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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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Girls' Day at BiK-F

24.04.2015 On April 23, the Girls' Day 2015 took place, where girls from the 5th class on are invited to get insights into jobs and chances in the natural sciences area. The Frankfurt Senckenberg Institute and BiK-F participated in this action. ...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