. ...Read more

Opening a can of earthworms: Model species for ecotoxicological tests are not identical

30.03.2015 Scientists have found proof that different species of earthworms are being used for ecotoxicological tests. Ecotoxicology employs standardized test procedures that work with model organisms to assess the potentially harmful impact of anthropogenic substances on ecosystems. ...Read more